“What A Relief” Podcast 54: The Impact and Challenges of International Relief Work

“What A Relief” Podcast 54: The Impact and Challenges of International Relief Work

This week B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon welcome Naser Haghamed, CEO of Islamic Relief Worldwide. Naser has travelled across 35 countries to help deliver aid where it is needed the most. He shares his insights with our listeners.

“What A Relief” Podcast 52: Continuing to Uphold American Ideals

“What A Relief” Podcast 52: Continuing to Uphold American Ideals

In this episode, B.C. & Mordant welcome two special guests: Scott Copper and Joe Jenkins from Veterans for American Ideals. They were introduced to the show when IRUSA was featured on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

“What A Relief” Podcast 51: Aww! One Year Old!

“What A Relief” Podcast 51: Aww! One Year Old!

Can you believe it? It’s been one year now since hosts B.C. Dodge and R. Mordant Mahon got this thing started—one year since they interviewed their first guest about his overwhelming experience greeting Syrian refugees on Greece’s shore.

“What A Relief” Podcast 50: Islam in Spanish: Empowering an Underserved Community Part II

“What A Relief” Podcast 50: Islam in Spanish: Empowering an Underserved Community Part II

In this podcast, B.C. & Mordant continue their talk with Jaime Mujahid Fletcher from Islam in Spanish. He shares more detailed insight on how his organization is making strides to bring knowledge about Islam to the Spanish-speaking community.

“What A Relief” Podcast 49: Islam in Spanish – Empowering an Underserved Community

“What A Relief” Podcast 49: Islam in Spanish – Empowering an Underserved Community

In this episode, B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon welcome Jaime Mujahid Fletcher from Islam in Spanish to share his groundbreaking efforts in making Islam accessible to the Spanish-speaking community.

“What A Relief” Podcast 48: Addressing MENA’s Youth Employment Crisis

“What A Relief” Podcast 48: Addressing MENA’s Youth Employment Crisis

In this episode, B.C. & Mordant chat with Taleb Salhab and Saro Nakashian from Education for Employment. The organization started in 2006 in Gaza and now spans eight countries with a mission of creating job opportunities for unemployed youth in the Middle East and North Africa. By providing world-class professional and technical training, they have placed over 10,500 youth in jobs to date.

“What A Relief” Podcast 47: In Which We Interview Our First Unicorn

“What A Relief” Podcast 47: In Which We Interview Our First Unicorn

Susan Dennard is an author who writes young adult novels that have nothing to do with humanitarian aid.

“What A Relief” Podcast 45:  Muslim Youth and the Religious Literacy Gap

“What A Relief” Podcast 45: Muslim Youth and the Religious Literacy Gap

This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Hadia Mubarak. Hadia is a lecturer on religion and gender at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and works with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU).
She joins the podcast this week to talk about her work on an article for ISPU about the religious literacy gap currently impacting Muslim youth.