Today we're excited to bring Andi Scull Cheathman, Founder and Executive Producer of HOPE (Helping Other People Everywhere) Events, to the studio. HOPE Events is a nonprofit production company where artists and makers donate their time and talents to giving back. HOPE is also the founding organization behind the HOPE Campaign, HOPE Farmers Market, and the HOPE Outdoor Gallery.
Alan Graham's philosophy, "Just Say Yes" has lead him down many interesting roads and a number of incredible philanthropic projects. Mobile Loaves and Fishes, of which Graham is the CEO, began with the idea to use a catering truck as a distribution vehicle to support the homeless population. It was this entrepreneurial mindset that then propelled the success of that project and many others.
What happens when two progressive former congressional staffers draft a google doc with instructions on how to incite local activism? In this episode of Change the Rules we sit down with Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levine to chat about the tactics we must take in response to the current political climate.
Meredith Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Amy Poehler Smart Girls, grew up in the journalism and comedy industry, working to tell the stories of young people whose voices often weren't getting heard. Amy Poehler's Smart Girls is a digital media library helping girls around the world find and form their identity.
We speak today with Michael Hsu Principle at Hsu Office of Architecture and Ryan Steglich, Principal of Steglich Consulting join us to share their excitement about the Springdale General Development. When you embark on a project of this magnitude it is critical that you develop a team who shares the vision, but can also add their expertise to the mix.
Remaining operational as a nonprofit while focusing on innovation takes the commitment of many stakeholder groups. You need a good business model, scaleability, creative funding, and willing board members. Both EcoRise and College Forward have worked through the same problems that many nonprofits face early on, today they share their stories.
Office culture is more than just ping pong tables and team building. Creating a RAD office culture begins with design. Today we talk with Royal Frasier, a founder of RAD Office Tour about how Austin businesses are leading the charge by developing unique office spaces that support and encourage unique company cultures.