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The Podcast for the Common Good

Welcome to the Common Good podcast. As our city and region have grown exponentially our social fabric and connective tissue have not kept up and in some case is eroding. We believe that sharing moving and inspirational stories and conversations of our residents, politicians, activists, athletes and artists is a necessary way to foster relationships between people of all backgrounds and beliefs so we can work together to build the common good.

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Episode 44: Alvin Davis

Dec 5, 2022

Episode 44: Alvin Davis

Recorded back in September 2022 as the Major League Baseball season was entering the final stretches, Tim had an amazing and intimate conversation with Alvin Davis, also known as "Mr. Mariner”, former Major League Baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the Seattle Mariners. They spoke about the mariners past and present and had a long and rich dialogue about faith and how important it is Alvin’s life.
Episode 43: Cammy Presho

Nov 7, 2022

Episode 43: Cammy Presho

Today Tim spoke with Cammy Presho. Cammy is the Executive Director at Greater Good Northwest. They spoke about the incredible work she does in Spokane with Greater Good Northwest.
Episode 42: Kela D. Hall, Sr.

Oct 10, 2022

Episode 42: Kela D. Hall, Sr.

Today Tim spoke with Kela Hall. Kela is the co-founder of KD Hall Communications, which has done work in corporate and government sectors. She is a leader in workforce development and women initiatives. She spoke about what her company does for women and her career and Emmy nominations.
Episode 41: Ravon Johnson

Sep 26, 2022

Episode 41: Ravon Johnson

Today Tim spoke with Ravon Johnson, the Church Engagement Program Manager at Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission. They discussed all the amazing things the Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission does for homeless people. Ravon also discussed their new project, Cornerstone, a 10-year plan to increase the reach and success of their programs, enabling them to serve more homeless neighbors more effectively.
Episode 40: Gary Haakenson

Sep 12, 2022

Episode 40: Gary Haakenson

Today Tim spoke with former Edmonds Mayor, Gary Haakenson. He was elected in 1999 and served in that role until July 2010. They talked about his career as a mayor, his life and also about the Edmonds Waterfront Center.
Episode 39: Christopher Williams

Aug 29, 2022

Episode 39: Christopher Williams

Tim talks to Christopher Williams, Deputy Superintendent of the City of Seattle Parks and Recreation department. They talk about the state of the parks in Seattle, park improvement and maintenance plans, and fun activities going on in the parks.
Episode 38: Yoon Kang O’Higgins

Aug 22, 2022

Episode 38: Yoon Kang O’Higgins

Tim spoke with Yoon Kang-O’Higgins. She is the Director of Public Programs at Friends of Waterfront Seattle. Yoon talked to us about all the activities and programs happening this Summer at the Seattle Waterfront Park.
Episode 37: Emily Washines

Aug 15, 2022

Episode 37: Emily Washines

Tim spoke today with Emily Washines, she is the founder of Native Friends. She spoke to us about the Yakama reservation, as well as the murdered Native women on the Yakama reservation and putting the issue in historical context.

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