The United Way of Tri-County, although once perceived as the middle man, now operates a hybrid model of serving people in the community with child literacy, mental health, food security and employment programs. President and CEO, Paul Mina explains.
Hosted by: Eric Clemons Produced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
Opened in December 1955, the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is the largest college-based presenting program in New England, located on the campus of the University of Connecticut. Host Eric Clemons is joined by Jorgensen’s Director, Rodney Rock.
College-bound students must navigate many paths searching for resources, information and expertise in a changing educational environment. Host Eric Clemons’s guest is Dr. Martin Estey, Executive Director of the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education.
http://ctphilanthropy.org/The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President, Karla Fortunato, joins Eric Clemons on Newsmakers to talk about the Council's commitment to promoting, supporting and encouraging philanthropy for the good of Connecticut's diverse population.
Disability Rights Connecticut helps people with disabilities live their lives fully and equally by identifying and eliminating the barriers people living with disabilities face. DRCT Executive Director, Gretchen Knauff, joins Newsmakers to discuss how.
The YWCA has a bold and comprehensive social justice mission. YWCA, Hartford Region, CEO Adrienne Cochrane joins Newsmakers to discuss safe and supportive housing, child care, child education and other YWCA goals impacting the city of Hartford.
While their services are in greater demand, Nonprofit organizations find funding an increasing challenge, even in rich states like Connecticut. Eric Clemons’ guest is the President and CEO of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, Gian-Carl Casa.
Revere Massachusetts, home to America's first public beach is undergoing a renaissance. From new beachfront hotels to 161 acres of Suffolk Downs situated in Revere becoming home to Amazon H2Q. Hear from Mayor Arrigo all of Revere's possibilities.
Hispanic-Latinos are the 2nd largest demographic in the country. As more companies embrace diversity Conexion helps them develop talent. Conexion is the only executive mentoring program in the country focusing on mid-career Hispanic-Latino leadership.
For Part 2 of this interview with Phyllis Barajas?click here.
Interview recorded on August 22, 2017 at Suffolk University. Hosted by Jenny Johnson.
La Voz is a free Spanish-language community newspaper distributed to Lynn, Peabody, Revere and Salem all on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Reaching these communities that previously were not served, La Voz has become the voice of the Latino Community.
Interview recorded on November 21, 2017. Hosted by Jenny Johnson.
For part 2 of our conversation with Carolina Trujillo click here.
As liberty depends on freedom of the press and the printed word yields to electronic media, journalism must evolve with the times to sustain that freedom. Host Eric Clemons is joined by the publisher of Af-Am Point of View News Magazine, Frederick Hurst.