Minimizing the summer slide is critical. BELL has created a comprehensive solution to deliver and measure evidence-based summer and research-based afterschool learning experiences. Lauren Sanchez Gilbert explains the power of expanded learning.
Hosted by: Jenny JohnsonProduced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
Concord New Hampshire is in the midst of several community building projects; including a downtown revitalization, affordable housing opportunities, a community center for youth to seniors and a new ice hockey facility. City Manager, Tom Aspell explains.
First term Manchester NH Mayor, Joyce Craig, joins Jenny Johnson to discuss top priorities that include tackling the opioid public health crisis, investing in education, increasing economic development and making city hall more accessible to constituents.
Quincy Asian Resources supports the building of new lives and fosters more informed communities. QARI CEO, Philip Chong, discusses core services helping the Asian community adapt to cultural differences, navigate daily life and adjust to life in America.
Reverend Steve Ayres, the Vicar of the Old North Church and Executive Director of the Old North Foundation, discusses the historical significance of the Church and the site as a top tourist destination on the freedom trail in Boston's North End.
New Hampshire State Senator, Jeb Bradley, joins Jenny Johnson to discuss top Senate priorities including; bringing Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing to New Hampshire, developing a renewable energy strategy and reauthorizing Medicaid expansion.
New Hampshire is bear country. Bird feeders, backyard chickens and unsecured trash are bringing more bears into residential neighborhoods. New Hampshire Fish and Game's, Andrew Timmons, shares tips for homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts when encountering bears.
Creating young leaders across all of Massachusetts' high schools with a fun filled leadership weekend at LaSalle College? Massachusetts Youth Leadership Foundation President, Joe Coliflores, talks about developing youth to become leaders and role models in their communities.
Interview recorded on September 12, 2017 at the Majestic Theater.
Josh Kraft, the President and CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, joins Jenny Johnson to discuss programs supporting youth; including sports, STEM, leadership, life skills, and many others to ensure all young people have an opportunity to succeed.
Imagine an adaptive field and people ready to help you play baseball when physical and cognitive factors have stopped you in the past. Ernie Fitzell tells Newsmakers host Eric Clemons how he created the Miracle League of Western Massachusetts and what it means to the players.
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.