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.
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 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.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area with guests: John Eckstrom, CEO of Shelter Inc; Beth Stokes, Executive Director of Episcopal Community Services; and Shari Wooldridge, Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on creating opportunity for underserved individuals through educational opportunities with guests: Mia Bonta, CEO of Oakland Promise and Meredith Curry, Fellow at Northern California College Promise Coalition.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on immigrant children rights with guests: Rich Leimsider, Executive Director of Safe Passage Project; Gladis Molina Alt, Child Advocate Program Director at The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights; and Wendy Young, President of The Kids in Need of Defense (KIND).
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation with the workforce team at Goodwill Southern California as well as partner ARCO Brand Management with guests: Luis Castanon, Senior Director of Workforce & Career Development and Alejandro Garcia, Career Service Specialist at Goodwill Southern California; and Alicia Vargas-Pharis from ARCO Brand Management.
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.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion services designed for the LGBTQ community with guests: National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Imani Rupert- Gordon; Fenway Health CEO Ellen LaPointe; and LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland Executive Director Phyllis Harris.
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.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on Substance Use Disorder in the United States with guests: Gateway Community Services CEO Candace Hodgkins; Shatterproof Founder & CEO Gary Mendell; and Rise Recovery CEO Evita Morin.
Craig Thompson, CEO of APLA Health, discusses the history of the organization, particularly its involvement with the AIDS crisis, and what they continue to do today to help their community. 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.
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.
Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: ACLU Massachusetts Executive Director Carol Rose; Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Executive Director Jorge Baron; and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights SVP of Programs and Legal Strategy Wade McMullen.