Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of community foundations with Dan Smith, President & CEO of the Vermont Community Foundation; and Matthew Randazzo, President & CEO of the Dallas Foundation.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of programs that support underserved children and youth with: Eric Gurna, President & CEO of LAs BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program; Lupi Quinteros-Grady, President & CEO of the Latin American Youth Center; and Cemere James, Interim President & CEO of the National Black Child Development Institute.
Dr. Larry Rice, President of Rogers State University, discusses the university in the realm of higher education in Oklahoma and its role as the only publicly-supported university in the region that gives students a traditional on-campus-housing experience. This interview was produced in collaboration with RSUTV.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on building diversity in the performing arts with Everett McCorvey, Professor and Director of Opera at the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts; and Jose Luis Valenzuela, Artistic Director at the Latino Theatre Company.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the challenges of keeping communities healthy during the pandemic with Krista Zodet, President of the Healthwell Foundation and Tania Barber, President & CEO of Caring Health Center.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how children welfare services have been affected during the pandemic with guests: Tara Perry, CEO of National CASA/GAL Association for Children; Barnaby Murff, CEO of Extraordinary Families in Los Angeles and Larry Rein, President & CEO of Childnet in Florida.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on creating a fair and just market place with: Consumer Reports’ Chief Scientific Officer, James Dickerson; Chief Research Officer, Kristen Prucell, and Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Leonora Wiener.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the challenges of running a financially stable nonprofit during COVID with guests: Eric Anyah, Chief Financial Officer of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Eileen Frazier, Chief Administrative Officer of the National School Board Association.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on aquariums and ocean conservation during the pandemic with: Roger Germann, President & CEO of the Florida Aquarium; Vikki Spruill, President & CEO of the New England Aquarium and Keith Sanford, President & CEO of the Tennessee Aquarium.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how educators are developing young minds during the pandemic with guests: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers; Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation; and Kyle Zimmer, President, CEO & Co-Founder of First Book.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the future of immigrant children with: The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights’ Executive Director Maria Woltjen, and Board Member Frances de Pontes Peebles.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of advancing Native American Art and Artists in America with guests: Della Warrior, Director of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture; Lulani Arquette, President & CEO of the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation; and John Vanausdall, President & CEO of The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.
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.
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.
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.
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.