Beyond the Echo Chamber: Cultivating Inclusive, Resilient, and Transformative Safe Spaces

Beyond the Echo Chamber: Cultivating Inclusive, Resilient, and Transformative Safe Spaces

Beyond the Echo Chamber: Cultivating Inclusive, Resilient, and Transformative Safe Spaces

The Man Enough Podcast - May 1, 2023 - 52:06

Explore the ins and outs of safe spaces with Jamey, Liz, and guest host Christopher Rivas. They discuss striking the right balance between creating communities that provide a sense of belonging, while fostering growth and resilience (2:30). How do we value diverse voices and avoid the pitfalls of echo chambers that stifle progress (00:00)? By looking at the impact of online algorithms (34:13) and the need for accountability (43:30), we encourage listeners to take an active role in building (39:52) and participating in empowering communities that foster growth and positive change.New episodes every Monday 🎙️ Special video clips each week on Sign up for the Man Enough newsletter to get full video episodes and positive masculinity news every Monday: Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.Timecodes: 00:00 - Safe spaces shouldn’t be echo chambers 02:30 - Chris knows the beauty of surrounding yourself in a culture based community 07:36 - How do we learn to tolerate people who do not agree with us?11:46 - Individual communities need their own spaces to gather16:19 - How to create positive safe spaces for men 24:11 - Conflict is best met with curiosity, not judgment 28:50 - The power of the witness34:13 - Your online algorithm may make you more unsafe39:52 - Safe spaces are best IRL43:30 - There are no victims, only volunteers 49:45 - Chris’s favorite poem and the importance of giving more than you take Guest Host: Christopher RivasChristopher Rivas is an actor, author, podcaster, and storyteller. He is the host of two podcast series with SiriusXM's Stitcher: Brown Enough, and Rubirosa. On screen, Rivas is known for his work on the Fox series, Call Me Kat. He has recently released his first book Brown Enough, which explores what it means to be Brown in America.Special ThanksThank you LMNT for supporting our show!Head to to get a free LMNT sample pack with any purchase.Support Man Enough Man Enough Newsletter: Enough book: Will Be Human book: Follow The HostsLiz Plank Heath Rivas: › podcast › brown-enough#boys #men #masculinity #echochambers #safespaces #redpill #community #friends

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What does it mean to be a man, and human, in the world today? This Webby-nominated audio & video podcast explores what it means to be a man today and how rigid gender roles have affected all people. The show creates a safe environment for a range of perspectives to meet and stay at the table, exploring how the messages of masculinity show up in relationships, body image, privilege, fatherhood, sex, success, mental health and so much more. Instead of polarizing and demonizing men and masculinity, it invites all humans to participate and thrive in the world.The weekly series is hosted by filmmaker, actor & author Justin Baldoni, author & journalist Liz Plank, and President of Wayfarer Studios & award winning music producer Jamey Heath. It’s currently in Season 2 and is in the top 1% of most followed and shared podcasts on Spotify, beloved by men, women and people of all genders. If you’re interested in learning in real time, deepening your understanding of yourself and others, and being reminded that you are enough, this is the podcast for you.More info at