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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.
  • 01.23.17

    People have been asking us at the Community Foundation what 2017 will be like for Boulder County’s nonprofit sector, in light of 2016’s dynamic Presidential election. We’ll cover this topic with guests from an environmental organization and nonprofits serving our LGBTQ and disabled communities. Host Leslie Allen, Community Foundation trustee, will help us understand the status of fundraising, policy, and volunteerism for these groups now and into 2017.

  • 11.28.16

    December 6th will mark the seventh Colorado Gives Day. Listen on Monday, November 28 to learn how Colorado Gives Day works and why giving days are so important and how they’re setting up philanthropy for the next generation. Join host Gretchen Minekime, Vice President of Communications for the Community Foundation Boulder County, and her guests, Dana Rinderknecht from Colorado Gives Day; Leslie Allen from Front Range Source; and Emily Davis, author of “Fundraising and the Next Generation.”

  • 10.24.16

    What stereotypes are present in our community? Who is affected by them and how? Gretchen Minekime from the Community Foundation Boulder County host partners from Project Invisible - a new multi-media effort to share our community's untold stories and ignite a conversation about what we can all do to make a difference. Guests include Kassia Binkowski from One Thousand Design; Robin Bohannan, Director of Boulder County Community Services; and Claire Clurman, Executive Director at Attention Homes.

  • 10.03.16

    Josie Heath has headed up the Community Foundation of Boulder County for many years. She plans to step down at the end of this year and she speaks with Frank Dubofsky about her work there.

  • 09.26.16

    It’s a time of significant executive leadership transition in Boulder County’s nonprofit sector. Join host Leslie Allen, Trustee of The Community Foundation, for a conversation about the impacts and opportunities of those transitions on the county’s nonprofits and our broader community. Guests will include Wendy Reynolds, President of Via’s Board of Directors; Helen Gemmill, Former Chair of The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees; and Julie Van Domelen, Executive Director of the Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA).

  • 08.22.16

    Our mountains have seen more than their share of natural disasters in recent years. Elvira Ramos from The Community Foundation hosts Amy Hardy, Chair of the Intermountain Alliance and on the Ward City Council, Julie Van Domelen, Executive Director of the Emergency Family Assistance Association, and Stephen Le Faivre, Executive Director of Nederland’s Teens Inc., to discuss current issues faced by Boulder County’s mountain residents.

  • 07.25.16

    Mental Health issues are of mounting concern for communities around the country. Longmont created opportunities for residents to talk about the issue through a number of Community Conversations and identify recommendations for action. Elvira Ramos, Director of Programs for The Community Foundation, hosts a discussion with guests Karen Roney, Community Service Director, City of Longmont and Sharon McCaffery, LCSW, with  Longmont’s Soft Voices program

  • 06.27.16

    The Community Foundation hosts “A Public Affair” on KGNU 88.5am. Elvira Ramos hosted Deb Gardner, Boulder County Commissioner; Jen Calloway, Veteran; and Michael Holiday, Boulder County Veteran Services Officer to discuss issues Veterans face in Boulder County and what the community can do to help.

  • 05.23.16

    The achievement gap between Latino and Anglo students is wider in Boulder County than just about anywhere else in Colorado. The Community Foundation is working directly with Latino parents to help fight this trend, through a new program called Engaged Latino Parents Advancing School Outcomes. Two years in, ELPASO has reached more than 1,600 Latino parents of 0-5 year olds, and trained 50 Latino parent leaders who have hosted more than 200 house meetings and trained hundreds more parents. Our host, Chris Barge, directs ELPASO in his role as Director of the Foundation's School Readiness Initiative. His guests are two of the Latino parents at the heart of this Latino parent revolution: Veronica Sangabriel, one of ELPASO's three School Readiness Coordinators, and Chely Meraz, a Latino parent leader who has been transformed by ELPASO and has helped transform other parents through ELPASO.

  • 04.25.16

    The Boulder County TRENDS Report highlights some of the issues impacting Boulder County’s Latino communities. Join The Community Foundation’s Elvira Ramos, Lafayette’s Mayor ProTem Gustavo Reyna, and Attendance Advocate for North Boulder and Mountain Schools Christina Suarez, for a discussion focusing on some of those issues and how they’re being addressed through the strengths of our Latino communities and their allies.

