'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.
City of Miami 125th / PowerFi 70th Charities
Segment 1: Guest - Larry Gautier, Co-Chair of Mia125, the celebration of the City of Miami's 125th Anniversary July 28th . He shares some of the history of Miami and talks about the celebrations scheduled during Anniversary Week. https://Mia125.org Segment 2: Guest Allan Prindle, CEO of Power Financial Credit Union. PowerFi is celebrating their 70th Anniversary by donating $7,070 to each of 7 charities. Prindle reveals the charities and why the company encourages community involvement. https://www.powerfi.org
Safe Donations for Surfside, School Meals, Energy Equity Study
Guest Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provides guidance on how to choose a safe charity to make donations for victims of the Surfside Conco Collapse. She also discusses funding for the School Nutrition Program, as well as the Energy Equity Study. www.fdacs.gov
Miami Dade County Public Library System
Guest: Library Director, Ray Baker, goes over the multitude of services provided by the Library, including free summer meals for children under 18, home delivery of books, Tablets to loan, free wi-fi, citizenship & GED classes, homework tutoring and much more. Visit www.mdpls.org for details.
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.
Publishing 101: A Great Editor / Entrepreneur Musicians
Segment 1: Guest: Peter Ginna, literary editor, author, What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing.Literary editor Peter Ginna breaks down the business and the crucial role that editors play in crafting a successful book. https://tinyurl.com/5xytukz9 Segment 2: Guest: Debra Silvert, flutist, Duo Sequenza, executive director, Sequenza Chamber Music Incorporated. Silvert highlights the challenges and rewards of carving out a career in the competitive classical music space. https://majoringinmusic.com/music-entrepreneurship/
High Cost of Healthcare / Dated Tradition of Daylight Saving Time
Segment 1: Guests:Lisa Rossi, patient; Marshall Allen, investigative journalist, ProPublica, author, Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Health Care System and Win. The guests offer information on how to negotiate down high health care bills. Segment 2:Guest: Dr. Beth Malow, professor, neurology & pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, director, Vanderbilt Sleep Division; Malow discusses how Daylight Saving Time can throw off a person's internal body clock and negatively impact sleep patterns. She questions whether it's still necessary.
Long-Term Youth Incarceration / A Better Way to Get Away
Segment 1: Guests: Ian Manuel, former inmate, author, My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption; Riya Saha Shah, lawyer, managing director, Juvenile Law Center; Beth Schwartzapfel, journalist, The Marshall Project. we shed light on the cycle of youth incarceration in this country and why people like Ian Manuel, a former inmate, were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole at age 13. https://www.nokidsinprison.org/ Segment 2: Guests: Maile Meyer, Hawaii resident, owner, Native Books; Brian Mullis, sustainable tourism expert. Is there a way to travel more consciously? Guests look at booking excursions with local, independent companies, supporting small shops, and staying at places that use sustainable practices. https://fortune.com/2021/06/21/eco-travelers-hotel-industrys-sustainability/
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