'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.
Return2Work / Nurse Appreciation / Mental Health during a Pandemic
1. Melissa P Dunn, City of Lauderhill Commissioner provides details about Return2Work Week seminars & Virtual Job Fair. http://www.return2work.us. 2. Mary Carlson, RN, CCRN, CNRN, Nurse Education Specialist at Broward Health talks about the rewards of a Nursing career. http://www.browardhealth.org 3. Dr.Jose Pons, President of Albizu University provides guidance for pandemic-related mental health concerns. http://www.albizu.edu
Embrace Girls Foundation / Return2Work
Segment 1: Velma Lawrence, Founder, CEO of Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc. talks about their after school program for young girls that features homework help as well as life skills and etiquette. http://www.embracegirlpower.org Segment 2: Lauderhill Commissioner Melissa P. Dunn provides a preview of the week-long Return2Work event, May 9 - 14, featuring job skills seminars, an educational fair and a virtual job fair. http://www.return2work.us
Autism Awareness Month
Guest, Dr. Tamara Moodie of South Florida Autism Charter School talks about helping children with Autism reach their full potential, and helping the Parents to understand and participate in the process. http://www.sfacs.org
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.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Conundrum / Migration of the Monarch Butterfly
Segment 1: Guests: Jennie Romer, attorney, author, Can I Recycle This? A Guide to Better Recycling and How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics; and Kate Melges, plastics project leader, Greenpeace USA talk about changing our consumption habits. https://sitn.hms.harvard.edu/flash/2020/14-million-tons-of-microplastic-are-on-the-ocean-floor/ Segment 2: Guest: Sara Dykman, writer, author, Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration, talks about how to help this dwindling species. https://monarchjointventure.org/monarch-biology/monarch-migration
Jimmy Stewart: The Hollywood Actor & Fighter Pilot / Earth-Friendly Diet
Segment 1: Guest: Robert Matzen, author, Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe discusses the late actor's service as a fighter pilot in WWII, https://www.amazon.com/Mission-Jimmy-Stewart-Fight-Europe/dp/0996274057 Segment 2: Guest: Paul Greenberg, food & science writer, author, The Climate Diet: 50 Simple Ways to Trim Your Carbon Footprint, shares how people can adjust their diet to slow global warming. https://www.amazon.com/Climate-Diet-Simple-Carbon-Footprint-ebook/dp/B08FZM26P9
What Happens to the Human Body in Space? / The SkyHigh Cost of College
Segment 1:Guest: Dr. Emmanuel Urquieta, chief medical officer, Translational Research Institute for Space Health, assistant professor, Center for Space Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, talks about the health impacts of spending time in space and the hurdles that come with longer missions like sending humans to Mars. https://www.nasa.gov/hrp/bodyinspace Segment 2:Guest: James Lewis, president, National Society of High School Scholars discusses the student loan crisis in the U.S. and talk about alternative options and resources that can help lower the current cost of higher education.https://www.nshss.org/
Did you know that pets are good for your health? See how good you feel when you meet our Pet of the Week, or any of the other adorable, adoptable pets at the Humane Society of Broward County. Click the pic to see more about this week's pet and how to connect with HSBC.