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.
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.
Stephen Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer of the California Health Collaborative, discusses the programs that serve the health needs of Californians across various age groups. This interview was produced in collaboration with ValleyPBS.
The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles’ Founder and Executive Artistic Director Ben Donenberg, Board Chair Wendy Garen, and Youth and Education Consultant Chris Anthony, discuss how the organization is managed and how they help their community connect to the arts with programs like Veterans in Art. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Featuring: Melanie Rios Glaser, Executive Director of the Wooden Floor, Reginald Adams, President & CEO of the Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston, Dr. John Long, Vice President of Research and Collections of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Sue Gardner, Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation, Cindy Cohn, Legal Director & General Counsel of Electronic Frontier Foundation, Jakada Imani, Executive Director of Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Marc Spencer, CEO of Juma Ventures, Martin Fisher, CEO of KickStart, and Cecil Williams, Minister of Liberation of Glide Foundation.
Joel Arquillos, Executive Director at 826LA, discusses getting young people excited about writing and helping children find their voice through storytelling. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Nina Kemppel President & CEO of the Alaska Community Foundation discusses transforming gifts from Alaskans into extraordinary contributions for the state’s future. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.
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.
Nick Duvall, Former Chief Advancement Officer & Senior Vice President of the Little Red Door Cancer Agency, discusses how providing emotional and social-based programs can drastically improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their families. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Laura Janney, Executive Director of Muncie Outreach, discusses educating communities throughout Indiana on the identities and rights of young LGBTQ residents. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Sharon Toomer, Executive Director of the National Association of Black Journalists, discusses how the organization trains and educates black students in sharing stories that impact a diverse number of citizens. This interview was produced in collaboration with WHUT (Howard University Television).
Carol Henault, Executive Director at Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California, discusses how bringing books to children from low income homes can expand their personal libraries as well as their minds.This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
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.
Ryan Eisenberg, Executive Director of AchieveKids, discusses the complex and various challenges that students with learning disabilities face, and the system that the organization has developed to find the best learning pathways for each of those students.