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  • 00:43

    Tom Dowd – Displacement Day

    in Business

    Mike Brenhaug interviews Tom Dowd on eTALKS to discuss Tom's new book Displacement Day. Tom Dowd is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Communication degree. Tom is a prize-winning speaker, award-winning author,and trainer—all spurred by his need to be more than a painfully shy and introverted individual on a rollercoaster ride of success. 

    Tom received the call nobody wanted:  “We’re downsizing.”  After unexpectedly losing his full-time job, Tom landed in a better place in just 59 days using methods from his coaching and training.  He is now a VP at one of the larger financial institutions in North America.  In 2011, he started his own side business “Thomas Dowd Professional Development & Coaching” where he continues to use the lessons learned on his climb up the corporate ladder to help people creatively find ways to differentiate themselves in the workplace and to find their own individual paths toward success. The mantra is “Transform into who you really want to be.” On what was thought to be a typical work day, author Thomas Dowd received The Call Nobody Wants:  “We’re downsizing.” In the midst of an economic downturn, the author had some choices to make in how to most effectively approach the new journey. Displacement Day is for anyone who has ever had the unfortunate—or fortunate—task of finding a job.

  • 00:45

    Iya Adjua, The Culture Rebel & Sis Afua Ampoa on Urban Afrikan Displacement!

    in Culture

    Join Iya Adjua, The Culture Rebel & Sis Afua Ampoa in a notice on urban Afrikan Displacement! For Afrikan people displacement occurs on many levels; land, home & family.In this case, it's all three; ;et's support this Sista in her efforts to restabilize her family who was illegally displaced out of their New Jersey home. Tune in2day 4-:30pm est for info on how you can support a member of a our Afrikan family. PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION & SHARE WITH YOUR NETWORKS!!!


  • 01:02

    Life After Dusk Live - Remembering Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later

    in Entertainment

    Ten years ago one of the most devasting natural disasters to ever hit the U.S. was Hurricane Katrina. It lead to the displacement of many New Orleans natives as well as took away thosands of lives and building structures. Ceddy J and Taryn Brown remember where they were at the time of this historical moment and how it impacted their lives. In Creole Spirit, Life After Dusk Live also celebrates the culture by playing some of the music from one of the best subgenres in the world known as "New Orleans Bounce."

    The team also talks about some of the hot mess and hot news including some of the new words added to the Oxford dictionary. Feel free to call-in at 347-202-0389.

  • 00:31

    Mahshid Farhoudi - Identity, Displacement, Belonging

    in Art

    Mahshid Farhoudi is a figurative painter who explores issues of identity, displacement and belonging through her work.
    "My art practice draws from Iranian and occidental sources. Both figurative and architectural elements are central to my painting. Although aware of new trends in figuration, I have been appropriating symbols, icons and imagery from my culture and from my Canadian context to affirm my position to issues that I consider important. The relationship between my painted figures and their architectural contexts creates a dialogue within the work. It is this textural element that is of great interest to me. There is a direct relationship between the subject of my paintings and the techniques I employ."
    Visit http://mahshidfarhoudi.com

  • 01:02

    Finding Home: How Americans Prevail Over Displacement

    in Self Help

    By the time I was 17 years old, I had lived in 16 different homes. My father was in the military, and there was order and structure in the process. Still, it was a challenge. Every place I moved, I felt displaced and had to establish myself and my energy in my new environment. What about vets, foster kids, single moms, laid off workers, retirees and small business owners? Our society hands them “problems” to solve on an everyday basis. ?So what is a home? It is not just a physical dwelling. For some, home means being part of a heritage or tradition; for others it signifies a spiritual space. Sometimes it is a place found only in the mind, or in the heart. For a few, home simply means feeling right within one’s own skin.  Finding Home is a book about people who are searching for, or trying to keep, a home, and about people who have come off their center and how they have righted themselves. Sally Ooms has discovered that such people are doing more than just coping. They are innovators in their own lives. Join me for this deep look at how Americans prevail over displacement.

  • 01:02

    Andrew Asks it All : Displacement and Deconstruction

    in Art

    This time Andrew speaks with New York based writer and provocateur Matthew Blair. Using the work of Gordon Matta-Clark as a philosophical starting point our discussion will range from earth displacement projects, city walkouts, and demolishing the Guggenheim to tabloid scandals and hooptie aesthetics. Plus the greatist video he's ever taken.
    If you would like to call in and join the conversation dial 914.338.0532 and press the number 1.

