Helping those with Disabilities live full lives- 4:47
with Jo Ann Simons, President of Northeast Arc
Posted Jan 30, 2017
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Northeast ARC's CEO, Jo-Ann Simons, joins Jenny Johnson from Suffolk University to discuss ARC programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities including; early intervention, the autism support center and work training programs.
Hosted by: Jenny JohnsonProduced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
New Hampshire Career and Technical EducationExecutive Director, Christine Carr, talks about bridging the gap between NH's businesses and CTE schools to ensure students are receiving robust career and technical training and employers are gaining a skilled workforce.
United Ways worldwide strengthen communities through honing in on 3 building blocks of a strong quality of life; education, income and health. Granite United Way Executive Director, Patrick Tufts, talks UW support services and resources in NH.
Girls Scouts of the Green and White Mountainsprovides girls with skills they'll need in the future; from the entrepreneurial cookie program to STEM. The girl led council helps build character, confidence, courage and many more qualities for success.
New Hampshire's nonprofits work to make communities stronger. The New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits supports the growth and the leadership of the sector while providing a unified voice. Executive Director, Kathleen Reardon, explains the impact of nonprofits.
National Collaborative for Digital Equity Founder, Dr. Bob McLaughlin, explains what digital equity is and its impact on both schoolchildren who do not have broadband access or computers in their homes as well as adults who lack access to the internet.
Families in Transition-New Horizons is working on solutions to end homelessness in New Hampshire. Cathy Kuhn, FIT-NH Vice President of Research and Training talks about providing affordable housing and supportive services to individuals and families.
Boston's tourism industry generates billions of dollars in revenue to the city and the state. Renowned special events; the Boston Marathon, Head of the Charles Regatta, the Tall Ships and an uptick in international visitors all contribute to the economy.
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If you have questions about planning a trip to Boston visit the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau website.OUR MISSION
The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) is the primary private sector marketing and visitor services organization charged with the development of meetings, conventions and tourism-related business. Our goal is to enhance the economy of Boston, Cambridge and the metropolitan area.
Northwestern MA DA David Sullivan discusses innovative ideas to fight the opioid crisis, programs to help quell domestic violence, student involved PSA's raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses and criminal justice reform.
The YWCA helps transform victims of domestic and sexual violence into survivors. Women with no economic resources often go back again and again to abusers. The YWCA of Western New England offers a safe haven and a place for women to get back on their feet.
Interview Recorded on May 23, 2017 at the Majestic Theater. Hosted by Nathan O'Leary.