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.

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27: 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.

26: 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.

25: Respect My Vote, The Intersection of Art and Activism

In this episode of Our Future Now!, hosts Natalie Mebane and Jonah Gottlieb speak with Hip-Hop Caucus lead on coalition and issues work, Cesar Cardenas to talk about the intersection of art and activism, Hip-Hop Caucus and the Respect My Vote Campaign.