Major Jobs with Teland

Major Jobs with Teland

Hi, my name is Teland, and I'm a high schooler who is interested about different jobs. On this podcast, I'll be interviewing different people who have different careers and sharing them with you to educate people and teens about the interesting things that people do to make a living. We will go over normal "run of the mill" jobs but also unique careers, and how people got into the job, what they do on a daily basis, and more. Check out the website at majorjobspodcast.com

SUDSY SPOTLIGHT: SIMPLY THE BASICS

SUDSY SPOTLIGHT: SIMPLY THE BASICS

Force multiplier.  The last sudsy spotlight focused on a small center working on homelessness and poverty by building a local community, one relationship at a time.  Simply The Basics is attacking the same problems with a very different approach.  Their goal is to become a force multiplier for nonprofits and charitable organizations in San Francisco and beyond.

Sharing Shakespeare with homeless brings out 'best selves'

Sharing Shakespeare with homeless brings out 'best selves'

Meghan Freebeck, an advocate for the homeless in San Francisco, visited the theatre in 2017 and later got an idea: Shakespeare should be for all. Since the homeless generally don’t go to live theatre, maybe she could bring Shakespeare to the homeless.


A Workshop Helps The Homeless See Themselves In Shakespeare's Plays

A Workshop Helps The Homeless See Themselves In Shakespeare's Plays

Shakespeare wrote for the masses. In the 1600's the pit of London's Globe Theater would have been a boisterous hangout, full of butchers, tanners and commoners who paid a full day's wages to see the show.

That inspired San Francisco homeless advocate Meghan Freeback to bring the Bard back down to earth by bringing Shakespearean actors and a group of homeless people together to discover how the playwright's words can still resonate us today.

Homeless people don’t often go to plays. So this woman brought Shakespeare to them.

Homeless people don’t often go to plays. So this woman brought Shakespeare to them.

"Although Shakespeare's plays have been around for more than 400 years, their significance still resonates today" said Freebeck. ""Using Shakespeare is a safe way for them to explore their own experiences and celebrate the good in their lives."