Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts STEM Conference breaks down stereotypes that STEM careers are for men and encourages girls to study STEM fields at a young age in an era where women are still underrepresented in STEM.
Hosted by: Eric Clemons Produced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
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.
College Bound Dorchester gives a second chance to high school dropouts by providing a bridge to college and the resources needed to succeed. Mark Culliton, joins Jenny Johnson to discuss this transformative program changing lives through education.
Westfield State UniversityPresident, Ramon Torrecilha, joins Newsmakers to discuss accessibility and affordability of public higher education and the impact Westfield State in particular has on the Massachusetts economy and its students.
Interview recorded on September 12, 2017 at the Majestic Theater.
Link to Libraries has been assisting Western Mass. children and families create a culture of reading at home by donating books and creating supportive programs for ten years. Laurie Flynn, President of L2L, tells Comcast Newsmakers viewers how.
Western New England University law professor Erin Buzuvis discusses the origins and applications of Title IX on Newsmakers with Eric Clemons. From admissions to athletics to sexual misconduct and protection of the LGBT community, Title IX has impact.