Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the modern civil rights movement with guests: Tafeni English, Director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center at the Southern Poverty Law Center; Kevin Jennings, CEO of Lambda Legal and Dorian Spence, Director of Special Litigation and Advocacy at Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law.
Trent Janezich, Chair of the Board of the Northland Foundation, discusses the organization’s mission to support their surrounding communities through programs like grantmaking. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Emily Edison, Executive Director of SOAR Careers, discusses how the organization helps struggling individuals build lifelong careers in Duluth and the surrounding areas. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the challenges of fundraising for performing arts organizations during COVID with guests: Danielle St.Germain-Gordon, Chief Development Officer of San Francisco Ballet, and Dale Hedding, Vice President of Development at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on human rights with guests: Silvia Argueta, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and John Echohawk, Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund.
Mark Oppenheim leads an discussion on children’s literacy and gender equality in education with the executive team of Room to Read, with guests: Geetha Murali, CEO, Heather Simpson, Chief Program Officer and Shari Freedman, Chief Financial Officer.
Mark Oppenheim and special guest James Cheydleur, Director of Leadership Giving of Goodwill of Southern California lead an open-mic discussion on using media to generate support for nonprofit organization.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the importance of Science Museums with guests: Alison Brown, President and CEO of the Science Museum of Minnesota; Linda Silver, CEO of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science; and Frank Steslow, President & CEO of the Frost Museum of Science.
Dayle Patterson, CEO of Lake Superior Community Health Center, discusses the organization’s mission to bring affordable healthcare to their community and how they have adapted over the years to make this possible. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Laurie Berner, Executive Director of Arc Northland, discusses how the organization has evolved over the last 70 years to continue to help people living with disabilities and their families. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on educating the next generation of law enforcement officers with guests: Noel March, Lecturer of Justice Studies at University of Maine at Augusta; Ramona Prieto, Retired Deputy Commissioner with the California Highway Patrol, and a Deadly Force Review Board Member with the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation; Obed Mangy, CEO of Mangy Leadership and Police Officer of the Sacramento Police Department; and Jonni Redick, Adjunct Faculty at University of San Diego.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on on food insecurity in Oakland and Alameda County with the executive team of the Alameda County Community Food Bank with guests: Suzan Bateson, Executive Director and Allison Pratt, Chief of Partnership and Strategy.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area with guests: John Eckstrom, CEO of Shelter Inc; Beth Stokes, Executive Director of Episcopal Community Services; and Shari Wooldridge, Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the role of University Art Museums with guests: David Brenneman – Director at the Eskenazi Museum of Art; Amy Gilman – Director at the Chazen Museum of Art; and David Little – Director and Chief Curator at the Mead Art Museum.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation with the executive team of the National Forest Foundation with guests: Mary Mitsos, President & CEO; Ray Foote, Executive Vice President; and Marcus Selig, Vice President, Field Programs.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on creating opportunity for underserved individuals through educational opportunities with guests: Mia Bonta, CEO of Oakland Promise and Meredith Curry, Fellow at Northern California College Promise Coalition.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on immigrant children rights with guests: Rich Leimsider, Executive Director of Safe Passage Project; Gladis Molina Alt, Child Advocate Program Director at The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights; and Wendy Young, President of The Kids in Need of Defense (KIND).
Tiffany Schleppegrell, Executive Director of Project Care Free Clinic, discusses how their services provide affordable healthcare to their community. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT
James Christmas, Founder, President, & CEO of North Home Children & Family Services, discusses the founding of the organization and its mission to provide mental health services to children and families in Northern Minnesota. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT