Host Eric Minor speaks with Bill Kawecki, Mayor, City of Morgantown, about the impact of a road bond recently passed by voters, and other structural and recreational developments for beneficial change. www.morgantownwv.gov
Host Eric Minor and Dennis Poluga, Director, Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club, Morgantown, discuss the MBGC's after school programs and resources that do more than keep kids out of trouble and instead provide help with homework and fun ways to stimulate their learning and help them plan for their futures. www.mbgclub.org
According to the International Labor Organization, 27 million people are involved in human trafficking. Laurel Bellows of the American Bar Association's Human Trafficking Task Force addresses this growing trend. To learn more, visit the American Bar Association on the web at www.ambar.org/trafficking
More than 20 million Americans cope with vision loss, and that number is growing due to baby boomers reaching retirement age and beyond and higher survival rates for premature babies, many with multiple disabilities. Paul Schroeder of American Foundation for the Blind discusses efforts to be sure that technology is accessible to this population.
Schroeder stated, "Vision loss...can be very tough and it is difficult for people to adjust to. Most people lose their site... as they are aging."
Visit American Foundation for the Blind at www.AFB.org.
Helping to raise the next generation of leaders. Ryan Manion, President of the Travis Manion Foundation, discusses a program that is partnering young people with the military community to develop strong core values.
Manion stated, "Our veteran community and our military community as a whole are a shining examples of leadership and character."
Visit the Travis Manion Foundation on the web at www.TravisManion.org or www.Facebook.com/TravisManionFoundation or follow on twitter at www.twitter.com/TMFoundation.