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Art of Community NCW podcast

EXPLORING THE POWER OF COLLABORATION AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON

Aug 14, 2018

My guest for this episode is Jana Fischback, the executive director of Sustainable Wenatchee, a nonprofit devoted to encouraging community members to live more sustainable lives and reduce our impact on the environment.

Fischback is an East Wenatchee native who has a masters in environmental studies. Sustainable...


Jul 12, 2018

My guest this week is Thom Nees, the executive director of Serve Wenatchee Valley, an organization that is devoted to keeping families from slipping into homelessness in the Wenatchee Valley.

As many as 70 families a week receive assistance from the organization. They provide critical financial help in a time of crisis...


Jun 8, 2018

My guest this week is Patrick Walker, the energetic executive director of the Wenatchee River Institute, an outdoor learning center in Leavenworth that is providing unique opportunities for students and community members to engage with the natural world.

When Walker took over the program four years ago, the...


May 7, 2018

My guest this week is Michelle McCormick, the executive director of Stage Kids, an organization that is creating unique opportunities for hundreds of local kids to discover and develop their theater skills.

Stage Kids has created a sense of belonging and community for the kids who are involved and also for the community...


Mar 15, 2018

My guest this week is celebrated folk singer Carrie Newcomer. We talked her powerful insights about how we can bridge the divisions in our communities. 

In our highly polarized society, Newcomer invites us to show up differently in our community – with kindness, generosity and hospitality. In every community she...