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Power Station

Dec 27, 2018

Quyen Dinh, Executive Director of Southeast Asia Resource Center (SEARAC), is deeply connected to the Vietnamese, Laotian and Cambodian communities she serves. As the daughter of Vietnamese refugees she knows first hand the challenges posed by limited resources, a sense of displacement, and the need for...


Dec 17, 2018

Bob Friedman has been at the forefront of building wealth in low-income communities for decades. He founded Corporation for Enterprise Development in 1979, (recently renamed Prosperity Now) to develop, test and implement the strategies needed to move low-income people into the economic mainstream. These strategies, now...


Dec 10, 2018

In this episode of Power Station, Josh Hoyt explains that the way you make democracy work is by organizing the people who are left out. This is the proposition that guides his leadership of the National Partnership for New Americans, a multi-ethnic and multi-racial organization comprised of the nation’s...


Dec 3, 2018

Tanya Fiddler (Cheyenne River Sioux), Executive Director of the Native CDFI Network, talks to Power Station about being a self-proclaimed wayuiyeska, a Lakota word for translator. In all of her interactions with policy makers, funders and fellow nonprofit leaders, she translates the experience of Native Americans to...


Nov 26, 2018

How do you create a more just financial marketplace? We explore this question on Power Station with Diane Standaert, Executive Vice President of the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), a nonprofit that builds financial wealth through the elimination of predatory lending practices. As Diane explains, it starts with...