In this episode, Drew has a great conversation with Todd Ullah and Tatiana Santos from national leader in STEM programs, ED For Tech. Listen to learn about EDForTech’s Youth Ambassador program, standards-aligned curriculum, Teacher Partner Program, and Summer Camps.
Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight On The Community
The 5th Annual Latinx New Play Festival, from September 3rd – 5th, is explored with Executive Director Dr. Maria Patrice Amon. In addition to being a Professor at both SDSU and CSU-San Marcos, Patrice also produces this spectacular program and in her words, “a space for pieces to grow.”
Roosevelt Williams III, President & CEO of Young Black & ‘N Business (YBNB), talks about the importance of inclusivity as a core value of his organization; helping entrepreneurs grow their professional network by offering high-value exposure opportunities; and upcoming events.
Sam Woodhouse, the iconic Artistic Director of the San Diego Repertory Theatre, discusses the Theatre’s 46th season of producing intimate, provocative, and inclusive theatre. Woodhouse chats about upcoming theatre festivals and productions, along with the critical goal of making art accessible to and representative of all.
Nationally Recognized Miracle Babies Leads the Way in Uniting Families with Critically Ill Babies in NICU
Marianela Camarillo, Executive Director of Miracle Babies, is joined by her colleague, Heather Imeson, a Program Coordinator, and Miracle Mom, chat about the organization’s mission, Heather’s “Miracle Mom” story; its expanded transportation program; and results from its recent 13th Annual Superhero 5K in Liberty Station.
Lisa Turner, Executive Director of the Palomar Family Counseling Service, and Eugenia Welch, President & CEO of Alzheimer’s San Diego, discuss the inaugural San Diego Gives campaign that has attracted a whopping 119 participating nonprofits. Turner and Welch talk about the genesis of the campaign, along with the mission of their respective organizations.
Stephanie Perez, the Founder & CEO of Perspective Fitness, discussed her motivation to create an apparel company for high-performance athletes.
CEO of Local Company Ranked in Nation’s Top 1% of Plumbing, Heating and A/C Businesses Provides Career Builder Institute
Mary Jean Anderson, CEO of Anderson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, discusses the Anderson Career Builder Institute. The Institute was founded to address the nationwide critical shortage of qualified candidates in the skilled trades.
Jeanne McAlister, the venerable CEO & Founder of the McAlister Institute, celebrates her 64 years of sobriety. McAlister talks about the 9th Annual Walk for Sobriety, slated for Saturday, September 25 at NTC Park at Liberty Station. She chats about the Institute’s ongoing shoe drive collection, in addition to the Institute’s 27 programs.
Joe Heinz, Commissioner of the CIF San Diego Section, looks forward to a return to normalcy for 2021-2022 student-athletes competing in the Section’s myriad sports. Heinz emphasizes his office’s focus on the health and safety of all student-athletes. He discusses 2021-2022 goals for the Section.