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May 4, 2017: Connect NY – Poverty On The Edge, Part 2

Today, the show examines the slow decline of upstate cities that depended on manufacturing with a special presentation of Connect: NY Poverty on the Edge. With a highlight on the Oswego region, Susan Arbetter will host a panel of guests on the struggles of Upstate and what can be done to help those who have suffered under major changes to their communities.The Connect Panelists are:
• Karla DiGirolamo, Executive Director of NYS Community Action;
• Joseph Rotella Executive Director of the Workforce Development Board of Oswego County;
• Lindy Glennon, Executive Director the Cortland County Community Action Program;
• David Kay, a Senior Extension Associate in Cornell’s Development Sociology Department
• Ken Pokalsky, Vice President of Government Relations with the Business Council of New York State

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