Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Episode 8: William B. Allen & building a national character

October 28, 2020 Jeremy Beer Season 1 Episode 8
Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Episode 8: William B. Allen & building a national character
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Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Episode 8: William B. Allen & building a national character
Oct 28, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
Jeremy Beer

This week, Jeremy speaks with William B. Allen, Ph.D., Chief Operations Officer of Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), Emeritus Dean of James Madison College and Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University. Dr. Allen has also been a member of the Mackinac Center Board of Scholars since 1995. Dr. Allen discusses maintaining constitutional heritage, personal responsibility, and the implications of the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as the role of civil society in molding a national character. 

You'll also hear from Austin Detwiler, managing consultant at American Philanthropic and managing editor of Philanthropy Daily. Austin discusses the giving trends in light of COVID-19 and how this might affect a nonprofit's organizational health.  

You can find Givers, Doers, & Thinkers here at Philanthropy Daily, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Buzzsprout, and wherever you listen to podcasts.

We’d love to hear your thoughts, ideas, questions, and recommendations for the podcast! You can shoot Katie Janus, GDT’s producer, an email anytime!

Show Notes

This week, Jeremy speaks with William B. Allen, Ph.D., Chief Operations Officer of Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), Emeritus Dean of James Madison College and Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University. Dr. Allen has also been a member of the Mackinac Center Board of Scholars since 1995. Dr. Allen discusses maintaining constitutional heritage, personal responsibility, and the implications of the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as the role of civil society in molding a national character. 

You'll also hear from Austin Detwiler, managing consultant at American Philanthropic and managing editor of Philanthropy Daily. Austin discusses the giving trends in light of COVID-19 and how this might affect a nonprofit's organizational health.  

You can find Givers, Doers, & Thinkers here at Philanthropy Daily, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Buzzsprout, and wherever you listen to podcasts.

We’d love to hear your thoughts, ideas, questions, and recommendations for the podcast! You can shoot Katie Janus, GDT’s producer, an email anytime!