Prescott Woman PodcastLearn more about our featured cover stories and non-profits on our monthly podcast series.
We are locals supporting local. Prescott Woman Podcast celebrates the women leaders within our community. Every month join our hosts as we introduce you to women that are making a difference in business, health, education, non-profits, and more. If you are interested in learning about dynamic women that are working to create a balanced community, this is the podcast for you.
Thank you to Rocket Feather Creative for helping us put together this podcast with interviews, editing, and production.
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“You have cancer,” is one of the scariest things a doctor can say. Even with recovery and survival rates improving drastically for most cancers, a diagnosis can be one of the darkest times for an individual and a family to go through.
In this episode, we talk with three very close sisters who are all too familiar with what cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery are like. Jodi, Jamie, and Janine have gone through it not once, but twice.
The mission of Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation is to serve the unmet needs of abused, neglected, and abandoned children who are in the care of the Yavapai County Juvenile Court – Prescott, and qualified youth who have aged out of that court’s jurisdiction. In addition, Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation supports the work of the CASA program and CASA volunteers.
What would it mean to you or your family to have a doctor who really listens, who cares deeply, and who meets you where you are? In this time of managed care, when medical visits are pared down like airplane seats, we got to talk with a pediatrician who insists on serving the whole family with a range of options that range from mainstream medicine to alternative treatments and good old-fashioned emotional support.
Prescott Unified School District created the Indian Education Program to sponsor culturally relevant programs and provide academic support for Indigenous K-12 Students throughout the school year. The program is unique in that it includes oversight and guidance from local parents/guardians of the students AND input from around the country in the form of presentations and lessons.
Prescott Creeks are also one of the organizations that have made life in Prescott better for over 30 years now… a group that is quietly and diligently protecting and restoring those natural waterways, educating us on the vital interrelationships between us and the creeks, and advocating to preserve the natural areas that make Prescott the cool, green haven it is for birds, wildlife, and humans alike.
Our guest, Amanda Foster, is a 2nd generation Prescottonian who has worked in the outdoor industry for over 25 years. She’s an outdoor educator and mentor and advocates who love seeing others fall in love with wilderness, knowing they will also want to protect our natural treasures.
How does a hand UP help a family and our community? How does stable, affordable housing impact life? Find out how our featured Quad Cities nonprofit, Habitat for Humanity works to give families a fighting chance,c xv not only to survive but to become valuable contributors to our community.
What would you think about newcomers who moved to the Quad Cities, rolled up their sleeves and got all the way into the hard work of advocating for and educating us, devoting themselves to our economic development and the care of our most vulnerable?
How about, “Welcome!” and “Thank you!!”