40 Best Community Development Podcasts
Community Development Podcasts
Here are 40 Best Community Development Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. The Hop-Ons Podcast: An Arrested Development/Twin Peaks/Community Podcast
A podcast once about Arrested Development and Twin Peaks but now about Community! Hosted by Colin Cox and Jon Phelps.
Play 3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 68 min ⋅ Oct 2016 Get Email Contact More
2. The CCE Podcast | community • engagement
Hawthorne, California, US
The CCE Podcast promotes civic engagement by highlighting community leaders at UTEP and El Paso, promoting personal development and civic-mindedness.
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Play⋅ 137 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact More
3. All Power To The Developing!
A podcast of the East Side Institute, an international center for social change efforts that reinitiate human and community development. We support, connect and partner with committed and creative activists, scholars, artists, helpers and healers all over the world. In 2003, Institute co-founders Lois Holzman and the late Fred Newman had a paper published with the title 'All Power to the Developing.' We hope that this podcast series will show you that, far more than a slogan, 'all power to the developing' is a loving activity, a pulsing heart in an all too cruel world
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact More
4. First State Insights
Newark, Delaware, US
Information, perspectives, and analysis for public policy, management, and community and economic development in Delaware. Presented by the Institute for Public Administration (IPA), a research and public service center in the University of Delaware's Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy & Administration.
Play⋅ 101.5K⋅ 61.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
5. Missing Pages of History
New York, US
Missing Pages of History is a Community Development radio talk show, that seeks to serve as an instrument of being a voice for the underserved communities and its people; who voices, interests and contributions that have been omitted from the main stream media and the history books. We seek to tell their stories and contributions that they are making and have made toward the upliftment of humanity and world development.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 127 min ⋅ Oct 2012 Get Email Contact More
6. Develop This: Economic and Community Development
Develop This! podcast is published weekly and explores topics related to transformational community leadership including economic development, non-profit engagement, organizational management, and policy development. It is a candid conversation with veterans of the economic development profession along with inspiring interviews of today's thought leaders.
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Play⋅ 44 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact More
7. Iron Sharpens Iron
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Iron Sharpens Iron is a podcast where veteran community organizers Leon Robinson and De'Wayne Drummond interview Philadelphians organizing for change in their neighborhoods. Iron Sharpens Iron is produced by the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations.
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Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 3.7K ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact More
8. Mosaic's Community Life Podcast
Join Jane Teasdale as she discusses life in the community, art, social connection and asset based community development.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ Apr 2021 Get Email Contact More
9. Candid Community Leadership
Marion, Iowa, US
Join Marion Economic Development Corporation for candid interviews with prominent business and community leaders.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 572 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 41 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
10. Conversations with Community Managers
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Our podcast series with some of the smartest minds in the online community and social business space highlights what they're working on, why they do what they do, and what advice they have for you.This is a great way to begin to understand the nuances of community strategy and management. Each episode is short (usually less than 20 minutes) and focuses on one community management professional.
Play⋅ 14.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
11. The Streets Are Planning
Where Urban Planning, Cities, Hip Hop Culture and Community Development conversations live. The Streets are Planning Podcast highlights the unheard voices, stories and impact of community leaders working in cities and neighborhoods across the globe.
Play⋅ 608⋅ 1.1K ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact More
12. The Todd Leonard Show
Leave the negative behind. New Jersey personal injury lawyer, Todd Leonard, talks to people in the community about the good things that they're doing. Todd Leonard is the founder of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm in Morris County, New Jersey, and The Leonard Foundation. Todd believes it is vitally important to support his community. He lives this commitment to serve as a coach, volunteer, and supporter of local charities.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 3 ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact More
13. Keys to Financial Inclusion
The Keys to Financial Inclusion Podcast is brought to you by National Disability Institute's Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development. Hear from thought leaders in the disability and financial communities who will share insights, analysis and emerging strategies to improve and increase investing, lending and service activities for people with disabilities.
Play 2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
14. Community Development Institute
Conway, Arkansas, US
The Community Development Institute (better known as CDI) has been the go-to resource for community and economic development training in the Mid-South since 1987. At CDI, community leaders learn the skills and strategies they need to make an immediate, positive impact on their community. On the CDI podcast, we are expanding our reach by connecting with community leaders and citizens to explore a broad range of community and economic development topics and engage in real conversations with leaders across the state of Arkansas and beyond.
Play⋅ 1.9K⋅ 796 ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 23 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
15. The Power of Community
If you are passionate about community development, storytelling and arts for social impact, check out this podcast The PoWEr of CommUNITY. Your Host Dimitrios Papalexis will be presenting amazing youth and community development initiatives and interviews with individuals and organizations who are doing amazing work.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
16. Community Wise: A LISC Podcast
New York, US
The Community Wise Podcast is a regular conversation between LISC staff and practitioners and thought leaders from across the worlds of community development, social enterprise and social justice.
Play⋅ 11.4K⋅ 15.3K ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact More
17. Jesup Group Podcast
Neosho, Missouri, US
The Jesup Group podcast is a program for entrepreneurs in southwest Missouri. Through the Jesup Group, Crowder College strives to assist with community economic development, growth of entrepreneurship, and innovation in the communities we serve in southwest Missouri. Our mission is to help people become more self-sufficient and develop even stronger and more vibrant communities.
Play⋅ 149⋅ 29 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 64 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
18. Building This Community
Louisville, Kentucky, US
Building This Community is your city, business, and policy development podcast. In addition to the discussions we host with a range of guests, we aim to make the most pressing issues in city development accessible for everyone by using Louisville as a Petri dish to assess and compare policies and business ideas from around the globe as well as to find the best ways to better our community.
