Dr. Bobby Mukkamala, Flint community leader, medical doctor, and the Chair of the American Medical Association discusses Flint, the community, and the importance of The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) to the community.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on preventing animal cruelty, with guests;
Kenn Altine, CEO of Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Alexis Pagoulatos, CEO of Animal Rescue League of Berks County, & Bill Ganley, Vice President & Chief of Humane Law Enforcement of San Diego Humane Society.
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.
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) is the second-largest art museum in Michigan and one of the largest museum-connected community art schools in the United States. The FIA makes art accessible and inclusive to all members of their community through permanent collection and temporary exhibitions: guided tours; lectures and community dialogues; art classes, workshops, and studio demonstrations; gallery, studio, and outreach programs for PreK-12, Head Start, and homeschool students; films and videos; print, audio, and multimedia resources.
In this collaboration with The Flint Institute of Arts, we spoke to Flint community leaders and discusses the work they do to provide spaces of art and culture to the people of Flint, Michigan.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on symphony orchestras, with guests; Elise Brunelle, Executive Director of Vermont Symphony Orchestra; Mieko Hatano, Executive Director of The Oakland Symphony & Christina Littlejohn, Chief Executive Officer of Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on organizations that help students break the barriers between them and graduation, with guests; Steve Colón, CEO of Bottom Line; Karla Salazar, Executive Director of Scholarship Match Inc; & Steve Stein, CEO of Thrive Scholars.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about mental health in the workplace, with guests; Christina McCarthy, Operations & Member Engagement Director of One Mind at Work; Rachael Steimnitz, Workplace Mental Health Director of National Alliance on Mental Illness-NYC (NAMI-NYC); & Kelly Greenwood, Founder & CEO of Mind Share Partners.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about the benefits of studying abroad, with guests; Heather Barclay Hamir, President & CEO of the Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA); Nick Gozik, Dean of Global Education of Elon University; & Dr. Luchen Li, Head of Global Education at Goucher College.
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 supporting future doctors, with guests; Julie Davidson, Executive Director of Oregon Medical Education Foundation, & Joyce P. Hendricks, President and Chief Development Officer of Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about clean water in Native American land, with guests; John Echohawk, Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund, & George McGraw, Founder & CEO of DigDeep.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about the importance of natural history museums, with guests; Claudio Gomez, Executive Director of McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, Amy Harris, Director of University of Michigan Museum of Natural History,&Halsey Spruance, Executive Director of Delaware Museum of Nature & Science.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about advancing diversity in STEM, with guests; Meredith Gibson, CEO of Association for Women in Science; Dr. Shirley Malcom, Board Chair of National Math & Science Initiative / Director of SEA Change at the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Dr. Allison Scott, CEO of Kapor Center Foundation; & Alaina Percival, CEO and Board Chair of Women Who Code.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about the gender pay gap, with guests;
Gloria Blackwell, CEO of American Association of University Women, Laurie Wolf, President & CEO of The Foraker Group, & Emily Martin, Vice President for Education & Workplace Justice of National Women’s Law Center.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about land conservancy, with guests; Rika Ayotte, Executive Director of Deschutes Land Trust, Jeff Danter, Senior VP of Field Programs of Trust for Public Land, & Liz McLaurin, President & CEO of The Land Trust for Tennessee.
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.