Discussion with Denise Thomas-Morrow CEO/Director of Healthy Moves. Healthy Moves brings movement, fitness, and fun to elementary students. The organization provides fun ways for kids to get the physical activity needed to be healthy. Visit them at http://www.hm4kids.org.
Discussion with Bill Lueders, Managing Editor of The Progressive. A voice for peace, social justice, and the common good! Since 1909, The Progressive magazine has aimed to amplify voices of dissent and voices under-represented in the mainstream, with a goal of championing grassroots progressive politics. Their bedrock values are nonviolence and freedom of speech. Visit them at http://www.progressive.org.
Discussion with Lindsey Grayzel and Ken Ward. We talked about the film The Reluctant Radical, climate change, and what the environmental movement needs to do to properly address climate change.
THE RELUCTANT RADICAL is a film about activist Ken Ward. The film follows Ken as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change. Community screening, Monday May 7th at 6:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 13th & Chambers. Suggested $10 donation. Meet Ken and the videographers (Lindsey Grayzel) who documented it so beautifully. All proceeds go to the Valve Turners Defense Fund. https://www.thereluctantradicalmovie.com
Guests Karen Rainsong and Wendy Ames-Dionisio joined the program. Singing Creek Educational Center inspires children and families toward an appreciation of local history through hands-on interactive learning. https://www.singingcreekcenter.org/
Talked with John Abbe, Communication Coordinator and Jana Thrift, Station Manager about KEPW. Discussed the organization’s mission, how community members can get their own radio show, upcoming events, current programs, and Nonprofit Eugene’s upcoming schedule.
Talked with Diane Bolte-Silverman. SPOT is an all-volunteer, nonprofit working to end dog overpopulation in our community. They raise funds to assist low/no-income dog owners in Lane County to spay or neuter their dogs. http://www.spotspayneuter.org/
Ann Shaffer and Chryss Allaback were the guests. Middle Eastern Dance Guild of Eugene is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide a venue to foster performance, education, and enjoyment of Middle Eastern Dance and music.
Population Connection President and CEO John Seager was the guest. Population Connection is a non-profit organization that raises awareness of population challenges and advocates for improved global access to family planning and reproductive health care. The organization was founded in 1968.