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United Nations Association of Boulder

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Their vision is a world in which humanity is spared the scourge of war, human rights are honored, the natural environment is protected, and the United States is a constructive member of the United Nations for the well-being of all humankind. The UNA-USA is dedicated to educating, inspiring and mobilizing Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations, strengthening the United Nations system, promoting constructive United States leadership in the system, and achieving the goals of the UN Charter.  Local president of the United Nations Association of Boulder, Bill Kellogg, chats with host Nikki Kayser about  upcoming local events.

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Boulder United Nations Association

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

They make a difference for people in need in developing countries by choosing a cause and mobilizing financial support for it. Clearing landmines in Afghanistan has been an ongoing project. UNA-Boulder also prepares position papers on topics of national and global importance to stimulate debate. They meet annually with Congressional representatives and staff to urge their support for the UN’s work. President Bill Kellogg chatted with host Nikki Kayser.

Mike Altschuler Foundation: Opportunities for Hope

Monday, May 21st, 2012

They were formed in memory of Mike Altschuler to help young people ages 18 to 26 struggling with substance abuse, and their families. The Mike Altschuler Foundation provides hope through a resource center, assistance with treatment funding for individuals, and research funding for chemical imbalance and genetic solutions. Host Steve Miller visited with a foundation member.

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Dairy Center for the Arts

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

They provide diverse opportunities to create, learn, and participate in high quality performing and visual arts experiences. The Dairy Center for the Arts is home to 15 resident organizations that represent visual arts, dance, theater, art education, f ilm, and more. Host Kenneth Flowe visited with executive director Joy Pat.

Psychic Horizons Center

Monday, May 14th, 2012

They teach you to  access your psychic and healing abilities and put them to use in your daily life to create your own reality and take charge of your experience. Psychic Horizons offers local and long distance one-day workshops, classes, readings, and healings. Staff and students are active volunteers in the community. Executive director Hope Huetson sat down with host Mary Wickramasekera.

Reading Village

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

They envision a proud and thriving Guatemala that loves to read, where children grow up able to realize their full potential. With a focus on children, Reading Village works collaboratively with the residents of impoverished villages to create programs that develop a culture of reading. Host Maeve  Conran spoke with Linda Smith.

Women Work Together

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

They raise the socioeconomic status of Guatemalan women by teaching them to work effectively in groups and aspire to leadership. Women Work Together offers workshops in leadership training, community development, and more for participants from junior high girls to business and civic leaders. Host Angelica spoke with co-founder Tracy Ehlers and volunteer Laura McCutchen.

Outdoor Mindset

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

They unite and inspire people affected by neurological challenges who share a passion for the outdoors. Outdoor Mindset connects people with each other and the outdoors, offering a Guide Program and Outdoor Meetup Groups. Host Nikki Kayser chatted with Patti Abendroth.

Center for ReSource Conservation

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Their objective is to provide programs and services that empower individuals to turn natural resource conservation beliefs into action in their daily lives. The Center for ReSource Conservation addresses this need by offering the solutions, products, and services that make sustainable choices not just manageable, but comfortable, practical, and profitable. Water Division Director Daniel Stellar talked with host Steve Miller.

Wellness Initiative

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Their mission is to improve the physical health, social and emotional development, and academic performance of low-income youth through yoga-based wellness programs. The Wellness Initiative’s programs integrate movement with breath to strengthen, align, and balance the body, focus the mind, and soothe the nervous system. Host Mara Rose spoke with a representative.