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change1marker-anthonyChange is all around us and as we dive into a two month theme of “Change in the Valley” we wanted to set the stage and discuss how we deal with change with a local expert on the topic. Laura and I spoke with Dr. Tony Marker a professor of Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning at BSU about the types of
change and how people adapt to changes (or not) depending upon the circumstances and change factors.

Our producer Laura came out from the shadows to join me behind the mic to have a conversation with Dr. Marker and what a great topic to jump into the fray on!

Join us Tuesdays at 3pm on Radio Boise at 89.9 FM or 93.5 FM in the Treasure Valley. Or stream us online at http://www.radioboise.org.

Got an idea for a show? We’d love to hear about it! Contact us at buildingagreeneridaho@gmail.com

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I spoke with Erin Sorensen from the Veterans Park Neighborhood Association about an affordable housing development plans for a lot on Whitewater Blvd in Boise’s West End. She is a board member of NeighborWorks Boise  and a housing advocate. We discussed the Sandhill Crane apartment project proposed by the Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority and their development partner Affordable Housing Solutions.

The Sandhill Crane Apartment proposal stirred up significant resistance from neighbors who say that there are several reasons the project is not a good fit as currently proposed. Erin explained the nuance behind the reasons neighbors feel this way in the context of the broader neighborhood and the investments being made to infrastructure, housing, and amenities.

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