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
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.
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.
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.
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.
MA State Senator Eric Lesser discusses top Legislative issues including; bulk purchasing drug programs, the student loan debt crisis, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the East-West Rail connecting Western MA with Eastern MA through cross-state rail. Interview recorded on September 12, 2017.
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.
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.