Force Multiplier

Force Multiplier

What if we could change the world one relationship at a time? Force Multiplier is a new podcast that spotlights the exponential impact we can have on the world by working together. Whether we’re talking about health inequity, nutrition insecurity or the opportunity gap in education, we are facing unprecedented challenges that require unprecedented collaboration from leaders across disciplines and sectors. Join host Baratunde Thurston as he sits with leaders from across the public, private and nonprofit world who are forging partnerships to tackle some of the toughest challenges facing us today. Force Multiplier an iHeartRadio original podcast with Salesforce.org.

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October 21, 2021 57 min

July 2021, the hottest month in history. Glaciers are retreating around the world, sea levels are rising at alarming speeds, and the intensity and frequency of hurricanes have all increased. Climate change isn't a distant threat - it is happening now. The environmental impacts of our collective human actions include more extreme weather and natural disasters, chronic drought, and economic instability. Failure to act is not an o...

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We need to talk about mental health. To talk about it is to understand it; to understand it is to remove the stigma, and removing the stigma provides a safe space for those suffering to seek help. Did you know that abuse, neglect, and adverse childhood experiences are considered the principal preventable causes of mental illness? In the pres...

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Reframing our language is an important step to understanding the root cause of social issues in our world today. Homelessness doesn't always mean someone lacks a community, nor does having a home mean someone feels safe. The unhoused include people who have fled their own homes like refugees or people who cannot afford to keep a house. Housing status isn't the only way many would describe their identity, nor does it provide...

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If there are more job openings than there are people unemployed then why are we facing one of the greatest economic growth challenges of our time? If 32 million Americans don't know how to use a computer and half of Americans are not comfortable learning online, then how do we ensure the skills gap doesn’t exclude those most vulnerable of being left behind? While workers are in high demand, the right skills are in short supply....

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Health equity is undoubtedly a global challenge, with some of the most vulnerable communities in the poorest countries bearing the brunt of the injustice. Improving access to basic health care needs, including vaccination against deadly infectious diseases, is a critical step to improving lives and creating a safe world for us all. How does health inequity affect your community? Would you recognize it among your own family, your fr...

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It's not just a matter of food. It's a matter of nutrition. If Nutrition is the most powerful determinant of health, then why do over 40 million Americans have trouble putting food on the table? If access to nutritious food is required for optimal growth and development, how do we safeguard our children’s future by addressing hidden hunger in our communities? The good news is that organizations are shifting focus, adopting ...

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Force Multiplier is a new podcast that spotlights the exponential impact we can have on the world by working together. Whether we’re talking about health inequity, nutrition insecurity, or the opportunity gap in education, we are facing unprecedented challenges that require unprecedented collaboration from leaders across disciplines and sectors. Join host Baratunde Thurston as he sits with leaders from across the public, private an...

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