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Jah’shams Abdul-Mu’min, director of Success A New Beginning in South Central Los Angeles, discusses the role of healing in civic processes and the innovative ways the organization is working with grassroots groups to help people make a difference in their community.

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In response to the recent beating death of a teenager in Chicago, Lisa Sharon Harper of South Bronx Community Conversations shares what lessons she’s learned about building community in the wake of tragic violence.

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Clark Davis interviews businesswoman Anne Durham of Create Huntington: "Create Huntington (WV) is a group of citizens that meet once a week to come up with new ideas on how to better the city... [The group] has decided to tackle the issue of crime, which one member called the 'big elephant in the room' no one wants to talk about." Listen to the podcast to hear ideas on how to improve city livability and address the issue of crime and safety within their community.

http://www.wvpubcast.org/newsarticle.aspx?id=11491

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Gina Valencia of the Center for Resolution in Jackson Hole, Wyo., shares how the Center helped initiate a dialogue-to-change effort to address tensions between incoming Latino immigrants and European American residents. Valencia talks about the energy of the Making Every Voice Matter conference and the powerful stories she took away of other communities around the country facing similiar issues.

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Tessa Garcia McEwen, a former program director with the Sustained Dialogue Campus Network and currently the director of marketing and school relations at Midtown Educational Foundation in Chicago, talks about what she took away from Everyday Democracy’s 2005 and 2008 national conferences. From gaining new insights from a workshop led by the Aspen Institute’s Keith Lawrence in 2005 to enjoying the sites, sound, food and company of the 2008 conference’s Civic Fair, Garcia McEwen has a lot to share.

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Solomon Hatch of the office of multicultural affairs for the city of Chattanooga, Tenn., shares his experience at Everyday Democracy's "Making Every Voice Matter" national conference and how he plans to use the tools and connections he made to launch a dialogue-to-change effort in his city.

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