Episodes

Episode 1: An Economy for Everyone

Disinvested is a podcast about the resilience of an American city and how we can build a stronger and more inclusive community from the ground up. Our first episode...

Episode 2: Community Safety

We all want to live in a community that is safe and vibrant, but for too many residents of the Hartford region, crime and violence are a part of...

Episode 3: Careers, Not Jobs

A number of people in our region face barriers to employment that prevent them from reaching their full potential. In this episode, we’ll talk about Skill Attainment and Workforce...

Episode 4: College vs. Non-College

When we were growing up, students were divided in two paths: College and Non-College. That type of thinking has changed. How do we ensure that everyone gets a quality...

Episode 5: What is a Basic Human Need?

When we think of basic human needs, we usually think of food and shelter. And while those are critical, itโ€™s time we expand the definition of a basic human...

Episode 6: Arts & Culture

Arts and culture are not just nice… they’re necessary. They contribute to economic growth, build skills for the modern workforce and create community across generations. In this episode, we’ll...

Episode 7: What Does it Mean to Be Part of a Community?

For our final episode, we asked nearly 100 people the same question: What does it mean to be part of a community? As you might expect, we received a...

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