When the state focuses on collaborating with local businesses, non-profits, financial institutions and communities, it can lead to economic growth both locally and state-wide. Joining Eric Clemons is the TDI Fellow at MassDevelopment, Laura Masulis.
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.
The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra is a community music organization that presents classical music for diverse audiences who value great music in an accessible environment. Music Director, Cynthia Woods, explains why the mission is so critical today.
Interview recorded on August 22, 2017. Hosted by Jenny Johnson.
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.
Everyone must adapt to an ever-changing world, but the challenges for girls and young women in our culture don’t seem to be getting any easier. Joining host Eric Clemons is the Executive Director of Girls Inc. of Holyoke, MA, Suzanne Parker.
Film Intervening Getting High Team (F.I.G.H.T) is a youth mentoring program battling the opioid crisis through creative outlets. Founder, Johnny Hickey, shares how his personal experiences with opioids led to his film OxyMoron and the founding F.I.G.H.T.