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
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.
Nationally, there's a reported decline in total numbers of international applications in both undergraduate and graduate levels. Suffolk University in Boston has ranked number 5 by News and World Report in international students. What does it all mean
For Part 2 of our conversation with Maria Kelly click here.
Interview recorded on September 26, 2017 at Suffolk University.
The Boston Public Library with 24 branches throughout the city, is a community resource available to all city residents that provides programs and services from author talks to lectures; to events and exhibitions; to computer classes and courtyard dining.
Every Child Succeeds is a national priority. Learn how Gateway Cities around Western Massachusetts have responded to the new standards with Henry Thomas, President of the Urban League of Springfield MA. Also, STEM Initiatives are discussed.
Interview recorded May 23, 2017. Hosted by Nathan O'Leary.