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Rise Seattle

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Where's the best place to get a beer in North Seattle? How is our City Council planning to address the growing need for housing affordability? What does it take be a "local" in Seattle today? On the Rise Seattle Podcast you'll hear all this and more. Sit down for intimate discussions with Seattle leaders about the pros and cons of the city's growth and what they are doing amidst the rise.


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Dr. Deborah J. Oyer, MD: The importance of birth control and access to abortions
Dr. Deborah J Oyer, MD is a Seattle based Doctor with 32 years of experience. She currently serves at the Cedar River Clinic specializing in Adult and  Family Medicine. Recently, Dr. Oyer was featured on the critically acclaimed documentary called Our Bodies Our Doctors, where she defends the importance of birth control and access to abortions. On today’s episode we get into this controversial topic and break down both sides. We also discuss how Seattle is leading the charge on women’s rights across the country.  This is a difficult topic to discuss, so if you’re listening with you kids or are triggered by what we’re saying please turn this off and come back next week. Let's be brave and respectful together and approach this episode with curiosity and no judgement. 
Jason Caveness: CavenessHR
Jason Caveness is a U.S. Army retiree who became involved with the tech and startup scene here in Seattle after a long career in the military. After working in the college recruiting space here in Seattle for a few years, Jason noticed that small businesses desperately needed help with recruiting but often couldn't afford to work with a big recruiting firm. That's when we decided to branched out on his own to start cavnesHR, a tech recruiting firm that gives quality HR services to businesses no bigger than 49 employees. Using technology to empower small businesses to get the right candidate for the right price. Jason spends what little free time her serving as the Seattle City Leader for Bunker Labs - a national non profit that helps Veterans and Military Spouses start businesses.He also is the host of the cavnessHR podcast where he talks to small business owners, founders and people in tech, startups and HR.  Jason's goal is to serve his clients with value and integrity. Sit back and enjoy an honest conversation with a Seattle tech/service business owner.
Yusef Nadir: Seattle King County Realtors
Yusef Nadir moved to Seattle from the Big Island of Hawaii when he was in high school with his mother. As a single mother to 4 boys, Yusef s mom did everything in her power to ensure the best life for her kids. After graduating from the University of Washington, Yuesf went on to work in Property Management here in Seattle focussing on HOA management, large scale apartments and micro-units. After 10 years in the business he moved into residential real estate at RE Max NW Realtors in Northgate. Yusef now serves as a Director at Large for the Seattle King County Realtors Association and re-elected for 2020. Join the conversation as we discuss what it was like to grow up in Seattle, how the Seattle market has shifted in favor of buyers and how the National Association of Realtors is evolving towards a more moderate and inclusive position as millennial members become more involved.  
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Jul 29th, 2016
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Aug 27th, 2019
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