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May 28, 2018: Best of: Connect NY Real Stories of Hope

A special presentation of the final installment of our Connect NY series on poverty. Today we will share real stories of hope– taking you first to a bakery in Yonkers where the hiring policy is enables the formerly incarcerated to find a job and self-respect. And then, you’ll meet a panel of amazing guests, including Ruth Pelham who spent her professional life creating music and traveling to a low-income neighborhoods in Albany where she lessons in rhythm and resilience.

Roy Reehil, Oswego County Legislator
Diane Cooper-Currier, Executive Director, Oswego County Opportunities
Ruth Pelham, Founder, Music Mobile
Michael Kink, Executive Director, Strong Economy for All Coalition

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