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
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation with the workforce team at Goodwill Southern California as well as partner ARCO Brand Management with guests: Luis Castanon, Senior Director of Workforce & Career Development and Alejandro Garcia, Career Service Specialist at Goodwill Southern California; and Alicia Vargas-Pharis from ARCO Brand Management.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation with the executive team of Goodwill Southern California with guests: Patrick McClenahan, President and CEO; Jessica Lall, Board Member; and Simon Lopez, Chief Impact Officer.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the importance of classical music with guests: Lawrence Golan, Music Director; Denise Dillenbeck, Concertmaster; and David Rogers, Executive Director of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra.
Jodi Slick, Founder & CEO of Ecolibrium 3, discusses the founding of the organization and the work they do to help people out of energy poverty that inspires a sustainable future in the Duluth community. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT
Don Ness, Executive Director of the Ordean Foundation, discusses how the organization is able to fund local organizations and address the issues of poverty in the Duluth community. This interview was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on behavioral health with guests: Charles Ingoglia, President & CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health; Maureen O’Connor, President of Palo Alto University; & Colleen Creighton, CEO of the American Association of Suicidology.
Lee Stuart, Executive Director of CHUM, discusses the history, the mission, and the future of the organization, which provides basic necessities and programs to help people and families struggling in their community. This interview was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the 100 Club organization with guests: Caitlyn Brennan, CEO of 100 Club of Chicago; Angela Harrolle, President & CEO of 100 Club of Arizona; and William Skeen, Executive Director of 100 Club Houston, TX