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Radio Show

“A Public Affair”

To stay informed about issues and opportunities in Boulder County, tune in to “A Public Affair” hosted by the Community Foundation. Our radio series runs every fourth Monday of the month in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM.

 

An extension of our biennial TRENDS Report, “A Public Affair” brings you expert interviews and in-depth insights on timely topics. Our goal is to inspire community conversation about issues that affect all of us – from health, education and the economy, to civic engagement, arts and culture, the environment and more.

 

Tune in on the fourth Monday of every month at 8:35 a.m.

88.5 FM Boulder/Denver
1390 AM Boulder/Denver
93.7 FM Nederland
  • 11.27.17
    Who are elders in Boulder County? According to the latest edition of our TRENDS Report, seniors are a fast growing population here...but openness and support toward this population is waning. On our radio show this month, we explored this tension, the issues local seniors face, and how our community might better appreciate and leverage the gifts of our older residents. Joining host Jim Williams, a Trustee of the Community Foundation, local seniors and professionals working on behalf of seniors weighed in.
     
  • 10.23.17

    The Foundation examines issues raised in its 10th Boulder County TRENDS Report—focusing this month on education with guests, Don Haddad, Superintendent of St. Vrain Valley Schools and Alphonse Keasley, Associate Vice Chancellor in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at CU Boulder.

  • 09.25.17

    The Community Foundation Boulder County’s 10th Boulder County TRENDS Report will be published in early October. Join us to hear highlights from this latest report on A Public Affair.

  • 08.28.17

    In advance of Hunger Action Month (September), the Community Foundation Boulder County hosts a community conversation about food insecurity in Boulder County. Guests include Karla Hale, Executive Director of Longmont Meals on Wheels; Michelle Orge, Executive Director of Community Food Share; Ingrid Walsh, Founder and Executive Director of Real|Good.

  • 07.24.17

    This month’s  show focuses on Boulder County’s educational achievement gap and how a grassroots movement called ELPASO (Engaged Latino Parents Advancing School Outcomes) is empowering a mass of well-informed and skilled Latino parents who ensure their children will arrive at kindergarten ready to learn.

  • 06.26.17

    In June, our KGNU Radio show covered local healthcare programs and solutions, including concerns in relation to the proposed federal budget. Listen here to our discussion about what Boulder County does well, and where there's room for improvement in providing healthcare to its population. Learn more about what efforts or programs are being implemented to make improvements, and how shifting Boulder County demographics affect the delivery of healthcare here.

  • 05.22.17

    The Community Foundation discusses Boulder County’s arts and cultural community on “A Public Affair.” Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership, Elvira Ramos, hosts Bill Obermeier, Executive Director of the Dairy Center; Kathy Kucsan, community expert; and Joanne Kirves, Executive Director of Arts Longmont.

     

  • 04.24.17

    Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership, Elvira Ramos, hosted DB Wilson from RE/MAX of Boulder and Marta Loachamin from Tradewind Real Estate to discuss what is happening in the county’s housing market and the ripple effects of the high cost living here.

  • 03.27.17

    The Community Foundation Boulder County hosts part two of a series about the impact of the current socio/political climate on our own community. Members of our community—especially those most vulnerable and underrepresented—are experiencing increased aggressions on both micro and macro levels. In the first program, we introduced the problem, illustrated how it can affect individuals and families, and introduced the concept of being a bystander and/or ally. In the second program we will dig deeper into the impacts on our broader community, the importance of empathy, and explore how someone can be an ally.

    Elvira Ramos, Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership hosts Dr. Glenda Russell, psychotherapist, researcher, teacher, and activist; Mardi Moore, Executive Director of OUT Boulder County; and Carmen Ramirez, Community and Neighborhood Resources Manager for the City of Longmont.

  • 02.27.17

    The Community Foundation Boulder County hosts a two-part series about the impact of the current socio/political climate on our own community. Members of our community-especially those most vulnerable and underrepresented-are experiencing increased aggressions on both micro and macro levels. In the first program, we introduce the problem, illustrate how it can affect individuals and families, and introduce the concept of being a bystander and/or ally. In the second program we dig deeper and explore how someone can be an ally.

    In Part 1, Elvira Ramos, Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership hosts Representative, Jonathan Singer, House District 11; Dr. Glenda Russell, psychotherapist, researcher, teacher, and activist; and Luis Chavez, Homeless Education Liaison for the St. Vrain Valley School District.

