Episode 58: Ally Up, COS!

Some of the statistics concerning LGBTIQ youth nationally are astoundingly heartbreaking.  From Human Right’s Watch: 4 in 10 LGBT youth (42%) say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBT people. LGBT youth are twice as likely as their peers to say they have been physically assaulted, kicked or shoved at school. 92% of…

Episode 48: Our Hidden Minority Group

Twenty percent of our population is in this “hidden” minority group and organizations right here in our own city are getting international attention for their work. We dive into the needs, issues and programs that are drawing attention, informing and helping people in practical ways. From newly passed legislation to hints for business owners, listen…

Episode 29: Getting Schooled on Local Non-Profits

There are a lot of assumptions around Colorado Springs’ non-profit community. Do we have more than most other cities our size? Do they run well? Can they be trusted? What makes some succeed and others fail? Jeff and I (Darcie) had some serious misinformation. Thankfully our guest this week, Michael Hannigan, was able to clear…

Episode 22: What is Up With The USOC?

Inspired by Friend of the Show JT’s constant griping about the United States Olympic Committee we decide to take a deep dive into what the USOC is doing in Colorado Springs. How did the Committee end up in our city? What does it contribute to the city economically? Is the USOC good for Colorado Springs?…