200 – Bill Strickland of Pittsburg, PA MacArthur Genius Fellow, Founder of Bidwell Training Center & Manchester Craftsmans Guild
Our guest this week is William “Bill” Strickland, Jr. of Pittsburg, PA, a John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Genius Fellow, founder of Bidwell Training Center and Manchester Craftsman’s Guild, an author, and a former pilot. Bill is the quintessential social entrepreneur. Through his love of the arts and specifically pottery, Bill has been offering welfare moms, out of work steel workers and at-risk youth vocational training in the arts and culinary worlds. Bill Strickland and his work offers new hope to displaced and underemployed workers around the country and we’re proud to have him be our guest for this 200th Special Father Network Dad to Dad Podcast.
Personal website – http://www.bill-strickland.com/home.html
Email – email@example.com
Website – https://www.manchesterbidwell.org
TED Talk – https://www.ted.com/speakers/bill_strickland
Harvard Video – https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/voices/events/strickland/
Book – Make the Impossible Possible – https://www.amazon.com/Make-Impossible-Possible-Crusade-Inspire/dp/B00126MVLC/ref=sr_1_1?crid=PZ884T8PH292&keywords=Make+the+Impossible+Possible&qid=1651808547&s=audible&sprefix=make+the+impossible+possible+%2Caudible%2C414&sr=1-1