'Community Focus' is EASY 93.1's long-running signature community affairs program, airing each Sunday morning at 6:50 a.m. ET, hosted by correspondents Ellen Jaffe and Jeff Martin.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward / Broward County Library
Segment 1: Guest - Karriem Edwards, Vice President of Resource Development, talks about the evolution of service provided to Club Kids during the Covid Pandemic, adding resilience to their skill set. http://www.bgcbc.org / www.dunnsrun.com Segment 2: Guest - Freda Mosquera, Community Library Manager at Lauderdale Lakes Branch Library, talks about the Library's upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month Events, including a free Facebook Live visit with author Don Miguel Ruiz. http://www.broward.org/library.
'Lead the Way' Luncheon / The Pink Walk
Segment 1: Guest, Susie Levan, Honorary Committee Member, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida 'Lead the Way' Luncheon. Levan talks about this year's honorees and how the event will be covid safe, including a Virtual option. http://www.gssef.org. Segment 2: Guest - Andrea Ivory, Founder / CEO, the Women's Breast & Heart Initiative. Ivory talks about WBHI's 5th annual Pink Walk and how funds raised go to provide low and no=cost mammograms for women. http://www.thepinkwalk.com
HistoryMiami Museum / Tunnel 2 Towers 5k
Segment 1: Guest - Jorge Zamanillo, Executive Director of HistoryMiami Museum. Zamanillo talks about upcoming programs and walking tours that spotlight Miami's unique history, as well as the benefit of outdoor events to be Covid-safe. http://www.historymiami.org Segment 2: Guest - Maxine Gomez, Volunteer Coordinator for the 10th Annual Fort Lauderdale Tunnel 2 Towers 5k, benefiting the Stephen Siller Foundation and wounded First Responders. Gomez discusses modifications made to this year's 5k to assure Covid-safety precautions. They expect this to be their biggest 5k yet, falling on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. https://tinyurl.com/4bsys32e
Each week on 'Viewpoints,' you'll hear from experts, authors and newsmakers in fields such as business, social sciences, sports, education, popular culture and the arts. 'Viewpoints' airs on EASY 93.1 each Sunday morning at 6:20 a.m. ET.
Getting Kids Back to School / 20th Anniversary of 9/11
Segment 1: Guest: Julie King, parent educator, mother, co-author, How to Talk When Kids Won’t Listen: Whining, Fighting, Meltdowns, Defiance, and Other Challenges of Childhood. Education expert, Julie King, gives tips on how to navigate the hectic back to school season and how parents can communicate with their kids so they feel heard and supported. https://www.cdc.gov/childrensmentalhealth/index.html. Segment 2:Guest: Joseph Pfeifer, Former FDNY Battalion Chief, author, Ordinary Heroes: A Memoir of 9/11. Former FDNY Battalion Chief shares his story of being first onsite the morning of the 9/11 attacks.https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/668959/ordinary-heroes-by-joseph-pfeifer/
Phone Addiction / Ballerino James Whiteside
Segment 1: Guests: Dr. Anna Lembke, professor, medical director, addiction medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, author, Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence. The guests discuss how to break the cycle of addiction to cellphones. https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/cell-phone-addiction#about-phone-addiction Segment 2: . Guest: James Whiteside, principal dancer, American Ballet Theatre, author, Center, Center: A Funny, Sex, Sad, Almost-Memoir of a Boy in Ballet. James Whiteside, a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, shares his professional ballet journey and what he’s learned about himself along the way. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/670038/center-center-by-james-whiteside/
The Taliban Takeover / Demise of the Dinosaurs
Segment 1: Guest: Dr. Marvin Weinbaum, director, Afghanistan and Pakistan Studies, Middle East Institute, professor emeritus, political science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Hundreds of thousands of Afghan citizens have already fled the country, but how will everyday life change for those who remain? Weinbaum discusses the precarious situation and the reversal of modern freedoms and economic stability for millions of people in the region. https://womenforafghanwomen.org/afghanistan/. Segment 2:Guest: Michael Benton, professor, vertebrate paleontology, University of Bristol. Benton discusses whether dinosaurs would still be present on Earth today if the asteroid that wiped them out had missed the planet. https://tinyurl.com/29szjhs7
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