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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 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.
  • 06.24.19

    Jim Williams of the Community Foundation of Boulder County looks at Boulder County’s Community Mental Health Initiative’s goals to affect policy and system changes for improved mental health experiences and outcomes.

    Today's guests are Marcy Campbell who currently coordinates the Community Mental Health Initiative, the public health improvement process for Boulder County Public Health; Rachel Gellert currently works as a Program Specialist for OASOS, Boulder County Public Health’s program for LGBTQIA+ youth.

     

  • 04.22.19

    Community Foundation Boulder County is marking Earth Day with a conversation about regenerative agriculture with guests Philip Taylor of Mad Agriculture and Marcus McCauley of McCauley Family Farm & Ranch. Hosted by foundation trustee, Jim Williams, your Community Foundation brings a different community topic to you each month on KGNU’s “A Public Affair.”

  • 03.25.19

    Host Jim Williams discusses the assets and challenges within Boulder County’s LGBTQ community. Special guests include representatives from your Community Foundation’s Open Door Fund grantees: Mardi Moore (she/her/hers), Executive Director, OUT Boulder County; Michael Chifalo (he/him/his), LGBT Program Specialist, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging; and Tabitha Farrar, Operations Director, Medicine Horse Program.

  • 02.26.19

    This month on our radio show, we're updating listeners about the status of fundraising at local nonprofits, and checking in on the potential impacts of tax reform and other external factors. Join our expert guests – including Board Chair Leslie Allen, who co-founded Front Range Source, and CPA and former foundation trustee Patricia Nielsen – in a conversation hosted by Jim Williams, a current foundation trustee.

  • 01.28.19

    January is National Mentoring month, and host Jim Williams is joined by Liz Hernandez-Garcia, a freshman at Front Range, who has joined the Latinx Excellence, Achievement, and Development Scholars (LEADS) program for Latinx students on campus, obtaining a mentor and focusing on her culture and experiences as an asset to leadership development.

  • 12.24.18

    In a timely discussion about philanthropy in the entrepreneurial sector, our host Jim Williams leads a lively discussion featuring software engineer and entrepreneur Josh Forman, an Engineering Director at a cryptocurrency startup; Dean Leggingwell, an author, serial entrepreneur, and software development methodologist; and Matt Zwiebel, Director of the Community Foundation's Pledge 1% Colorado program. Learn more about the exciting work of Pledge 1% Colorado, and the impact of other philanthropic efforts by local entrepreneurs.

  • 11.26.18

    Host Jim Williams discusses the Holocaust by Bullets exhibit now open to the public at the Boulder JCC. The Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit focuses on the history of the Holocaust by Bullets--the mass shootings of Jews and others that took place throughout Eastern Europe by the Nazi mobile killing units from 1941 to 1944--and the mechanisms of mass violence generally. It pays homage to the memories of the victims while seeking to promote a proactive movement against genocide.

  • 10.22.18

    This month on our radio show, listen to a discussion about equity issues in education, and ideas about what’s needed to support individual students and create systemic changes. Our host Jim Williams – a trustee of the Community Foundation and Dean Emeritus of University Libraries at CU Boulder – will be joined by Dr. Kathy Escamilla, a professor at the CU Boulder School of Education, and project director of the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education. Her research centers on educational issues related to Spanish-speaking minority students in U.S. schools.

  • 09.24.18

    This month, our host Jim Williams – a trustee of the Community Foundation and Dean Emeritus of University Libraries at CU Boulder – discussed the 2020 Census with Amanda Gonzalez, Executive Director of Colorado Common Cause. It may seem premature to discuss a topic that's a year-and-a-half away, but it turns out there’s lots to understand – now – about what the Census is used for, how the data is collected, and what's at stake.

  • 08.27.18

    Community Foundation Boulder County welcomes Kim Ann Ward, Assistant Director of Audio Information Network Colorado, and tactile artist Ann Cunningham. Along with our host Jim Williams and Audio Information Network listeners, they discuss the experience of blind and visually impaired community members and how they access information.

