American Graduate: Part 2

7, 2011

Part 2 of the series looks at local applications of the primary approaches to addressing school dropout—prevention; intervention and recovery— from the perspective of a school superintendent; an administrator from a community-based organization; and a high school senior.

Seeds For Growth 2011, Part 3 of 3

17, 2011

Sheri Chaney Jones demystifies measurement for nonprofit organizations and panelists discuss how to determine the value and effectiveness of special events.

Columbus Speaks: Women, War, and Peace

7, 2011

Representatives of several refugee communities in Columbus talk about the issues raised in the PBS series Women, War, and Peace, and Nasro’s Journey, a film by Tariq Tarey and Doug Rutledge about a Somali refugee in Columbus.

American Graduate: Part 1

7, 2011

High school graduation rates have a direct link to the economy. By the latest calculation, dropouts from the class of 2008 will cost Ohio almost 9.8 billion in lost wages over their lifetimes. A panel of community stakeholders analyzes the implications of dropping out and highlights local initiatives to help students finish school.

The Last Space Shuttle

4, 2011

Former astronaut Ron Sega talks about his three space voyages as the U.S. Space Shuttle missions come to a close.

Seeds for Growth 2011, Pt. 2: Rules of Fundraising for Non-Profits

7, 2011

A lesson on the basic rules of fundraising that allows achievement of success.

Seeds for Growth: Helping Non-Profits Achieve Their Missions

7, 2011

Deirdre Jones, Associate Director, Edward H. Schmidt School of Professional Sales at the University of Toledo, discusses how to obtain sustainable support (financial and non-financial) from like-minded organizations and individuals enabling non-profits to execute their missions.

Champion of Children 2011

14, 2011

Fred Andrle moderates a panel discussion with community leaders on the non-academic barriers that interfere with access to learning and the challenges this presents to the health and success of our children and our community.

Penick vs. The Columbus Board of Education

7, 2011

Jerry Revish moderates a discussion about the case that led to the desegregation of Columbus schools.