Long-time state and community leader, Nate Miles, VP of Strategic Initiatives for Eli Lilly, joined the program to discuss the state of our state and city and how we can work together to build the common good.
Matt Larkin joined the podcast today. Matt just announced his candidacy for US Congress in the Washington 8th District. He has been a long-time community leader, and shares his ideas, heart and vision for the state of Washington.
Amy King joined us today on the podcast. She is the Co-Founder of Square Peg Construction, Founder of Weld, and the Founder and CEO of Pallet. She is doing amazing work in our community. Her company hires people that cannot normally find jobs because they are exiting the criminal justice system and she is giving hope to the homeless by building Pallet homes for shelter and a fresh start.
Today, we had Bruce Harrell on the podcast. Bruce is a long-time Seattle community leader, graduate of UW and Rose Bowl champion, who served as President of the Seattle City Council. Bruce is now running for Mayor of Seattle and he has some amazing ideas on how to help small businesses and the houseless in our community. He believes leaders need to acknowledge what is not working for positive changes to start happening.
Today we had on Josh Ford, Coach for the Tacoma Defiance and the Sounders Academy, and Sean Muldoon, Head Strength-and-Conditioning Coach for the Sounders. Josh and Sean spoke about working to improve justice in our local community through their new organization, The Athletic Justice Collective.
Michelle Merriweather joined us on today's program. She is the CEO of Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle and she was named one of the top 25 Most Influential People in Seattle of 2020. She told our listeners about all the amazing things her organization is doing throughout our community and how she became inspired to become the leader she is today.
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