Jane Doe Inc. is working to change the way society views and reacts to sexual and domestic violence in ways that make our communities safer today and for future generations. In today’s environment, this is crucial. JDI’s Debra Robbin joins Newsmakers.
The Clubhouse Network's learning approach is designed to empower youth from all backgrounds to become more capable, creative, and confident learners; and increases young people’s opportunities to build fulfilling careers. Gail Breslow joins Eric Clemons.
In 2015, Mayor Martin J. Walsh created the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services; which is focused on substance use disorder and addiction issues in Boston. ORS Policy Director, Brendan Little explains how people can access addiction recovery services.
The BSA Foundation is dedicated to sustaining Greater Boston as a vibrant, healthy, equitable, and innovative place for everyone to live, work, and play. BSA Foundation Board Member, Ted Touloukian, discusses community building through community design.
LEAP is a unique program that trains college and public high school students to counsel younger children in poverty-stricken neighborhoods. Joining host Eric Clemons is Elvert Eden, Director of Youth Development and Aquatics at LEAP in New Haven, CT.
The city of Hartford is facing budget challenges and economic hardships. Hartford Mayor, Luke Bronin, talks about the state of the city and its future with the departure of Aetna and GE from Connecticut. Mayor Bronin also shares Hartford's strengths.
Interview recorded on June 20, 2017. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
Sweethearts and Heroes provides tools to bystanders of bullying that are designed to save lives. They teach kids to jump into action to save someone from bullying and empower those to help end the cycle. Learn action based methods to stop bullying.
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Substance abuse, underage drinking and bullying are some top issues facing Connecticut's youth. The Governor’s Prevention Partnership collaborates with local organizations, communities and families on prevention programs.
The VA CT Healthcare System Transition and Care Management Program provides support services to Iraq and Afghan Veterans who have been deployed since 911. Many struggle with transition and adjustment issues from financial, housing, legal and healthcare.
Interview recorded on August 9, 2017 at Gateway Community College.