with Kelly Juleson-Scopino on Drug, Bullying and Mentoring Programs
Posted Jan 09, 2018
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Substance abuse, underage drinking and bullying are some top issues facing Connecticut's youth. The Governor’s Prevention Partnership collaborates with local organizations, communities and families on prevention programs.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
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.
Teaching journalism to student writers, artists and photographers and their peers around the globe, is the organization Youth Journalism International. Joining host Eric Clemons is the co-founder and Executive Director of YJI, Jackie Majerus.
"CT has a plan to continue delivering some of the highest quality drinking water in the United States. Public Health Section Chief of Drinking Water, Lori Mathieu, shares the challenges and opportunities as CT preserves and protects its water sources.
Interview recorded on November 14, 2017 at Infinity Hall. Hosted by Eric Clemons."
The YMCA, the largest non-profit in the county, plays an important role in communities across America and the world from teaching kids to swim to prevent drowning deaths to programs in heath and living a healthy lifestyle. Harold Sparrow, President and CEO, of the YMCA of Greater Hartford joins Eric Clemons to discuss the Y's focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.
Interview recorded June 20, 2017. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
Klingberg Family Centers works to strengthen, equip and restore families through a variety of programs and services that focus on the children's needs first. President and CEO, Dr. Steven Girelli, joins Eric Clemons.
Interview recorded on November 14, 2017 at Infinity Hall. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
Part 2 - Violent gangs, domestic violence and the opioid crisis are some of the top issues of our times. The New Haven CT Police Department is developing strategies that are proactive rather than reactive in order to combat these serious problems.
For Part 1 of this interview with Chief Campbell click here.
Community relations between police and many communities across the U.S. are fractured. In New Haven CT, the Department is building trust through the adoption of body worn cameras, community policing, communication and other collaborative strategies.
Interview recorded on August 9, 2017 at Gateway Community College. Hosted by Eric Clemons.