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
Concord New Hampshire is in the midst of several community building projects; including a downtown revitalization, affordable housing opportunities, a community center for youth to seniors and a new ice hockey facility. City Manager, Tom Aspell explains.
First term Manchester NH Mayor, Joyce Craig, joins Jenny Johnson to discuss top priorities that include tackling the opioid public health crisis, investing in education, increasing economic development and making city hall more accessible to constituents.
Quincy Asian Resources supports the building of new lives and fosters more informed communities. QARI CEO, Philip Chong, discusses core services helping the Asian community adapt to cultural differences, navigate daily life and adjust to life in America.
Reverend Steve Ayres, the Vicar of the Old North Church and Executive Director of the Old North Foundation, discusses the historical significance of the Church and the site as a top tourist destination on the freedom trail in Boston's North End.
New Hampshire State Senator, Jeb Bradley, joins Jenny Johnson to discuss top Senate priorities including; bringing Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing to New Hampshire, developing a renewable energy strategy and reauthorizing Medicaid expansion.
New Hampshire is bear country. Bird feeders, backyard chickens and unsecured trash are bringing more bears into residential neighborhoods. New Hampshire Fish and Game's, Andrew Timmons, shares tips for homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts when encountering bears.
Revere Massachusetts, home to America's first public beach is undergoing a renaissance. From new beachfront hotels to 161 acres of Suffolk Downs situated in Revere becoming home to Amazon H2Q. Hear from Mayor Arrigo all of Revere's possibilities.
Nationally, there's a reported decline in total numbers of international applications in both undergraduate and graduate levels. Suffolk University in Boston has ranked number 5 by News and World Report in international students. What does it all mean?
For Part 2 of our conversation with Maria Kelly click here.
Interview recorded on September 26, 2017 at Suffolk University.
Minimizing the summer slide is critical. BELL has created a comprehensive solution to deliver and measure evidence-based summer and research-based afterschool learning experiences. Lauren Sanchez Gilbert explains the power of expanded learning.
Build BPS is a one billion dollar plan to modernize Boston Public Schools over the next decade and provide students with a 21st century education in a 21st century learning environment in order to succeed in a 21st century workforce.
Interview recorded on August 22, 2017 at Suffolk University. Hosted by Jenny Johnson.