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  • Want To Start A 'Neighbor Brigade' In CT?

    Want To Start A 'Neighbor Brigade' In CT?
    Quite awhile ago, I clipped an article out of People Magazine because I was intrigued by one of it's features in the "Heroes Among Us" section.  The story profiled the creator of a group called the Neighbor Brigade.  When Pam Washek was fighting cancer, she was touched by the friends and neighbors who offered to drive her to treatments, cook a meal for her family or shuttle her kids to sports practice.  She took this notion of "neighborly kindness" to a bigger level and started a volunteer organization which now has 3-thousand members who help families through difficult times with simple acts of kindness.
  • The Stan Simpson Show: Health Care Jobs, Hartford Shelter, Future Of The Media

    In the first segment, Stan talks with Scot X. Esdaile, president of the Connecticut chapter of the NAACP, and Muhammad Ansari, president of the Hartford chapter of the NAACP, about racial disparities in jobs held in the health care field. Next,...