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As YEAR UP Associate Site Director and National Director of Strategic Program Pilots, respectively, Janelle Viruet and Lisette Nieves share a passion to close the "Opportunity Divide" by providing urban young adults with the skills and support to empower them to reach their potential through higher education and professional careers.
Both NYC natives, Viruet and Nieves boast some impressive credentials. Nieves leads Year Up’s new Million Person Model strategy, which aims to serve 100,000 students per year. Prior to this role, Lisette was the founding Executive Director of Year Up New York, which grew to serve more than 270 young adults per year and became recognized as one of the most impactful NYC youth workforce development programs. She was recently appointed by President Obama to serve as a member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and named the Belle Zeller Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy at the City University of New York at Brooklyn College.
Viruet initially joined Year Up Miami as the Manager of Internships; she previously worked for Year Up NY as the Associate Director of Internships, where she built and managed successful relationships with over 30 Fortune 500 companies. She currently has a certificate in Career Planning and Development from NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies, has earned 31 credits towards a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology, and just won a scholarship to complete a 1 week intensive Developing Leaders training program at Columbia University’s Business School for Executives! For more information on the YEAR UP program, visit http://www.yearup.org/ today!
Mr. Scudder interviews Ms. Nieves to talk about her work at Healthy Kids NY.
At Healthy Kids NY, our goal is to assist parents when making crucial decisions about their children's healthcare providers. Healthy Kids NY is a online referral resource, where parents can search for pediatric providers located in their own communities. Parents will also be able to read reviews from other parents, who live in the same community. Healthy Kids NY will also do their part in assisting parents by providing a seal of approval to the pediatric healthcare providers we have personally researched and visited their practice.
At Healthy Kids NY, we also provide daily updates on children health related news and school health requirements. We post children friendly events and activities throughout NYC as well as within your own community. We also make sure that the events we post are either free or low cost! Healthy Kids NY also searches the web for stylish clothes for children that are affordable too! At Healthy Kids NY, we also take the guess work out of what to make for your picky eaters by posting daily healthy recipes that your children will actually like to eat!
Most importantly, Healthy Kids NY provides a community bulletin board where parents can reach out to other parents in their community or throughout NYC, and share their common experiences, or just to say hello.
And to our schools, Healthy Kids NY knows how difficult it is to have your students compliant with the health screenings required by the NYC Dept of Ed. Healthy Kids NY wants to help. We are fostering relationships with different organizations everyday, to assist schools with their vision, dental, audible, and psychological screening. If you are in need of one or all of these screenings, we can help.
Our mission is to provide parents and schools with the resources needed so that every child is happy and healthy.
Brad Holcomb, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business and Tony Nieves, Chair of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business present the ISM’s annual forecast for 2015. This in-depth analyst, culled from the respondents to the monthly reports of 2014, promises to be a sound and insightful projection of the most likely economic picture for manufacturing and non-manufacturing for 2015.
This month on Razor Radio Tommy "Razor" Rainone gives the full story on his fight in the Dominican Repulic that went from a simple tune-up fight for Tommy to the deck being stacked against him in every way.Although Rainone won the fight and his opponent had two points taken away, the fight was called a draw and Tommy gives all the details from the weigh-in fiasco to the fight ending abruptly.Looking to the future,Rainone has a title fight coming up on November 13 at a new venue in Westbury, NY called The Space.More details upcoming on the fight,the card and the venue in the coming weeks.Also in this interview, Rainone gives his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather's win over Marcos Maidana in their rematch as well as a breakdown of Marco Rubio vs Gennady Golovkin in October and James Kirkland pulling out of his fight with Gabriel Rosado.
“Mentoring is critical if we intend to address much of the pain, abuse and abandonment that African American males suffer from. While we struggle to find mentors for young African American males, it is equally important to locate the fathers of these young brothers. A young boy’s first mentor should be his father and the other men in his family. Responsible fatherhood must be viewed as a necessary action step to begin the healing process among African American males.”
What can we do?
