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Activate! District 10 Pro-Bono Project : Sarah Waters

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District 10 Pro Bono Project provides free legal services in Clay, Greene, Hendricks, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Owen, and Putnam counties in Indiana. Listen as Sarah Waters describes this important work and the volunteer opportunities available for you to lend a hand. LINKS District 10 Pro Bono Office Assistant Basic Mediation Training New Leaf, New Life Front Desk

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Activate! BTown For Bernie : Brian Winterman

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In this week’s segment of Activate, Brian Winterman describes the leap he took from “interest” to “action” to become a captain with the local chapter of the Bernie Sanders campaign, Bloomington for Bernie. Brian describes a transformation in the way he understands political action, and encourages others to become involced in causes you believe in. That’s this week on Activate! …

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Activate! Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo

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From the Activate! Archives: Local mom and activist, Rachel Guglielmo, discusses her work with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America; an organization originally founded by fellow Hoosier Shannon Watts. There are chapters of Moms in 50 states, and Rachel is active in the local, Bloomington chapter. Listen to Rachel’s empowering experience committing her time and passion for a …

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Activate! WFHB : Christine Brackenhoff

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WFHB is a listener-supported, volunteer powered, non-commercial broadcast radio station in Bloomington that is powered almost 200 volunteers to create a variety of public arrairs, news, and music programming. Christine Brackenhoff, a volunteer with the station, talks about how her volunteer experience with the station has helped her grow her professional skills; as well as contributing to a valuable part …

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Activate! H2H (Hoosier 2 Hoosier) : Jacqui Bauer

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Hoosier 2 Hoosier (H2H) is a reuse program that diverts reusable items from the landfill during student move-out and raises money for local charities and other organization. H2H, a partnership between City of Bloomington Sustainability, Indiana University Office of Sustainability, and Cutters Soccer Club; is scheduled for Saturday, August 20 and volunteers are needed now and on the day of …

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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo

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Local mom and activist Rachel Guglielmo discusses her work with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, an organization originally founded by fellow Hoosier Shannon Watts. There are chapters of Moms in 50 states, and Rachel is active in the local, Bloomington chapter. Listen to Rachel’s empowering experience committing her time and passion for a cause she believes strongly …

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Activate! Monroe County History Center : Sue Shelden

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The Monroe County History Center works to provide deeper insights into Bloomington and Monroe County history through museum exhibits, a research library, museum store, and other special programming. Long time volunteer Sue Shelden talks about how the Center fulfills its mission of connecting current Monroe County residents with the people and events of the past that have shaped our current …

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Activate! Bloomington Boogies : Craig Brenner

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The Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano festival returns to Bloomington for its second run in August of 2016. Listen as festival founder and local musician, Craig Brenner, discusses why this uniquely American music form is worthy of preservation and celebration. Those interested in volunteering can learn more at bloomingtonboogies.com/home. LINKS Bloomington Boogies B-Town Jazz Hoosier Dixieland Band

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Activate! Cry of the Children : Dellsie Boddie

Dellsie Boddie is the Executive Director of Cry of the Children, an organization that partners with local organizations, schools, and community members to help kids develop positive relationships, and build the skills necessary to live a happy and fulfilling life. That’s this week on Activate, our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

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Activate! Re-Imagining Opera for Kids : Kim Carballo

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Re-Imagining Opera for Kids (ROK) creates programming pairing IU music students with local schools. IU students get additional performance and administrative experience, and school children get exposure to the drama, beauty, and whimsy of opera. Win, win! Executive director and founder Kim Cabrallo discusses ROK’s mission further, and lets you know how you can get involved. LINKS Lotus Outreach Hoosier …

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