Radio Show

“A Public Affair”

To stay informed about issues and opportunities in Boulder County, tune in to “A Public Affair” hosted by the Community Foundation. Our radio series runs every fourth Monday of the month in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM.

 

An extension of our biennial TRENDS Report, “A Public Affair” brings you expert interviews and in-depth insights on timely topics. Our goal is to inspire community conversation about issues that affect all of us – from health, education and the economy, to civic engagement, arts and culture, the environment and more.

 

Tune in on the fourth Monday of every month at 8:35 a.m.

88.5 FM Boulder/Denver
1390 AM Boulder/Denver
93.7 FM Nederland
  • 11.27.17
    Who are elders in Boulder County? According to the latest edition of our TRENDS Report, seniors are a fast growing population here...but openness and support toward this population is waning. On our radio show this month, we explored this tension, the issues local seniors face, and how our community might better appreciate and leverage the gifts of our older residents. Joining host Jim Williams, a Trustee of the Community Foundation, local seniors and professionals working on behalf of seniors weighed in.
     
  • 10.23.17

    The Foundation examines issues raised in its 10th Boulder County TRENDS Report—focusing this month on education with guests, Don Haddad, Superintendent of St. Vrain Valley Schools and Alphonse Keasley, Associate Vice Chancellor in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at CU Boulder.

  • 09.25.17

    The Community Foundation Boulder County’s 10th Boulder County TRENDS Report will be published in early October. Join us to hear highlights from this latest report on A Public Affair.

  • 08.28.17

    In advance of Hunger Action Month (September), the Community Foundation Boulder County hosts a community conversation about food insecurity in Boulder County. Guests include Karla Hale, Executive Director of Longmont Meals on Wheels; Michelle Orge, Executive Director of Community Food Share; Ingrid Walsh, Founder and Executive Director of Real|Good.

  • 07.24.17

    This month’s  show focuses on Boulder County’s educational achievement gap and how a grassroots movement called ELPASO (Engaged Latino Parents Advancing School Outcomes) is empowering a mass of well-informed and skilled Latino parents who ensure their children will arrive at kindergarten ready to learn.

  • 06.26.17

    In June, our KGNU Radio show covered local healthcare programs and solutions, including concerns in relation to the proposed federal budget. Listen here to our discussion about what Boulder County does well, and where there's room for improvement in providing healthcare to its population. Learn more about what efforts or programs are being implemented to make improvements, and how shifting Boulder County demographics affect the delivery of healthcare here.

  • 05.22.17

    The Community Foundation discusses Boulder County’s arts and cultural community on “A Public Affair.” Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership, Elvira Ramos, hosts Bill Obermeier, Executive Director of the Dairy Center; Kathy Kucsan, community expert; and Joanne Kirves, Executive Director of Arts Longmont.

     

  • 04.24.17

    Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership, Elvira Ramos, hosted DB Wilson from RE/MAX of Boulder and Marta Loachamin from Tradewind Real Estate to discuss what is happening in the county’s housing market and the ripple effects of the high cost living here.

  • 03.27.17

    The Community Foundation Boulder County hosts part two of a series about the impact of the current socio/political climate on our own community. Members of our community—especially those most vulnerable and underrepresented—are experiencing increased aggressions on both micro and macro levels. In the first program, we introduced the problem, illustrated how it can affect individuals and families, and introduced the concept of being a bystander and/or ally. In the second program we will dig deeper into the impacts on our broader community, the importance of empathy, and explore how someone can be an ally.

    Elvira Ramos, Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership hosts Dr. Glenda Russell, psychotherapist, researcher, teacher, and activist; Mardi Moore, Executive Director of OUT Boulder County; and Carmen Ramirez, Community and Neighborhood Resources Manager for the City of Longmont.

  • 02.27.17

    The Community Foundation Boulder County hosts a two-part series about the impact of the current socio/political climate on our own community. Members of our community-especially those most vulnerable and underrepresented-are experiencing increased aggressions on both micro and macro levels. In the first program, we introduce the problem, illustrate how it can affect individuals and families, and introduce the concept of being a bystander and/or ally. In the second program we dig deeper and explore how someone can be an ally.

    In Part 1, Elvira Ramos, Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership hosts Representative, Jonathan Singer, House District 11; Dr. Glenda Russell, psychotherapist, researcher, teacher, and activist; and Luis Chavez, Homeless Education Liaison for the St. Vrain Valley School District.