As I examined this problem and searched for strategies that we could implement, one thing struck me in particular—the reality that approximately 50 percent of black children in the United States live in households without a father figure present (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). I began to ask myself, Who is going to provide boys with the proper male guidance, direction, leadership, and structure that they desperately need? I want our youth to see adult males who is striving to fulfill their own potential and who is also committed to the growth and development of the younger generation. If our young boys had men in their lives whom they could relate to and identify with, they would look at their education differently and the probability for their success would increase exponentially.
Lisette Larkins has had extraordinary extraterrestrial encounters since childhood. The importance of them was to reveal to her the possibility of experiencing a “chronic state of well-being” and to inspire the recognition that, as spiritual beings in human bodies, we are designed to create to the same degree and with the same ability as extraterrestrials do! This means that the very purpose of our soul is to allow our imagination to run free and to be, do, and have anything and everything we want.
We are designed to be Creative Beings! When we are not in the process of creating, we are actually spiraling downward. But we cannot create what we want when we are not feeling good.
Her Website is: http://www.lisettelarkins.com/
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Please join us as we welcome in the lovely and talented Chelsea Crites. At only 18 years old, the talented country singer Chelsea Crites has already achieved so much. She is currently signed with Shoreline Records and has been the sensation of multiple newspapers from several Canadian cities such as Brampton, St. Catharines, Toronto and Guelph and also from Nashville TN in the U.S. Chelsea is also currently sponsored by Harvey’s, Herbert’s Western Boots, Levy’s Leathers and Long and Mcquades Music. For a girl from the small town of Port Colborne, Ontario, she has been amazing fans from the Niagara region and beyond since she was seven years old. Chelsea dreamed of being a country singer since she was a little girl, and now her dreams are coming true. Spokesperson for Oscar’s Roadhouse Lisette Stauch said the following of Chelsea Crites “She’s this amazing country singer and she’s been all over the place, and now we are thrilled to have her at Oscar’s.” It is Chelsea’s growing reputation from amazing performances that enables venue owners speak so highly of her.
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Have you ever looked to the stars and wondered if we were alone in the universe?
This week's guest is Lisette Larkins, author, speaker and extraterrestrial expert. Her new book, Talking to Extraterrestrials: Transforming Our World with the Help of Enlightened Beings, details how she shed the fears and insecurities of her contact experiences and provides answers for a world desperately in need of them. Sit back, get comfortable, and breathe—you're about to have your own encounter.
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Brad Holcomb, the Committee Chair who prepares the Institute of Supply Management Manufacturing Report on Business® and Mr. Tony Nieves, Committee Chair of ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business® discussing the key economic measurements of American business and industry with hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss. This historic combined conversation covered indicators from recent economic news.
Filmmaker Joe Basile’s movie WEST END premiered at Asbury Park’s historic Paramount Theatre on, April 6th, 2013 and was honored by the Garden State Film Festival with Best Homegrown Feature Award. The same year WEST END was awarded SOHO’s Pick at the Soho International Film Festival. Joe has been busy promoting his film and it will be screened at various East Coast locations including June 3 at the Hoboken International Film Festival, June 6 at the New Jersey International Film Festival, and June 30 at the Manhattan Film Festival. Joe states, “WEST END is my homage to the gritty crime dramas of the 70’s that made me want to make movies. Films that evoke emotion and make an audience feel the inner struggle of its characters.” The movie has a cast of talented actors including Eric Roberts, Neal Bledsoe, Joe Nieves, Peter Onorati, Melissa Archer, and Lou Martini, Jr. Joe feels extremely privileged to have shot the last film on the NJ coast before Superstorm Sandy’s devastation. This was the last movie shot in Seaside Heights, and the film captured some of the most iconic locations at the Jersey Shore. Actually WEST END was shot entirely on location at the Jersey Shore. Watch the trailer here. For Jersey native Joe Basile, the Director/Writer, it was imperative that WEST END be true to its roots. Join me as we catch up with Filmmaker Joe Basile and then visit After Hours at Jersey Coastal Live for more info.