Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight On The Community

Hosted ByDrew Schlosberg

Drew Schlosberg's Spotlight on the Community amplifies the voices of social impact organizations, social entrepreneurs, local non-profits and other community champions who help shape the culture, creativity, and connectivity that drive the San Diego community to ever higher levels.


All Episodes

Padres Pedal the Cause Raises Over $13 Million for Collaborative Cancer Research

Anne Marberger, Executive Director of Padres Pedal the Cause, to discuss the organization’s mission to accelerate cures for cancer by funding collaborative research and clinical trials among San Diego’s top cancer research and treatment centers. Marberger chats about the upcoming Bound for Cures virtual event, in which participants run,...

Landscape Architects Fosters Social Connection in Public Spaces

Chris Stebbins, President of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) San Diego Chapter, returns to kick off World Landscape Architecture Month. Stebbins chats about Park(ing) Day, an annual event that encourages community members to transform metered parking spaces into temporary parklets. Stebbins highlights public spaces in San Diego...

Overcoming Childhood Trauma and Childhood Domestic Violence

Kristie Bruce-Lane, Founder and President of the Thumbprint Project Foundation (TPF), is joined by Elisabeth Caetano, Licensed Psychotherapist and TPF Board Member. Bruce-Lane highlights TPF’s mission to aid in the transitional process of homeless children who have been impacted by childhood domestic violence. Caetano discusses the life-changing applications of...

College Student Shines a Light on Invisible Illness and Misdiagnosis

Isabella Pihas, a Bard University psychology major, illuminates the often overlooked pattern of misdiagnosis in patients with invisible illnesses. Pihas recounts her personal experiences with an autoimmune disorder and the implicit biases within the medical community which led to her misdiagnosis. Pihas also brings attention to the communities that...

Success Stories Abound at Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center

Shauna Stalnaker, an Alumnus of the Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC), is joined by Patty Zamora, Salvation Army Community Relations Manager, to discuss Stalnaker’s journey from addiction to recovery. Stalnaker talks about her future aspirations, while Zamora talks about the Salvation Army’s ongoing fundraising efforts that include a...

San Diego Writers, Ink – Helping Writers Tell Their Stories

Kristen Fogle, Executive Director of San Diego Writers, Ink, chats about her organization’s dedication to nurturing writers at all stages in their career. Fogle provides advice for young writers looking to tell their stories. Fogle also highlights her newest book, This is My Life … A Guided Journal, as...

Transforming Adversity into Opportunity With Ken Druck

Ken Druck, CEO of Druck Enterprises, speaks about his mission to help people transform adversity in their lives into opportunities for growth and courageous living. Druck discusses the “new not normal” we will face in the wake of COVID-19 and how individuals will need to recalibrate moving forward.   ...

Valuable Tax Season and Retirement Tips From Mission Federal Credit Union

Doug Wright, Chief Financial Officer for Mission Federal Credit Union (MFCU), is joined by his colleague, MFCU 1st Vice President, Sreeni Rao, to talk about changes to the tax laws, along with tax planning tips when filing taxes this year. Rao underscores the importance of saving early and often...

Journeys Map Provides Roadmap for Lifelong Learners Navigating Their Academic and Career Aspirations

Peter Sibley, CEO of Journeys Map, is joined by Journeys Map Director, Scott Sibley, to discuss their company’s “game-changing” app that helps learners at all life stages navigate to their next journey. The father/son duo highlight their company’s work with Junior Achievement and the San Diego Cyber Center of...