Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how we can forging a better future for Native Americans, with guests; Carly Bad Heart Bull, Executive Director of Native Ways Federation & Shannon O’Loughlin, Chief Executive and Attorney of Association on American Indian Affairs
In celebration of American Business Women’s Day, Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on women-owned businesses, with guests; Gaby King Morse, President & CEO of The Center for Women & Enterprise & Michelle Richards, Executive Director of Great Lakes Women’s Business Council
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 conversation on how food banks get food to their facilities, with guests; Mark Skurnik, Senior Sourcing Manager of Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, Randy Akahoshi, Procurement Development Specialist of Maui Fresh International & Jerry Creekpaum, Chief Operations Officer of Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on Critical Race Theory, with guests: Dr. J. Allen Bryant, who teaches at Appalachian State U. and is also Director of The Gadugi Program, a partnership between the University and Cherokee Central Schools; Dr. Trinidad Gonzales, a history and Mexican American Studies instructor at South Texas College and co-founding member of Refusing to Forget; and Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, an associate professor of history at Ohio State University where he teaches courses on the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the USA’s broken immigration system, with guest; Benjamin Johnson, Executive Director of American Immigration Lawyers Association & Russell Smith, CEO of Refugee Services of Texas.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of African American Chambers of Commerce with guests: John Harmon, President & CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ; Larry Ivory, President & CEO of the Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce and Jay King, CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce.
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.
Tim Fallon, CEO of PBS39, discusses how the public television station in Pennsylvania serves the community through educational and entertaining programming. Fallon discusses PBS39’s partnerships and growth in the last years and the important role of public media. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Victoria Coyle, CEO of Meals on Wheels of Greater Lehigh Valley, discusses all the work and organizing that it takes to plan, prep, cook and deliver healthy, hot meals to seniors every day, while also catering to each person’s individual dietary needs. She breaks down the importance of these deliveries beyond the nutrition aspect, as the deliveries can often be a senior’s only interaction with anyone for the day. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Tony Iannelli, CEO and President of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Lehigh Valley, discusses how the chamber and its impact has grown exponentially over the years and how it supports all of its community through various programs. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Alan Jennings, Executive Director of Community Action Committee of Lehigh Valley, discusses the importance of the advocacy organization that works on identifying and solving problems in the community and that works to make the region a better place for all. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on affordable housing with guests: Philip Hecht, President and CEO of Housing Up – in DC; Maria Devlin, President and CEO of Families in Transition in New Hampshire and Rob Cramp, Executive Director of Housing for Homeless Inc in Florida.