  • 00:34

    Beth Spencer on Vagabondage

    in Blogcritics

    Award winning novelist, poet and nonfiction writer Beth Spencer reads from and talks about her latest poetry book,Vagabondage.  In this candid conversation we discuss her own journey, the idea of "leaving no trace", about aging, displacement, homelessness, her writing processes, about giving up and then re-finding herself as a writer, verisimilitude and the poetic form, the value (and pain) of solitude and attention, about time's cyclical and mosaic quality and why poetry works so well to describe that, and much more.

  • 00:31

    Charity Spotlight Series: M.O.M. (Mothers of Minors)

    in Motivation

    M.O.M is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization that strives to provide various services to single parent homes as well as provide shelter and assistance to reach out to homeless mothers and their children.  We strive to meet needs far more than just shelter & charity. These mothers are often victims of several forms of abuse, by a spouse or partner, displacement,  or loss of employment . 

    These families are all struggling against poverty for one reason or another.  In addition to needing stable & safe shelter, to transition successfully out of homelessness and poverty, homeless mothers and their children need a wide range of support services to address their mental and physical health. The mothers often need addiction treatment, psychological counseling, job training, childcare and eventual job placement assistance.  For more information: http://www.momincfl.org/

    Mothers of Minors is competing in the Local Charity Category of the 2015 Safety Harbor Downtown Business Alliance, Inc. Charity Fundraising Challenge. They appreciate the consideration of all of the SHDBA, Inc. Loyalty Card members when they are voting for their favorite charities to receive proceeds from the sales of the loyalty card memberships.  
    Learn more about the participating merchants and the discounts that they offer to SHDBA, Inc. Loyalty Card members here: http://www.shdb

  • 01:01


    in Entertainment

    Drummer Wendell Holmes Jr. incorporates the dynamics of rhythm with the perception of sound, redefining the ability to apply beats and melodies to all aspect of musicianship ranging from athleticism and performing arts to creation and production. Conference USA athlete turn, professional percussionist, Wendell Holmes Jr. brings a universal vibe to Jazz fusing the simplicity of Gospel drumming with the displacement of Rock drumming, creating a balance of heart felt grooves.  We will talk to Wendell about his Lewis Avenue and Above It All releases and his recent trip to China.

    Follow Wendell on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • 01:00

    Can't Stop the Water, Film - Native American Tribe: Sea Levels w/ Oil Pollution

    in Lifestyle

    Tuesday, April 14, 3pm EDT:  Today’s featured film on Progressive Film Hour is Can’t Stop the Water,  a film about Climate Change refugees right here in our own country: they are a Native American tribe and they are in the New Orleans area.

    To discuss the film are its director/producer Rebecca Ferris, chief of the tribe, Chief Albert, and Julie Maldonado.

    Rebecca Marshall Ferris, Director and Producer or Can’t Stop the Water began her career with the renowned documentary film company, Pennebaker Hegedus Films, serving as associate producer on their films Down From The Mountain, Startup.com, Only The Strong Survive, andElaine Stritch at Liberty.

     Julie Koppel Maldonado obtained her doctorate in Anthropology from American University in 2014. Her doctoral research focused on the experiences of environmental change and displacement in tribal communities in coastal Louisiana. 

    Chief Albert P. Naquin is the Traditional Chief of the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, located in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Chief  He has been the chief since 1997.

  • 00:46

    Travel Today - The One&Only Palmilla

    in Travel

    This week's episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from The One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico. After being hit by Hurricane Odile in September 2014, Los Cabos was badly damaged. Like many other properties, the One&Only Palmilla suffered major wounds and had to close for a massive recovery and rebuilding effort. But now it’s back, and some would say, better than ever.

    The resort’s staff pulled together as a community in one of the stronger examples of a public/private partnership. Arnie Weissmann, Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly, talks about disaster tourism and why now is the time to go to Los Cabos. Then the President of the Los Cabos Humane Society, Aida Trujillo, talks about animal displacement after the storm and how visitors can help…including international pet adoption! (Hint—you get to fly your new pet home…for free!). All of this and more on this week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from The One&Only Palmilla.