Framingham's first ever Mayor, Yvonne Spicer, joins Eric Clemons to discuss the transition from town government to city government. What does it all mean for the Metro West region's education, economic development, jobs and downtown revitalization
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
Jane Doe Inc. is working to change the way society views and reacts to sexual and domestic violence in ways that make our communities safer today and for future generations. In today’s environment, this is crucial. JDI’s Debra Robbin joins Newsmakers.
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.
In 2015, Mayor Martin J. Walsh created the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services; which is focused on substance use disorder and addiction issues in Boston. ORS Policy Director, Brendan Little explains how people can access addiction recovery services.
The BSA Foundation is dedicated to sustaining Greater Boston as a vibrant, healthy, equitable, and innovative place for everyone to live, work, and play. BSA Foundation Board Member, Ted Touloukian, discusses community building through community design.
LEAP is a unique program that trains college and public high school students to counsel younger children in poverty-stricken neighborhoods. Joining host Eric Clemons is Elvert Eden, Director of Youth Development and Aquatics at LEAP in New Haven, CT.
MA Legislators are working on reform this session: criminal justice reform from eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses to reducing racial disparities; and the Education Foundation reform and in state tuition for immigrants.
The MA Commission on the Status of Women promotes rights and opportunities for all Massachusetts women. The Chair of the Commission, Margot Parrot, shares the work and advocacy of the Commission, on this edition of Comcast Newsmakers.
Northwestern MA DA David Sullivan discusses innovative ideas to fight the opioid crisis, programs to help quell domestic violence, student involved PSA's raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses and criminal justice reform.
The Massachusetts Democratic Party works locally and nationally to encourage citizens to get involved in the political system, supports voter participation and advocates to get democratic candidates elected. Chairman, Gus Bickford joins Newsmakers.
Interview recorded on November 21, 2107 at Suffolk University.