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Theme song created by the San Francisco Mime Troupe in the summer of 2020!Music and Lyrics by Daniel Savio and Jeremy Mage.Production by Jeremey Mage.Drums and Percussion by Dred ScottSaxophones, Clarinet,Flute by Dylan JenningsTrumpet, Flugelhorn by Deborah Del MastroGuitars by Liberty EllmanFeatured vocalists: Andre Amarotico, Velina Brown, Keiko…
 
"We made the commitment that even with an expected deficit, we want to give this gift to the city. It's so necessary for the community to come back together" - Ilan Vasconcelos In this episode we feature the voice of the Director of Development of Stern Grove Festival Ilana Vasconcelos. With the State of California officially reopening on June 15th…
 
"There's become a recognition again, internally that artists are seeing themselves as laborers and essential workers and that it is okay to proclaim that doesn't take away of the integrity of your work and your creation" - Julie Baker In this episode we feature the voice of the Executive Director of Californians for the Arts Julie Baker. Julie shar…
 
"So we see the light at the end of the tunnel. I'm trying not to use the word pivot anymore. I feel like I've pivoted so many times that I'm just pivoting in a big circle right now" - Tracey Sylvester Welcome to our one-hour special panel discussion on small businesses. In today’s special episode we wanted to provide a broader understanding of the …
 
We talk about all the pollution and all the issues that surround the Bayview and all the history such as the shipyard and all the changes in land that has happened in the Southeast - Alex Velasco In this episode our featured voices are Executive Director Justice Patrick Marley Rump, Senior Development Consultant LeeAndrea Morton, and Community Prog…
 
"We do whatever it takes to strengthen and advocate for children, families, and adults to realize their hopes, behavior, health, and well being"- Faith Jackson In this episode, our featured voice is the Transitional Housing Program Supervisor of Uplift Family Services Faith Jackson. The focus of this week’s show is on how the covid-19 pandemic is i…
 
You don’t need a building to provide library services to your community - Jayanti In this episode our featured voices are the founder of Common Knowledge Susan Stuart Clark, the Director of Library Services, of the Hayward Public Library Jayanti Addleman and the Library Director of the Redwood City Library Derek Wolfgram Welcome to our one-hour spe…
 
"Our mantras for the whole course of the pandemic has been trying to get as many resources to nonprofits as possible"-Lucy Salcido Carter In this episode our featured voices are Public Policy Director Lucy Salcido Carter and Christina Dragonetti the Outreach and Communications Director at CalNonprofits. Over this past 13 months of producing this sp…
 
“How you get an entire sector back on its feet after 18 months of closure is really difficult and we're going to need support for years”-Brad Erickson In this episode our featured voice is the Executive Director of Theater Bay Area, Brad Erickson. We wanted to host Theater Bay Area because they are another one of our long-time performing arts organ…
 
“They tried to bury us, but they didn't know we were seeds." "I hope people recognize that we are continuing to fight and uprise against the injustices that are happening on all levels.” - Jasmine Dellafosse Today’s convening and conversation with community leaders is our final follow up conversation from both our The Townhall Event we hosted in Ma…
 
“I look forward to seeing how sort of the general public reviews, how they look at artists. And go, Oh, this is a valid life choice”-Erica Andracchio In this episode our featured voice is Playwriter, actress and Executive Director of the Left Coast Theater Company. Erica Andracchio who describes herself as, the lady with many hats for a number of y…
 
"Harriet's Spirit is using the spirit of Harriet Tubman as an inspiration to a young girl to overcome bullying in school" - Nicole Paiement In this episode our featured voice is the Artistic and General Director of Opera Parallele Nicole Paiement. “I started this company because I was very eager to not only collaborate with a lot of artists in the …
 
I think the challenge for us is that we live and breathe this pain daily. And that's hard as this is to hear my aunt in pain. I carry that every single day. How the hell do they expect us to respond to a police officer who is biased against us to act professional and appropriate and kind when we know the one thing this cop wants to do is to hurt us…
 
I think that some of the most innovative, if not the only innovative programs that we saw to be successful was because the City listened to communities and neighbors and residents who had all the ideas quickly and your small business, entrepreneurs like your restaurants who were like, we got to figure something out of we're closed down.- Joaquin To…
 
We think that part of recovering at a grand scale in this country and in communities is actually going to be specifically about the performing arts. Because there’s something there that can be delivered to people to say, okay, we're on the other side, we made it. - Meg Friedman In this episode our featured voices are Meg Friedman a senior consultan…
 
Less than 5% of the people that are creating all of the things that make up the soundtrack to our lives every day are women or gender nonconforming folks or gender diverse - Elena Botkin-Levy In this episode we feature the voices of Managing Director Elena Bot Kin–Levy and the Director of Education Leah King of Women’s Audio Mission Women’s Audio M…
 
