Colorado Issues - Pat and Heide Knapp of Becoming Free talk about Religious/Spiritual Abuse - April 15, 2018

April 15, 2018
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Heidi and Pat Knapp of Becomingfree.org discuss the often overlooked world of religious and spiritual abuse, and talk about the help they offer the victims.

Colorado Issues - Tom Johnson of Pinnacle Tactics Talks Self Defense - April 8, 2018

April 6, 2018
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In an era of random violence in schools, malls, the workplace and others, Pinnacle Tactics founder Tom Johnson chats with David Van Zetter about options for self protection.

Colorado Issues - Maia Brusseau From The Denver Dumb Friends League Talks about “Pet” Projects - March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018
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Maia Brusseau, the PR manager from The Denver Dumb Friends League visits with David Van Zetter. Maia talks about the pet adoption process, the Furry Scurry, the Equine facility and how to volunteer.

Colorado Issues - Former Columbine Principal Frank DeAngelis Talks About School Safety - March 17, 2018

March 18, 2018
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Former Columbine Principal sits down with David Van Zetter and talks about the comparisons and differences between Columbine and the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida. DeAngelis also offers advice for parents on what to look for in their children to avoid problems.

Colorado Issues - Activist Raheel Reza Discusses Jihadist Recruiting - March 16, 2018

March 9, 2018
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Raheel Raza, well known activist, filmmaker and author speaks with David Van Zetter about the growing problem of Jihadist recruiting and radicalization of young American Muslims. Raheel tells Van Zetter about the methods these recruiters use and how communities can fight back.

Colorado Issues - Dan Nordberg Talks SBA - March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018
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Dan Nordberg, the newly appointed Region VIII Administrator for the SBA sits down with David Van Zetter to talk about all the programs and assistance the SBA offers. Dan also talks about the different needs of the more rural communities in his coverage area, such as the many tribal nations, farming communities and other outlying small businesses.

Colorado Issues - I Am Invisible No More - February 4, 2018

February 4, 2018
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If you have a disability that is not perceivable to other people, you know how frustrating it can be to get people to understand that you’re not able to always function in the way others expect of you.  Your disability is invisible to others, but there are also times when you feel that your personhood is also invisible.  Invisible Disabilities is an organization that helps such people.  Wayne Connell discusses a video contest giving people with invisible disabilities an opportunity to explain what they go through.  Get further information on the contest online at InvisibleNoMore.com.  For more information on Invisible Disabilities, the website is InvisibleDisabilities.org   

Colorado Issues - Grants to Worthy Organizations that help Veterans - Jan 28, 2018

January 28, 2018
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Veterans Passport to Hope, or “VP2H,” is an organization that provides grants to worthy non-profit organizations which help veterans.   Non-profits are first investigated by VP2H to determine that donations are managed well and with integrity.  Then worthy organizations providing a variety of “help up” products and services for veterans become eligible for VP2H grants.  Joe Lovett from Veterans Passport to Hope talks about the grant program and some of the non-profits with which VP2H cooperates.  A fund-raiser is taking place February 22 at the Cable Center to fund the grants.  For more information, go online to vp2h.org

Colorado Issues - Imagine 2020 Cultural Plan - Dec 31, 2017

December 31, 2017
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Ginger White Brunetti, deputy director at Denver Arts and Venues, gives an update on Denver’s cultural plan “Imagine 2020.”  Planning started in 2014 by getting input from people engaged in all areas of the arts.  Now, at the beginning of 2018, the year 2020 is fully in view and the plan is fully in effect.  Ginger details the progress and accomplishments of Imagine 2020 to date and the challenges that exist moving forward. 

Colorado Issues - Funds Available For Low Income Homeowners - December 24, 2017

December 24, 2017
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Shannon McGinty from the Denver Urban Renewal Authority details rehab funds and programs available to qualifying homeowners, and a new project in conjunction with Denver Water to check water pipes for lead.  For more information, go online to renewdenver.org