Robert G. Loughery, Chairman of the Board of Bucks County Commissioners, talks about creating quality jobs through the Bucks County Workforce Development Board training programs. Recorded March 1, 2018.
The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation seeks to create positive change for youths in under-served communities, focusing on youth development and mentorship. To learn more, visit the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation on the web at www.theMalcolmJenkinsFoundation.org
It happens almost every day while driving, we spot someone standing at a corner with a sign that often says they are homeless and we can see they need help. What can we do Two Twin Cities non-profits have come together to create a compassionate response. Learn how The Dignity Center and Small Sums create a Roadside Kindness Kit.
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.