Play⋅ 172 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact More
19. The Communities Show
In 2021 everyone needs a community just like in 2010 everyone needed a Facebook page. Watch or listen to The Communities Show podcast to see how people and businesses build their communities, learn new community tools and trends, hang out with community builders, developer advocates, streamers, creators and other fun people
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
20. Whistle Post
Ensuring that nonprofits and their partners are well positioned to meet the needs of communities is a complex challenge. This is the Whistle Post, a podcast covering the world of workforce and community development with the people who are making it happen. Join us as we explore industry crossroads, milestones and the critical work of leaders and those on the front-lines of issues impacting our communities. If you seek to maximize the impact of a non-profit or community organization, or just want to hear some great advice, this podcast is for you.
Play⋅ 2.2K⋅ 858 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact More
21. Conversations with Belle
New York, US
Conversation is a lost art. Therefore, a couple of my friends have joined me to revive it! Join me, Belle Woodz, and my friends for episodes of probing questions that provoke thought, laughter and other emotions. We talk about everything from relationships to personal growth and our thoughts on community development. Let's get into these conversations.
Play⋅ 375⋅ 39 ⋅9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact More
22. The CRA Podcast with Linda Ezuka
Honolulu, Hawaii, US
Welcome to the CRA Podcast. I'm Linda Lewis Ezuka, your host and Founder of CRA Today and the CRA Hub. This podcast is part of my mission to transform communities through the power of economic development and the Community Reinvestment Act. For a deeper dive into community development concepts, join your CRA colleagues in the CRA Hub, a membership for bankers to connect and master the art of the CRA.
Play⋅ 185⋅ 53 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 10 min ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact More
23. The Community Development Podcast
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Podcast and blog about Community Development in Wales, the UK & beyond: promoting its value; sharing its learning; connecting its practitioners.
Play⋅ 2.8K ⋅ Jan 2018 Get Email Contact More
24. All Things CoNimby
An unfiltered exploration into community development, and all things CoNimby.
Play⋅ 272⋅ 65 ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact More
25. The Development Community Leadership Podcast
Helping equip young people in organisations to communicate, connect and lead to great effect!
Play Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
26. Peace, Love and WTF Podcast
Lifelong friends having thoughtful discussions encouraging personal and community development through Peace and Love, while occasionally exploring the question What The F!
Play⋅ 3 ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact More
27. Community From Within
A Podcast about Community Economic Development, starting a business from scratch, and other thoughts and opinions based on my life here on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. I'm driving home from work every day thinking about how to improve my community.
Play Jun 2019 Get Email Contact More
28. Intro: Community Development For The Public
Community Development is for the public. People can learn CD principles and practice it; playing their individual roles, transforming the Community.
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29. Talks for Global Development
Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
TGD is an interdisciplinary organization where students, teachers and researchers raise awareness about the socio-economic and environmental challenges of the present in order to inspire the TU/e community to create, design and implement innovative technological solutions for sustainable development. Our special attention is reserved for the Global South, but we are indeed flexible regarding projects.This podcast channel will cover multiple topics regarding SDGs, stay tuned.
Also in International Development Podcasts
Play⋅ 652 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
30. Faithful Community
Faithful community is a podcast about building community curated for the church. In our world where loneliness has reached epidemic proportions, the Church must once again turn our gaze toward the development of beloved community. Each episode we talk to everyday people who are building communities that are becoming church. Hosted by Luke Edwards.
Play⋅ 72 ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact More
31. Meet My Guest!
Meet My Guest is a podcast to talk about Community Development.
Play Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
32. The Future is Community Podcast
This is the official home to Dr. Caitlin Bletscher's 'The Future is Community' podcast series, starting from a discussion in her undergraduate classes at Washington State University Vancouver. This podcast series explores the future of community development from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines, uncovering new insights, strategies, and best practices for addressing future community concerns - locally and globally.
Play Oct 2020 Get Email Contact More
33. Simon Real Talk
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
A real down to earth discussion on issues that may not be mainstream but key to personal and community development.
Play⋅ 630 ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
34. The Community
The Community is a podcast by Central Arkansas Development Council, a community action agency headquartered in Benton, Arkansas. The hosts will take you through all the programs and events that CADC has to offer Arkansas residents. You'll hear from special guests about their personal experiences with the agency.
Play Jun 2020 Get Email Contact More
35. Scorpio Community Development Arrives
An introduction to the aims of Scorpio Community Development. An ongoing free training package to those new in the trustee sector finding their feet in the world of governance and management.
Play⋅ 70⋅ 21 ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact More
36. The Build Community Through Love Podcast
The Build Community Through Love Podcast highlights the efforts and strategies used to empower and grow community through economic development, community development and education.
Play⋅ 827 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
37. One City Podcast
Sun Valley, California, US
We exist as a community of believers that desire to make disciples of Jesus Christ in urban communities through church revitalization, young adult ministry, community development, and youth outreach.
Play⋅ 71.5K⋅ 37K ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact More
Community Development Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Develop This! Podcast||developthispodcast.com||41|
|Linda Lewis Ezuka||spreaker.com||34|
|Colin Cox and Jon Phelps||thehoponspod.libsyn.com||32|
|Lera & Olle||anchor.fm||28|
|Missing Pages of History||blogtalkradio.com||23|
|Institute for Public Administration, University of||soundcloud.com||21|
Community Development Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Todd Leonard Show||6|
|State Of Community Management||4|
|Community Manager Role||4|
|Community Management Best Practices||3|
|Journey Of Giving||2|
|A Look Inside TheCR Network||2|
|Community Case Studies||2|
|Center Of Excellence||1|
|Jewish Community Foundation||1|
|Strengthening The Community||1|
Community Development Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Social Change Podcasts||34|