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Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.

Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.
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Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.








1-13-19: Leonard Mlodinow, physicist, "Elastic: Unlocking Your Brain's Ability..." @lmlodinow

Leonard Mlodinow is a theoretical physicist and author. His latest book: Elastic...Unlocking Your Brain's Ability to Embrace Change, demonstrates Len's desire to teach, to impart information that is sure to educate, and also entertain. He provides abundant stories about life and change--one of them being Pokimon Go. Stories that will support us on our life path. Len also has written for TV--McGuyver and Star Trek: the Next Generation. twitter: @lmlodinow instagram:...


1-06-19: Karen Bonnell, The Stepfamily Handbook, important guide,

Karen Bonnell is a co-parent coach, mediator and trainer who helps families and couples navigate some emotional territory to reach a healthy place for all. Karen has over 30 years' experience working with families, and she is located close by in Kirkland. Karen's new book "The Stepfamily Handbook: From Dating to Getting Serious to forming a Blended Family" is co-written with Patricia Papernow, a nationally recognized expert on 'blended families'. Together they present a great navigation tool...


12-30-18: Joe Tankersley, optimistic futurist, "Reimagining Our Tomorrows"

Joe Tankersley is a futurist and former Walt Disney Imagineer, and a man actively advocating for a better Tomorrow. Working at Disney enhanced Joe's dream mentality, and he is encouraging all of us to use our dream mechanism and believe that we can create the future we want to live. To assist us Joe has written a wonderful book: Reimagining Our Tomorrows--Making Sure Your Future Doesn't Suck! Joe presents 10 well-researched scenarios of how we can live in harmony on our planet and with each...


12-23-18: Doug Segal, Struck--A Husband's Memoir of Trauma And Triumph,

Doug Segal is author of: Struck--A Husband's Memoir of Trauma and Triumph. 6 years ago a horrific accident in LA left Doug's wife, Susan, with broken bones from head to foot, including a broken neck. It was a miracle she actually survived. Doug's email updates connected family, friends, and a wide network of others to Susan's condition, and these were angels Doug says who were instrumental in Susan's recovery. The story is important for any time of year but it finds a special place at this...


12-16-18: Lenny Levin, certified personal trainer,

Lenny Levin is a Certified Personal Trainer a naturally based training and healing program based on his own challenges with pain and a compromised life. Finding success, Lenny wanted to share it with others which he does through his work "Wellness and Beyond".


12-09-18: Luke Minor, WA State College Savings Plans,

Luke Minor, Washington College Savings Plans Director, has updated info on the 2 current plans. GET (Guaranteed Education Tuition) the 529 plan we've had for the past 20 continues, and thrives. Now we have an added plan: DreamAhead--which provides account owners select savings options. The plans offer Washington families the flexibility of saving for college education for our kids. It provides an invaluable gift of demonstrating that we believe our kids can and need to go on to further...


12-02-18: Toy N Joy, great opportunity to make the holidays joyous for most people

"Toy n Joy" i-- a great annual event where 2 great community entities join forces to create an opportunity for all of us to partner with them, and help create a more joyous season for families facing challenges. Captain Lisa Barnes from the Salvation Army, and Hannah Kubiak, Communications Manager with Bartells, represent their organizations, telling us of happy experiences families have had as a result of Toy N Joy. We are invited to donate unwrapped gifts, gift cards, and make monetary...


11-25-18: Accelerator Y, services for homeless youth, Support Giving Tuesday!

Mark Putnam, Executive Director, Accelerator YMCA and Emily Meltzer, Director of Development & Communications, Accelerator YMCA share important insights about young people who experience homelessness, and find solutions through the YMCA. There are 1,500 homeless youth and young adults in King County, 1 in 3 youth who age out of foster care become homeless; 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as LGBTQ) Accelerator Y is the social services arm of the YMCA of Greater Seattle and is...


11-18-18: Sasha Hendricks, Issaquah Reindeer Festival, Dec 1st-23rd at Cougar Mountain Zoo

Sasha Hendricks is the Education Curator at Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah. There's a lot of excitement up on the mountain, the animals are all primping, the elves are helping Santa prepare for the Issaquah Reindeer Festival. It's a great way to spend a day with the family, with friends. Consider it as a gift for a family--the memories with last forever, and ticket and membership purchases all help support the important work of the Zoo. The Reindeer Festival will be open daily Dec 1-23....


11-11-18: Dr Lee Airton, Transgender Awareness,

Dr. Lee Airton is an assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queens's University in Toronto, and author of the new book "Gender--Your Guide: A Gender-friendly Primer on What to Know, What to Say, and What to do in the New Gender Culture". Dr. Airton focuses on enabling individuals and institutions to welcome gender and sexual diversity in everday life. Their book is really a very basic and informative guide that can be a big help to create a safe and welcome space...