“We are very committed to having honest, open conversations about mental health and that there is nothing to be ashamed about having that discussion or saying that you need help” - Gregg Biggs Our featured voices in this episode are Justine Underhill the Chief Program Officer and Gregg Biggs the Director of Advancement from Edgewood Center for Chil…
 
"I’ve just seen real ingenuity and perseverance, and also because of this, it’s connected to community in a much different way. That sense that all boats rise has really come through for this, I’d say” - Cory Combs In this episode our featured voice is Executive Director of InterMusic SF Cory Combs. We wanted to host InterMusicSF because they are a…
 
"The essence of what we do, providing stability, providing homes, you know, showing our youth that they are, they have value" – Sakeenah El-Amin Our featured voices in this episode are Lyslynn Lacoste the Executive Director of BMagic and Sakeenah El-Ami the Deputy Director of the Third Street Youth Center and Clinic. One of the biggest unintended c…
 
In this episode, we feature the voices of cofounder of CivicMakers Judi Brown, Assistant Director of Human Resources at the City of San Jose Kelli Parmley and former Director of Digital Services and Open Government for the City of San Rafael, Rebecca Woodbury In today’s show we wanted to focus on the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic and economic m…
 
Now we're seeing that through our programs and programs of other organizations that there's really this emphasis, that these are essential services that artists are providing for business owners, communities, and people, students, and anyone really, you can think of it's really important work - Karim Zelenka Our featured voices are Justin Hoover th…
 
"We really are coming alongside of those entrepreneurs and small business owners and helping them turn their passion to profit" - Tim Russell Today’s episode is part of our efforts to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the small businesses and entrepreneurs that make up the economic fabric of our neighborhoods. We wanted to fe…
 
“How do we pull all those resources and really make poverty something that is, solvable here in the Bay area” – Kelly Bathgate In this episode, we feature the voices of Kelly Bathgate the Chief Program Officer and Marisa Giller the Communications Director at Tipping Point Community. Tipping Point Community was founded by Daniel Lurie back in 2005 w…
 
“It's that vision that's really the difficult thing and it's challenging in the environment that we're in” - Al Spector In this episode, we feature the voice of Al Spector, an advisor to non-profit and mission-driven organizations. Given the financial struggles of both our nonprofits and small business organizations we wanted to feature Al and ask …
 
“How can we support these businesses that are still here, help new businesses emerge and keep our small business community thriving” - Julie Clowes In this episode, we feature the voice of Julie Clowes, the District Director of the Small Business. Administration's San Francisco District Office Over these ten plus months we have been sharing the voi…
 
“We're learning a lot from our Community Hubs participation and seeing how really hands-on Arts Rich Learning for students in small environments has a huge impact on their wellbeing” - Julie Rulyak Steinberg In this episode our featured voice is the Executive Director of Community Music Center Julie Rulyak Steinberg. We wanted to feature the commun…
 
“It sends a message that we believe as a society that we are all better when we take care of each other” - Wayne Hazzard In this episode our featured voice is the CoFounder and Executive Director of Dancers' Group Wayne Hazzard. The Dancers Group was born in the middle of the AIDS crisis has evolved over the decades as a service organization provid…
 
“ Two people came to us with actual instruments, from the holocaust that were played by their relatives.“ - Patricia Kristof Moy In this episode our featured voice is Patricia Kristof Moy, the Executive Director of Music at Kohl Mansion. Performing arts organizations generate a big percentage of their annual revenue through earned income in the for…
 
We still have a tremendous need and there's a lot of hungry people ”- Kristin Houk In this episode our featured voice is Kristin Houk the Owner of All Good Pizza, TATO and Café Alma. Kristin is part of the Bayview woman food entrepreneurs who are change makers and community leaders providing jobs, healthy food options and a hand up to their fellow …
 
We have to be hyper-aware of social justice and environmental justice”- Dan Flanagan In this episode our featured voice is that of long time Executive Director of Friends of the Urban Forest Dan Flanagan. This past summer and fall we experienced the triple threat of a global pandemic, economic meltdown, and catastrophic wildfires that blanketed the…
 
“It's, provided a safe place for people of all backgrounds to gather and meet and actually become friends” - Barbara Gratta In this episode our featured voice is that of winemaker and food entrepreneur Barbara Gratta of Gratta Winery and Market in the Bayview district of San Francisco. We’ve been sharing stories about economic development and small…
 
“All of us take these things for granted, that they're always there” - Mark Bailey In this episode our first featured voices are Mark Bailey the head of operations and Martha Martinez the head of production and training at Hayes Valley Bakeworks. We wanted to share the story of Hayes Valley Bakeworks because of its unique self-supporting social ent…
 
