Public Interest Podcast

Public Interest Podcast

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Marrying Politics
August 13, 2019

This is the ninety-fifth episode of Public Interest Podcast with Jeff Waldstreicher, Maryland state delegate representing District 18 (Chevy Chase, Kensington), who speaks about his work advancing progressive issues pertaining to environmental protection

Walkable, Bike-able, Livable Communities
August 06, 2019

Amy Ginsburg , Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, expounds upon the benefits accrued to a community through urban revitalization efforts, mixed use commercial-residential zoning, and the integration of mass transit to create walkable, bike-abl

Bringing Home the Bacon
July 30, 2019

This is the one hundred and twenty-third episode of Public Interest Podcast with Don Robertson, former Democratic Delegate representing Montgomery County in the Maryland House of Delegates, who speaks about the effect that his time in public service had o

All About Murals, Sewers, & Parking
July 23, 2019

This is the eighty-first episode of Public Interest Podcast with Rick Ammirato, Executive Director of the Bethesda Urban Partnership, who speaks about the value of having a daily impact on communities in which he belongs. Subscribe by Email Subscribe and

Saving the Bay, One Vote at a Time
July 17, 2019

   Karla Raettig, Executive Director of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters (LCV), and Kristen Harbeson, Political Director of the LCV, speak about their efforts advocating for environmentally progressive legislation in the Maryland state

Preventing Teen Suicide
July 09, 2019

Dawn Bunch, Founder of the Adolescent Peer Support League, speaks about the anxiety-inducing stresses of teenage life and how teens can help each other overcome these challenges.  Post from RICOH THETA. - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA Subscribe and

The Musical Antidote to Depression
July 02, 2019

JJ McGuigan, a musical artist, joins the podcast to reflect on his work as a mental healthcare advocate and how he uses his music as a coping mechanism to address his own struggles with depression and the stigma associated with the condition.  Subsc

Emerging from Rape
June 11, 2019

Saida Desilets, entrepreneur, author of "The Emergence of the Sensual Woman," and a survivor of rape, speaks about empowering victims of sexual violence so that they can recover from their trauma in addition to those who might become a victim of sexual v

Cleaning Up Virginia Politics
June 04, 2019

Scott Surovell, Democratic Virginia State Senator, speaks about his efforts to rid the Potomac River of raw sewage overflow and to prevent environmental catastrophes such as coal ash overflow from occurring in Virginia.  Post from RICOH THETA. - Sph

Education + Transit = Jobs
May 28, 2019

Jim Shea, Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Maryland, former Chairman and Managing Partner at Venable LLP, and former Chair of the Board of Regents at the University of Maryland, speaks about how he intends to use greater investment in education and