Harwood Half Hour
Summary: On the Harwood Half Hour podcast, Rich Harwood, President and CEO of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, discusses what it takes to create a more hopeful society. At the Harwood Institute, we’ve developed a philosophy of civic faith and the practice of Turning Outward. Our approach has spread to all 50 U.S. states and 40 countries. On this podcast, we’ll share what we’ve learned so you can make hope real in your community and in your life.
On this Special Harwood Half Hour, Rich Harwood discusses the insurrection in our nation’s capital yesterday. Today, he addresses “How do we make sense of what happened? Where are we as a country? How do we move forward from here?”
On this Special Election 2020 Series, Rich Harwood discusses Civic Faith, why we’re here, and what drives how we see and relate to one another. This is Part 4 of 4, coming to you each Tuesday at 4PM ET.
On this Special Election 2020 Series, Rich Harwood discusses 4 key mantras you can use to get local communities and the nation to move forward. This is Part 3 of 4. This podcast was recorded on December 1, 2020.
In order to get our communities and our country on a better path, we need to shift our focus. On this week’s episode, Rich Harwood discussed how one community in Winchester, KY is taking steps to build a new future - and how you can take these four steps, too. This podcast was recorded on November 24, 2020.
2020 has been a tough year and the election showed how much work we have ahead of us to create a more inclusive, equitable, just and hopeful society. So now the question is: Where do we go from here? During this episode, Rich discusses how the nation is at an impasse and how we can move forward from here. This episode was recorded on November 17, 2020.
In this special edition of TURNING OUTWARD TOGETHER, Rich Harwood speaks with Lisa Attygalle of the Tamarack Institute, a leading non-profit committed to community change, about showing accountability to our communities. Rich will also discuss key lessons from the Institute’s work in places like Mobile, AL, and Jackson, MS - lessons that show why turning outward is critical for healthy communities and a healthy democracy. This episode was recorded on July 8, 2020.
At an unprecedented time when we are in the midst of multiple crises, Rich Harwood discusses why it's so important to show up for yourself and others today, and offers three steps you can take to show up in a more impactful way in your work and in your life. This episode was recorded on June 24, 2020.
The change happening in our society is significant, rapid, and unprecedented. Our country is dealing with four crises: systemic racism, an economic crisis, a public health crisis, and a political crisis. In this special edition of TURNING OUTWARD TOGETHER, Rich Harwood discusses how we must get real if we are to make the transformation we need in communities to bring about significant progress. This episode was recorded on June 10, 2020.
Our nation is in crisis. Now, more than ever, we must remind ourselves who we are—and can become. On this special edition of TURNING OUTWARD TOGETHER, Rich Harwood reflects on the current state of our country, and asks us to remind ourselves of some basic tenets of who we are and who we can become. This episode was recorded on June 3, 2020.
In The Harwood Institute's nationwide questionnaire, many people are raising concerns about dignity and disparities in our society. On this episode, Rich Harwood discusses how we can safeguard our dignity during this divisive and uncertain time. This episode was recorded on May 27, 2020. To complete the questionnaire, go to: www.surveymonkey.com/r/harwoodcivicleaders
As the nation reopens, we face a fundamental choice: will be focus on getting back to normal, or back to better? On this episode, Rich Harwood discusses how we can come out stronger than when the pandemic began. He highlights a new Institute initiative, Engaging Frontline Civic Leaders in Responding to COVID-19 and a new questionnaire you can take here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/harwoodcivicleaders This episode was recorded on May 21, 2020.
As the pandemic continues, it can be difficult to stay upbeat and engaged even when you have so much you want to achieve. On this special edition of TURNING OUTWARD TOGETHER, Rich Harwood shares 3 steps for how to rejuvenate yourself in order to achieve what really matters to you. Download a copy of our new tool here: https://www.theharwoodinstitute.org/covid19resources
As you wrestle with uncertainty and self-doubt during this time period, it’s important to consider what it means to show up for ourselves, our colleagues and our communities. On this special episode of TURNING OUTWARD TOGETHER, Rich Harwood sharea 3 concrete steps for how you can move from Where Am I to Here I Am. This episode was recorded on April 29, 2020.
As the pandemic continues, and uncertainty abounds, how should you be thinking about the role of your organization, entity or group in your community? On this episode of TURNING OUTWARD TOGETHER, Rich Harwood discusses 3 steps you can take to reimagine your role in community. This episode was recorded on April 22, 2020. To sign up to be part of our growing network, go to: www.theharwoodinstitute.org/sign-up
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our sense of loss and frustration, even anger, grow and we can lose hope. On this special episode of TURNING OUTWARD TOGETHER, Rich Harwood discusses 3 steps you can take to find a new way to hope. This episode was recorded on April 15, 2020.