Capital STEM Alliance Newsletter – September 2021

Adults holding hands in a line

Lewis County Thrives

CHOICE Outreach and communications are promoting “trusted messaging” by creating a podcast series entitled “The Equity Circle Podcast.” Partners of CHOICE/CPAA are being sought for interviews, giving them an opportunity to share their personal stories, and provide factual information to help combat vaccine misinformation. The podcast launched on Friday, September 10 with new episodes airing each Friday. If you or someone you know would like to share their story with our podcast crew, please email Lawrence Kinnaman at [email protected]. Future projects include short videos from community leaders addressing vaccine hesitancy. Listen to the podcast here!

You can also find the podcast on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Amazon Music

Mason County Consortium

Bobby Williams, Executive Director of The Bridge Music Project, will speak to the consortium about career explore opportunities in songwriting and recording for at-risk youth on Thursday, October 14, at 9:30 a.m.

All are invited – zoom link is, Meeting ID: 845 6511 4753.


The new Capital STEM Alliance continues to roll out in the region. The Alliance is a collective action consortium of leaders from all sectors in each county. The purpose of the Alliance is to shared resources, perspectives, and direction in the creation and expansion of cradle to career pathways, with a focus on equity and access. For more information about the Alliance, please contact Lorie Thompson, Capital STEM Network Director, at [email protected].