A podcast hosted by Mayor Mattie Parker, 'Go Time' takes a look at current city issues, innovative Fort Worth residents, and how we are moving the 12th largest city in the nation forward.
H2OMG: "EP 13: Hippo Poop!"
This week on Go Time, instead of a regular Go Time episode, we are featuring an episode of H2OMG. H2OMG is a podcast produced by the City of Fort Worth Water Utility, and every episode is all about water and all the ways it touches our lives in Fort Worth. In this episode, “Hippo Poop!”, H2OMG goes to the Fort Worth Zoo and talks with the Life Support Systems Supervisor about the zoo's water filtration systems and how they help keep the animals happy.
Fort Worth Focus: preparing for disaster and leading during crisis with Fire Chief Jim Davis
Fort Worth Fire Department Chief Jim Davis leads the City’s efforts to prepare for, respond to, and then recover from emergencies. Chief Davis and Mayor Parker sat down to discuss leadership in a crisis, what the City does behind the scenes in an emergency, and the steps every person should take to make their families safer during National Preparedness Month.
Meet Artes de la Rosa Executive Director William Girón, his work preserves and celebrates vibrant Latino art and culture in Fort Worth
Artes de la Rosa is a jewel of Fort Worth that works to preserve, promote, and interpret the art, culture, lives, and history of the Latino community. This work is led by Executive Director William Girón, who sat down with Mayor Parker to discuss Artes de la Rosa's history and programs, as well as the big plans they have for Hispanic Heritage Month 2021.
Fort Worth Focus: homelessness, housing, and hope with Lauren King and Tara Perez
Mayor Parker discusses issues surrounding homelessness in Fort Worth with Tara Perez, who leads the City’s Directions Home program, and Lauren King, who leads the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, including the HB 1925 "camping ban," permanent supportive housing projects, Fort Worth Police Department's HOPE team, and the path to ending chronic homelessness.
Meet Chauncey Franks, a coach and mentor for a new generation of leaders in Fort Worth
As the TCU-FCA Life & Character Coach, Chauncey Franks touches the lives of hundreds of TCU student-athletes, helping to grow them into the leaders that will be directing the future of Fort Worth. Chauncey and Mayor Parker sit down to talk about students, family, BBQ, and how the lessons learned in locker rooms full of teammates with a common goal can translate to our everyday lives.
Fort Worth Focus: community policing, crime reduction strategies, CCPD, and more with Chief Noakes
Chief Neil Noakes sits down with Mayor Parker to discuss the Fort Worth Police Department, his leadership strategies, community policing, crime reduction strategies, the Crime Control and Prevention District, and his personal background that led him to this job.
Mayor Mattie Parker
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Thank you Mayor Parker and team for the relative, insightful, and fun content on this podcast. Grateful to stay informed and get to know more of the leaders and influencers here in FWTX!
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Excellent podcast! Hear about all the unique and innovative things going on in our great city!
Thanks for you vision Mattie Parker!