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Visible

What if you saw what’s wrong in the world today and could do something about it - would you? Visible takes you to the heart of lasting change - exploring the stories of real people, once invisible, and those working to make a difference.

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East London, South Africa: Transforming Communities Together
What does it look like to respond to incredible need around the world? This week, join us for a conversation with Yolanda Worley, an experienced leader with a lifetime of experience in South Africa. Together we're discussing the challenges that people across their country are facing, and examples that show how change and healing is possible. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
28:11 05/18/2021
East London, South Africa: Creating Sustainable Change
Around the world, finding sustainable solutions that meet the needs of people within communities is a big challenge. What does it actually look like when community leaders share a vision and work together to create sustainable change?  This week, travel with us to East London, South Africa - hear the rest of Pastor Vuyo's story and learn about sustainable initiatives happening today from One Collective leaders. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
26:40 05/11/2021
East London, South Africa: Breaking Harmful Cycles
In difficult places around the world, often cycles of poverty and oppression will make growth and transformation difficult. How can people in those situations break through to find change? This week, travel with us to East London, South Africa and learn about what life is like in the many townships that surround the city. Meet Pastor Vuyo, a remarkable leader who grew up in one of these townships, and hear him tell his story. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
20:34 05/04/2021
The Middle East: Responding to Great Need
What does it look like to respond to incredible need around the world? This week, join us for a conversation with Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, an experienced leader with lifetime experience in international work. Together we're discussing the challenges that many people face around the world, and stories that show how change and healing is possible. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
19:54 04/20/2021
The Middle East: Caring for The Invisible
When people are isolated or rejected by society, how are followers of Jesus called to respond?  This week, listen to the rest of Miriam's incredible story, how life changed for her on the other side of the border - and hear from a One Collective leader about how understanding his faith lead to a passion for work among people that are unseen to most of society. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
29:50 04/13/2021
The Middle East: Seeing People on the Margins
When you walk down the street, there are people you see, and people you don't. For those who remain on the margins of society; invisible or unseen - where does hope come from? How can change take place? This week, travel with us to a city in the Middle East and step into the life of a refugee. Walk through the city streets with Mohammad and learn about what this community is like every day, and listen to Miriam share her family's journey in response to war in her home country. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
16:00 04/06/2021
Santiago, Chile: Being Involved Where It Counts
This week, join us for a conversation with Joanne Feldmeth, an expert in the field of children at risk. Together we're discussing the challenges that many leaders face around the world, and also stories of lasting change. You'll hear about how children in the most desperate of situations are finding healing and support - and how leaders are solving problems with unique solutions that transform entire communities. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
34:10 03/23/2021
Santiago, Chile: Learning to Work Together
Many things divide us - but when people unite around a shared vision to transform their community - change can happen quickly. This week, travel with us to Santiago, Chile and experience a community where despite everything that has happened over the last year - transformation is taking place. You'll hear the end of Priscilla's story, what happened when she came back to the center after nearly two years - and meet Alonso & Rachel, two leaders from One Collective who are collaborating with different groups around the city to create lasting change. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
31:09 03/16/2021
Santiago, Chile: Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone
It takes a lot to step out of your comfort zone, into environments where solutions are complicated, but when leaders find the courage to see the invisible people around them - transformation can begin. This week, travel with us to Santiago, Chile and experience a community where despite everything that has happened over the last year - incredible change is taking place. You'll walk alongside pastor Francisco, learning about what life is like on the streets - and hear from Elizabeth about how volunteer groups are caring for children stuck in the most difficult situations. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
19:32 03/09/2021
Lives & Communities Transformed: Season 2
There are a lot of difficult things happening around the world today - and it can be easy to miss stories that show how lives and communities are being transformed.  This season on the Visible podcast, we're taking you again to three communities around the world where real change is happening. You'll meet people who were once invisible, but are now experiencing lasting change - and leaders who are working to see their communities transformed. 
01:39 03/02/2021
Uzhhorod, Ukraine: One Life, One Community, One Collective
In a city with both diversity and division - what does it take to see transformation begin? Hear Reagen, Pastor Vladim, and Doug share what happens when a network of 14 churches and 22 organizations work together to see lasting change take place.    For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
21:22 11/26/2019
Uzhhorod, Ukraine: How Working Together Saves Lives
What would you do if you knew you could change the life for generations of people? This week hear from Gary - a southern gentleman who left the US to work with Roma families, and from Dr. Galina - a local leader who moved her practice to the edge of a Roma camp and is working to treat medical issues across the city.   For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
16:38 11/19/2019
Uzhhorod, Ukraine: The Definition of Invisible
Jump in the car and drive through the hills of Ukraine - then experience the city of Uzhhorod and the Roma camps that surround it. Hear from Christina, a local leader who had an experience that changed how she saw thousands of people across the city.    For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
17:02 11/12/2019
Chibolya, Zambia: How Invisible People Find A Voice
What happens when invisible people are seen and given a voice? Hear from Charity - a deaf and mute woman from Chibolya - who shares how she and her children escaped a desperate situation on the streets and are finding freedom today. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
16:56 11/05/2019
Chibolya, Zambia: Growing Community Together
Walk through the dusty streets of Chibolya into New Hope Farm and hear from Libby - a local woman with a vision for change - and also from Chris, an agricultural developer helping community members find long-term growth.  For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
17:16 10/29/2019
Chibolya, Zambia: Helping Without Hurting
Take your seat and fly on the long journey from Chicago to Chibolya, Zambia - Then step off the plane and experience an incredible new culture. Hear Ben and Kristin share the challenges they faced in moving to Zambia and the excitement of work beginning in the community of Chibolya. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
18:56 10/22/2019
Quito, Ecuador: Out of Slavery and Into Freedom
Hear Kimberly share her journey as she escapes from a terrible situation and finds safety for the first time - and hear from Hannah about what it means to foster trust and security for women in similar situations. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
18:53 10/15/2019
Quito, Ecuador: Why Change is Only Possible Together
What does it look like to see a community transform? Hear how positive cycles are beginning from Aaron, a leader in Quito, and hear from Willy - a young man who grew up fighting on the streets but is now helping others to feel seen and heard. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
19:49 10/08/2019
Quito, Ecuador: The Power of Being Seen
Step into the streets of Quito, Ecuador, and experience what life is like. Hear from David - a young man who grew up in the margins and discovered a new life after leaving home at 12. For more information on the communities and stories you hear on this podcast, and to learn how you can get involved, please visit onecollective.org/visible
19:20 10/01/2019
The Kind of Stuff He Would Do: Season 1
What if you saw what’s wrong in the world today and could do something about it - would you? Visible, hosted by Scott Olson, takes you to the heart of lasting change - exploring the stories of real people, once invisible, and those working to make a difference.
02:48 09/05/2019