HMM 9 – 15 – 2020
Hello Capital Region! This is the Hudson Mohawk Magazine, broadcasting on WOOC-LP 105.3 FM Troy and WOOS-LP 98.9 FM Schenectady, from the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY.
On today’s show, we hear from activists who are urging the Governor, State Controller and state lawmakers to take action on climate change by divesting the state pension plan from fossil fuels. With Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Radio Network.
Then, HMM correspondent, Elizabeth Press, speaks to Casey Seiler about the case of now-retired Cohoes police officer, Sean McKown and this week’s trial of former Rensselaer County District Attorney, Joel Abelove.
After that, Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer Melissa Bromley speaks with Deacon Mack Henderson about the recent death of 11-year-old Ayshawn Davis and the need to encourage intentional relationships with youth in the community.
Then, HMM Producer Katherine speaks with Carries Kuehl, the co-director of Capital District Border Watch about her Times Union letter to the editor addressing Immigrants and the need for their inclusion in COVID-19 relief bills.
Finally, HMM Correspondent Corrine Carey speaks with Geoffrey Miller and Grace Giancola from Russell Sage College about the Student 2020 voting programs, and Shelly Calabrese talks about the Sage’s Sept 17 event on Contemporary Struggles in Voting Rights.
And now some headlines…