Into the Fold Podcast: Issues in Mental Health

Our podcast series is one of the ways we move from simply talking about our grantmaking to influencing dialogue and learning about mental health and well-being. Hosted by “Ike at the Mic,” our public affairs representative Ike Evans, the series captures the human implications of mental health and the factors that influence it, bringing you conversations with mental health experts, consumers, advocates, practitioners, researchers and community leaders from across Texas and beyond.

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February 2023: Listener Question of the Month

February is Black History Month. The teaching of history has become increasingly politicized, particularly with respect to race. We would love to hear from YOU, and get your views on this topic. We are especially interested in hearing from teachers or parents of school-age children. We would like an answer to this question: 

Is the growing scrutiny of teaching about Black history something that has impacted you personally? In what way? What would you like policymakers to know about your experience with this?   

We will accept responses as either written testimonials or audio recordings. Selected responses will be read or played during an upcoming Into the Fold episode. You will be notified if your response is selected. Respondents are kept anonymous by default.

Send your response to If your audio file is too large to send via email, upload it to this Box folder. In such a case, you should still send an email so we know who you are. Thanks!


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2022: The Year in Podcasts 

Our podcast is a way for us to influence dialogue and learn more about mental health and well-being. Let’s take a look back at the episodes of 2022.

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*Into the Fold is part of the Texas Podcast Network. Texas Podcast Network is brought to you by The University of Texas at Austin. Podcasts are produced by faculty members and staffers at UT Austin who work with University Communications to craft content that adheres to journalistic best practices. The University of Texas at Austin offers these podcasts at no charge. Podcasts appearing on the network and this webpage represent the views of the hosts, not of The University of Texas at Austin.


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