Host Jill Horner talks with Safronia Perry, Exec. Dir., Hope Station, about what it means to be a neighborhood-based group that has just about every type of program necessary to meet a child’s needs, from getting out of the rain to homework and recreation to nutritional and training for adults and volunteers. www.hopestationcarlisle.org
A state Supreme Court ruling removed a standard Workers' Compensation procedure used for decades to assess an employee's level of impairment and determine their disability status. Alex Halper, Dir. of Government Affairs, PA Chamber of Business and Industry, tells host Jill Horner the decision was based on a technicality and is costing PA businesses hundreds of millions of dollars but legislation has been introduced to fix this. www.pachamber.org
According to Angela M. Liddle, Pres. & CEO, PA Family Support Alliance, 46 PA children died as a result of child abuse and neglect, and tells host Jill Horner the ways we all can help the more than 400,00 unsubstantiated cases that are still out there. www.pa-fsa.org
Central PA Food Bank Exec. Dir. Joe Arthur tells host Jill Horner that the Farm Bill impacts farms, grocery stores, everyone’s food economy and current proposed cuts will cause people to go hungry. www.centralpafoodbank.org
Jill Horner speaks with Angelo Valente, Executive Director from the Partnership For A Drug-Free New Jersey, about Shout Down Drugs, Middle school PSA, and Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall Series. Interview recorded 3/14/2018.
According to an internal audit, more than 57,000 veterans have not been scheduled for an initial appointment with the US Department of Veteran Affairs. Rep. Jon Runyan (R-NJ) discusses this delay in healthcare access for our returning servicemen and women. Visit Rep. Runyan on the web at www.Runyan.house.gov
The Bristol Boys and Girls Clubs provides a plan for a healthy mind and body as a way to develop the whole person. Clubs are safe havens so youth reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens; and have school based programs. Chief Professional Officer, Michael Suchopar discusses these programs.
Interview recorded June 20, 2017. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
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
The National Mall is America's front yard. Caroline Cunningham of the Trust for the National Mall discusses ongoing efforts to restore and preserve this national treasure. Visit the Trust for the National Mall on the web at www.NationalMall.org