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Episode 8: A Child Friendly Boulder
16-04-2024
Episode 8: A Child Friendly Boulder
We're talking child-friendly cities this episode, communities where all kids feel safe and cared for, while being able to express their opinions and influence decisions that affect them. Becoming a child-friendly Boulder is an ongoing journey, but we've got a plan for how to get there. Ready, set, tune in!   Explore more visions for a child-friendly Boulder.   Special guests in this episode: Sarah Huntley, Director of the City of Boulder Communications and Engagement DepartmentMara Mintzer, Co-Founder and Director of Growing Up BoulderAvery Stuhlbarg, YOAB memberElias Weatherley, YOAB memberJeff Kagan of Jeff & PaigePaige Doughty of Jeff & Paige This episode was produced and hosted by Leah Kelleher. Theme music is Wide Eyes by Chad Crouch/Podington Bear, licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.   Related Resources: All about the City of Boulder's Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI).Learn more about Growing Up Boulder. Explore their CFCI webpage.Boulder's digital Child Friendly City Map.Check out the city's Be Heard Boulder online engagement platform. Stay tuned for future opportunities to share your thoughts and ideas.Learn about UNICEF CFCI around the world. UNICEF CFCI in the United States. Jeff and Paige's website and music.Fostering a Better Community for Children and Youth, plus Family Services.Dig into the city's Youth Opportunities Program. Youth Opportunities Advisory Board (YOAB) and how to apply.More opportunities for youth in Boulder. Stay in the loop: follow City of Boulder Instagram #CFCIBoulder, and subscribe to city updates and Growing Up Boulder's newsletter.   Upcoming Engagement Opportunities: Teen Townhall: A Conversation about Policing and Safety. Boulder Police Department Youth Open House. Learn more about both events.   Music in this episode (adapted):  "A Civic Area" by Jeff and Paige.
Episode 7: The Road to Flood Recovery
02-02-2024
Episode 7: The Road to Flood Recovery
A close look at our years-long recovery from the 2013 flood. We're digging into flood mitigation and preparedness, and lessons learned that have made our response and recovery stronger.    Special guests in this episode (City of Boulder staff): Joe Taddeucci, Director of UtilitiesChris Meschuk, Deputy City Manager Jennelle Freeston, Deputy Director of Community Connections and Partnerships for Open Space and Mountain ParksBrandon Coleman, Engineering Project ManagerChad Brotherton, Visitor Infrastructure Senior Manager for Open Space and Mountain ParksMike Chard, Director of the Office of Disaster Management for the City of Boulder and Boulder County. This episode was hosted by Cate Stanek and Leah Kelleher. It was produced by Leah Kelleher. Theme music is Wide Eyes by Chad Crouch/Podington Bear, licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.   Related Resources: Flood Mitigation Project RoundupBoulder's Web Guide to FloodingHow to Be Flood ReadyCity of Boulder Comprehensive Flood and Stormwater Plan2013 Flood Interactive WebsiteSeptember 2013 Flood Information and Storytelling Upcoming Engagement Opportunities: Feb. 22 – Joint City Council and Open Space Board of Trustees public hearing on open space disposal for South Boulder Creek. A decision on disposal will be made in March. Find more opportunities and office hours with city staff on our website. Music in this episode (adapted):  The Silver Hatch, Grand Fell, This Passage, Uncertainty and Leadin by Blue Dot Sessions.Brother Richard by Dave Nelson. Confidence Trick by Chad Crouch/Podington Bear. All are licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License, Attribution-NonCommercial License or Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Episode 4: Coping with Climate Crisis
23-06-2023
Episode 4: Coping with Climate Crisis
Dig into emotions many of us experience as we live through climate change, along with coping strategies to build hope and personal resilience.   Special guests in this episode:  Eva Jahn (she/her), Licensed PsychotherapistLodi Siefer (they/them), Psychotherapist and Hive Co-DirectorLouise Chawla (she/her), Professor Emerita at University of Colorado BoulderHeather Bearnes-Loza (she/her), Sustainability Senior Program ManagerSandy Briggs (she/her), Sustainability Program ManagerJonathan Koehn (he/him), Director of Climate InitiativesEmily Freeman (she/her), Sustainability Policy AdvisorDaniel Hanson (he/him), Cool Boulder InternEmily Sandoval (she/her), Community Engagement Senior Program ManagerMarya Washburn (she/her), Public Information Officer for the Fire DepartmentJamie Carpenter (he/him), Wildland Operations SpecialistKerry Webster (she/her), Wildland Fire Senior Program ManagerNew Vista High School students Lahja, Lucy, Chauncey and Beck.  This episode was produced by Leah Kelleher. Theme music is Wide Eyes by Chad Crouch. Please see our website for full music attributions.    Call-in opportunity! Tell us how the climate crisis makes you feel. Where do you find hope and courage? Call 303-818-4678 and leave a voicemail sharing your thoughts, and you might be featured in an upcoming episode!   Resources mentioned in this episode:  Community mental health resourcesCool Boulder's website and calendarThe Hive's Boulder.Earth website and calendarNew Vista Climate Justice Photo ExhibitMore on Louise Chawla and her researchCity poll showing community concern about the crisis Music in this episode (adapted):  Etude 8 Dimitri and Etude 1 Cherub by Blue Dot SessionsWaves of Indigo by Daniel BirchThe Bridge (Instrumental) and The Sheltering Firs (Instrumental) by Chad Crouch All are licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License or Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.