People are the Answer

How innovators are responding to the world’s biggest challenges. — Serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Jeffrey M. Zucker talks weekly with innovators creating transformational social impact. They discuss their journeys in philanthropy, business, and life.

https://www.peoplearetheanswer.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h18m. Bisher sind 34 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 18 hours 53 minutes

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episode 3: S4E3 (episode 33): Harley Blakeman on creating job opportunities for fellow people with convictions


In this episode, Harley and Jeffrey discuss Harley becoming homeless as a teenager, turning to drugs, spending over a year in prison, and his journey through education and founding a company that helps people with convictions find jobs...


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episode 2: S4E2 (episode 32): Douglas Berman on the human element of criminal justice and drug policy


In this episode, Doug and Jeffrey discuss the human element of criminal justice and drug policy, Doug’s career journey, and much more…

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Learn more:

Doug’s Twitter, Blog

Ohio State Drug Enforcement and Policy Center

Referenced study on cannabis making people more empathetic

Professor Douglas A. Berman is Newton D...


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episode 1: S4E1 (episode 31): Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner on kidney donation, grieving, counseling, and more…


In this episode, Rabbi Ari Sytner and Jeffrey discuss Ari’s career and life journey from becoming a Rabbi to becoming a couples counselor, and a lot of job and educational experiences in between…

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Learn more:

Rabbi Sytner’s Website

Book: The Kidney Donor’s Journey

Book: The Ultimate Relationship Workbook for Couples

Rabbi Dr...


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episode 10: S3E10 (episode 30): Dr. Michael Barnes on teaching, ed tech, and investing part of your rent, and more…


In this episode, Michael and Jeffrey discuss his journey from teacher to founder, exiting TeacherTalent, starting Viva, and his incredible learnings along the way…major discussion of Viva Fund begins at 59:22

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Learn more:

https://viva.fund/

https://www.instagram.com/vivaequity/

https://twitter.com/VivaEquity

https://www.facebook.com/VivaEquity

https://www.linkedin.com/company/vivaequity/

https://twitter...


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 2022-06-22  1h41m
 
 

episode 9: S3E9 (episode 29): Todd Rose on individuality and collective illusions


In this episode, Todd and Jeffrey discuss going from failing out of high school to a Harvard professor, collective illusions, the importance of social trust, and much more…

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Learn more:

Populace.org

Toddrose.com

Twitter...


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 2022-06-08  1h27m
 
 

episode 8: S3E8 (episode 28): Justin Kahn on the importance of of a legal defense plan and more


In this episode, Justin and Jeffrey discuss Justin’s career journey, growing up adjacent to the VA system, the process of starting and exiting telehealth company TruClinic, his current endeavors in personal liability insurance, his cat that thinks she’s a human, and much more…

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Learn more:

Reepher website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Justin is passionate about social entrepreneurship and the belief that a company can provide for the...


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 2022-06-01  1h12m
 
 

episode 7: S3E7 (episode 27): Veronica Wright on the importance of drug legalization


In this episode, Veronica and Jeffrey discuss her career path, how she changed her mind on drugs and why they should be legal, balancing her 9-5 with her nonprofit work, and much more…

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Learn more:

NCDL website, donate

Veronica Twitter

Veronica Wright is the founder of the National Coalition for Drug Legalization, a nonprofit (501 c 3) that supports drug legalization through research and community outreach...


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 2022-05-18  1h11m
 
 

episode 6: S3E6 (episode 26): Alexys Feaster on the mindset of success and more


In this episode, Alexys and Jeffrey discuss her career journey, how she had to change her mindset to be successful, what it’s like being a female, black founder, and much more…

Watch this episode on YouTube 

Learn more:

Alexys Instagram

Kinship Advisors website, Instagram, LinkedIn

Protege website, Instagram, LinkedIn

Jrue and Lauren Holiday’s JLH Fund website, donate

Alexys Feaster is the Founder and CEO of The Kinship Advisors, a social impact...


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 2022-05-11  1h18m
 
 

episode 5: S3E5 (episode 25): Amy Barch on better re-entry and reducing recidivism


In this episode, Amy and Jeffrey discuss her path to starting Turn90, what the future holds for the organization, second chance hiring, reducing recidivism, and much more…

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Learn more:

Turn90 website, donate, print shop, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Amy Twitter

In 2012, Amy Barch founded Turn90, nonprofit with the mission to help men succeed after prison...


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 2022-05-04  1h25m
 
 

episode 4: S3E4 (episode 24): Antong Lucky on criminal justice reform and ending gang violence


In this episode, Antong and Jeffrey discuss Antong’s path including starting the Bloods gang in Dallas at age 14, reforming himself while incarcerated, dedicating his life to ending gang violence, and much more…

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Learn more:

Antong Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn

Urban Specialists website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

Heal America website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube

Get Antong’s...


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 2022-04-27  1h11m