Humanities Connection explores the intersection of the humanities and our daily lives, reflects on the past, present, and future, celebrates the power of literature, and demonstrates the importance of the humanities to understand the human experience.
Agency Episode 4
Every Tuesday, Pastor Prentice and the Turnaround Tuesday staff foster a deep repair of community in a city of systems that can mercilessly come down hard on people’s spirits. Radiants of power, dignity, and agency, journey with participants David and Octavia as they give the jobs movement a try.Photo of a Darley Park Mural by @whitney_gracefrazier taken by @baltimurals.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/02/2020 • 35 minutes 6 seconds
Power Episode 2
How did a jobs proposal intent on helping people with criminal records gain employment grow into a go-to workforce development organization? The power of organized people is how. Turnaround Tuesday, the successful jobs movement embracing participants to recognize their own power, almost became the movement that never was. Find out how.Photo taken by @baltimurals of vacant homes before ReBuild Metro's rehabilitation and construction in the Oliver neighborhoodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/02/2020 • 27 minutes 14 seconds
Dignity Episode 3
What distinguishes Turnaround Tuesday from other workforce development efforts? It's a jobs movement for one, not a jobs program. A jobs movement focused on people, where participants feel valued and heard. How do they do what they do? Why is Turnaround Tuesday successful? Bear witness to this movement's way of being that leaves people whole again, standing in their greatness, restored of their dignity.Photo of @urbanhipsta "Learn, Grow, Evolve" taken by @baltimurals.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/02/2020 • 18 minutes 9 seconds
Hope Anchored by Faith Episode 1
Turnaround Tuesday's staff meets people where they are. Follow Turnaround Tuesday's Administrative Assistant JC while she recruits potential participants at the Avenue Market in West Baltimore. Unexpectedly, Yasmene finds herself in the story about the movement to get Baltimore back to work when she crosses paths with someone special.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.