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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.

Voices of the Community George Koster

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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.

    How Are Live Performing Arts Coming Back? Listen to our Panel Discussion

    How Are Live Performing Arts Coming Back? Listen to our Panel Discussion

    Welcome to our September 2021 virtual live panel discussion show with performing arts orgs City Arts & Lecture, San Francisco Performances, Music at Kohl Mansion, San Francisco Mime Troupe, Return to the Stage and the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center discussing how they are bringing back live performances or not, for the 2021 fall performing arts season

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Live Panel with Word for Word, LavaMaeX,Children's Book Project,Simply the Basics,SF GirlsChorus

    Live Panel with Word for Word, LavaMaeX,Children's Book Project,Simply the Basics,SF GirlsChorus

    Our featured voices in this One Hour Special Show are Executive Director of Simply the Basics, Meghan Freebeck, Interim Executive Director, of the San Francisco Girls Chorus Adriana Marcial, the CEO of LavaMaeX Kris Kepler, Word for Word’s Youth Arts program coordinator Amy Prosser and the President of the Board of the Children’s Book Project Risa Schwartz.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Youth Spirits Artworks

    Youth Spirits Artworks

    In this episode our featured voices are the Executive Director of the Youth Spirit Artworks Sally Hindman and the Social Media Manager Reginald Gentry. We wanted to host Youth Spirits Artworks on the show because they have developed both the first tiny homes village for our unhoused youth in the United States

    • 24 min
    Shipyard Trust for the Arts

    Shipyard Trust for the Arts

    In this episode our featured voice is the President and CEO of the Shipyard Trust for the Arts Barbara Ockel. In this episode our focus and theme is on our artists, and how making art and community engagement is supporting the development of studio spaces to support both our artists and a more diverse community of artists in the Bayview and Hunters Point Communities of San Francisco.

    • 29 min
    St. Anthony's

    St. Anthony's

    In this episode our featured voice is the Chief Executive Officer of St Anthony’s Nils Behnke. We wanted to feature the voice of a legacy social service organization that’s approach to providing a hand up to our low-income and unhoused community members is that of seeing them as guests and walking with them on their journey.

    • 32 min
    East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative

    East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative

    In this episode our featured voice is the Executive Director of the East Bay, Permanent Real Estate Cooperative, Noni Session who shares with us how she began to understand cooperatives as the seed of the solution for black liberation, for community revitalization and for a clear path to economic resilience.

    • 38 min

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