Welcome to Voices of the Community, which explores critical issues facing Northern California communities. We introduce you to the voices of community thought leaders and changemakers who are working on solutions that face our fellow individual community members, neighborhoods, cities and our region.
Tipping Point Community
In this episode, we feature the voices of Kelly Bathgate the Chief Program Officer and Marisa Giller the Communications Director at Tipping Point Community. Tipping Point Community was founded by Daniel Lurie back in 2005 with a systemic approach to ending the cycle of poverty for over one plus millions of our fellow community members in the San Francisco Bay Area
U.S. Small Business Administration
In this episode, we feature the voice of Julie Clowes, the District Director of the Small Business. Administration's San Francisco District Office to walk us through all of the COVID-19 funding for small businesses and nonprofits
In this episode, we feature the voice of Al Spector, an advisor to non-profit and mission-driven organizations.
In this episode our featured voice is the CoFounder and Executive Director of Dancers Group Wayne Hazzard. The Dancers' Group was born in the middle of the AIDS crisis has evolved over the decades as a service organization providing wrap around fiscal sponsorship programs and services to incubate and support artists, and the dance community as well as their historical roots of presenting unique grassroots-based dance to the San Francisco Bay Area
Community Music Center
In this episode our featured voice is the Executive Director of Community Music Center Julie Rulyak Steinberg. We wanted to feature the community Music Center because it is an anchor in our arts and culture ecosystem that has been supporting the training, cultivation and celebration of music from children to seniors since 1921.
In this episode our featured voices are George Gundry, the Director of the Free Meals Program and Kenneth Kim, Senior Director of Programs of GLIDE.
With all of the death and economic destruction that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought down upon our community one of the hardest-hit neighborhoods is the Tenderloin.