HMM 11 – 16 – 2020
Hello Capital Region! This is the Hudson Mohawk Magazine on WOOC-LP 105.3 FM Troy and WOOS-LP 98.9 FM Schenectady broadcasting from The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY.
Today, climate leaders are calling on the NYS Teachers Retirement System to divest from fossil fuels. HMM’s Mark Dunlea has the story.
Then, part one of Willie Terry’s coverage of the zoom webinar, “Underground Railroad Educational Center Book Reads: Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880 by W.E.B. Dubois.”
And later on, Corinne Carey talked with Schenectady County lawmaker Michelle Ostrelich about how this proposed merger of Albany-based St. Peter’s Health Partners and Schenectady’s Ellis Medicine
After that, we have an update on Collard City Growers, by HMM’s Catherine Rafferty
Finally, COVID-19 revealed the fragility of the US food supply and exacerbated the food insecurity tens of millions of Americans stuggle with every day. Hear part one of “What Food Means,” with Amy Halloran, and the nationally recognized photojournalist Brenda Ann Kenneally.
But first, here are some of today’s headlines