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Seeds Of Culture Change

The National Wildlife Federation has been on a journey to become a more equitable and just organization. Join hosts Kaila Drayton and Nicole Litwiller as they interview staff from across the Federation to hear their vulnerable, funny, and insightful reflections about this journey.

This is a podcast for anyone who wants to invest in their own anti-oppression journey. Whether you’re striving to create change at your own organization, or you are a self-employed artist, we all have the capacity to influence our own spheres. This podcast will help plant seeds and bring us all along on the journey together.

While this podcast aims to tell an honest story of where the National Wildlife Federation has been and where it is going, it is important to note that the guests and hosts of this podcast are sharing from their own personal experiences. Lived experiences are a form of truth, and many stories exist. Therefore, views expressed on this podcast are those of the hosts and individual guests and do not necessarily reflect those of NWF, or of other organizations and affiliates.

Next Episode: Catalysts of Change / October 12, 2022

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Episode 3

Then and Now: From Founding to Present

Our journey continues by zooming in on the National Wildlife Federation. We’re looking at the founding of NWF, and considering what elements of the founding culture remain present today.

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Episode 2

The Movement We Come From

It’s our first interview of the season! To settle us into the context of the National Wildlife Federation, we must understand the broader movement. In this episode, we chat with Rebeca Villegas (Sr. Manager, Environmental Justice) and Nizhooni St Paul (Hurd) (Coordinator Tribal Program Partner) about the complex history of the conservation movement with particular attention to the “who.”

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Episode 1

Get to Know Your Hosts

Meet your co-hosts, Kaila Drayton and Nicole Litwiller, and get the lay of the land for this season of Seeds of Culture Change!

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Welcome to Seeds of Culture Change

Introducing Seeds of Culture Change! Check out the trailer to learn what we will be diving into throughout this podcast.

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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