One in five Boston children do not have access to the internet when they go home. Tech Goes Home breaks down barriers to low income families by providing affordable access and training needed for 21st century success for both children and parents.
Hosted by: Jenny JohnsonProduced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
New Hampshire Career and Technical EducationExecutive Director, Christine Carr, talks about bridging the gap between NH's businesses and CTE schools to ensure students are receiving robust career and technical training and employers are gaining a skilled workforce.
United Ways worldwide strengthen communities through honing in on 3 building blocks of a strong quality of life; education, income and health. Granite United Way Executive Director, Patrick Tufts, talks UW support services and resources in NH.
Girls Scouts of the Green and White Mountainsprovides girls with skills they'll need in the future; from the entrepreneurial cookie program to STEM. The girl led council helps build character, confidence, courage and many more qualities for success.
New Hampshire's nonprofits work to make communities stronger. The New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits supports the growth and the leadership of the sector while providing a unified voice. Executive Director, Kathleen Reardon, explains the impact of nonprofits.
National Collaborative for Digital Equity Founder, Dr. Bob McLaughlin, explains what digital equity is and its impact on both schoolchildren who do not have broadband access or computers in their homes as well as adults who lack access to the internet.
Families in Transition-New Horizons is working on solutions to end homelessness in New Hampshire. Cathy Kuhn, FIT-NH Vice President of Research and Training talks about providing affordable housing and supportive services to individuals and families.
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.
Westfield State UniversityPresident, Ramon Torrecilha, joins Newsmakers to discuss accessibility and affordability of public higher education and the impact Westfield State in particular has on the Massachusetts economy and its students.
Interview recorded on September 12, 2017 at the Majestic Theater.
The Boston Public Library with 24 branches throughout the city, is a community resource available to all city residents that provides programs and services from author talks to lectures; to events and exhibitions; to computer classes and courtyard dining.
Every Child Succeeds is a national priority. Learn how Gateway Cities around Western Massachusetts have responded to the new standards with Henry Thomas, President of the Urban League of Springfield MA. Also, STEM Initiatives are discussed.
Interview recorded May 23, 2017. Hosted by Nathan O'Leary.