18: Navigating The End Of The Pandemic With Brain Injury

As more people get vaccinated and governments lift COVID restrictions, there is pressure to race back to “normal” life. But given brain injury survivors’ fatigue and overstimulation it’s important to re-build in a way that meets their needs and values. In this episode of Brain Injury Today, Deborah Crawley speaks with therapist Lori Weisman about “conscious re-entry,” how to identify and prioritize your values, and becoming comfortable with saying “no” when it’s time to take care of yourself.

18: Fighting the Fires of Injustice

In this episode of Our Future Now!, hosts Natalie Mebane and Jonah Gottlieb unpack multiple layers of injustice underpinning the wildfires that sweep through California every year. They also discuss their personal experiences with wildfires and what you can do to help.

14: Back to School with COVID?

Government officials at all levels are moving too quickly to send kids back to school this fall. Public education advocates Devin Del Palacio & Dr. Dionne Mills join Our Future Now! hosts Natalie Mebane and Jonah Gottlieb to talk about the push to reopen schools as COVID-19 cases surge.

4: COVID-19’s Connection to Environmental Injustice

Mustafa Ali joins the NCC team this week to shine a spotlight on communities who are suffering from rampant pollution, shortfalls of this administration’s COVID response, and the importance of the REWIND Act.