Link to Libraries has been assisting Western Mass. children and families create a culture of reading at home by donating books and creating supportive programs for ten years. Laurie Flynn, President of L2L, tells Comcast Newsmakers viewers how.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
Everyone must adapt to an ever-changing world, but the challenges for girls and young women in our culture don’t seem to be getting any easier. Joining host Eric Clemons is the Executive Director of Girls Inc. of Holyoke, MA, Suzanne Parker.
Exeter New Hampshire Town Manager, Russ Dean, sits down with Jenny Johnson at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics to discuss infrastructure, construction of a wastewater facility, affordable housing, the senior population and civic engagement.
When the state focuses on collaborating with local businesses, non-profits, financial institutions and communities, it can lead to economic growth both locally and state-wide. Joining Eric Clemons is the TDI Fellow at MassDevelopment, Laura Masulis.
Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition Executive Director, Diana Lombardi, joins Newsmakers to discuss challenges and progress as the transgender community seeks equality and an end to discrimination in all areas of life.
There are nearly 1800 United Ways around the world, helping connect people to the services that can make the difference in their well-being and survival. Host Eric Clemons’ guest is the President & CEO of the United Way of Pioneer Valley, James Ayers.
The New Britain Museum of American Art conserves and exhibits a collection of the best works in all artistic media by American artists; including upcoming exhibits by Georgia O'Keefe and film star Dennis Hopper. Director, Min Jung Kim, joins Newsmakers.
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.
Food insecurity is increasingly becoming recognized as one of the most critical public health issues of the times. The Greater Boston Food Bank President and CEO, Catherine D’Amato, joins Jenny Johnson to discuss moving people from hunger to health.
Highland Street Foundation was formed to meet the most pressing needs of children and families in Massachusetts and California, whether it be access and opportunities in education, housing, mentorship, health care, environment, and the arts.
Interview recorded on August 22, 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.