'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 correspondent Ellen Jaffe.
Be Strong International / Women in Distress
Segment 1: Guest, President / CEO of Be Strong International, Michelle Shirley, talks about their work with teens in Miami-Dade and Broward County Schools teaching them communication and relationship skills. Be Strong works with the parents too, to help families engage with each other. http://www.bestrongintl.org Segment 2: Guest, Dr. Linda Parker, President / CEO of Women in Distress talks about Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and the risk of teens in abusive relationships. She also discusses WID's work with hospitals and Emergency Rooms, providing ways to identify those who've been abused, and to get them help. http://www.womenindistress.org.
Stand With Parkland / Parkland 17 Memorial Foundation
Guest: Tony Montalto, President of Stand With Parkland (The National Association of Families for Safe Schools), and Vice President of the Parkland 17 Memorial Foundation. With the 5th Anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School approaching, we talk to Tony Montalto, whose daughter, Gina, was one of the 17 killed. Since the Parkland shooting, Montalto and families of the other victims have advocated for safer schools, mental health screening and support programs, and responsible gun ownership. Montalto talks about their success in creating change. As part of the Parkland 17 Memorial Foundation, he previews the site selected and the vision for the permanent memorial to those killed. http://www.standwithparkland.org http://www.parkland17.org
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida
Guests Melinda Glasco, Marketing Director; and Girl Scout Ronica talk about the life-long benefits of being a Girl Scouts, from increasing confidence to environmental consciousness to learning business skills. They talk about 2023 Girl Scout Cookie Sales, from February 1st thru March 5th; and the annual 'Give a Box, Get a Box' event to donate Cookies to the Military. http://www.gssef.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.
How to Deal With Stress / Vulnerability to U.S. Power Grids
Segment 1: Guest: Guest: Dr. Elissa Epel, health psychologist, professor, vice chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California – San Francisco, author, The Stress Prescription: Seven Days to More Joy and Ease.A new year bring new stressors. We speak with University of California – San Francisco professor and health psychologist Dr. Elissa Epel about how to better manage stress by employing certain lifestyle habits. https://www.elissaepel.com/. Segment 2: Guest: Adrienne Lotto, senior vice president, Grid Security, Technical, and Operations at the American Public Power Association.In recent years, power attacks on electric power stations in the U.S. have become more common. We discuss what’s driving this uptick, how power companies and government organizations are responding and what you should know as a consumer. https://www.publicpower.org/
Falling Asleep in Space / A Pathway to Exoneration
Segment 1: Guests: . Guests: Dr. Fred Turek, professor, biology, Northwestern University, director, Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, Northwestern University; Dr. Emmanuel Urquieta, chief medical officer, Translational Research Institute for Space Health, assistant professor, Center for Space Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine. Not getting good rest can take a big toll on how you feel both physically and mentally. We explore the science and study of how humans sleep in space and its effects on the body. https://tinyurl.com/52hh58ut Segment 2: Guests: Isaac Wright Jr., practicing attorney, author, Marked for Life: One Man’s Fight for Justice From the Inside; Samuel Gross, Thomas and Mabel Long Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, founder, senior editor, The National Registry of Exonerations. Experts estimate that between 4-6 percent of prisoners behind bars are innocent. We explore what factors feed into these wrongful convictions and how advocates are fighting for justice. https://tinyurl.com/mjru3ym9
Fallout from Industry Monopolies / Who is Gen-Z?
Segment 1: Guests: Diana Moss, president, American Antitrust Institute; Krista Brown, senior policy analyst, American Economic Liberty Project. Discussing how Ticketmaster's platform failure with Taylor Swift concert on-sale has stirred a larger conversation about the consequences & long-term effects of monopolies. https://tinyurl.com/3p478ktt. Segment 2: Guest: John Schlimm, researcher, professor, author, What Would Gen-Z Do? Everything You Don’t Know About Gen-Z But Should. There are more than 68 million young people in the U.S. who makeup Generation Z – anyone born between 1997 and 2012. Research shows this group is the most racially and ethnically diverse of any previous generation and they are progressive in their mindsets. Culture expert John Schlimm helps us understand who Gen Z and what impact they’ll have on the future world. https://tinyurl.com/4twhr26b
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