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.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England 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.
Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative Director, Ed Caisse, 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.
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.
If we can show people abilities on the playing field they will stop seeing disabilities. Special Olympics Massachusetts President and CEO, Mary Beth McMahon joins Newsmakers to discuss 50 years of Special Olympics championing inclusion through sports.
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.
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 Democrats and Republicans are working together to combat the opioid public health crisis impacting the state. Legislators are also coming together to address the state's criminal justice reform. These bipartisan issues and others are discussed.
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Interview recorded May 23, 2017. Hosted by Nathan O'Leary.
Boston City Councilor at-large Annissa Essaibi George is tackling some tough problems for her Boston constituents. Education, homelessness and availability of affordable housing are a few of the topics discussed on Comcast Newsmakers with Jenny Johnson.