Community Voices Articles

The Community Voices component of Environmental Dashboard is designed to celebrate and promote thought and action that build stronger, more sustainable and more resilient communities. Community members representing the diversity of this community are being interviewed to share their perspectives. Click below to view recent interviews or search by subject name, interviewer or any keyword or topic to view associated stories. Many of the quotes used for Community Voices slides are taken from these interviews.

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    Sean Hayes
    Sean HayesInterview by: RickYu YueSean Hayes is Executive Director of The Oberlin Project, a joint effort of the City of Oberlin, Oberlin College, and individual and institutio

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    Barbara Pierce
    Barbara PierceBarbara Pierce, an Oberlin resident and the first post-war blind student to attend Oberlin College, has worked for the last 40 years for the National Federation of the Blind, a

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  • samantha-beetler
    Samantha Beetler
    Sam BeetlerInterview by:Becky KalishSam Beetler, graduate of Lorain County Community College, is the lead gardener for The Peoples Garden at Oberlin Community Services (OCS). Sams mai

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  • jennifer-smillie
    Jennifer Smillie

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    Jennifer Shults
    Jennifer ShultsInterview by: Danny RosenburgQ: What are some words you would use to describe Oberlin?A: Small in the good sense, intimate, safe, interesting, liberal, diverse.

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