Past Forums – 2010

November, 2010

LISTEN: The New Tweens  (MP3)
Date: November 18, 2010
Topic: ”Issues in the Pre-Medicare Years: The New Tweens, Ages 55 – 64.
Identifying Issues of Healthcare, Unemployment and Other Gaps.”


October, 2010

LISTEN: Safety  (MP3)
Date: October 28, 2010
Topic: ”Safety in our Hometowns: Presenting a New Countywide Collaboration: The Community Reentry Council.”


September, 2010

LISTEN: Trauma  (MP3)
Date: September 16, 2010
Topic: ”Trauma: How do we Care for the Veterans, Refugees, and other Traumatized Persons in our Community.”


August, 2010

LISTEN: Aging and Aging Services  (MP3)
Date: August 26, 2010
Topic: Aging Issues: Struggles from the Elderly Perspective


  • “New information.”
  • “Good to hear of all the service providers available.”
  • “Good speakers.”
  • “The forums are great.”


July, 2010

LISTEN: Service and Spirituality  (MP3)
Date: July 22, 2010
Topic: ”Service and Spirituality: Exploring the Connections.”


  • “This forum was outstanding!”
  • “Panelists were excellent.”
  • “Marvelous teachings from other traditions to enrich the topic.”
  • “This was one of your best!”


June, 2010

LISTEN: Domestic Violence  (MP3)

Date:June 24, 2010

Topic: Domestic Violence: A Social Issue Behind Closed Doors


  • “Great identification of basic definitions and resources.”
  • “I learned a lot more than I thought.”
  • “Good to learn about the available resources for helping abuse victims, particularly involving faith-based groups.”


May, 2010

LISTEN: Human Trafficking  (MP3)
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Topic: ”Not in Boulder! Human Trafficking as a Local Issue.”


April, 2010

LISTEN: Unemployment  (MP3)
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2010
Topic: ”The Challenge of Unemployment: Who’s Helping?”


March, 2010

LISTEN: Early Childhood Care and Education  (MP3)
Date: Thursday, March 25, 2010
Topic: ”A Good Beginning, a Better Future: The Communal Benefits of Sound Early Childhood Care and Education.”


  • “Excellent forum with a good overview of several programs and informative statistics.”
  • “There’s a huge involvement of kids in this endeavor and the lack of standards is concerning.”
  • “Well-run program presenting new information from the preschool directors.”
  • “Very good panel presenting diverse sectors, expertise abundant.”
  • “Two of the speakers are colleagues doing wonderful things in our community.”


February 2010

LISTEN: Homelessness: Tension and Compassion in Community  (MP3)
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2010
Topic: ”Homelessness: Tension and Compassion in Community.”

January 2010

LISTEN: Social Trends  (MP3)
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2010
Topic: ”Social Trends Impacting Our Lives in Boulder County.”