“What A Relief Podcast” 74 : Fighting Discrimination of Faith-Based Organizations

“What A Relief Podcast” 74 : Fighting Discrimination of Faith-Based Organizations

B.C. Dodge and Mordant went live! This time from the Interaction Forum of 2017 at the Walter E. Reed Convention Center in Washington D.C. They had the pleasure of sitting down with Princess, the Program Manager for a new initiative called the Togetherness Project. It got its start in January of this year.

“What A Relief Podcast” 73 : Islam By Touch- Bringing the Qur’an to the Blind Community

“What A Relief Podcast” 73 : Islam By Touch- Bringing the Qur’an to the Blind Community

In this episode of the podcast, B.C. Dodge is live from ICNA to interview Nadir Thabatah, co-founder and president of Islam By Touch. Islam By Touch is the first Muslim organization in North America dedicated to the blind community.  Nadir and his wife and co-founder, Yadira Thabatah, produce the English meanings of the Qur’an and distribute them—free of charge.

“What A Relief Podcast” 72 : Fighting Gender Violence in Faith Communities

“What A Relief Podcast” 72 : Fighting Gender Violence in Faith Communities

This week on the What a Relief Podcast B.C. & Mordant welcome Reverend Amy Gopp, Vice President for IMA World Health, a global and ecumenical public health organization. She is an ordained minister of the Christian Church with two decades of experience in faith-based relief and development—and we think she’s awesome!

“What a Relief Podcast” 71 : A Little More Refuge for Refugees

“What a Relief Podcast” 71 : A Little More Refuge for Refugees

When a refugee family arrives in the United States, how much support do they really have? How much time ticks away before they need to figure out how to survive alone, and what hurdles do they have to overcome?

“What A Relief” Podcast 70: Tales From the Hurricane – When the Rescuer Becomes the One in Need

“What A Relief” Podcast 70: Tales From the Hurricane – When the Rescuer Becomes the One in Need

B.C. Dodge & Lina talk to Firefighter Irfan Mujeebuddin, who lived through Hurricane Harvey from two perspectives at once, in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast.

“What A Relief” Podcast 69: Of Banking and Bitcoins

“What A Relief” Podcast 69: Of Banking and Bitcoins

After you choose a cause and hit “donate,” did you ever think about complicated it can be to get your money where it needs to go?
On this week's podcast, B.C. Dodge and R. Mordant Mahon talk with a specialist who describes the challenges of a convoluted banking system — and some surprisingly fun and creative solutions.

“What A Relief” Podcast 68: From The Lost Episodes – This Is What Serving Humanity Looks Like

“What A Relief” Podcast 68: From The Lost Episodes – This Is What Serving Humanity Looks Like

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Anwar Khan, CEO of Islamic Relief USA and Najah Bazzy, Founder and President of Zaman International Hope for Humanity in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast.

“What A Relief” Podcast 67: The Heart Behind the Art

“What A Relief” Podcast 67: The Heart Behind the Art

This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Khalil Ismail, creative director and award-winning independent artist and producer, most recently known for directing the short film His Other Wife.

“What A Relief” Podcast 66: ‘Scary and Exciting’: The Journey of a Muslim Woman Author

“What A Relief” Podcast 66: ‘Scary and Exciting’: The Journey of a Muslim Woman Author

This week B.C. & Mordant welcome a special guest: award winning fiction author Umm Zakiyyah, who has been publishing since 2001 and has 16 books to her name.

“What A Relief” Podcast 65: Working Together for a Better Future in the West Bank

“What A Relief” Podcast 65: Working Together for a Better Future in the West Bank

This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Scott, Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank as he takes listeners inside his role serving Palestinian refugees.