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Each week I interview guests who delve into a myriad of substance abuse, mental health and social justice concerns. Hear some provocative discussions that will hopefully provide an impetus for change and better understanding.

Oct 30, 2017

Bob Houghtaling, a Marine Corps Veteran who saw combat during the Korean War, shares a number of personal experiences while serving his country. Special emphasis is placed on detailing an incident that profoundly impacted his life as well as adjusting to becoming a civilian after the Corps.

Oct 22, 2017

Thomas Kerr-Vanderslice, Rhode Island Executive Director for Generation Citizen, provides insight into his organization’s mission of promoting Civic Education to local youth. Special emphasis is placed on empowering and educating young people to become active and informed citizens.

Oct 13, 2017

Robert Siminski’s journey, as an educator, has taken him to classrooms, prisons and the Office of Superintendent. All along the way he has been a creative advocate for learners young and old. Special emphasis has been placed on the importance of creating meaningful educational experiences as well as the value of...

Oct 8, 2017

Greg Rubano, long time educator and author, discusses one of his favorite topics–Charles Albert Bender. Bender, often referred to as ‘Chief’, was a Hall of Fame Pitcher who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Special emphasis will be placed on the hurlers Native American Heritage as well as how he endured...

Oct 2, 2017

Colleen Mollicone shares how two dogs have influenced the life of her son, Dominic, who is confronted with disabilities. In addition, special emphasis is placed on Pet Partners and how animals can become remarkable assets to those in need.