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August 30, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Living in poverty, the Saffour family attempt to rebuild their lives in a difficult New Jersey neighborhood after escaping war in Syria.   Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. Major funding for this initiative is provided by The JPB […]

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August 30, 2017 at 6:45 pm

New Yorkers rally for immigrants’ rights as they prepare for President Trump’s expected decision to pull the “Dreamer” program on or before September 5th.  New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will join us with details on a plan to help immigrants get on the path to citizenship.

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August 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

As Hurricane Harvey continues to pound Texas, we take a look at its four-legged victims and what is being done to help them in the wake of Mother Nature’s wrath. We grew up with Melissa Gilbert on “Little House on the Prairie.”  Now grown-up, Melissa is the former President of the Screen Actors Guild, a political activist who ran for congress, […]

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August 29, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Jenna Flanagan goes “Chasing the Dreams” that exist in New York’s Covenant House, where some of our cities most vulnerable get a second chance at fresh start. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. Major funding for this initiative is […]

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August 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm

We grew up with Melissa Gilbert on “Little House on the Prairie.”  Now grown-up, Melissa is the former President of the Screen Actors Guild, a political activist who ran for congress, and is returning to the New York stage.  She will be here to discuss her latest project, the Off-Broadway production, “If Only,” and will share her thoughts on President […]

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