Our Future Now

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Our Future Now is the official podcast of the National Children's Campaign. NCC is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that serves as a catalyst to inspire and empower America to make children a priority by promoting health, education, safety, economic and environmental security through the power of media, grassroots, internet partnerships, business and community leaders, celebrities and subject matter experts. read less
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Episodes

Keep Fighting for Democracy
Oct 29 2020
Keep Fighting for Democracy
In this episode of Our Future Now!, National Children’s Campaign co-founders Natalie Mebane and Jonah Gottlieb are look back over the first season of Our Future Now! Reflecting on some of the themes that permeated season 1 and highlight some of the moments that made season 1 so impactful.   Visit vote4ourfuture.org to learn more about how Zero Hour and the National Children's Campaign are galvanizing Americans to vote on behalf of our nation's 74 million children, who deserve bold climate action and environmental justice.  Guests and Episodes: (List is organized into order guest appeared in the episode) ●     Dr. Mills - Back to School with COVID? ●     Mustafa Ali - COVID-19s’s Connection to Environmental Injustice ●     Destiny Hodges - Creating Black Spaces in the Environmental Movement ●     Cherrell Brown - Defund vs Abolish the Police ●     Devin Del Palacio - The BLM Movement to Transform this Country: Defund & Reinvest ●     Tom Steyer - Why Tom Steyer is Mobilizing Millenials & Gen Z for Biden ●     Antonique Smith - Vote for Love, Vote for Our Future   Learn more about elections in your area and apply for your absentee ballot   Get involved with the National Children’s Campaign   This episode of Our Future Now! was produced and edited by Sean Fox for Goal17Media.com and is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Using Indigenous Practices To Live with Wildfires
Oct 22 2020
Using Indigenous Practices To Live with Wildfires
In this episode of Our Future Now!, hosts Natalie Mebane and Jonah Gottlieb speak with UC Berkely Professor Kent Lightfoot, who studies how humans have interacted with fire throughout history. Though climate change has worsened fire season across the western United States, Professor Lightfoot explains how fire suppression policies enacted by colonists has brought us to where we are today and why reviving Indigenous burning practices and changing attitudes about fire needs to be part of the solution. Check out how the Karuk Tribe is using burning as part of their climate change adaptation plan. Find out which Native Nation’s land you’re living on.  Learn more about Julie Oliver, the progressive congressional candidate running to flip Texas’ 25th District, by visiting her website and/or watching her new campaign video, in which she talks about how experiencing homelessness as a child led her to where she is today.  Learn more about elections in your area and apply for your absentee ballot Get involved with the National Children’s Campaign Visit vote4ourfuture.org to learn more about how Zero Hour and the National Children's Campaign are galvanizing Americans to vote on behalf of our nation's 74 million children, who deserve bold climate action and environmental justice.   This episode of Our Future Now! was produced and edited by Sean Fox for Goal17Media.com and is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
It's Time to Talk About Environmental Racism
Sep 10 2020
It's Time to Talk About Environmental Racism
In this episode of Our Future Now!, National Children’s Campaign co-founders Natalie Mebane and Jonah Gottlieb are joined by Kayley Chery, people of color Coordinator for Extinction Rebellion Youth in New York City, and Ayisha Siddiqa co-founder of Polluters Out and Fossil Free University to outline their upcoming protest in New York City on September 25th. They also talk about the importance of BIPOIC leadership in the environmental movement and how environmental racism has centered on majority black and brown communities in New York City. Visit vote4ourfuture.org to learn more about how Zero Hour and the National Children's Campaign are galvanizing Americans to vote on behalf of our nation's 74 million children, who deserve bold climate action and environmental justice.    Donate to the March Against Environmental Racism: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/maer The Youth NYC Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theyouthnyc/?hl=en Application for your absentee ballot: http://www.vote4ourfuture.org/votebymail.html If you’re interested in getting involved with the National Children’s Campaign visit: tinyurl.com/teamncc     Spotlight: Jessica Scarane - Dem running for Senate in Delaware, learn more about her campaign at: https://www.jessfordelaware.com/   This episode of Our Future Now! was produced and edited by Goal17Media.com and is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify.     Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices