Kris Eilers, Executive Director of the St. Louis River Alliance, discusses the importance of the St. Louis River, especially to Lake Superior as well as to surrounding communities. This episode was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
David P. Bennett, Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations of Howard University, discusses how philanthropy intersects with education to provide students with the skills needed to create a more just and inclusive society. This interview was produced in collaboration with WHUT (Howard University Television).
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.
Richard Ayoub, Executive Director at Project Angel Food, discusses the organization’s rich history in the city of Los Angeles and how they are able to provide health care with food. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
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.
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.
Shane Goldsmith, President and CEO of the Liberty Hill Foundation, discusses how they help people who are traditionally excluded from structures of power by raising funds for other organizations from within the communities. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Tammy Pearson, Director of Project Leadership, discusses engaging and equipping young students with the necessary tools they need in order to succeed in the personal and professional lives. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley President & CEO Marcia Mintz; Family Service Association of San Antonio President & CEO Mary Garr and Partnership for Children of Cumberland County President Mary Sonnenberg.
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.
Daniel Klein, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Patient Access Network Foundation, discusses the organization’s mission in providing financial support to under-insured patients facing life-threatening conditions. 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.
Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: United Religions Initiative’s Executive Director Rev. Victor Kazanjian, Jr; Director of Global Communications and Strategic Planning Isabelle Ortega; and Director of Cooperation Circle Support Maria Crespo.
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.
Dezarae Johnson, Director of Generational Changes discusses the various resources and team of support which help foster care youth navigate a variety of daily obstacles This interview was produced in collaboration with ValleyPBS.
Dr. David Baca, Chief of Schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, discusses how his team supports the schools in their district and ensures the changing needs of their teachers and students are met. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.