Boston Youth Sanctuary provides a safe and nurturing environment for at-risk youth ages 6-11 who have experienced traumatic events or circumstances in their lives. Founder and Executive Director, Jana Karp, and Eric Clemons discuss BYS programs.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
Opened in December 1955, the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is the largest college-based presenting program in New England, located on the campus of the University of Connecticut. Host Eric Clemons is joined by Jorgensen’s Director, Rodney Rock.
College-bound students must navigate many paths searching for resources, information and expertise in a changing educational environment. Host Eric Clemons’s guest is Dr. Martin Estey, Executive Director of the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education.
http://ctphilanthropy.org/The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President, Karla Fortunato, joins Eric Clemons on Newsmakers to talk about the Council's commitment to promoting, supporting and encouraging philanthropy for the good of Connecticut's diverse population.
Disability Rights Connecticut helps people with disabilities live their lives fully and equally by identifying and eliminating the barriers people living with disabilities face. DRCT Executive Director, Gretchen Knauff, joins Newsmakers to discuss how.
The YWCA has a bold and comprehensive social justice mission. YWCA, Hartford Region, CEO Adrienne Cochrane joins Newsmakers to discuss safe and supportive housing, child care, child education and other YWCA goals impacting the city of Hartford.
While their services are in greater demand, Nonprofit organizations find funding an increasing challenge, even in rich states like Connecticut. Eric Clemons’ guest is the President and CEO of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, Gian-Carl Casa.
53 percent of MA students are not reading at grade-level by the end of 3rd grade and are 4 times more likely to drop out of school. STAND for Children MA works to ensure a better education. Executive Director, Ranjini Govender, joins Newsmakers.
From Kickstarter to Indiegogo, it's been estimated that crowdfunding has raised over 34 billion U.S. dollars worldwide to fund entrepreneurs' business ventures. Learn how to run a successful business campaign at Suffolk University Sawyer Business School. Jenni Dinger joins Newsmakers.
Interview Recorded on May 10, 2017 at Suffolk University. Hosted by Jenny Johnson.
Westfield State UniversityPresident, Ramon Torrecilha, joins Newsmakers to discuss accessibility and affordability of public higher education and the impact Westfield State in particular has on the Massachusetts economy and its students.
Interview recorded on September 12, 2017 at the Majestic Theater.