Just Cincinnati
Just Cincinnati
Kyle Väth & Stephen Byers
A podcast that sheds light on local injustices in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area, gives a voice to those fighting injustices in the region, and provides tangible steps for listeners to support these efforts each episode.
Just Green Umbrella: Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director, Green Umbrella
This week, Stephen Byers and Kyle Vath talk with Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director of Green Umbrella.Green Umbrella serves as the regional sustainability alliance of Greater Cincinnati, with hundreds of member organizations and individuals passionate about enhancing the environmental health and vitality of our region. The organization works in a 10-County Regional Footprint: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren (in Ohio); Boone, Campbell, Grant, and Kenton (in Kentucky); and Dearborn and Franklin (in Indiana).Their Mission: "We lead collaboration, incubate ideas and catalyze solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all."Their Vision: "A vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life."Website: https://greenumbrella.org/IG: https://www.instagram.com/greenumbrellacincy/
Dec 19, 2021
37 min
Just Immigration: Vanita Fleckinger, Esq.
In this episode, Stephen and Kyle talk with immigration attorney Vanita Fleckinger who advocates for immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in the Northern Kentucky area. Listen as Vanita shares some advice on what needs to change in the U.S. immigration system and how local citizens can be a part of the change.
Nov 2, 2021
38 min
Just Solar: Jan Thurman and Greg Leksan from Solar Is Freedom
In this episode, Stephen talks about his journey to democratizing his electricity by joining the solar club. He and Kyle are joined by Jan Thurman and Greg Leksan from "Solar Is Freedom" - a local solar company based out of Amelia, Ohio.https://www.solarisfreedom.com/
Oct 26, 2021
33 min
Just School Board Races: Rachel Baker, School Board Candidate for Forest Hills
In this episode we talk with Rachel Baker (https://www.rachelbakerforschoolboard.com/) who is running as a candidate for the Forest Hills Local School District Board of Education. Some of her challenging experiences have been highlighted on NPR as well as local media stations (WCPO and WXIX). Rachel shares her ideas about how to bring back civil conversations in an effort to improve the educational experience for children.
Oct 22, 2021
26 min
Just Green Cincinnati: Michael Forrester, Director of the Office of Environment and Sustainability, City of Cincinnati
Episode 14: Today Kyle Väth and Stephen Byers talk with Michael Forrester, Director of the Office of Environment and Sustainability for the City of Cincinnati. Michael shares some of the exciting work happening in the city and the equity lens through which they look for all of their projects. Hope you give it a listen!Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability: https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/oes/BuzzSprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1760828Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../just-cincinnati/id1564101682Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TX87MPmopnoamvadCCzWEPhoto Credit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carltoncollins/Music Credit: Kim Taylor#Justice #Cincinnati #Community#HamiltonCountyOhio #Equity #ClimateChange #Environment #EnvironmentalJustice
Sep 2, 2021
38 min
Just Fix Our Schools: Ruth D. and Owen D. from Young Activists Coalition
Episode 13: Today Kyle Väth talks with Ruth and Owen from the Young Activists Coalition who are talking about their efforts to remove the Cincinnati Police Department SROs from the Cincinnati Public School District. We think these two young people will inspire you...we know they inspired us! Hope you give it a listen!Young Activists Coalition: https://youngactivists.org/BuzzSprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1760828Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../just-cincinnati/id1564101682Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TX87MPmopnoamvadCCzWEPhoto Credit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carltoncollins/Music Credit: Kim Taylor#Justice #Cincinnati #Community #CPD #HamiltonCountyOhio #ACE #ToxicStress #Guns #FixOurSchools #YoungActivists
Aug 24, 2021
27 min
Just Lincoln Heights: Carlton Collins, CPD Gun Range and The Heights Movement
Episode 12: Today Kyle Vath and Stephen Byers talk with Carlton Collins, Project Director at The Heights Movement. We talk about their work to relocate the Cincinnati Police Department gun range and revitalize the historic Lincoln Heights community. Hope you give it a listen!The Heights Movement: https://theheightsmovement.org/ BuzzSprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1760828Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../just-cincinnati/id1564101682Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TX87MPmopnoamvadCCzWEPhoto Credit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carltoncollins/Music Credit: Kim Taylor #Justice #Cincinnati #LincolnHeights #Community #BlackExcellence #CPDGunRange #HamiltonCountyOhio #CincinnatiCityCouncil #Election 2021 #ACE #ToxicStress #Guns
Aug 17, 2021
53 min
Just Exvangelicals: Kim Taylor and Dan Carlson
Episode 11: Today Kyle talks with Kim Taylor and Dan Carlson about leaving Evangelical Christianity and finding community and fresh (but ancient) theology in their new Christian community. Hope you give it a listen!BuzzSprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1760828Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../just-cincinnati/id1564101682Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TX87MPmopnoamvadCCzWEPhoto Credit: Kim TaylorMusic Credit: Kim Taylor#Justice #Cincinnati #Exvangelicals #Christianity #Atheism #Community #Agnosticism #TheEpiscopalChurch #Anglicanism
Aug 10, 2021
55 min
Just Human: Bart Campolo
Episode 10: Just Humans. In this episode, Stephen Byers and Kyle Väth speak with internationally-known speaker, writer, and counselor Bart Campolo. Check out his podcast Humanize Me (https://bartcampolo.org/humanizeme) or his website (https://bartcampolo.org/). Hope you give it a listen!BuzzSprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1760828Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../just-cincinnati/id1564101682Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TX87MPmopnoamvadCCzWEPhoto Credit: Bart CampoloMusic Credit: Kim Taylor#Justice #Cincinnati #BartCampolo #Humanism #Exvangelicals #Christianity #Atheism #Community #Agnosticism #SecularHumanism #SecularReligion
Aug 5, 2021
53 min
Just Minority Business Help: Deborah Davis, Minority Business Assistance Center at AACC
In this episode, we talk with Deborah Davis, Director of the Minority Business Assistance Center at the African American Chamber of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.https://mbaccincy.com/https://mbaccincy.com/media/https://www.aacconomics.com/
Jul 28, 2021
32 min
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