In a fast and furious world.. what you need is foundation. Bedrock Communications....

Sunday, June 2, 2019

On The Ground: DNA



*Subscribe to RSS  *To Download Episode Right Click and Save Target As...  *Listen on ITunes

This week: Join Brother Jitu in an important conversation with Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. as he discusses the assassination of his father Chairman Fred Hampton, his work in the struggle & efforts to save The Hampton House, his father's childhood home. Don’t miss it!

About the On The Ground podcast:

The ON THE GROUND podcast centers effective grassroots community organizers to share their wisdom on the artistic science of organizing. Community organizing is not activism. Listen to Jitu Brown and guests to learn the difference.

About the Journey for Justice Alliance:

The Journey for Justice Alliance is intentionally creating a space for organized low-income and working class communities who are directly impacted by top-down privatization and school closings efforts. Our member organizations are built and led primarily by parents and youth of color and we fight unapologetically for community-driven school improvement that allows us to be genuine and in the forefront. The promise of public education has not yet been realized but we know what it will take. Journey for Justice is just that- a journey for the rights of our children and neighborhoods.. For more information check out: http://www.j4jalliance.com/

Sunday, May 26, 2019

On The Ground: Go Up Moses



*Subscribe to RSS  *To Download Episode Right Click and Save Target As...  *Listen on ITunes

This week: What is the alternative to school closings & the charter school industry? Sustainable community schools! Jitu Brown talks with Kyle Serrette of the NEA & John Projansky, resource coordinator at Drake Elementary, a sustainable community school in Chicago!

About the On The Ground podcast:

The ON THE GROUND podcast centers effective grassroots community organizers to share their wisdom on the artistic science of organizing. Community organizing is not activism. Listen to Jitu Brown and guests to learn the difference.

About the Journey for Justice Alliance:

The Journey for Justice Alliance is intentionally creating a space for organized low-income and working class communities who are directly impacted by top-down privatization and school closings efforts. Our member organizations are built and led primarily by parents and youth of color and we fight unapologetically for community-driven school improvement that allows us to be genuine and in the forefront. The promise of public education has not yet been realized but we know what it will take. Journey for Justice is just that- a journey for the rights of our children and neighborhoods.. For more information check out: http://www.j4jalliance.com/

Sunday, May 19, 2019

On The Ground: Soul Sista



*Subscribe to RSS  *To Download Episode Right Click and Save Target As...  *Listen on ITunes

This week: Jitu Brown meets with four teenage leaders and their adult supervisor who demonstrate "Black Girl Magic" through their courage & steadfast commitment in demanding accountability for the disappearance of Black women in Chicago.

About the On The Ground podcast:

The ON THE GROUND podcast centers effective grassroots community organizers to share their wisdom on the artistic science of organizing. Community organizing is not activism. Listen to Jitu Brown and guests to learn the difference.

About the Journey for Justice Alliance:

The Journey for Justice Alliance is intentionally creating a space for organized low-income and working class communities who are directly impacted by top-down privatization and school closings efforts. Our member organizations are built and led primarily by parents and youth of color and we fight unapologetically for community-driven school improvement that allows us to be genuine and in the forefront. The promise of public education has not yet been realized but we know what it will take. Journey for Justice is just that- a journey for the rights of our children and neighborhoods.. For more information check out: http://www.j4jalliance.com/

Sunday, May 12, 2019

On The Ground: Fight The Power!



*Subscribe to RSS  *To Download Episode Right Click and Save Target As...  *Listen on ITunes

This week: Jitu Brown is joined by Mercedes Martinez and Lourdes Antebella, two leaders who have been central in the inspiring resistance against the Puerto Rican government's efforts to privatize education after Hurricane Maria! FIGHT THE POWER!

About the On The Ground podcast:

The ON THE GROUND podcast centers effective grassroots community organizers to share their wisdom on the artistic science of organizing. Community organizing is not activism. Listen to Jitu Brown and guests to learn the difference.

About the Journey for Justice Alliance:

The Journey for Justice Alliance is intentionally creating a space for organized low-income and working class communities who are directly impacted by top-down privatization and school closings efforts. Our member organizations are built and led primarily by parents and youth of color and we fight unapologetically for community-driven school improvement that allows us to be genuine and in the forefront. The promise of public education has not yet been realized but we know what it will take. Journey for Justice is just that- a journey for the rights of our children and neighborhoods.. For more information check out: http://www.j4jalliance.com/

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

NASN School Nurse Chat: Students with Chronic Health Conditions – The Importance of Parents and School Nurses Working Together



*Subscribe to RSS *To Download Episode Right Click and Save Target As... *Listen on ITunes

This week: Donna Mazyck and guests Lisa Kern and Michelle Grove will discuss challenges and strategies for collaboration between parents and school nurses for students with chronic conditions.

About the NASN School Nurse Chat podcast:

The NASN School Nurse Chat, a podcast hosted by NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck, highlights timely student and school health topics of interest to school nurses and other professionals focused on student health and well-being. For more information about the NASN School Nurse Chat podcast, contact Jon Lemich, NASN Grants and External Partners Coordinator, jlemich@nasn.org.

Associate producer & story editor: Molly Rufus

Sunday, May 5, 2019

On The Ground: Heartbeat



*Subscribe to RSS  *To Download Episode Right Click and Save Target As...  *Listen on ITunes

This week: Jitu Brown talks with Sharon Smith & Johnnie Latner, co-founders of PULSE (Parents Unified for Local School Education), to discuss the monumental impact this grassroots organization has made on the education justice movement in Newark & across New Jersey.

About the On The Ground podcast:

The ON THE GROUND podcast centers effective grassroots community organizers to share their wisdom on the artistic science of organizing. Community organizing is not activism. Listen to Jitu Brown and guests to learn the difference.

About the Journey for Justice Alliance:

The Journey for Justice Alliance is intentionally creating a space for organized low-income and working class communities who are directly impacted by top-down privatization and school closings efforts. Our member organizations are built and led primarily by parents and youth of color and we fight unapologetically for community-driven school improvement that allows us to be genuine and in the forefront. The promise of public education has not yet been realized but we know what it will take. Journey for Justice is just that- a journey for the rights of our children and neighborhoods.. For more information check out: http://www.j4jalliance.com/

Sunday, April 28, 2019

On The Ground: Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos



*Subscribe to RSS  *To Download Episode Right Click and Save Target As...  *Listen on ITunes

This week: Join Brother Jitu as he builds with education justice warriors Mike Hutchinson and Megan Bumpus. They discuss the Oakland teacher’s strike and the power of authentic coalition building between community and union to win equity in public education.

About the On The Ground podcast:

The ON THE GROUND podcast centers effective grassroots community organizers to share their wisdom on the artistic science of organizing. Community organizing is not activism. Listen to Jitu Brown and guests to learn the difference.

About the Journey for Justice Alliance:

The Journey for Justice Alliance is intentionally creating a space for organized low-income and working class communities who are directly impacted by top-down privatization and school closings efforts. Our member organizations are built and led primarily by parents and youth of color and we fight unapologetically for community-driven school improvement that allows us to be genuine and in the forefront. The promise of public education has not yet been realized but we know what it will take. Journey for Justice is just that- a journey for the rights of our children and neighborhoods.. For more information check out: http://www.j4jalliance.com/