Teaching journalism to student writers, artists and photographers and their peers around the globe, is the organization Youth Journalism International. Joining host Eric Clemons is the co-founder and Executive Director of YJI, Jackie Majerus.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
As liberty depends on freedom of the press and the printed word yields to electronic media, journalism must evolve with the times to sustain that freedom. Host Eric Clemons is joined by the publisher of Af-Am Point of View News Magazine, Frederick Hurst.
The Council for Human Understanding teaches empathy and human understanding through lessons of the past and by emphasizing our commonalities irrespective of sex, race, creed, or ethnic origin. Board Member, Representative Aaron Vega, joins Newsmakers.
Ed Caisse from the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department and Director of the Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative discusses implementing the C3 military policing based model in tough neighborhoods to reduce crime and dismantle gangs while building up youth and increasing graduation rate from 48 to 70 percent.
Veterans readjusting to civilian life can face challenges. The MA Vet Centers offer combat vets and their families an array of free counseling services; with a focus in military sexual trauma and bereavement counseling. Jose Crego joins Newsmakers to discuss these services and many more including; Yoga, picnics, individual and group counseling.
Agawam Mayor, William Sapelli, sits down with Eric Clemons at the Majestic Theater to discuss top issues facing the city; including street paving, storm water maintenance, the city budget and city government working together for the common good.
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology President, Tony Benoit, joins Newsmakers to discuss BFIT's long tradition of providing a hands-on college education in technical fields experiencing job growth, and in doing so, provides MA with skilled workers.
The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner, Thomas J. Saadi, joins Newsmakers to discuss services and benefits for veterans, their spouses and eligible dependents; including health care, a residential center, housing and advocacy.
Boys and Girls Clubs across America work to develop young men and women who demonstrate good character and citizenship. Workforce Centers of Excellence in 30 Clubs are being employed across the nation to prepare young people for the workforce. Sam Gray, President and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Hartford joins Newsmakers.
Interview Recorded on June 20, 2017 at the University of Hartford. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
Public Transportation is a lifeline in many U.S. cities. Connecticut DOT Bureau Chief of Public Transportation, Rich Andreski, joins Newsmakers to discuss the state of the state's transportation system moving people and goods by bus, train and ferry.
Community Colleges play a critical role in America's higher education system. Gateway Community College in New Haven, CT provides innovative educational programs and relevant social and cultural opportunities to more than 14,000 individuals annually.
Interview recorded on August 9, 2017 at Gateway Community College.