The Camp House

A weekly podcast exploring the culture and community of Chattanooga.

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    Chattanooga Design Studio - Part 1

    The Chattanooga Design Studio believes that we can make Chattanooga a great place to live for everyone through excellent urban design. In this conversation I am joined by the Studio's Eric Myers, Lindsey Willke, and Sally Morrow. In the first half of our conversation we discuss what urban design is and its importance for creating thriving communities. We also discuss a range of their work, both past and present. The second episode, to be released next week, focuses on their recently released framework plan for the South Broad District.

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    Homelessness in Chattanooga with Sam Wolfe

    Sam Wolfe is the Homeless Program Coordinator for the city of Chattanooga. In this episode we discuss the state of homelessness in our city, the dignity of all our citizens, and introduce a new initiative to serve the most vulnerable in our community.

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    April is for (Public) Art with Katelyn Kirnie

    Public Art Chattanooga has been responsible for some of the largest and most beautiful projects in our city over the past few years. Katelyn Kirnie is the Director of Public Art Chattanooga and in this episode shares some of the exciting projects coming up in the next few weeks and also announce Art Burst, Chattanooga's city wide explosion of color in April.

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    APEX Project with Unifi-Ed

    The APEX Project is the latest initiative of Unifi-Ed that seeks to engage the community and pull everyone into the conversation on public education. Over the past six months they have been engaging and listening to the community and the result is the APEX Policy Platform, a synthesis of the ten most popular solutions to improve our community and our public education system. Joining us to discuss the results of the APEX Project are Unifi-Ed’s Alexa LeBeouf and Ashley Conrad as well as APEX steering committee members Samantha Boucher and Cary Garrett.

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    Curbing Predatory Lending with Metro Ideas Project

    Metro Ideas Project is a local policy think tank that is focused on the challenges of mid-sized cities. Their Executive Director, Joda Thongnopnua, joins us to discuss their latest research project exploring the challenges that communities face when dealing with predatory lenders.

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    Living The Dream with Christian Rushing (Rerelease)

    Today's episode is a rerelease of one of our first episodes with Christian Rushing, one of the most radiant individuals I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Christian passed away a year ago today, February 1, 2017, and today's rerelease is to honor a man whose life, joy, and wisdom we should never forget.

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    A Library for the 21st Century with Mary Barnett

    A public library has always been an important resource for a community. But how do libraries respond when the world around them changes? In today's episode we talk with Chattanooga Public Library's Mary Barnett and explore how our public library is a progressive, responsive institution ready to serve our community in the 21st century!

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    A Life & Culture of Entrepreneurship with Kevin Cherrick

    Entrepreneurship is certainly a term associated with Chattanooga and even a common theme on this podcast. In our interview today guest Kevin Cherrick helps de-mystify entrepreneurship and, being a newcomer to Chattanooga, gives an outsider's perspective on the unique attributes of Chattanooga that make it such a great place for entrepreneurship.

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    Whiteboard: Chattanooga's B-Corp Business with Taylor Jones, Eric Brown, & Lauri Moyle - PART 2

    Whiteboard is a digital agency focused on working with purposeful companies and is Chattanooga's only B-Corporation certified company. In this episode we are joined by Whiteboard founders Taylor Jones & Eric Brown to discuss the significance of the certification, the purpose of business, and the ethics of operating a company in our digital 21st century. Lauri Moyle, creator of Thankful Gleaner, focuses on helping businesses connect with their ethical core and joins this episode as a co-host. PART 2 OF 2

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