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  • 00:31

    Giving Voice to Your Courage with Ernie Boxall

    in Writing

    In this episode of Giving Voice to Your Courage, I'll be interviewing Ernie Boxall who is penning his book about his visit to Israel. We'll be discussing some of the lessons of courage he experienced and how they've transformed him as well as impacted his ability to live courageously and what it means for writing a memoir. 

  • 00:30

    100 Days of Giving Black with Linda Kelly

    in Non-Profit

    Since 2005, Linda Kelly has served as president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for the 29-town Greater Hartford region, and one of the oldest and largest of the approximately 700 community foundations in the country. Established in 1925, and now with more than 1,000 funds, the Hartford Foundation ended 2014 with approximately $930 million in endowment assets, and made 1,997 grants totaling $32.5 million over the course of the year.


    Linda Kelly is also a board member of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and the MetroHartford Alliance (Hartford’s Chamber of Commerce and the region’s economic development leader) and is past chair of the Connecticut Network of Community Foundations. She recently served on the Audit Committee and Community Foundation Leadership Team at the Council on Foundations, a national association of grantmaking foundations and corporations.  She has spent decades serving a variety of nonprofit and civic organizations in the Greater Hartford area, often in a leadership position.

  • 00:30

    Giving Voice to Your Courage with Bob Walicki

    in Writing

    Dorit Sasson of Giving Voice to Your Courage, interviews Bob Walicki, a Pittsburgh based poet and the curator of VERSIFY, a monthly reading series in Pittsburgh, on the role courage has taken him from challenging the traditional roles of what it means to be a sensitive man in a field that looks on his poetic sensitivity as a weakness. 


     


    His work has appeared in HEArt, Stone Highway Review, Uppagus, The Kentucky Review,Grasslimb, and on the radio show Prosody. He won 1st runner up in the 2013 Finishing Line Open Chapbook Competition and was awarded finalist in the 2013 Concrete Wolf Chapbook Competition. He currently has two chapbooks published: A Room Full of Trees (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2014) and The Almost Sound of Snow Falling (Night Ballet Press, 2015). He lives in Verona, PA with his wife, Lynne, and two cats.


     


    Bob Walicki has worked for years in the construction industry and as a plumber. As a poet, he's been the target of prejudices because he didn't fit into those traditional roles. Often he has to hide being a poet in the building trades industry though he says, "recently it's been liberating to write about those experiences in my new chapbook, "The Almost Sound of Snow Falling."

  • 01:40

    Freedom Law School Conference Call 2/4/2016

    in Education

    Freedom and law questions answered by the President of Freedom Law School Peymon Mottahedeh

  • 00:30

    Giving Voice to Your Courage with Pamela Olson

    in Writing

    In this episode of Giving Voice to Your Courage, Dorit Sasson interviews Pamela Olson, memoirist of Fast Times in Palestine..."a moving, inspiring account of life in Palestine that's enormously informative yet reads like a novel... Part adventure story, part searing reportage, part love story."


     


    Pamela's story could just be any Westerner's story, even mine.


    My relationship with understanding the life in the Middle East was also informed by headlines and stereotypes. 


    On this episode, we'll talk about the courage it took for Pamela to break free from these stereotypes and to connect with the reality she was thrown into.


     


    To tune into the Giving Voice to Your Courage archives, click here. 

  • 00:34

    Freedom Law School Conference Call 1/28/2016

    in Education

    Freedom and law questions answered by the President of Freedom Law School Peymon Mottahedeh

  • 00:31

    100 Days of Giving Black with Rosalia Durante

    in Non-Profit

    Rosalia Durante, 98, has lived a remarkable life as a teacher and a humanitarian. In 1963-64, she taught spent time in Nigeria, teaching at the Corona International School in Lagos. Decades later, she and her husband became patients to Dr. Yele Aluko, one of her former students. The Charlotte Observer covered the amazing story of their reuinon after many years. Today, Ms. Durante will discuss this story and more on Giving Black Radio. 

  • 03:02

    Love, Law, and Character Development with Issa

    in Goals

    Tune in each and every Tuesday 8am PST/ 9am MST / 10am CST /11am EST


    "Avoid head trash. Do not be a garbage can for anything that does not feed your intellect, stimulate your imagination, or make you a more compassionate peaceful person. Refuse to open your mind to other people's trash. Tune out anything that promotes conflict. This can infect you with a mind virus of cynicism or defeat and you will not even know it!  Be deliberate about setting up your day to win. Whatever you feed your mind in the first 30 minutes of the day, will impact the spirit of your day. Saturate yourself with positive words that fuel your energy and ignite your spirit. Your thoughts create your reality. Create an extraordinary life! You have GREATNESS within you!"  ~ Les Brown

  • 00:30

    Giving Voice to Your Courage with Author Karen Elizabeth Lee

    in Family

    In this episosde of Giving Voice to Your Courage, I'll be interviewing Karen Lee Elizabeth, author of the memoir, The Full Catastrophe about the courage it took to live through an abusive marriage and to subsequently, write about it. 


     


    This book conveys Karen's story, a woman who overcame serious adversity of an 'invisible' kind and was able to not only to recover but also to gain from the ordeal. Through the lines of this book, her authentic voice emerges - conveying unutterable suffering, her resilience and her inspirational transformation. A unique document of the indomitable human spirit." 
    Renos K Papadopoulos, PhD., Jungian Analyst, Professor and Director: Centre for Trauma, Asylum and                 Refugees,University of Essex. Honorary Clinical Psychologist and Systemic Psychotherapist: The                         Tavistock Clinic, London.


     


    To listen to the past episodes of Giving Voice to Your Courage, click here.


     

  • 03:03

    Love , Law and Character Development with Issa

    in Goals

    Tune in each and every Tuesday 8am PST/ 9am MST / 10am CST /11am EST


    Live life freely in love, know the various laws of life, and always continue to develop a positive character ~ Issa


    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune ~ Jim Rohn


    You cannot go into the future and manifest your greatness when you have various things in your life that’s blocking you. Goals help you channel your energy into action. Putting them on paper breathes life into them ~ Les Brown

  • 00:35

    Family Care-giving: In Step with the Law

    in Family

    OK, so you're caring for a family member or friend, making decisions and spending your own funds to purchase medical supplies and uncovered  prescription bills when out of nowhere another relative appears making claims to your care recipient's assets.  The care recipient has no legal documents drawn up and wants you to continue providing care. What are you legally able to do to protect both of you? Join us on June 15th @ 7:30 pm on the Dr. Rose Show to learn what side of the law you're on. My guest will be a local Family Law attorney .