Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on maternal health, with guests; Marianne Fray, CEO of Maternity Care Coalition; Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, Vice President for Health Justice of National Partnership for Women and Families Inc.; & Kristin Rowe- Finkbeiner, Executive Director & CEO of MomsRising Together.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on financial literacy, with guests; Charles Bowen, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of First Command Educational Foundation, Joshua Lachs, Chief Executive Officer of Money Think, & Nan J. Morrison, President & CEO of Council for Economic Education.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on gun violence in schools, with guests; Robyn Thomas, Executive Director of The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence; Daud Mumin, Co-Chair of Board of March For Our Lives Action Fund; Po Murray, Co-Founder & Chairwoman of Newtown Action Alliance; & Lori Alhadeff, CEO & Vice Chair of Board of Make Our Schools Safe.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about supporting the transgender community, with guests; Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality & Susan Halla, Board President of TransParent.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about teenage mental health, with guests; Marico Sayoc. Executive Director of CASSY – Counseling and Support Services for Youth, & David Mineta, President & CEO of Momentum for Health.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how summer programs lift up children in need, with guests; Aaron Dworkin, CEO of National Summer Learning Association Glenda Bernhardt, CEO of Freedom School Partners & Randy Barth, Founder and CEO of Think Together Org.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on childhood literacy, with guests; Adeola Whitney, CEO of Reading Partners Joel Zarrow, Ph.D., CEO of Children’s Literacy Initiative, and Heather Jenkins, CEO of The Literacy Lab.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on animal welfare and safety, with guests; Liz Skrobisch, Executive Director of Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island Dr. Edward Schettino, President and CEO of Animal Rescue League of Boston & Kerri Burns, CEO of Santa Barbara Humane Society
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on grief and healing, with guests;
Vicki Jay, CEO of the National Alliance for Children’s Grief, Lauren Schneider, Clinical Director of Child and Adolescent Programs of Our House Grief Support Center, & Bev Warnock, Executive Director of the National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on early childhood development, with guests; Diana Rauner, President of Start Early Drew Furedi, Ed.D., President & CEO of Para Los Niños & Alejandra Barraza, Ph.D., President of HighScope Educational Research Foundation.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on taking care of our aging population, with guests: Suzanne Anderson, Executive Director of AGE of Central Texas, Rimas Jasin, Executive Director of Presbyterian Senior Services, & Linda Levin, CEO of ElderSource
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on early childhood education, with guests; Tori Mannes, President and CEO of Child Care Group Myrna Peralta, President and CEO of CentroNia & William Sperling, CEO of Child360
David Lewis, President and CEO of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, discusses how the organization serves its community by connecting organizations for health, safety and education with the community. He discusses the immense engagement of the community in giving and supporting important causes. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
David Fagerstrom, President and CEO of Greater Valley YMCA, discusses the iconic organization’s mission and how it serves the specific needs of its community, especially child care and social services, and across all ages. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Lisa Walkiewicz, Executive Director of Via of the Lehigh Valley, explains some of the programs and services that Via offers for children and adults with disabilities in the region of Lehigh. The organization’s mission is to support persons with disabilities in leading successful, independent lives that are meaningful and rewarding. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Thomas Harrington, President and CEO of Valley Youth House, discusses the history of Valley Youth House and how important a resource like this has been for runaway and homeless youth. The organization additionally offers programs that cater to the different and unique situations of every youth and family they connect with. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Lin Erickson, Executive Director and CEO of the Da Vinci Science Center, talks about the organization’s mission to spur the imaginations and curiosity of children through science and creation. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Rick Christ, Scout Executive and CEO of Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, discusses the various programs that make up the scouting experience and how that experience brings boys and girls together to work toward a common purpose. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.