Part 1: Jeff Wiemann, Executive Director, Angels Foster Family Network, shares information about the need for foster parents who can provide a stable and stimulating home environment for children in transition. Part 2: Michael Nimer, Manager of MOTIV, shares information about his work in promoting volunteer opportunities for teenagers who contribute to greater literacy and [...]
This episode featured to guests who brought innovative ways to address the needs of young students who struggle with reading, do not like read, and who need more exposure to books and print in a way that meets their personal needs and interests.
09/04/18 To Thrive in a Rapidly Changing Economy, A/E/C Marketers, Like All of Us, Need to be Brand Aware
Nanette Newbry, Principle and Creative Director at Comet Creative, shares her thoughts on the importance of getting "Brand" right. Nanette explains how Comet's strategies and expertise apply these theories in the real world of Construction, Architecture, and Engineering.
Jose and Wade Taylor chat about the importance of partners for literacy and being able to see how investments in literacy pay off. James Halliday,Executive Director, A Reason To Survive (ARTS), chats about arts as the avenue to other skills. He also talks about a new collaborative effort in National City that will bring agencies [...]
Dr. Deniz Armagan was joined in the studio today by his 2 new friends, Pastor "Waxer" and his wife Cyndi from Hawaii. "Waxer is a former professional surfer who also engaged in several extreme sports like motocross, water skiing, and skateboarding. Cyndi is also a former multi-sports athlete and health enthusiast. Unfortunately, he has put [...]
08/14/18 Tutoring for Inner-City Youth; Pathways to Careers through Continuing Education Programming
UPLIFT's, Kids at Heart tutoring program for low-income, sometimes homeless, inner-city elementary school children. San Diego Continuing Education's Career and College Readiness Course provides innovative quality education and support services to adult learners in pursuit of career advancement and pathways to college. Our guests, in the first two segments, are Monica Ball, board of directors, [...]
Guest 1: Hanna Cohan, Class A Member, LPGA, speaks on listening, context, and how inner-messages affect our ability to learn and perform. Guest 2: Tiana Uribe, Founder of The Wildflower Initiative, shares how she and partners are creating safe learning environments for homeless families and those who are domestically-abused...with an emphasis on reading.
Segment 1: Walter Ritter is the Co-Founder/Executive Director of Write Out Loud, a program that inspires, challenges, and entertains by reading literature aloud. Write Out Loud focuses on the foundation for literacy, which is the spoken word and listening. Walter tells about this and how it inspires, challenges, and entertains by reading literature aloud. Walter [...]
This episode and segments features two agencies that offer educational opportunities which are real-life and career-focused. Jabez LeBret, Chief of Schools, Sisu Academy, shares information about his organization in efforts to provide transformational education to underserved and disengaged youth in San Diego via a tuition-free boarding high school. James Wright, Chief Executive Offer, Classrooms of [...]
Jess Kearney, Deputy Sports Editor for The San Diego Union-Tribune, and Steve Brand of the San Diego Hall of Champions are joined by John Schniepp, Commissioner of the San Diego CIF Section. Schniepp recaps highlights from the 2017-2018 sports year, along with challenges facing high school sports in the upcoming year.