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Bringing Down the HOUSE!

Bringing Down the HOUSE!

By Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity
Join Ali and J'Kalein as they talk all things Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity every other Tuesday!
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Redlining with Lauren Johnson (Part 2)
Redlining. A historical buzzword that many people may have heard, but most often don't fully understand. What exactly is redlining.. and, how has it impacted our community and others over the years? Is redlining still happening today.. and, what can we do about it? Ali and J'Kalein continue their discussion with Polk County Housing Trust Fund Director of Communications and Community Outreach, Lauren Johnson on this episode! Episode Links: https://www.undesigndsm.com/   https://www.facebook.com/pchtf   Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast   Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod   Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod   Twitter: BDTH_Pod   Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Guest: Lauren Johnson | Producer & Editor: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
27:59
January 12, 2021
Redlining with Lauren Johnson (Part 1)
Redlining. A historical buzzword that many people may have heard, but most often don't fully understand. What exactly is redlining.. and, how has it impacted our community and others over the years? Is redlining still happening today.. and, what can we do about it? For the next two episodes, Ali and J'Kalein are joined by Polk County Housing Trust Fund Director of Communications and Community Outreach, Lauren Johnson, to discuss all of this and more. Episode Links: https://www.undesigndsm.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pchtf Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod Twitter: BDTH_Pod Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Guest: Lauren Johnson | Producer & Editor: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
24:06
December 29, 2020
Health and Home with Dr. Disa Cornish (Part 2)
Have you considered how housing conditions contribute to a person's overall health and well-being? Did you know that the housing in a neighborhood affects the health of those that live there? For the next two episodes of Bringing Down the House, Ali and J'Kalein are joined by Dr. Disa Cornish, Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Northern Iowa, to dive into this topic. Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod Twitter: BDTH_Pod Donate: https://tinyurl.com/WeBuildHabitat Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Guest: Dr. Disa Cornish | Producer: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
28:30
December 15, 2020
Health and Home with Dr. Disa Cornish (Part 1)
Have you considered how housing conditions contribute to a person's overall health and well-being? Did you know that the housing in a neighborhood affects the health of those that live there? For the next two episodes of Bringing Down the House, Ali and J'Kalein are joined by Dr. Disa Cornish, Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Northern Iowa, to dive into this topic. Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod Twitter: BDTH_Pod Donate: https://tinyurl.com/WeBuildHabitat Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Guest: Dr. Disa Cornish | Producer: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
25:24
December 1, 2020
The History of Habitat for Humanity
Have you ever wondered just how Habitat for Humanity started? It was President Jimmy Carter that got things going, right? ... Not so fast my friends! On this episode of Bringing Down the House, Ali and J'Kalein explore the humble beginnings of Habitat. Prepare to be inspired by the heartwarming stories that sparked this global housing movement and the incredible work that has been done since it all began! Episode Sources: https://www.koinoniafarm.org/brief-history/ https://www.habitat.org/about/history Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod Twitter: BDTH_Pod Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Producer & Editor: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
38:58
November 17, 2020
Neighborhood Revitalization with Andy Conger
Ali and J'Kalein are joined by Iowa Heartland Habitat Neighborhood Services Manager, Andy Conger to discuss Asset Based Community Development  and Neighborhood Revitalization in our community. Episode Sources: https://www.nurturedevelopment.org/blog/asset-based-community-development-5-core-principles/ Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod Twitter: BDTH_Pod Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Guest: Andy Conger | Producer: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
35:21
November 3, 2020
Affordable Housing
Ali and J'Kalein jump right in with our first episode covering affordable housing within the US and in Iowa Heartland's 4 counties. Mission Moments, knowledge, laughs, and trivia are shared in this half hour episode! Episode Sources: http://westernes.com/IowaBeta/ https://www.curbed.com/2019/5/15/18617763/affordable-housing-policy-rent-real-estate-apartment https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesrealestatecouncil/2020/02/14/5-things-to-know-about-the-affordable-housing-crisis/#202b0d1948a0 https://www.habitat.org/costofhome/2019-state-nations-housing-report-lack-affordable-housing Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast   Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod   Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod   Twitter: BDTH_Pod Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Producer: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
32:46
October 20, 2020
Introduction to Bringing Down the House!
Meet Ali and J’Kalein and learn a bit of Iowa Heartland Habitat background as well as the purpose behind launching this podcast! Follow us! Website: WeBuildHabitat.org/podcast     Instagram: BringingDownTheHousePod     Facebook: BringingDownTheHousePod     Twitter: BDTH_Pod Hosts: Ali Parrish and J'Kalein Madison | Producer: Norah Schlax | Music: bensound
03:53
October 12, 2020