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It seems, now more than ever, that we have found ourselves on the cusp of monumental worldwide change. Whether we consider the environment, politics, infrastructure, health, economics, or equities across a broad swath of social constructs, the consensus is clear and urgent: all is not as it should be. The United Nations (UN), a consortium of 193 Member States from around the globe, agrees. In 2015, the UN unanimously adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calling for urgent action in global partnership to secure “peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.” In alignment with the goals, HATCH — a curated network of innovators, artists, activists, and entrepreneurs working together to accelerate positive global change — focused its fall summit impact labs on topics related to their four impact pillars: EQUITY, EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, and EMPOWERMENT.

This series will explore those on the frontlines of transformational systems change, accelerating solutions for these human challenges.

EPISODE 04: BRIDGING THE WEALTH GAP

with special guests Andre Perry, Renay Loper, and Otho Kerr

In this podcast, our host Tate Chamberlin discusses the wealth gap and its impact on BIPOC communities and national economic prosperity with esteemed HATCH Montana Lab guests Otho E. Kerr III, Andre M. Perry, and Renay Loper. Otho Kerr, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Community Impact Investing at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, works to solve crucial environmental, social, and financial problems by advising investments in innovation and equity, moving money to makers. Senior fellow at Brookings Metro, Andre Perry is the author of Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities and the landmark 2018 Brookings Institution report, “The Devaluation of Assets in Black Neighborhoods.” He is a nationally renowned analyst of race, education, and inequality. Impact Strategist Renay Loper is the Vice President of Program Innovation at Pyxera Global, an organization working to develop collaborative partnerships that put people at the center of public, private, and social interests to solve complex global challenges.

EPISODE 3: REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

with special guest Ryland Engelhart

In this podcast, our host Tate Chamberlin is joined by Ryland Engelhart — co-founder and executive director of Kiss the Ground and producer of the September 2020 film by the same name — for a conversation about his HATCH accelerator lab, regenerative agriculture, the 2023 Farm Bill and Engelhart’s multi-pronged mission to help save the planet. Next year, the 2023 Farm Bill — a package of legislation passed once every five years that outlines agricultural parameters around farming and food production — will once again define our path forward. Or back. Engelhart and many like him are particularly passionate about engaging public momentum around the bill because its reverberations have the power to revolutionize farming and food in America on a regenerative, sustainable platform, or to seal the fate of the planet and all the species reliant upon it. Co-creator of the documentary film May I Be Frank and co-owner of the groundbreaking Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre plant-based restaurants, Engelhart and his family live in Fillmore, California where they put intention into practice on their own 17-acre regenerative organic farm.

EPISODE 02: RETHINKING PHILANTHROPY

with special guests Ada Williams Prince, Asiaha Butler and Kimberly Bryant. 

In this podcast, our host Tate Chamberlin reimagines philanthropy with HATCH Rethinking Philanthropy lab facilitator Ada Williams Prince and esteemed lab guests, Asiaha Butler and Kimberly Bryant. Ada Williams Prince is the senior advisor for program strategy and investment at Pivotal Ventures, where she works to accelerate positive social programming and evolution, particularly in the areas of adolescent mental health and empowerment and access for women and girls of color. Former electrical engineer and founder of Black Girls CODE, a non-profit that introduces girls of color to technology and computer science, Kimberly Bryant has grown her grassroots initiative since 2011 to reach over 30,000 young women worldwide. And Asiaha Butler, co-founder and CEO of the Resident Association of Greater Englewood or R.A.G.E. in Chicago, works to reinvigorate the greater Englewood neighborhood by mobilizing “residents and resources to force a change in the community.” Through the voices and experiences of these commanding women of color, this podcast provides a glimpse of the struggle, the passion, and the power behind change and its makers.

EPISODE 01: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

with special guests Philomena Mantella, Ty Hobson-Powell, and Zineb Mouhyi. 

In our very first episode of The HATCH Podcast, our host, Tate Chamberlin, discusses the future of education with HATCH education lab coordinator, President Philomena Mantella of Grand Valley State University, and esteemed lab guests, Ty Hobson-Powell, and Zineb Mouhyi. President of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, Philly Mantella brings 30 years of higher education experience to both her university role and her work transforming inter-institutional collaborations and designing partnerships for diversity in learning.

The Future of Education HATCH lab was centered around accelerating Mantella’s passion project REP4 (or rapid education prototyping), an alliance of six higher education founding partners working together to transform the education system into a student/learning centered model. Lab invitee, child prodigy, and founder of Concerned Citizens Demanding Change, Inc., Ty Hobson-Powell joins the discussion as a lifelong activist and advocate intent on disrupting systems and structures that no longer serve the global community.

PODCAST GUESTS

Zineb Mouhyi | Episode 01

Kimberly Bryant | Episode 02

Asiaha Butler | Episode 02

Ty Hobson Powell | Episode 01

Tate Chamberlin | HATCH Podcast Host

Ryland Engelhart | Episode 03

Tate Chamberlin | HATCH Podcast Host

Ada Williams Prince | Episode 02

Philly Mantella | Episode 01

Tate Chamberlin

Tate Chamberlin

Meet our Host

Tate Chamberlin is pushing the envelope in social, educational and musical events by continually reintegrating an arsenal of new concepts and human connections. Through an experiential remix uniting music and expression, each step and swell brings a new experience by cultivating empathy. This arsenal will serve well as he descends upon the world like a platinum-fisted pterodactyl, dropping artistic carpet-bombs carrying the seed of expression and social conglomeration. Crushing underfoot the banality of average events, flying high the mighty banner of unconventional creativity and blasting his mighty war horns across the battlefields of entertainment.

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