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Episode 12: Erica Iheme
Episode 127th July 2022 • Black Work Talk • Steven Pitts
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In this episode of Black Work Talk, Steven Pitts and his co-host, Sheri Davis, talk with Erica Iheme, the Deputy Director for Jobs to Move America, an organization dedicated to ensuring that government uses the power of public funds to create a just, clean, and worker-centered economy. The conversation focuses on Erica’s critique of traditional organizing models and the need to shift to organizing practices that sustain organizers and facilitate a stronger relationship with communities. 

To read more about Erica Iheme’s work, see:

Jobs to Move America

Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits

During the episode, Sheri Davis mentioned her post at the Crunk Feminist Collective’s blog. You can access that post (and others) at:

The Crunk Feminist Collective new blog - The Remix

In his introduction to this episode, Steven Pitts mentioned an article about the success of Latin American activists in turning the region into a region that supports a woman’s right to choose. Here is the link to that article:

Foreign Affairs - "Latin America's Lessons for a Post-Roe United States