• 00:30

    Public Housing and Welfare: "More Harm than Good?"

    in Lifestyle

    Public housing is designed to provide low-income earners and their families with a place to live. It may include large high-rise buildings in the middle of a city or low-slung apartment complexes in rural areas. People turn to public housing when they cannot to pay for other forms of shelter; once they're residents, they can encounter disadvantages due to the living situation. Most of these problems stem from unpleasant locations for housing, safety problems, overcrowding, poorly maintained facilities, and lack of access to good jobs and schools.
    The other problems associated with public housing are many public housing projects have developed problems with drugs and crime. The long-term effects of public housing on children is a matter of debate, and available evidence shows both negative and positive results for children in public housing projects. What are your thoughts concerning public housing? If you have lived in public housing, please share your thoughts concerning the pros and cons of public housing.


     

  • 00:31

    City Plays Games With Public Records

    in News

    City plays games with public records.


    Coming up …former City Councilman Bruce Frohman


     


    Before the average citizen can know what’s happening with their government information must be sanitized or massaged and then run through the filter of the local newspaper.


    City staff provides information to the City Council who must then discover what information was not being revealed.


    One of former Mayor Carmen Sabatino’s tactics was to ask staff questions that he already knew the answer to.


    In fact, chief executive officer for the County at the time, Reagan Wilson lied at a city Council meeting in response to one of the Mayor’s questions.


    More at 11:30 on the BACK STORY

  • 01:55

    MINDY ROSIER PUBLIC EDUCATION WARRIOR AND ACTIVIST

    in Self Help

    Butterfly Evolution welcomes Mindy Rosier special education teacher for nearly 18 years with the last 8 and half with the Department of Education. She is a proud school teacher but in addition to doing what she loves, Mindy also volunteers with the Alliance for Quality of Education which is an education advocacy group on projects that help support our educational system.  She is now a new member of Citizen Action and will be working on issues that affect NY.  Hopefully she will soon become board member in her community.  Mindy also puts out a daily online paper Public Educators Warriors.  Join Butterfly Evolution in welcoming Mindy Rosier to the show Monday March 30th 8 pm CST.  We will discuss education and much more.  


    Listen by phone at 818-691-7406 or www.blogtalkradio.com/butterflyevolution


    Dying To Live - What's Holding You Back?


     

  • 02:01

    Churches Now Can Prohibited From Worship In Public Schools

    in Moms and Family

    The US Supreme Court has refused to hear the case of Bronx Household Of Faith. This statement is heard from co-chair of Right To Worship Rev. William Devlin "Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has denied our writ in Bronx Household, we will go humbly to Mayor DiBlasio asking him to change the NYC Department of Education policy-the mayor as public advocate marched with us in 2012, we hope and pray he remembers his commitment to faith-based institutions." 


     

  • 01:01

    Guest: Lisa Smeraldi, The Essence Of A 21st Century Woman!!!

    in Spirituality

    In her lifelong quest for self knowledge Lisa Smeraldi has delved into tantra, Qi, self mastery and interpersonal relationships. This proud product of the New York public school system lives and works in the Bronx. She is the essence of a 21st century woman, as handy with a tent pole as an embroidery needle, a site map or a blueprint.  Over twenty years' service with the State of New York has not diminished her enthusiasm or slowed her passionate involvement in developing and upgrading housing for Bronx residents. If you could use a bit of can do inspiration, listen up!

  • 00:33

    2nd Chance for ex-offenders w/Vicki (guest Chaplain Larry Gardner pt. 2)

    in Radio

    Vicki's radio broadcast provides an open forum discussing support services and real issues for individuals who have been arrested, convicted or incarcerated and trying to re-establish themselves in society with housing, career, family, community and church.


    Special Guest: Chaplain Larry Gardner about Re-Entry for Ex-Offenders


    Vicki Hallman-Bowman, a native Dallas Texan who retired from TDCJ Parole after working 32 years in case management and executive leadership, is now the Program manager for Oasis Center, a 5013C non-profit organization where she coordinates the collaboration and communication with partners who provide reentry supervision, programming, and treatment for the formerly incarcerated, the disenfranchised, and the vulnerable persons in Dallas county and surrounding areas. Her additional responsibilities also include the supervision of the case managers and the oversight of the case management process to include all facets of programming provided to the clients and their families.


    She served as Regional Director for the Parole Division in the North Texas area. Her tenure in this capacity allowed for her to manage the development, implementation, and planning of all parole related functions in this area.  She has been the instrumental force in developing programs for the 22,000 parolees that reported in her area.  Programs that were gender based, cognitive restructuring, cultural based life skills, anger management and other influential curriculums that have provided impact and as result has received many recognitions throughout the country

  • 00:28

    Lori Boyle Radio, Guest: Paula Guenon, Surviving A Job Loss

    in Self Help

    Paula Guenon


    Paula Guenon worked in the Entertainment Industry for over 25 years, 20 ½ years of that was for Warner Bros. Studios.  2009, was a life changing experience for Paula.  She was laid off after over 2 decades in the corporate world. She decided to use her professional and life experience to become an entrepreneur.  Grateful for her training and experience, Paula wanted to do more for the community in the second half of her life. 


