Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Mary Hastler, the CEO of the Harford County Public Library, about upcoming events and programs. Also discussed is the 60th Anniversary of National Library Week, which takes place from April 8-14.
Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Cameron Miles, a Resource Development Coordinator for Resident Services, Inc., about scholarships offered to help young people living in public housing thrive. Also discussed is an Annual Golf Tournament on September 14th at the Mt. Pleasant Golf Course.
Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Randi Pupkin, the Executive Director for Art with a Heart, about their upcoming Open House. The Open House will be held on April 8th, from 2:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. at 3000, Falls Road, Mill 1, Baltimore, MD, 21211.
Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Gwen Thomas, the founder of Fresh Perspectives Seminars, about helping students acquire scholarships for college. Also discussed is “Pursuing the Dream College Scholarship Bootcamp,” event. The event will be held on April 7th from 8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.
Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Brian Morrison, the Founder, President and CEO of Believe in Tomorrow, about the Believe in Tomorrow Port to Fort 6K. The event will be held on April 21st at 8:30 A.M. at Coke Field, Locust Point.
Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Lasava Tidwell, the Co-Chair for Pi Omega Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., about the Second District Conference Public Forum. The event will be held at the Hilton Baltimore from 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. on April 26th.
Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Jon White, the Vice President of Pi Omega Foundation, which is part of the Pi Omega Chapter, about the group’s mission and what they do for the community. Also discussed are the benefits of becoming a member.
And the Winner is.... Tracy's Kids! Comcast Newsmakers highlights this 10th annual event for Tracy's Kids, an organization devoted to helping young cancer patients and their families to cope with illness through art therapy. For more information, visit Tracy's Kids at www.TracysKids.org.
With commentary from: David Cohen, Jeff Miller, Matt Gerson, Dr. Aziza Shad, Tracy Councill, Ryan Tomoff, Rebecca Wilson, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Lisa Wilson, Devon Still, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Rep. Tom Marino, Sen. Rob Portman.
According to the International Labor Organization, 27 million people are involved in human trafficking. Laurel Bellows of the American Bar Association's Human Trafficking Task Force addresses this growing trend. To learn more, visit the American Bar Association on the web at www.ambar.org/trafficking
More than 20 million Americans cope with vision loss, and that number is growing due to baby boomers reaching retirement age and beyond and higher survival rates for premature babies, many with multiple disabilities. Paul Schroeder of American Foundation for the Blind discusses efforts to be sure that technology is accessible to this population.
Schroeder stated, "Vision loss...can be very tough and it is difficult for people to adjust to. Most people lose their site... as they are aging."
Visit American Foundation for the Blind at www.AFB.org.
Helping to raise the next generation of leaders. Ryan Manion, President of the Travis Manion Foundation, discusses a program that is partnering young people with the military community to develop strong core values.
Manion stated, "Our veteran community and our military community as a whole are a shining examples of leadership and character."
Visit the Travis Manion Foundation on the web at www.TravisManion.org or www.Facebook.com/TravisManionFoundation or follow on twitter at www.twitter.com/TMFoundation.