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“A Public Affair”

To stay informed about issues and opportunities in Boulder County, tune in to “A Public Affair” hosted by Community Foundation Boulder County. Our radio series runs every fourth Monday of the month in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM. Shows are also available as podcasts on iTunes and other podcast apps. Search “Community Foundation Boulder County” to download and listen.

 

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
  • 04.23.18

    Host Jim Williams, Dean Emeritus, University Libraries for CU Boulder, and a Trustee for the Community Foundation Boulder County, takes a look at the recent tax legislation and its implication for philanthropy.

    Guests are Brian Nuttall, a shareholder with Kingsbery, Baris, Vogel, and Nuttall CPAS since 1997, and Shelly Merritt, an attorney with more than 20 years' experience representing individuals, families, and businesses. Shelly has expertise in estate planning and is a former Trustee of the Community Foundation.

  • 03.26.18

    Today's show focuses on the growing number of immigrants in our community, who they are, and the laws that protect them … and what’s at stake in the debate about whether thousands of young undocumented immigrants will lose protection from deportation. Guests include Laurel Herndon, Founder and Executive Director of the Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County.

  • 02.26.18

    In so many ways, our community is thriving ... but for many, it’s getting increasingly challenging to make it work here. Join the Community Foundation Boulder County for "A Public Affair" to hear a discussion about the local economy – and Boulder County housing concerns and opportunities – with Ann Cooper, a local realtor and former Community Foundation trustee, and Audrey Johnson, Director of Programs with EFAA.

  • 01.22.18

    Learn about engaging community members of all ages to take care of our environment. Community Foundation trustee Jim Williams hosts Neal Lurie, President of Resource Central, and Erin Saunders, Education Programs Director at Thorne Nature Experience.

  • 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.

Radio Show

“A Public Affair”

To stay informed about issues and opportunities in Boulder County, tune in to “A Public Affair” hosted by Community Foundation Boulder County. Our radio series runs every fourth Monday of the month in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM. Shows are also available as podcasts on iTunes and other podcast apps. Search “Community Foundation Boulder County” to download and listen.

 

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
  • 04.23.18

    Host Jim Williams, Dean Emeritus, University Libraries for CU Boulder, and a Trustee for the Community Foundation Boulder County, takes a look at the recent tax legislation and its implication for philanthropy.

    Guests are Brian Nuttall, a shareholder with Kingsbery, Baris, Vogel, and Nuttall CPAS since 1997, and Shelly Merritt, an attorney with more than 20 years' experience representing individuals, families, and businesses. Shelly has expertise in estate planning and is a former Trustee of the Community Foundation.

  • 03.26.18

    Today's show focuses on the growing number of immigrants in our community, who they are, and the laws that protect them … and what’s at stake in the debate about whether thousands of young undocumented immigrants will lose protection from deportation. Guests include Laurel Herndon, Founder and Executive Director of the Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County.

  • 02.26.18

    In so many ways, our community is thriving ... but for many, it’s getting increasingly challenging to make it work here. Join the Community Foundation Boulder County for "A Public Affair" to hear a discussion about the local economy – and Boulder County housing concerns and opportunities – with Ann Cooper, a local realtor and former Community Foundation trustee, and Audrey Johnson, Director of Programs with EFAA.

  • 01.22.18

    Learn about engaging community members of all ages to take care of our environment. Community Foundation trustee Jim Williams hosts Neal Lurie, President of Resource Central, and Erin Saunders, Education Programs Director at Thorne Nature Experience.

  • 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.