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
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.
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.
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.
When disaster struck Puerto Rico many stepped in to aid with recovery. Jeffrey Sanchez, MA State Representative and Chair of the MA House Ways and Means Committee has been a local leader in support of the ongoing efforts.
For Part 2 of our conversation with Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez click here.
Interview recorded on November 21, 2017 at Suffolk University.
Veterans readjusting to civilian life can face challenges. The Springfield MA Vet Center offers combat veterans 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.