First Episodes Coming July 2018!

Episode 6: The Poverello Center

This week’s episode features Amy Allison Thompson, the Executive Director of The Poverello Center, Missoula’s homeless shelter.  Amy talks about why she often describes homeless folks as being ‘invisible’ in our community, what it’s like to run a large non-profit as a young person, and how she suggests we should act when we run into...

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Episode 7: Soft Landing Missoula

This week’s episode features Mary Poole, Executive Director of Soft Landing Missoula.  (https://softlandingmissoula.org/) Mary talks about the rapid process of creating Soft Landing and welcoming refugees to Missoula, how she approaches folks who see refugee issues far differently than she does, and what it was like to start a non-profit as a newcomer to the...

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Episode 8: Forward Montana

Deputy Director Kiah abbey comes on the show to talk about her work to engage Montana youth in the political process, some of her thoughts on the upcoming midterm election, and why folks (like me!) shouldn’t be afraid to voice their beliefs in the political arena. Check out http://ForwardMontana.org or https://forwardmontana.org/campaign/voter-guides/ to read Forward Montana’s voter guide for the...

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Episode 9: Reaching Home – Missoula’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness

Theresa Williams, Coordinator of Reaching Home, Missoula’s 10-year Plan to End Homelessness, comes on the show to talk about why Reaching Home was created, the nuts and bolts of the plan itself, along with the successes and challenges she has seen while coordinating this ambitious plan, and much more! Check out the the Reaching Home plan here. ...

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Episode 10: Leadership Montana

Chantel Schieffer, CEO and President of Leadership Montana, talks about why Leadership Montana was created in the wake of a very contentious 2001 Montana legislative session, how this organization promotes civility and collaboration across our state, and even offers listeners some tools for having difficult but necessary conversations. Learn more about Leadership Montana at leadershipmontana.org. ...

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Episode 11: Oula

Kali Lindner, CEO and Founder of OULA Fitness, comes on the show to talk about her passion for connecting mind and body, how she created a now emerging global company right here in Missoula, and how Oula’s mission often takes priority over profits. Check out Oula and the scientific proof of its mental health effects...

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