    Like so many Baby Boomers, Paula found herself behind the times in the digital world. With the huge economic downturn in the United States, she had to re-invent herself by finding her voice, producing and hosting her own show and other internet radio shows & podcasts.


    Her mission is to be the catalyst of information and resources for career transitioning Baby Boomers assisting them to successfully utilize the Internet & digital world. With her 20 years extended experience in public speaking, customer service and in the media industry, and 30 years in the corporate world she brings you innovative media platforms to educate, inspire, and connect people who want to make a difference in the world.  


    Email Paula: PaulaGuenon@gmail.com

  • 00:55

    How The Effects Of Music Can Benefit Both The Caregiver & The Care-Receiver

    in Caregiving

    Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, Wednesday, 4/1/15 at noon, PST, (AND AFTERWARDS ON RECORDED PODCAST) as he interviews Grammy & Emmy recipient, Janie Lidey, who has been a singer/songwriter since the age of twelve, and also a caregiver to her father who is suffering from ALS and Alzheimer's.

    The link is:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davenassaney/2015/04/01/how-the-effects-of-music-can-benefit-both-the-caregiver-the-care-receiver

    Janie has been recognized for her excellence in music through winning an Emmy for her songwriting; a Grammy for the fine arts program she helped direct at East High School in Anchorage, Alaska; the Mayor’s Arts Award which recognizes excellence in music education; and, a spot on the George Lucas Edutopia website for her role in helping make the world a better place.

    As a music teacher in the public schools of Alaska for over two decad...es, Janie Lidey taught students from over forty different cultures. Not only did she teach them to sing and play the guitar, she taught them to live their lives with passion, kindness, love, hope and gratitude. The most important lesson was to instill the belief in her students that they could do anything they dreamed or imagined.

    As an artist, teacher, motivational speaker and now author, Janie is passionate about raising your vibration through the magic of a song. She released her first book and companion CD in 2013 called, The Magic of A Song and is excited to connect with people from all ages and walks and shine some love & light on their journey.

    Hear her live, or listen to the recorded podcast AFTER THE LIVE SHOW, anytime, 24/7. Share this link with anyone you know who would benefit from this discussion.

  • 01:02

    Real estate investing via renovating and developing, CPR, going green.....

    in Real Estate

    Travis Wittmeyer joins us to discuss how to renovate, create and sustain. Designing your project from completion  


    backwards, adding the ambiance and Smart technology that you will embrace with every project.


    Travis is President and Founder of Blue and Green Innovations based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He has


    first hand years of experience in Construction and Architecture and has now taken all of his experience to


    create such a win/win solution. He tells us how you can obtain maximum rate of return sub-dividing a property


    called CPR' ing in Hawaii and more!!!


    B+G is actively involved in the exciting world of Smart Technology.     


    Our B+G Smart Tech professionals continue to stay in front of this significant technology as it becomes commonplace in our homes and commercial environments.


    As we deliver Smart Tech solutions for B+G Products as well as professional Smart Tech systems


    and services to the general public, we aim to improve quality of life. 


    B+G Smart Tech provides our clients with a simple and efficient means to control their


    environments, save money, reduce waste.


     

  • 02:04

    The Message comes from my Mess; an honest discussion with Bunny DeBarge

    in Entertainment

    Hey there Tea Sippers!!  Have I got a show for you today.  This darling sister of mine is a member of one music's most legendary families, DeBarge. With the success of the group and co writing some of the songs for her brothers who were member of Switch, this young woman has overcome many obstacles and has jumped a number of hurdles to get where she is today.


    You may have seen her and her brothers on the Dr. Drew show and going public with dealing with addiction,  you may have heard stories and even seen some not so flattering pics,  but since that time, she has gotten it together and is at peace with finding her happiness and HER SELF. 


    Today, my fellow Piscean Bunny DeBarge will be Dishing Tea with Big Meach and we will get into how all of this came about and how she has been able to endure that part of the journey in order to be at this stage of it!


    This is going to be a strong, Hot Pot of Tea for your nerves my darlings, so make sure you have PLENTY of crumpets because the tea will be dished!

  • 00:32

    Episode 19: Before Attorneys Come Knocking: Readily Achievable Barrier Removal

    in Education

    Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST 


    Speaker: Rebecca Williams, Southeast ADA Center


    Host: Cheri Hofmann, Southeast ADA Center


    Description: 
    Under the ADA, facilities are required to be accessible so that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy the goods, services and programs that businesses, nonprofits and state and local government offer to the general public. Some people think that only new construction and alterations need to be accessible and that older facilities are “grandfathered in,” but that’s not true.


    Join this episode of ADA Live! to learn more about making sure your business or facility is accessible as we continue the discussion from the March 4th show, When Attorneys Come Knocking: How Accessible Is Your Business?


    Note: Real-time captioning is available for this broadcast.


    For more information visit adalive.org.

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