About The Podcast
What are the ideas that transform communities?
Who are the people behind them, and how do they do it?
We’re talking to community leaders and change-makers to discuss their work.
By sharing our stories, being honest about the challenges we face and celebrating the successes of those around us,
we can build stronger communities together.
How To Listen
Episodes are released twice a month and will be available here on the website.
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Is Feminism Still Relevant?
09: In this episode, our guest Erin Devitt (Notts Women’s Aid) talks to Shamsher about what it means to be a feminist, the current challenges and backlash the movement faces, and whether you too might be a feminist and not even realise it!
Who Gets A Voice?
08: Shamsher meets with Alex Norris to explore the role of MPs and how government is structured. If you’re curious about how local issues relate to conversations at a national level, this one is for you!
What Does It Take To Do Youth Work?
07: We invite Ben Rosser (Pythian Club) to discuss youth culture, authenticity and the benefits of community-led projects with Shamsher.
What Is The Refugee Crisis?
06: Shamsher meets with Adam Baker (Refugee Roots) to discuss the reality of the UK asylum system and consider why refugees face hostility in parliament and the press.
How Do You Build A Community?
05: This episode features Toni Jarvis talking to Shamsher about community building, Tiger Community Enterprise CIC and everything else going on behind the doors of Tiger Café.
Bonus Episode: Earnest Prattle
Following our conversation with Charlotte at Disability Support, we met with YouTuber Earnest Prattle aka Paul Wardle, who shared part of his story with us. Listen to how Paul went from a difficult situation to being in a position supporting other men in their mental health journeys.
Is Disability Always Disabling?
04: This episode focuses on Nottingham’s disabled community. Shamsher talks to Charlotte Throssel about Disability Support and how they are addressing needs that are not met by existing services.
What is Islamophobia?
03: At the start of Islamophobia awareness month, Shamsher and Imam Ahmed Peerbhai (Green Academy Trust) talk about Islamophobia and the impact it has on people in our community. They also discuss allyship and our Safety Through Engagement collaboration.
How Did We Get Here?
01: In this pilot episode, Shamsher & Michael discuss the history as well as the future of Communities Inc, introducing our new podcast series.
|Is Public Transport Safe?
|Consent: Is It Really Complicated?
|What Is A Bystander?
|Why Do People Hate?
|How Safe Is Your City?
Plus much more!