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.
  • 01.23.17

    People have been asking us at the Community Foundation what 2017 will be like for Boulder County’s nonprofit sector, in light of 2016’s dynamic Presidential election. We’ll cover this topic with guests from an environmental organization and nonprofits serving our LGBTQ and disabled communities. Host Leslie Allen, Community Foundation trustee, will help us understand the status of fundraising, policy, and volunteerism for these groups now and into 2017.

  • 11.28.16

    December 6th will mark the seventh Colorado Gives Day. Listen on Monday, November 28 to learn how Colorado Gives Day works and why giving days are so important and how they’re setting up philanthropy for the next generation. Join host Gretchen Minekime, Vice President of Communications for the Community Foundation Boulder County, and her guests, Dana Rinderknecht from Colorado Gives Day; Leslie Allen from Front Range Source; and Emily Davis, author of “Fundraising and the Next Generation.”

  • 10.24.16

    What stereotypes are present in our community? Who is affected by them and how? Gretchen Minekime from the Community Foundation Boulder County host partners from Project Invisible - a new multi-media effort to share our community's untold stories and ignite a conversation about what we can all do to make a difference. Guests include Kassia Binkowski from One Thousand Design; Robin Bohannan, Director of Boulder County Community Services; and Claire Clurman, Executive Director at Attention Homes.

  • 10.03.16

    Josie Heath has headed up the Community Foundation of Boulder County for many years. She plans to step down at the end of this year and she speaks with Frank Dubofsky about her work there.

  • 09.26.16

    It’s a time of significant executive leadership transition in Boulder County’s nonprofit sector. Join host Leslie Allen, Trustee of The Community Foundation, for a conversation about the impacts and opportunities of those transitions on the county’s nonprofits and our broader community. Guests will include Wendy Reynolds, President of Via’s Board of Directors; Helen Gemmill, Former Chair of The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees; and Julie Van Domelen, Executive Director of the Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA).

  • 08.22.16

    Our mountains have seen more than their share of natural disasters in recent years. Elvira Ramos from The Community Foundation hosts Amy Hardy, Chair of the Intermountain Alliance and on the Ward City Council, Julie Van Domelen, Executive Director of the Emergency Family Assistance Association, and Stephen Le Faivre, Executive Director of Nederland’s Teens Inc., to discuss current issues faced by Boulder County’s mountain residents.

  • 07.25.16

    Mental Health issues are of mounting concern for communities around the country. Longmont created opportunities for residents to talk about the issue through a number of Community Conversations and identify recommendations for action. Elvira Ramos, Director of Programs for The Community Foundation, hosts a discussion with guests Karen Roney, Community Service Director, City of Longmont and Sharon McCaffery, LCSW, with  Longmont’s Soft Voices program

  • 06.27.16

    The Community Foundation hosts “A Public Affair” on KGNU 88.5am. Elvira Ramos hosted Deb Gardner, Boulder County Commissioner; Jen Calloway, Veteran; and Michael Holiday, Boulder County Veteran Services Officer to discuss issues Veterans face in Boulder County and what the community can do to help.

  • 05.23.16

    The achievement gap between Latino and Anglo students is wider in Boulder County than just about anywhere else in Colorado. The Community Foundation is working directly with Latino parents to help fight this trend, through a new program called Engaged Latino Parents Advancing School Outcomes. Two years in, ELPASO has reached more than 1,600 Latino parents of 0-5 year olds, and trained 50 Latino parent leaders who have hosted more than 200 house meetings and trained hundreds more parents. Our host, Chris Barge, directs ELPASO in his role as Director of the Foundation's School Readiness Initiative. His guests are two of the Latino parents at the heart of this Latino parent revolution: Veronica Sangabriel, one of ELPASO's three School Readiness Coordinators, and Chely Meraz, a Latino parent leader who has been transformed by ELPASO and has helped transform other parents through ELPASO.

  • 04.25.16

    The Boulder County TRENDS Report highlights some of the issues impacting Boulder County’s Latino communities. Join The Community Foundation’s Elvira Ramos, Lafayette’s Mayor ProTem Gustavo Reyna, and Attendance Advocate for North Boulder and Mountain Schools Christina Suarez, for a discussion focusing on some of those issues and how they’re being addressed through the strengths of our Latino communities and their allies.