Episode 52 – Someone Who Cares a Whole Awful Lot!

On this episode, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips checks out the Mercer Warehouse, and puts Gezim Hoxha on the spot for some cool trivia facts. Then, we meet Vegreville’s Own Lorax, Kevin Stewart. Kevin talks to us about photography,  how he (sort-of) won the Nobel Peace Prize, and the fund he created to help protect the aspen park lands of Vegreville.

Links:
Find out more about the Vegreville Creek and Wetlands Fund.
Curious about land conservation? Visit Edmonton and Area Land Trust
Check out our Legacy in Action story about Kevin: Vegreville’s Own Lorax.
Read Animal Casualties of the Underground War (Oct. 1999).
Curious about starting a fund of your own?
Join the ANCOP Walk with Gladys Bugayong!

Grant Deadlines:
Community Grants – Deadline is September 1st

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Photo Credit: Kevin Stewart

Episode 51 – It Takes a Community: Linda Duncan

It is the third edition of our special series: It Takes a Community, produced by Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal of Naheyawin.

In this series, Hunter sits down to chat with prominent Edmontonians to talk about the communities and people that have helped shape them along their journeys.

In this episode we hear from Linda Duncan , the long time Member of Parliament for Edmonton Strathcona. Linda tells us about growing up in ravines, her call to environmental law, and how important it is to reach out and engage with your political representatives, whoever they may be.

Links:
Find your Member of Parliament.
Be heard: You can write letters to MPs, find committees, create petitions and more right here!
Learn more about Linda Duncan.
Find out more about Naheyawin.
Check out our article about Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal, and find them in Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 under 40.

This is the third of six profiles in this special series. New episodes will drop on the first of the month June through December 2019.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Photo Credit: The photo of Linda Duncan shown on this page was created by Edmonton Portrait Photographer, Ryan Parker. Click here to see more of his work.

Episode 50 – Resilience

In this episode, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips shares a special story about one night at the historic Alberta Hotel. And we sit down with Rachelle Venne, CEO of the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women. She talks about why it’s important to recognize the obstacles faced by Indigenous Women in Alberta.

Links:
Check out our Vital Topic reports.
Learn more about the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women.
Read the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Reclaiming Power and Place.

Grant Deadlines:
Al Maurer Awards – Deadline is August 31st
Charmaine Letourneau Scholarships – Deadline is August 31st
Community Grants – Deadline is September 1st

Special shout out to The Read Along, where hosts Scott and Anita Bourgeois take you on a chapter-by-chapter journey through a good book.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Music for the Alberta Hotel story:
*When the Mockingbirds are Singing in the Wildwood by Frank C Stanley
*The Royal Vagabond by Jockers Dance Orchestra 
*Good-Night by Knickerbocker Quartet

Episode 49: It Takes a Community – Nasra Adem

We are excited to share the second installment of It Takes a Community — a special series produced by Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal of Naheyawin.

In this series, Hunter sits down to chat with prominent Edmontonians to talk about the communities and people that have helped shape them along their journeys.

In this episode we will hear from artist and community builder Nasra Adem about the support they receive from their mom, finding community on Tumblr, Black Girl Magic, and the joy they find in bringing talented people together.

Links:
Check out what Nasra Adem is working on.
Find out more about Naheyawin.
Check out our article about Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal, and find them in Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 under 40.

This is the second of six profiles in this special series. New episodes will drop on the first of the month June through December 2019.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Photo Credit: The photo of Nasra Adem shown on this page was created by Edmonton Portrait Photographer, Ryan Parker. Click here to see more of his work.