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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 in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM

 

“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
Shows are also available as podcasts on iTunes and other podcast apps. Search “Community Foundation Boulder County” to download and listen.
  • 03.27.23

    The 15 Forever Fund distributes grants to Boulder County youth-focused nonprofits, and in this year's grant cycle, is fundraising for nonprofits addressing substance use and abuse in the youth community. The 15 Forever Youth Advisory Committee is excited to have received a match from the Hemera Foundation for the first $5,000 raised in fundraising.

  • 02.27.23

    The Museum of Boulder, in partnership with Adrian Miller, the Boulder County NAACP Chapter and the Boulder Public Library’s Maria Rogers Oral History Program, is developing an exhibit and educational curricula to address the underrepresentation of Black histories in Colorado. The exhibit,  PROCLAIMING COLORADO’S BLACK HISTORY,  opens September 29, 2023. The program will collect original oral histories and research, consolidate research data and make it publicly available, and host a series of programs about race.

    We are joined today by Adrian Miller, social historian, Soul Food Scholar and Co-Project Director and Lead Curator of the PROCLAIMING COLORADO’S BLACK HISTORY project.

     

  • 01.23.23

    Jim Williams explores the intersection of climate and migration for LatinX community and communities of color with our guest, Nancy Treviño, Director of Network Power, Alianza Americas.

  • 10.24.22

    Free tickets are available to first responders and survivors of the wildfire for the men's basketball exhibition game with Nebraska on Sunday, October 30, 2022, by emailing

    CUbuffsOutreach@colorado.edu

    All proceeds from the game will be donated to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.

  • 09.26.22

    This month, Jim Williams is joined by Scott Sternberg, the Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality, to discuss the role of the BEC, the economic development arm of the Boulder Chamber.

  • 08.22.22

    We are having a conversation about the Navigating Disaster for Boulder County program, or Recovery Navigators, with Boulder County Recovery and Resiliency Project Manager, Katie Arrington. Over the last decade, Boulder County has been faced with a multitude of disasters in the form of floods, fires, shootings and pandemics. Each disaster has its own specific challenges and lessons to learn, but the lack of disaster response infrastructure is a consistent source of delay and frustration for survivors as well as those providing relief.  Navigating Disaster for Boulder County, a program funded by Boulder County and the Community Foundation of Boulder County’s Boulder County Wildfire Fund, is an innovative model for this lack of infrastructure that plagues disaster response not just in Boulder County but in nearly every community across our country. The County is partnering with Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) on the administration of the program.


     

  • 07.25.22

    Jim Williams leads a discussion the Community Trust grantmaking process and its re-design. The Community Trust has granted six million dollars to nonprofits in the community over the years.

  • 05.23.22

    Eric Schoenborn from the Community Foundation is joined by a very special group of colleagues from the field of philanthropy, Erin Button, Program Manager for Youth Roots, and 15 Forever Board Members Annika Aumentado, Atiya Hasan, Palpasha Karki.

  • 03.28.22

    On this month's episode, we talk about the ongoing relief effort for the Marshall and Middle Fork Fires. Jim Williams is joined by Deb Gardner, former Commissioner, Boulder County and advisory committee member for the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.

  • 02.28.22

    The almost two months since the Marshall Fire have felt like two years for many of our listeners, particularly those affected directly by this unimaginable tragedy. The trauma and stress brought on by the Marshall Fire has been difficult for so many of our friends and neighbors, not just those directly affected. Two wonderful organizations in our community recently received funding from the Boulder County Wildfire Fundfor their important mental health support in the wake of the Marshall Fire. 

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about these import programs. Jim Williams is joined by Allison Billings, Executive Director, Impact on Education, and Jennifer Banyan, Jewish Family Service Boulder Director.

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 in collaboration with KGNU Radio 88.5 FM

 

“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
Shows are also available as podcasts on iTunes and other podcast apps. Search “Community Foundation Boulder County” to download and listen.
  • 03.27.23

    The 15 Forever Fund distributes grants to Boulder County youth-focused nonprofits, and in this year's grant cycle, is fundraising for nonprofits addressing substance use and abuse in the youth community. The 15 Forever Youth Advisory Committee is excited to have received a match from the Hemera Foundation for the first $5,000 raised in fundraising.

  • 02.27.23

    The Museum of Boulder, in partnership with Adrian Miller, the Boulder County NAACP Chapter and the Boulder Public Library’s Maria Rogers Oral History Program, is developing an exhibit and educational curricula to address the underrepresentation of Black histories in Colorado. The exhibit,  PROCLAIMING COLORADO’S BLACK HISTORY,  opens September 29, 2023. The program will collect original oral histories and research, consolidate research data and make it publicly available, and host a series of programs about race.

    We are joined today by Adrian Miller, social historian, Soul Food Scholar and Co-Project Director and Lead Curator of the PROCLAIMING COLORADO’S BLACK HISTORY project.

     

  • 01.23.23

    Jim Williams explores the intersection of climate and migration for LatinX community and communities of color with our guest, Nancy Treviño, Director of Network Power, Alianza Americas.

  • 10.24.22

    Free tickets are available to first responders and survivors of the wildfire for the men's basketball exhibition game with Nebraska on Sunday, October 30, 2022, by emailing

    CUbuffsOutreach@colorado.edu

    All proceeds from the game will be donated to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.

  • 09.26.22

    This month, Jim Williams is joined by Scott Sternberg, the Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality, to discuss the role of the BEC, the economic development arm of the Boulder Chamber.

  • 08.22.22

    We are having a conversation about the Navigating Disaster for Boulder County program, or Recovery Navigators, with Boulder County Recovery and Resiliency Project Manager, Katie Arrington. Over the last decade, Boulder County has been faced with a multitude of disasters in the form of floods, fires, shootings and pandemics. Each disaster has its own specific challenges and lessons to learn, but the lack of disaster response infrastructure is a consistent source of delay and frustration for survivors as well as those providing relief.  Navigating Disaster for Boulder County, a program funded by Boulder County and the Community Foundation of Boulder County’s Boulder County Wildfire Fund, is an innovative model for this lack of infrastructure that plagues disaster response not just in Boulder County but in nearly every community across our country. The County is partnering with Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) on the administration of the program.


     

  • 07.25.22

    Jim Williams leads a discussion the Community Trust grantmaking process and its re-design. The Community Trust has granted six million dollars to nonprofits in the community over the years.

  • 05.23.22

    Eric Schoenborn from the Community Foundation is joined by a very special group of colleagues from the field of philanthropy, Erin Button, Program Manager for Youth Roots, and 15 Forever Board Members Annika Aumentado, Atiya Hasan, Palpasha Karki.

  • 03.28.22

    On this month's episode, we talk about the ongoing relief effort for the Marshall and Middle Fork Fires. Jim Williams is joined by Deb Gardner, former Commissioner, Boulder County and advisory committee member for the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.

  • 02.28.22

    The almost two months since the Marshall Fire have felt like two years for many of our listeners, particularly those affected directly by this unimaginable tragedy. The trauma and stress brought on by the Marshall Fire has been difficult for so many of our friends and neighbors, not just those directly affected. Two wonderful organizations in our community recently received funding from the Boulder County Wildfire Fundfor their important mental health support in the wake of the Marshall Fire. 

    On this month's episode of "A Public Affair" with Community Foundation Boulder County, we learn about these import programs. Jim Williams is joined by Allison Billings, Executive Director, Impact on Education, and Jennifer Banyan, Jewish Family Service Boulder Director.