LGBT teens and young adults have one of the highest rates of suicide attempts compared to the general population. Outright Vermont supports youth who identify as LGBTQ by providing safe and nurturing options for what an authentic life can be.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
Everyone must adapt to an ever-changing world, but the challenges for girls and young women in our culture don’t seem to be getting any easier. Joining host Eric Clemons is the Executive Director of Girls Inc. of Holyoke, MA, Suzanne Parker.
Exeter New Hampshire Town Manager, Russ Dean, sits down with Jenny Johnson at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics to discuss infrastructure, construction of a wastewater facility, affordable housing, the senior population and civic engagement.
When the state focuses on collaborating with local businesses, non-profits, financial institutions and communities, it can lead to economic growth both locally and state-wide. Joining Eric Clemons is the TDI Fellow at MassDevelopment, Laura Masulis.
Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition Executive Director, Diana Lombardi, joins Newsmakers to discuss challenges and progress as the transgender community seeks equality and an end to discrimination in all areas of life.
The New Britain Museum of American Art conserves and exhibits a collection of the best works in all artistic media by American artists; including upcoming exhibits by Georgia O'Keefe and film star Dennis Hopper. Director, Min Jung Kim, joins Newsmakers.
There are nearly 1800 United Ways around the world, helping connect people to the services that can make the difference in their well-being and survival. Host Eric Clemons’ guest is the President & CEO of the United Way of Pioneer Valley, James Ayers.
The University of Vermont Foundation supports the University in its mission of teaching, research and public service through a range of services, a variety of activities, philanthropy and fundraising opportunities for alumni and donors.
Interview recorded on October 26, 2017 at the University of Vermont.
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The mission of the UVM Foundation is to secure and manage private support for the benefit of the University of Vermont.
The vision of the UVM Foundation is to foster relationships with alumni and donors that maximize their personal and philanthropic investment in the University of Vermont, toward the realization of the University's aspiration to remain among the nation's premier small research institutions.
The UVM Foundation can sum up our values in one word - PRIDE.
The Vermont Legislature, like many across the nation, is tackling issues of mental health, substance abuse and income inequality. Senate President Pro Tem, Tim Ashe, talks these and other VT top priorities and some of the ways Vermont is addressing them.
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Interview recorded October 26, 2017.
The pillars of the United Way are education, income and health. Green Mountain United Way Executive Director, Tawnya Kristen, joins Newsmaker to discuss initiatives improving the overall quality of life in the Vermont communities they serve
In the U.S., about 5.7 million have Alzheimer’s under its current definition, which is based on memory problems and other symptoms. Rob Backlund with the Vermont Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association joins Newsmakers to discuss diagnosis and care.