Our kind voice is how we connect the good within us, to the world around us.
Our mission is to make our world a kinder, more connected place, one conversation at a time.
On A Kind Voice Radio we have conversations with an eclectic group of people which include musicians, sports figures, authors, business people, film makers, philosophers & everyday heros. The common thread is they all use their kind voices to make a positive impact.
Our programs can be heard online and our made available to radio stations around the world via the Public Radio Exchange. To listen to live programs or any of our archived programs click here.
|Catherine Ryan Hyde, the author whose book started it all; the blockbuster movie, “Pay It Forward” and the world-wide movement!||Interview with James Brown “JB”, who is the host of The NFL Today on CBS. He is three-time Emmy Award winner and Sports Illustrated’s “Best Studio Host of the Decade”.||Kind Voices makes beautiful music. On this show we will feature some of the musicians who who have created songs which express our mission in their own kind voices.|
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Here are some of our recent episodes: (Click on show name to listen)
|Connecting excess food with the hungry|
|Conversation with Robert Lee the founder of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) a national non-profit food rescue organization, that gets food that would otherwise be wasted to those who are hungry. The RLC is based in New York City and is operating in 12 cities.|
|Creating Win-Win-Win stories one dog at a time|
|Interview with Cathy King, the founder of Canines With A Cause. Cathy’s Utah based program rescues unwanted dogs from shelters, giving them to prison inmates to live with and train them to become service animals, and then pairs the dogs with military veterans battling post traumatic stress disorder.|
|Interview with author PJ Devlin about her new novel, “Becoming Jonika”, which details the experiences of Joan Byrnes, a young woman struggling to find her place in the tumultuous world of 1969 America. We’ll talk about the art of writing and, the challenges inherent in writing about a specific time in history.|
|The words and music of Jameson Tabor|
|When Jameson Tabor isn’t busy laying down incredible vocals on his new record, Pursuit, then you can often find him teaching others how to enjoy the art of music, acting, and the rewards of self-expression at his very own studio rightfully named, Tabor Studio. In this hour we will get to showcase his new tracks and ask Jameson about his passions for acting, teaching, and great music.|
|A Rising You Tube Star|
|Interview with Vanessa Vargas Wilson (a.k.a- Crafty Gemini) who has created hundreds of DIY videos on quilting, cooking, gardening and more. The videos on her You Tube Channel clearly explain the topic at hand, are created with enthusiasm and some humor. We will learn the story behind her videos and explore some of the things she shares in these wonderful videos.|
|Table Grace Cafe|
|Interview with Matt and Simone Weber who own/operate the Table Grace Cafe located in Omaha, Nebraska. The mission of Table Grace is to foster a healthy community by offering great food prepared and served in a graceful manner to anyone who walks through the door. They have no set prices, no cash register, patrons pay for their meals by donating or serving.|
|The Global Ecovillage Network|
|Interview with Kosha Anja Joubert the Executive Director of the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN). GEN is a growing network of sustainable communities and initiatives that bridge different cultures, countries, and continents. On this show we explore the Big Ideas driving this beautiful journey as well as the details of the story being created.|
|Interview with David Burns and Austin Young about their work on the Endless Orchard, which is a sustainable, edible, living public artwork- fruit trees planted and mapped by the public for everyone to share. It can also be seen as a big community garden cooperative where people work together to plant fruit trees that will nourish community and help make our world a kinder, more connected place one fruit tree at a time.|
|Hearth & Market|
|Interview with Wendy Uhlman and Steve Zieverink of Hearth & Market are creating a wood fired food truck & mobile farmers market that connects people with their farm, way of life and certified organic produce and products. If you want to see some amazing looking food, that comes from an authentic place, check out their Kickstarter project. Hosted by David Levins|
|On A Kind Voice on Books this week we will get a chance to sit down with Ryan Patey, Editor and Co-Founder of T.O.F.U Magazine. We’ll be discussing his job heading up a publication which works to bring together a vegan community, as well as what he’s been reading lately.|
|Museum of Lost Things|
|Interview with Gregory Cioffi about his upcoming film called The Museum of Lost Things. The film is about a man who randomly walks into a museum that has objects that represent something that he has lost in his life. The movie then goes onto to consider more abstract things, like lost illusions. It is a layered story told from different perspectives weaving together objects, experiences and some big ideas.|
|Gamifying The Good|
|Interview with Professor John Velez of Texas Tech University, about his work in using video games to create cooperative behaviors. On A Kind Voice Radio we explore ways people use their kind voices (share the good within). Professor Velez’s work explores how cooperative play helps players find their kind voices and create positive experiences for all that are involved.|