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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 13, 2019episode
February 14, 2019 at 5:30 am

Julie Menin, the former head of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment is the city’s new census director. Making reforms to a census that she believes is hostile to immigrants and minorities, is first on her agenda. She joins us to discuss. Former CNN reporter Josh Levs is fighting for fair parental leave for fathers to care for their families. […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 11, 2019episode
February 12, 2019 at 5:30 am

Are the plans for Amazon HQ2 over and out of Long Island City? We have the latest details. Tension mounts within the city council after Bronx Representative Ruben Diaz Sr. makes comments perceived as homophobic. Meet your neighbors and alternative approaches to combating all forms of mental illness. “The Band’s Visit” Tony Award-winning actor Ari’el  Stachel reveals his post 9/11 shame […]

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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESSepisode
February 12, 2019 at 4:45 am

Meet your neighbors and alternative approaches to combating all forms of mental illness. New York City provides free confidential counseling through its thrive nyc program at 1-888-nyc-well. The suicide prevention hotline is 1-800-273-talk For more information on the tmi project, or people incorporated, you can visit their websites at tmiproject.org and peopleincorporated.org Aired February 11, 2019.  

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