11-04-18: Lynn Julian, concussion, TBI, PTSD, Be proactive,

Lynn Julian is one of the women featured in the book "(Extra)Ordinary Women: Ten Inspirational Stories". Lynn shares her experiences as a Boston Marathon bombing survivor dealing with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and PTSD. Lynn's story serves us in multiple ways--having suffered a concussion some years earlier. Having one concussion predisposes a person to others occurring. Because PTSD and TBI are not visible, treatment didn't happen immediately, and it's important to get attention as soon...


10-28-18: Killian Noe, Recovery Café, saving lives, restoring life and hope,

Killian Noe is the founding Director of "Recovery Café" a comprehensive program in Seattle that is working with persons who are suffering homelessness, addictions, mental illness. It uses a membership model to walk with persons, offering various programs, services, classes and trainings. Members must be sober to attend, and assistance is provided to help them have sobriety. Members find success as they create relationships, commit to accountability, take the steps to healing. It's now been...


10-21-18: Michael LeMay PhD author, US Immigration Policy, Ethnicity, Religion in American History

Michael LeMay is Professor Emeritus at California State University, and an author of more than 2 dozen academic titles. His latest, "U.S. Immigration Policy, Ethnicity, and Religion in American History" is a very readable overview of our story of immigration over the past 200 years. Michael sees it as a door, as immigration is about persons entering the country. He organizes US Immigration policy into 6 doors, beginning in 1820 with the Open Door Era, followed by the Door Ajar Era, the Pet...


10-14-18: Steve Pemberton, foster care, author of "A Chance In the World"

Steve Pemberton is a successful father, husband, business man and entrepreneur. He achieved this against incredible odds, a child in the foster care system. Steve shares some of his early life in foster care in his memoir A CHANCE IN THE WORLD--An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home. Giving a child a good foundation in their early years is critical for future success. Steve managed to receive this from people who noticed him, and included him or supported him....


10-7-18: When Cancer Comes to Work, Oct 18 event.

Anna Gottlieb, Executive Director, and Elisabeth Clymer, Program Manager, with Cancer Pathways in Seattle have important information that affects each of us, because cancer does touch each of us in some way. Cancer Pathways, formerly Gilda's Club in Seattle, provides education, support, a place to connect and to be heard. Cancer Pathways goes out to the community -- they have a great program for high schools where the focus is on Prevention. And they are offering a new workshop for employers...


9-30-18: Making Strides for Breast Cancer Oct 20, Gas Works Park, Research

Making Strides for Breast Cancer is on the calendar for Saturday, October 20 at Gas Works Park. Emily Vega is coordinating the event and encourages us to come out as team, or individually, but come out to support and learn more about the Research happening in the Puget Sound area. Genie is a breast cancer Survivor and expresses her gratitude for the Research that made it possible to detect the breast cancer she had and provide Genetic Counseling. In addition, the funds provide various kinds...


9-23-18: Maya van Rossum, environmentalist, The Green Amendment,

Maya van Rossum is a veteran environmentalist, and the leader of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. Maya's new book:-- The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment is critical reading for anyone interested in protecting the environment in their own area/state. Maya's goal is to awaken and empower us to take action for our environment rights by pioneering the 'Green Amendment Movement' to secure our own constitutional right to a healthy environment.


9-16-18: Dr. Victor Romano, manage pain,

Dr. Victor Romano is an orthopedic surgeon in Oak Park, IL, and the author of "Finding The Source: Maximizing Your Results – With and Without Orthopedic Surgery". He's board-certified in orthopedics and sports medicine with over 25 years of experience in the field. He loves his work, loves to help people, and aim to do so in the least invasive ways. Because pain is too often present in our lives, much of it stemming from our back, he has some good insights.


9-09-18: Steve Kipp, stroke survivor! Heart Walk, support research. Oct 13!

Steve Kipp is here to tell a critical story of life, of surviving a stroke, a young, healthy, active guy, yet a stroke occurred. Steve's story is important insight and information for each of us as stroke and heart disease are the leading causes of death. Someone in the US has a stroke about once every 40 seconds. To be more informed, to support the work of the Heart Association to advance research with fund raising, Steve extends the invite to the Heart and Stroke Walk. In Seattle it's on...


9-02-18: Debbie Reber, a mom, home-schooling, author: "Differently Wired"

Debbie Reber is a NY Times best selling author and with her new book : "Differently Wired--Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World" brings key information for parents of kids who are 'differently wired' as well as teachers, and anyone working with these kids. As school begins, this really is an important foundation to help everyone to be/feel successful Debbie's son had been diagnosed with ADHD and Asperger's, but the family didn't receive much direction following the diagnosis....