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June 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm

He grew up in a life of poverty, drugs and jail, but chased his dreams to become a voice for his community.  MetroFocus sits down with award-winning actor, writer, community arts activist, and most recently the star, co-writer, and producer of the film, “Chapter and Verse,” Daniel Beaty. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public […]

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June 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Do you have what it takes to change the life of a child?  If so, now’s your chance to become a mentor.   We talk to Paula Gavin – the Chief Services Officer in charge of the new initiative, and Bianca Gottesman and Jade Nieves  – a mentor-mentee duo from the organization i-Mentor – which builds mentoring relationships that empower first-generation […]

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June 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to sign an executive order declaring a State of Emergency for the MTA.  We have the latest on these “Days of Delays.”  A major shake-up in the race for City Hall as Republican Paul Massey drops out.  Find out how you can help save our planet’s future.  Meet “First Person” host Aaryn Lang and the […]

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June 29, 2017 at 5:30 am

In these “Days of Delays,” New Yorkers are running to car services like Uber and Lyft.  We head Uptown to meet the everyday people who make up the Bronx.  Our “Summer of Adventure” takes us to Yellowstone National Park for a fascinating look at how the animals there are adapting to the powerful effects of climate change.  The Tri-State celebration […]

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