Kristen Fogle, Executive Director of San Diego Writers, Ink and author of Dare to Write: Writing Prompts For Young People and Word Rebels Everywhere, talks about her recently released book.
Community Spotlight Show
SD Women’s Foundation Grants $243K for Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention and Recovery Programs
Katie Sawyer, Executive Director of the San Diego Women’s Foundation, discusses the Foundation’s granting of $243,000 to human trafficking prevention, intervention and recovery programs. Sawyer is joined by Katy Randall, Regional Director of San Diego PROTECT, a program of the San Diego Trafficking Prevention Collective, a $50,000 recipient of the Foundation’s grant.
Bill Lawrence, President & CEO of the San Diego History Center, chats about the Center’s noteworthy accomplishments in 2019, including the implementation of three major initiatives.
Jim Behun, San Diego Sunroad Boat Show Manager, talks about the annual event now in its 11th year. This year’s boat show will be held from January 23-26 at the Sunroad Resort Marina on Harbor Island.
Katy Sperry, Director of Marketing and Operations for the Torrey Project, chats about her organization’s goal to work with businesses to change the way business is conducted in our country that benefits the business, as well as the environment and society as a whole.
Trish Boaz, Executive Director of the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, is joined by Ana Lutz, the Conservancy’s Education Manager, and Jeff Nordland, a Herpetologist for the Southwestern Field Herping Association, to discuss the mission and projects of the Conservancy and its work with organizations such as the Herping Association.
Mike Aguilar, Executive Director of the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation and a retired Brigadier General in the Marine Corps, talks about the Foundation’s support of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, the world’s only museum dedicated to USMC aviation with the largest collection of historical aircraft flown by U.S. Marine pilots.
Todd Kaprielian, President of the Downtown San Diego Lions Club, and Jose Cruz, 1st Vice President of the Club, chat about the programs and services of the organization, which is the nation’s largest Lions Club.
Jose Vallejo, an Alumnus of the Barrio Logan College Institute, is joined by Barbara Ybarra, the Institute’s Interim CEO, to talk about Vallejo’s successful journey from underserved student to Yale University graduate to Executive Director of a youth-serving organization, all due to the programs and services of the Institute. Ybarra and Vallejo talk about the Institute’s Capital Campaign to purchase a new building for the 1,000 + students that take part in the Institute’s after-school programs.
Lillian Maestas, STEM Chair for the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), is joined by Bill Reid, Academic Program Director BS Cybersecurity for National University, and Nelson Mozzini, Project Director for The Haiku Cyber Range, to chat about the annual SoCal Cyber Cub Challenge and the roles of their respective organizations in supporting the middle school and high school competition.