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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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!!”
Our guests on this episode share their personal experiences with racism, as well as their contributions to facilitating the tough conversations with their peers that will help us all heal as a community and live up to our claim as Everybody’s Hometown.
Spring is in the air despite the occasional snowstorm. Love is in the air, despite the social distancing. It must be time to talk weddings! Weddings are the most universal and meaningful ritual in our culture and Prescott is the perfect place for two people to get hitched. Charles and I got married here, surrounded by our friends and insight of Granite Mountain. It’s a weekend we’ll never forget.
What’s it like combating an entrenched problem like homelessness during a pandemic? What skills and mindset make the difference in good times and bad? How does one get selected Prescott Woman of the Year? Find out from Coalition for Compassion and Justice Executive Director, Jessi Hans. In 2018, Jessi and her team set the bold (Crazy?) intention to end homelessness in Prescott.
For many local teens living in low-income households or families affected by addiction or homelessness, this feeling was a distant dream until they met the team at Teen Closet. Staff and volunteers work with teens not only to find the perfect look and fit but to build relationships that let young people who are living with big challenges know that they are not alone, not forgotten.
On this month’s episode, you’ll learn a lot about the heart and how a local “rock star” Cardiac Electrophysiologist is using the latest hi-tech methods, collaborative leadership, and deep compassion to heal hearts and people.