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.
  • 06.24.19

    Jim Williams of the Community Foundation of Boulder County looks at Boulder County’s Community Mental Health Initiative’s goals to affect policy and system changes for improved mental health experiences and outcomes.

    Today's guests are Marcy Campbell who currently coordinates the Community Mental Health Initiative, the public health improvement process for Boulder County Public Health; Rachel Gellert currently works as a Program Specialist for OASOS, Boulder County Public Health’s program for LGBTQIA+ youth.

     

  • 04.22.19

    Community Foundation Boulder County is marking Earth Day with a conversation about regenerative agriculture with guests Philip Taylor of Mad Agriculture and Marcus McCauley of McCauley Family Farm & Ranch. Hosted by foundation trustee, Jim Williams, your Community Foundation brings a different community topic to you each month on KGNU’s “A Public Affair.”

  • 03.25.19

    Host Jim Williams discusses the assets and challenges within Boulder County’s LGBTQ community. Special guests include representatives from your Community Foundation’s Open Door Fund grantees: Mardi Moore (she/her/hers), Executive Director, OUT Boulder County; Michael Chifalo (he/him/his), LGBT Program Specialist, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging; and Tabitha Farrar, Operations Director, Medicine Horse Program.

  • 02.26.19

    This month on our radio show, we're updating listeners about the status of fundraising at local nonprofits, and checking in on the potential impacts of tax reform and other external factors. Join our expert guests – including Board Chair Leslie Allen, who co-founded Front Range Source, and CPA and former foundation trustee Patricia Nielsen – in a conversation hosted by Jim Williams, a current foundation trustee.

  • 01.28.19

    January is National Mentoring month, and host Jim Williams is joined by Liz Hernandez-Garcia, a freshman at Front Range, who has joined the Latinx Excellence, Achievement, and Development Scholars (LEADS) program for Latinx students on campus, obtaining a mentor and focusing on her culture and experiences as an asset to leadership development.

  • 12.24.18

    In a timely discussion about philanthropy in the entrepreneurial sector, our host Jim Williams leads a lively discussion featuring software engineer and entrepreneur Josh Forman, an Engineering Director at a cryptocurrency startup; Dean Leggingwell, an author, serial entrepreneur, and software development methodologist; and Matt Zwiebel, Director of the Community Foundation's Pledge 1% Colorado program. Learn more about the exciting work of Pledge 1% Colorado, and the impact of other philanthropic efforts by local entrepreneurs.

  • 11.26.18

    Host Jim Williams discusses the Holocaust by Bullets exhibit now open to the public at the Boulder JCC. The Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit focuses on the history of the Holocaust by Bullets--the mass shootings of Jews and others that took place throughout Eastern Europe by the Nazi mobile killing units from 1941 to 1944--and the mechanisms of mass violence generally. It pays homage to the memories of the victims while seeking to promote a proactive movement against genocide.

  • 10.22.18

    This month on our radio show, listen to a discussion about equity issues in education, and ideas about what’s needed to support individual students and create systemic changes. Our host Jim Williams – a trustee of the Community Foundation and Dean Emeritus of University Libraries at CU Boulder – will be joined by Dr. Kathy Escamilla, a professor at the CU Boulder School of Education, and project director of the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education. Her research centers on educational issues related to Spanish-speaking minority students in U.S. schools.

  • 09.24.18

    This month, our host Jim Williams – a trustee of the Community Foundation and Dean Emeritus of University Libraries at CU Boulder – discussed the 2020 Census with Amanda Gonzalez, Executive Director of Colorado Common Cause. It may seem premature to discuss a topic that's a year-and-a-half away, but it turns out there’s lots to understand – now – about what the Census is used for, how the data is collected, and what's at stake.

  • 08.27.18

    Community Foundation Boulder County welcomes Kim Ann Ward, Assistant Director of Audio Information Network Colorado, and tactile artist Ann Cunningham. Along with our host Jim Williams and Audio Information Network listeners, they discuss the experience of blind and visually impaired community members and how they access information.