CASA advocates guide children who are going through the complicated and traumatic court system. Program Manager Georgia McGinnis Roberts discusses the organizations history, and outlines the chops it takes to work with and for abused and neglected children.
"We're going to take control of our lives, and bust up these ideas we have about aging, and do it differently." This episode of the Non-Profit Happy Hour is a conversation with Lyn Trainer and Helen Elder of Villages NW, an organization working to enable Pacific NW residents to successfully age in their own homes.
This week we have an interview with 2017 Skidmore Prize winner Janice Levenhagen of ChickTech. Every year during their holiday Give!Guide season, the Willamette Week honors Portlanders 35 and under who are making outstanding contributions to their community. We’re featuring the winners on the show this month. ChickTech works to engage women and girls in the tech industry through workshops, mentorship opportunities, and a year-long program for high school students.
In this episode we have an interview with 2017 Skidmore Prize winner Tyler TerMeer of Cascade AIDS Project. Every year during their holiday Give!Guide season, the Willamette Week honors Portlanders 35 and under who are making outstanding contributions to their community. We’re featuring the winners on the show this month. Founded in 1983, Cascade AIDS Project is the oldest community-based provider of HIV services, education, and advocacy in Oregon and Southwest Washington. This year, CAP...
Every year, the Non-Profit Happy Hour profiles winners of the Skidmore Prize on the show. During their holiday Give!Guide season, the Willamette Week honors Portlanders 35 and under who are making outstanding contributions to their community. In this episode, we have a conversation with Give!Guide executive director Mahala Ray. She tells us about this year's lineup of 150 area non-profits and how Give!Guide inspires Portlanders to invest in local causes. Then we'll hear from Skidmore...
November is National Adoption Month, so in this episode we have a conversation with Dennise Kowalczyk and Melissa Smith-Hohnstein of Kinship House. Their organization provides mental health services to foster children and support for their families.
In this episode we have a conversation with Martin Jones of MetroEast Community Media. MetroEast seeks to make electronic media accessible to all. Located in downtown Gresham, they offer classes and media production opportunities.
In this episode we have a conversation with Joe Wykowski and Valerie Plummer of Community Vision. Their organization provides support—from housing to employment assistance to mentorship and more— for adults and youth experiencing disabilities. In 2018, Community Vision will open Portland’s first fully universally-designed building on SE Division.
In this episode we have five short documentaries by former MISC students. We have a piece on Kairos PDX by Radio U alum Aimee Craig as well as four stories that were produced this summer by our Summery Documentary Program students. We'll hear sound-rich portraits of Rahab's Sisters, Bus Riders Unite, Community Cycling Center, and City Repair Project.