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The Connection
February 09, 2020 - 4:11 pm
On this week’s program, hosts Ann Baldwin and Lisa DeMatteis-Lepore speak with John Lawlor, Director of Homeless Youth/Young Adult Programs at The Connection. John provides information about the youth homeless problem in Connecticut and explains who is affected and why. Help us raise awareness...
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The Connection
February 02, 2020 - 1:48 pm
On this week’s program, hosts Ann Baldwin and Lisa DeMatteis-Lepore speak with Laura Ward, of Laura Ward Coaching; a life and recovery program focused on leveraging strengths and maximizing potential. Laura speaks about why she became a coach and her own struggles battling addiction.
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The Connection
January 19, 2020 - 5:17 pm
Ann Baldwin and The Connection’s Beth Connor speak with Andrea Barton-Reeves, the President/CEO of Harc, a Connecticut nonprofit organization focused on providing special needs support for those with intellectual disabilities. Harc has recently launched Sockstarz, a retail sock business to raise...
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The Connection
December 08, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Are the holidays stressing you out? If so, you are not alone. On this week’s program, hosts Ann Baldwin and Lisa DeMatteis-Lepore speak with Chelsea Humphrey, The Connection’s Director of Behavioral Health, about ways for us to deal with holiday stress. Taking care of ourselves emotionally,...
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The Connection
November 17, 2019 - 4:45 pm
On this week’s program, hosts Ann Baldwin and Beth Connor speak with Cassie Volcy, Administrative Director for Hang Time, an organization dedicated to helping men and women transition back into society after incarceration. Hang Time connects people to resources and information regarding employment...
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The Connection
November 10, 2019 - 4:45 pm
On this week’s program, host Ann Baldwin and Guest Co-host Beth Connor speak with Professional Certified Coaches, Alicia Davis and Stacie Watson of Transformative Leadership Strategies. We discuss the many ways that having a “coach” can be beneficial both personally and professionally. From...
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The Connection
November 03, 2019 - 4:45 pm
On this week’s program, hosts Ann Baldwin and Beth Connor speak with Yolanda Ortiz and Erica Mastroianni, both Regional Coordinators with VOCA. The Victims of Crime Act, passed in 1984 under President Ronald Reagan, created the Victims of Crime Act Fund, or VOCA Fund, to be a protected and...
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