Rural Assembly launches podcast "Everywhere Radio"
The Rural Assembly’s new podcast “Everywhere Radio,” is here!
Hosted by Whitney Kimball Coe, Everywhere Radio will feature rural leaders and allies spotlighting the good, scrappy, and joyful ways rural people are building a more inclusive nation.
“I so often find myself in conversations with really interesting and wonderful people who care deeply about Rural America and building a nation of us and ours. Everywhere Radio is a platform to share some of those encounters and to amplify voices we need to hear right now,” said Kimball Coe, director of The Rural Assembly.
New episodes of the podcast will be released every other Thursday.
For the inaugural episode of Everywhere Radio, Whitney interviews Wendy Feliz, the Founding Director of the Center for Inclusion and Belonging at the American Immigration Council in Washington, D.C.
Whitney and Wendy talk about building common purpose between new immigrant communities and long-time rural residents, the prospects for progress on national immigration policy, the importance of welcoming and inclusion, and much more.
Everywhere Radio is available on various podcast platforms, including Spotify. The show is coming soon to Google Podcasts and Apple Podcasts.
About the host
Whitney Kimball Coe directs the Rural Assembly, a movement that brings rural leaders and advocates together to break bread, gain skills, and seed collaborations. As an organizer, speaker, moderator, and writer, Whitney has shared her perspectives on community and civic courage with audiences around the world. She has been featured on stage at the Aspen Ideas Festival and the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit, and as a guest on the radio program On Being with Krista Tippett. Kimball Coe never loses sight of the majesty of real, locally grown human relationships. She has what she calls a “practice of participation” in her hometown of Athens, Tennessee, where she still lives, alongside many generations of her family—doing community theater, participating in council meetings, showing up over and over again.