HMM 6 – 18 – 2020
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Tonight, we highlight the upcoming Juneteenth Celebration event to be held Friday June 19th 6pm at Riverfront Park in Troy. With Renee Powell , President of the Troy NAACP.
Next hear from Joe Ritchie a lifelong Cohoes resident about the upcoming Norlite Town Hall happening on Monday, June 22nd at 6:30 pm and why it’s important. With Ana Cowie, HMM correspondent.
Then we’ll hear testimony presented by two Albany advocates at the NYS Attorney General’s public hearing on police and public interactions during recent protests.
Up next, In the fifth and final installment of the Young Researcher series, students, Sam and Kevin examine how the COVID-19 pandemic may have ripple effects on the environment.
Finally we hear about Police Diversion programs with Keith Brown, former Albany LEAD Project Director. But first some headlines.