Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Choices for Victims of Domestic Violence Executive Director Elizabeth Abdur-Raheem; Partnership Against Domestic Violence President & CEO Nancy Friauf; and National Network to End Domestic Violence President & CEO Deborah Vagins
WASHINGTON (AP) — One in five U.S. nursing homes faced severe shortages of protective gear like N95 masks this summer even as the Trump administration pledged to help, according to a study released Thursday that finds facilities in areas hard-hit by COVID-19 also struggled to keep staff.
HOUSTON (AP) — When officers led them out of a detention facility near the U.S.-Mexico border and onto a bus last month, the 12-year-old from Honduras and his 9-year-old sister believed they were going to a shelter so they could be reunited with their mother in the Midwest.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — As the pandemic affects the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, one local community organization is doing everything it can to help people stay at home, fearing that the pandemic could take a disproportionate toll on an elderly population that maintains the language and culture of the tribe.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State officials provided more details Friday on the reopening of schools this fall, including that parents will be allowed to opt out their children from in-person learning without having to demonstrate a risk of illness or other special circumstance.
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated the waters of two remote beaches in Hawaii as contaminated by trash, forcing the state to address the persistent problem of plastic deposited on its coastlines by swirling Pacific Ocean currents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gregory Arnold walked into the warden’s office April 1 as the novel coronavirus ripped through one of the largest immigration detention centers in the United States. Waiting with about 40 guards to begin his shift, he heard a captain say face masks were prohibited.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Millions more children in the U.S. learned Friday that they’re unlikely to return to classrooms full time in the fall because of the coronavirus pandemic as death tolls reached new highs.
Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley President & CEO Marcia Mintz; Family Service Association of San Antonio President & CEO Mary Garr and Partnership for Children of Cumberland County President Mary Sonnenberg.
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials won’t revise their coronavirus guidelines for reopening schools despite criticism from President Donald Trump, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. What they will do, he said, is provide additional information to help states, communities and parents decide what to do and when.
Drew Furedi, President and CEO at Para Los Niños, discusses helping children and their families thrive by creating a community focused on ensuring all educational and personal needs are met. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Drew Furedi, President & CEO of Para Los Ninos, discusses the wrap-around services that create a holistic approach to solving community-based issues, including poverty and hunger. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
William Sperling, CEO of Child360, discusses providing teachers and guardians with important tools needed to identify developmental issues within their students and children. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
William Sperling, CEO of Child360, discusses their unique approach to early childhood development by enhancing the quality of education for their young children. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.