Video / Audio Exploring Metro Equity & Social Transformation Themes

  Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Random Acts of Kindness Week

On February 12, 2015, Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu added his voice in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness Week.  This year’s celebrations include events highlighting the 20th anniversary edition of the book, Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty, with a Foreword by Desmond Tutu

  6 Big Wins Coalition for Social Equity — 2013 Interviews

six-big-wins-interviews-300pxw Produced by Paloma Pavel and the Earth House Center Media Team


  UC Berkeley Lecture on Sustainability and Social Justice 


Produced by Paloma Pavel
and the Earth House Center Media Team

  Building the New Metropolis in an Age of Global Warming 


new-metropolis-title-frame Video Trailer: Building the New Metropolis in an Age of Global Warming


 Prof. john a. powell: Beyond the Post-Industrial City

A 2006 lecture at Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, exploring the interwoven relationship of race, economics and opportunity in US cities and regions. Prof. powell was invited to give the Inaugural Lecture in honor of housing rights pioneer Ethel Lawrence. (Click button to play.)

Prof. john a. powell, was at the time of the above lecture the  Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, at Ohio State University.  He now leads the UC Berkeley Othering & Belonging Institute and holds the Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion, Professor of Law and Professor of African American Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

 New Voices on Opportunity and Inclusion  — 1 hr. Video

Harold Channer interviews Alan Jenkins and Maya Wiley August 11, 2006
First shown on Manhattan Neighborhood Network, New York City.

Alan Jenkins, Civil Rights Lawyer and Advocate Co-Founder and Director, The Opportunity Agenda

Maya Wiley, Civil Rights Lawyer and Advocate Founder and Director, Center for Social Inclusion

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 Carl Anthony on Cosmology and Race  — 1 hr. Audio

Keynote Presentation delivered April 1, 2006, in New York City at the Annual Meeting of the American Tielhard Association.

(Approximately one hour)


The inner-city, urban landscape provides the context for reflections by this major American intellectual on the nearness of cosmology. Carl Anthony’s reading of Thomas Berry’s Dream of the Earth expanded his orientation toward his own story. He shares the experience of this reading and discusses the implications for environmental justice and urban development.


Carl Anthony on Cosmology and Race