Podcasts tagged with ‘Social Justice’

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Activist Keeps The Public In Public Meetings

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Political gadfly Ivan Cohen talks about his presence at school board, city council, county commission and library board meetings. For decades, he’s often been just one of a handful of people who bother to show up for public meetings. He talks about his early inspirations and political activities.

Sandfly Residents Seek Historic District Status

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Norman Luten, Jr. of the Sandfly Community Betterment Association talks about the fight against commercial encroachment. It started a decade ago with the new Wal-Mart. Now it’s flaring up again. The community is seeking Historic District protection.

New Step Up Director Takes On Poverty

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Suzanne Donovan talks about her new role as director of Step Up Savannah, the city’s anti-poverty initiative. She challenges notions of moral judgment toward the poor. And she advocates for policies that are good for business, too.