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Episode 24: Hungry to Get There: Food Access and Transportation in Immigrant Communities

Burga, Fernando; Conners, Kate (2019-12-09)
Fernando Burga's recent work seeks to "imagine food as a central aspect of our lives and cities," investigating the intersection of urban planning with immigration, equity, and food systems. Despite the immense disparities ...

Episode 23: New Directions for Disaster Planning Research

Jacobs, Fayola; Conners, Kate (2019-04-29)
“Talking about some of the theoretical underpinnings that have devalued the lives of oppressed communities worldwide is a really important conversation to have,” says Fayola Jacobs, an assistant professor in the urban and ...

Episode 22: A Contested Home: Healing Through Art and Storytelling

Manneberg, Avigail; Kuftinec, Sonja; Conners, Kate (2019-07-16)
"How can art be used to acknowledge conflicting narratives of ""home""? In this podcast, Avigail Manneberg, a Minneapolis-based artist and adjunct faculty member in the University of Minnesota Department of Art, and Sonja ...

Episode 21: Sustaining the Benefits of Early Childhood Education

Temple, Judy; Conners, Kate (2019-02-26)
"Data show that only half of all children in the United States are ready for school when they enter kindergarten, and that learning gains from early childhood programs are often lost as children get older. A new book ...

Episode 20: Access to Paid Family and Medical Leave in Rural Minnesota

Fitzpatrick, Debra; Conners, Kate (2019-01-27)
"Providing access to paid family and medical leave is especially important in rural areas of Minnesota according to a new research report by Debra Fitzpatrick, co-director of the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy ...