The Fulcrum Podcast
Welcome to The Fulcrum Podcast by Urban Alliance, where we believe in leveraging strengths to change lives. Our episodes feature conversations between our host, Jaleith Gary, and people we work with in various capacities about the ways our partnerships are giving people help and hope for a positive future. Thank you for listening!
Episode 7: Generation Now!, December 2019 (Jessica Sanderson and Rosaicela Rodriguez, Urban Alliance): We sat down with UA team members Jessica Sanderson and Rosaicela Rodriguez to discuss how UA initiative Generation Now! (formerly Next Generation) is making an impact—reminding us that youth aren't just potential for tomorrow, but are leading today.
Episode 6: Running the Distance to Make a Difference, December 2019 (Garry Roman, UAGive Fundraiser): We sat down with UAGive fundraiser Garry Roman to talk about how his relationship with Urban Alliance as a vendor grew into something a lot more like family. Join us as we discuss the challenges of maintaining purpose while running a business and the lessons Garry learned while training for and running a marathon to make a difference in our local community.
Episode 5: A Servant's Heart, November 2019 (Mike Munroe, UAServe Champion): We sat down with UAServe Champion Mike Munroe to chat about the rewards, challenges and impactful moments he has experienced—and the great difference he's making—as a UAServe volunteer.
Episode 4: A Generation Rising in Action and Hope, October 2019 (Kiley Testa, Connecticut River Academy and Rosa McGuire, Urban Alliance): We sat down with Kiley Testa and Rosa McGuire to learn more about how CT River Academy's partnership with Urban Alliance has provided life-changing opportunities for their scholars and has significantly impacted programs and people in Greater Hartford community.
Episode 3: A Pathway to Permanency, September 2019 (Sherry and Stephen Danalis, Families United Serving and Embracing - F.U.S.E.): We sat down with Sherry and Stephen Danalis to learn more about their non-profit organization, Families United Serving and Embracing (F.U.S.E.), how it is reaching young women who are experiencing unplanned pregnancies and homelessness, and how Urban Alliance is helping strengthen their programs.
Episode 2: Tackling Community Health Needs, August 2019 (Angela Colantonio, Urban Alliance): We sat down with Urban Alliance team member Angela Colantonio to talk more about our community's health needs and some of the ways that we are working with programs to address them.
Episode 1: Small But Mighty, June 2019 (Mat Samuelson, Glastonbury Community Church): We sat down with Mat to learn more about a series of Urban Alliance-supported workshops that he's holding for parents and adults in his community to help young people deal with the anxiety that comes with living in the 21st century and the Technology Age.
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