Episode 13 – George Takei

This month, we speak with the one and only George Takei!

George Takei talks to us about his memories of life in a Japanese-American internment camp during WWII, becoming an activist, coming out in Hollywood, and answers some caller questions, too!

Mr. Takei will be presenting his talk, “80 Years of Wisdom”, at the Shaw Conference Centre, Wednesday, November 29th.  This talk is part of the Forward Thinking Speaker Series, presented by Edmonton Public Library and Edmonton Community Foundation.

Buy your tickets, here!

And, you can enter our contest to win 2 VIP tickets by sharing a link to this episode on Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag: #TheWellEndowedPodcast.

Our interview with George Takei was originally recorded on July 5th, 2017. Special thanks to  CKUA for having us in their studios to record  the interview. And, special thanks to Andrew Paul for editing this piece.

Vital Signs
This year, our Vital Signs report focuses on Belonging, and will launch on Oct 6th.

Wills Week
Curious about why a will is so important? Be sure to join us for Wills Week!

Young Edmonton Grants – Deadline is October 15th.
Community Play Space – Deadline is November 1st
Community Grants Program – Deadline is December 1st, for funding after March 1st.

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

Special shout out this month to the Modern Manhood Podcast by German Villegas: understanding the many different views of masculinity.