with Kevin Wilhelm on community services including tax preparation
Posted Apr 22, 2017
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United Way of Middlesex County President and CEO, Kevin Wilhelm, talks about ALICE Families; Asset Limited, Income, Constrained, Employed along with support programs VITA; Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and EARN, a starter Savings Account.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
Adapting to a new country, culture and language is challenging. Will Kneerim with Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services in New Haven discusses refugee resettlement support services for those re-building their lives in Connecticut.
The Anti-Defamation League Connecticut Chapter provides high quality anti-bias education in communities and schools across the state. ADL Connecticut Regional Director, Steven Ginsburg, joins Eric Clemons to discuss overcoming bigotry and hatred.
The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner, Thomas J. Saadi, joins Newsmakers to discuss services and benefits for veterans, their spouses and eligible dependents; including health care, a residential center, housing and advocacy.
Coltsville National Historic Park Superintendent, James Woolsey, discusses the Park's status in the Coltsville Historic District where Samuel Colt pioneered precision manufacturing and the production of firearms during the industrial revolution.
Public Transportation is a lifeline in many U.S. cities. Connecticut DOT Bureau Chief of Public Transportation, Rich Andreski, joins Newsmakers to discuss the state of the state's transportation system moving people and goods by bus, train and ferry.
Sexual military trauma happens far too often, and the results can be debilitating. Dr. Jason DeViva of the VA discusses assistance available to veterans and service personnel on Comcast Newsmakers with Eric Clemons.
For more information on Military Sexual Trauma, Assistance and Resources, Free Lifetime Benefits, Healthcare, Support Services and more visit: www.mentalhealth.va.gov/MSTHOME.ASP
Klingberg Family Centers works to strengthen, equip and restore families through a variety of programs and services that focus on the children's needs first. President and CEO, Dr. Steven Girelli, joins Eric Clemons.
Interview recorded on November 14, 2017 at Infinity Hall. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
Part 2 - Violent gangs, domestic violence and the opioid crisis are some of the top issues of our times. The New Haven CT Police Department is developing strategies that are proactive rather than reactive in order to combat these serious problems.
For Part 1 of this interview with Chief Campbell click here.
Community relations between police and many communities across the U.S. are fractured. In New Haven CT, the Department is building trust through the adoption of body worn cameras, community policing, communication and other collaborative strategies.
Interview recorded on August 9, 2017 at Gateway Community College. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
The YMCA, the largest non-profit in the county, plays an important role in communities across America and the world from teaching kids to swim to prevent drowning deaths to programs in heath and living a healthy lifestyle. Harold Sparrow, President and CEO, of the YMCA of Greater Hartford joins Eric Clemons to discuss the Y's focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.
Interview recorded June 20, 2017. Hosted by Eric Clemons.