Are you wanting to learn more about social change? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best social change podcasts of 2021.
We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.
We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, Twitter us Pretty Progressive (Twitter) and we will check it out!
Best Social Change Podcasts 2021
With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.
Hope & Hard Pills
- Publisher: Andre Henry, Alicia T. Crosby
- Total Episodes: 28
Exploring practical insight on racial justice and social change.
- Publisher: Peter Joseph
- Total Episodes: 22
Revolution Now! is a bi-weekly program about social change, hosted by author, filmmaker and activist: Peter Joseph.
Straight Up with Trent Shelton
- Publisher: Three Percent Chance
- Total Episodes: 80
Straight Up with Trent Shelton is a weekly podcast featuring fire wisdom from the man himself. A former NFL wide receiver turned internationally successful motivational speaker with over 12 million followers on social media, Trent brings his powerful, honest perspective to bring you the truth you need to hear – even if it’s hard to take. If you’re looking for content that will touch your heart and change your life, Straight Up with Trent Shelton delivers it straight to your ears!
The Social Change Career Podcast
- Publisher: PCDNetwork
- Total Episodes: 101
Align your passion with your purpose with the Social Change Career Podcast. PCDN sits down with the world’s top professionals in the social change field to learn how they are changing the world while making a living. Honest conversations turn career advice for the global changemakers.
- Publisher: Emma Zimmerman
- Total Episodes: 65
On Social Sport, Emma Zimmerman features conversations with endurance athletes of all types committed to fostering social change. The athletes she speaks with are climate change activists, mental health advocates, and promoters of more inclusive outdoor spaces. Through Social Sport, she shares the stories and thoughts of people who explore the connection between sport and activism in their lives. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/socialsport/support
- Publisher: David Antwi
- Total Episodes: 601
Each week on Kharis Church podcast, you’ll hear teaching from senior pastor David Antwi. Get wholesome biblical preaching that will change your life and strengthen you in your faith. Visit us at www.kharis.org or follow our social media platforms.
- Publisher: Andy Luttrell
- Total Episodes: 42
A show about the science of our opinions, where they come from, and how they change. Hosted by social psychologist, Andy Luttrell.
The Egyptian Streets Podcast
- Publisher: Egyptian Streets
- Total Episodes: 10
From the intersection of Egyptian identity and creative social change: stories from street to sound.
The Do One Better! Podcast – Philanthropy, Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
- Publisher: Alberto Lidji
- Total Episodes: 114
Weekly podcasts on philanthropy, sustainability and social entrepreneurship, hosted by Alberto Lidji, former Global CEO of the Novak Djokovic Foundation. Insightful interviews with the leaders who are achieving remarkable change. Be inspired!
Hidden Pearls Podcast
- Publisher: Thunderbird Performance
- Total Episodes: 20
Sharing the untold stories of the people and communities impacted by social and environmental injustice. Our goal is to raise awareness, increase understanding, promote healing, and ultimately make change.
Irresistible (fka Healing Justice Podcast)
- Publisher: Irresistible Movements
- Total Episodes: 138
Formerly known as Healing Justice Podcast, Irresistible is a virtual practice space at the intersection of collective healing & social change. We share a conversations with powerful social justice leaders, and accompanying audio practices to help resource you in your leadership and vision. We are more than resistance — we are irresistible.
The Seo Singh Show: Content Marketing, Influencer Marketing and Blogging Tips
- Publisher: Karan Singh (Seo Singh)
- Total Episodes: 204
Bi-Weekly podcast with quick and actionable Content Marketing tips to change the way you do branding and write or create content. The podcast goes deep into content creation, content distribution, and content repurposing and talks about some advanced SEO and Social Media Metrics as well.
INSIDE BRIEFING with Institute for Government
- Publisher: Institute for Government
- Total Episodes: 107
How can we make government work more effectively? What are Brexit and the current political tumult doing to our institutions? Is Britain’s Constitution able to withstand the strains of 21st Century social, political and technical change? What needs to change in our system of government – and how can we change it?Find out in the weekly podcast from Britain’s leading governmental think tank, where we analyse the latest events in politics and explain what they mean. Every week on INSIDE BRIEFING, IfG Director Bronwen Maddox welcomes experts, analysts and special guests for a free-ranging conversation on what makes government work – and how to fix it when it doesn’t. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Experience with LaFern Cusack
- Publisher: ESPN Radio
- Total Episodes: 150
LaFern Cusack generates awareness and social change by highlighting issues, leaders and events that shape our lives.
Dollars and Change Podcast
- Publisher: Wharton Social Impact Initiative
- Total Episodes: 165
Wharton Social Impact Initiative talks with leading industry experts who are changing the world through social enterprises, impact investing, corporate social responsibility programs, social impact research, and more. Subscribe to the Dollars and Change Podcast today wherever you get your podcasts! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Social Workers, Rise!
- Publisher: Catherine, LCSW
- Total Episodes: 49
We will talk everything social work, on every level from micro to macro. We will hear the stories of social workers who are doing big things, learn new skills, and most importantly, give you actionable steps to change more lives than you ever thought possible.
- Publisher: Interfaith Center of New York
- Total Episodes: 57
Interfaith Matters is an original podcast series from The Interfaith Center of New York that explores how interfaith engagement matters to making positive social change
The Winning Side
- Publisher: Sara Hasan
- Total Episodes: 11
‘The Winning Side’ is a series of podcast sessions with Sara Hasan that focuses on WINNING themes such as incorporating Diversity & Inclusion, driving social impact and leading change.
Impact Boom Podcast – Social Enterprise & Design
- Publisher: Impact Boom Podcast – Social Enterprise & Design
- Total Episodes: 260
Impact Boom searches the globe to find the people, stories & inspiration to help you create maximum positive impact. We interview world-leading social innovators, entrepreneurs, changemakers, designers, educators, thinkers and doers who share Insights, ideas & inspiration. As long as these leaders are focussing their efforts on creating positive social and environmental change, we’ll make sure you hear about it.
The Spin Sucks Podcast with Gini Dietrich
- Publisher: Gini Dietrich, Founder of Spin Sucks
- Total Episodes: 151
We’re your one-stop shop for modern communications. The lines between PR, marketing, search, advertising, social, and content continue to blur, making it difficult to decide what belongs where. Rather than decide, let’s come together and work as one to grow organizations. We can change the PR industry…together.