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At Lubbock Area United Way Giving • People • Hope is much more than a catchphrase. It's our mission. We're bringing you conversations about how we're giving people hope across the South Plains of Texas. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lubbockareaunitedway/support

The Giving People Hope Podcast Lubbock Area United Way

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At Lubbock Area United Way Giving • People • Hope is much more than a catchphrase. It's our mission. We're bringing you conversations about how we're giving people hope across the South Plains of Texas. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lubbockareaunitedway/support

    Responding to the changing work environment with Robin Raney, Elizabeth Laughlin, and Samantha Mendoza

    Responding to the changing work environment with Robin Raney, Elizabeth Laughlin, and Samantha Mendoza

    Today on the hope pod, we're visiting with Robin Raney with Goodwill Industries of Northwest Texas, Elizabeth Laughlin with Literacy Lubbock, and Samantha Mendoza with Workforce Solutions. We're talking about the varied challenges in today's workforce - from helping job seekers gain new skills to helping employers adapt to the changing environment.

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    Learn more about Goodwill's job training classes and get signed up 👉🏽 https://goodwillnwtexas.org/job-training/

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    Find out about Literacy Lubbock's tutoring programs from learning to read to getting a GED 👉🏼 https://literacylubbock.org/

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    Get matched with your next job with the help of Workforce Solutions 👉🏿 https://workforcesouthplains.org/

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    Enroll your child in affordable, quality childcare while you work

    Early Learning Centers 👉🏽 https://elclubbock.org/

    SPCAA Head Start 👉🏼 https://www.spcaa.org/home/head-start-program/

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    Check out the Summer Reading Calendar and start making learning moments with your child 👉🏿 https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/summerreading


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    • 57 min
    Start Smart Texas with Roxanne Saldana Jones and Kierstan Schwab

    Start Smart Texas with Roxanne Saldana Jones and Kierstan Schwab

    In today's episode, we're visiting with Roxanne Saldana Jones with United Ways of Texas and Kierstan Schwab with Texas PBS about Start Smart Texas. Start Smart Texas is a part of the nationwide Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. In 2017, Lubbock became a Start Smart City, and since we've been working with the community to improve third-grade reading levels, kindergarten readiness, and other issues impacting a child's opportunity to succeed in school.

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    Learn more about the local Start Smart Initiative https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/startsmart

    View the Summer Reading Calendar and sign-up for updates https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/summerreading

    Learn more about Start Smart Texas https://startsmarttexas.org/

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    Learn more about United Ways of Texas https://www.uwtexas.org/

    Learn more about https://texaspbs.org/

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    Other resources mentioned in the show:

    Bright by Text https://brightbytext.org/

    Lubbock Learning Neighborhood https://www.facebook.com/groups/149526513083815

    The Parenting Cottage https://www.parentingcottage.org/

    Literacy Lubbock https://literacylubbock.org/


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    • 53 min
    15 Years of the LIVE UNITED Tournament with Amber Dean and Traci Robertson

    15 Years of the LIVE UNITED Tournament with Amber Dean and Traci Robertson

    Today on the podcast, we're excited to have longtime United Way friends Amber Dean and Traci Robertson on to talk about 15 years of the LIVE UNITED Golf Tournament, the incredible good that has been done through the tournament, and the continued impact that is being made. Not a golfer? Don't worry, Amanda is not either. There is still plenty in this episode for you.

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    Learn more about the tournament. https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/golf

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    Check out the Summer Reading Calendar and sign up for updates. https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/summerreading


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    • 29 min
    15 Years of the LIVE UNITED Tournament with Amber Dean and Traci Robertson

    15 Years of the LIVE UNITED Tournament with Amber Dean and Traci Robertson

    Today on the podcast, we're excited to have longtime United Way friends Amber Dean and Traci Robertson on to talk about 15 years of the LIVE UNITED Golf Tournament, the incredible good that has been done through the tournament, and the continued impact that is being made. Not a golfer? Don't worry, Amanda is not either. There is still plenty in this episode for you.

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    Learn more about the tournament. https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/golf

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    Check out the Summer Reading Calendar and sign up for updates. https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/summerreading


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    • 29 min
    Your mental health journey with Alpha Jennings and Devin McCain

    Your mental health journey with Alpha Jennings and Devin McCain

    Today on the Hope Pod, three of our team share about their own mental health journeys. Alpha, Devin, and Amanda talk about their experiences with realizing that counseling would help, finding the right therapist, and being mentally healthy. May is Mental Health Month, and we want to spread the message that mental health is health by sharing our own experiences and normalizing the conversation.

    Find resources at:

    https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/mentalhealth

    Family Counseling Services

    Catholic Charities


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    • 58 min
    The Mental Health of Youth in West Texas with Dr. Jennifer Rojas-McWhinney, Lauren Mitchell and Kim Clifton

    The Mental Health of Youth in West Texas with Dr. Jennifer Rojas-McWhinney, Lauren Mitchell and Kim Clifton

    Today on the podcast, we're talking about the mental health of our West Texas youth. Dr. Jennifer Rojas-McWhinney is with the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center working on telehealth options for youth and their families. Lauren Mitchell is with the City of Lubbock Health Department working with youth at risk of substance abuse. Kim Clifton is the school counselor at Overton Elementary working with elementary ages to support kids and their mental health. Each of these remarkable women has a unique local perspective on the overall mental health of our children. They also provide tons of advice on how parents and caregivers can support the mental health of their children.
    Episode notes:
    Find tons of resources and support at https://www.liveunitedlubbock.org/mentalhealth
    Adolescent Support Network
    Family Counseling Services
    StarCare Specialty Health System, hotline: Call 806.740.1450 or text StarCare to 67634
    Ask your school counselor about TCHATT or CATR
    For more resources, call 211 or visit https://www.211texas.org/

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