"We're hoping that we can spread the wealth if you will, as far as possible” - Michelle Lynch Reynolds In this episode, our featured voices are Michelle Lynch Reynolds the Executive Director, and Joe Goode the founder and artistic director, of Joe Goode Performance Group. Over the last thirty-plus years, Joe Goode Performance Group has promoted und…
 
"the people who are working in the cultural sector and everything, it's exposed even further our vulnerabilities, the fact that we're always working in the margins" - Randy Rollison In this episode our featured voices are Randy Rollison the Executive Director and Allison Snopek the Deputy Director of Intersection for the Arts. This week’s show with…
 
“Simply put non-profits matter in communities and people depend on their services” - Anna Koob In this episode our featured voices are Jacob Harold the Executive Vice President and Anna Koob the Director of Data Standards of Candid. Back in April 2020 when we decided to create this series on Covid-19’s impact first on nonprofits and then on small b…
 
People have danced since, you know, the caveman days they gathered together and beat on their drums and they danced” - Christine Leslie In this episode, our featured voice is Christine Leslie the CEO and Executive Director of the Peninsula Ballet Theatre Our next featured voice is Christine Leslie the CEO and Executive Director of the Peninsula Bal…
 
“We're in an existential threat of losing everything that makes this place great”- Jay Beaman In this episode, our featured voices are Brad Levy the owner, Haley Sausner the Chef, and Jay Beaman the Manager of Firefly restaurant. Firefly restaurant is another one of our local neighborhood gems known to serve up its beloved fried chicken along with …
 
“ I hope we never stop supporting people who might have to make a decision between paying their rent and eating ramen noodles.” - Susan Mernit In this episode, we are focused on our Making Community and our featured voices are Susan Mernit the Executive Director of The Crucible along with Janey Hayes a Glass Artists who is one of the Teaching Artis…
 
“ To teach them how to be wonderful musicians” - Andriana Marcial In this episode, our featured voice is Andriana Marcial the Interim Executive Director of the San Francisco Girls Chorus. One of the main goals of The San Francisco Girls Chorus is to teach young women to become wonderful musicians through their extensive music education program. Sin…
 
“ If you want to end homelessness, you give people homes.” - Demaree Miller In this episode, our featured voices are Charles Lerner the Executive Director and Demaree Miller the Program Manager of At the Crossroads. During the Covid-19 pandemic At the Crossroads staff continues to meet youth where they are - living on the streets of san francisco. …
 
"Dance , is just an amazing way of bringing people together” - Sherene Melania In this episode, our featured voice is Sherene Melania the Executive Director and Artistic Director of Presidio Dance Theatre of San Francisco. The Presidio Dance Theatre has a history of cultural and community engagement with a mission to use dance and the arts to educa…
 
"Through difference, there is beauty” - Marc Brew, AXIS Dance Company In this episode, our featured voices are Marc Brew the Artistic Director and Choreographer along with Danae Rees the Managing Director of AXIS Dance Company. AXIS Dance Company’s mission is to bring together both disable and non-disabled artists to create a radically inclusive da…
 
"So, it's, a very, quiet but large issue in our community, especially when you know, Bay area should be the tech capital of the world" - Seth Hubbert In this episode, our featured voice is Seth Hubbert the Executive Director of Tech Exchange and we are discussing how the digital divide is impacting low-income students and their families in Oakland …
 
We're really trying to combat this amnesiac culture that we live in by bringing people together in public space, doing participatory community history - LisaRuth Elliott In this episode, our featured voice is Lisa Ruth Elliot the Co-Director of Shaping San Francisco and we’re discuss Shaping San Francisco’s unique model of being a participatory com…
 
Rome's Kitchen is actually the incubator for my family to help us get to the next level” - Rome Rogers In this episode, our featured voice is Rome Rogers the founder of Rome’s Kitchen in the bay view hunters point neighborhood of San Francisco. Rome like many food entrepreneurs decided to take his love of food and hard work and invest in himself to…
 
I think if anything, there's been more light and more sort of like, an awareness, right. Of small businesses, and how people really need to support the small businesses to, continue to contribute to the economy.” - Pooja Rajani In this episode, our featured voices are Andrea Baker the founder of both Andrea Baker Consulting and the nonprofit En 2 A…
 
“giving a voice to the manufacturing sector, to the City, our funders, everyone, hopefully the public, and then really helping manufacturers know and talk to each other and often partner with each other, which we’re always super happy to see.” - Pierre Coeurdeuil, SF Made In this episode, our featured voice is Pierre Coeurdeuil, Director of Advisin…
 
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