April 02, 2020

HMM 4 – 2-2020

Hello Capital Region! This is the Hudson Mohawk Magazine on WOOC-LP 105.3 FM Troy, WOOS-LP 98.9 FM Schenectady, WOOA-LP 106.9 FM Albany, and WCAA-LP 107.3 FM Albany., broadcasting from the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY.

HMM’s Elizabeth Press spoke with Siobhan Burke an organizer with Troy Sanctuary Campaign and ICE-Free Capital District about mutual aid and raising emergency funds for local immigrant families struggling to survive during COVID-19.

Up next, In part two of a series on “Single Payer & COVID-19,” Rachel Madley explains how the US response to COVID-19 could be improved with a single payer health care system, as proposed by the New York Health Act. by HMM correspondent Spencer Keabler.

Then we hear a new TripleE’s segment with H. Bosh Jr. who speaks with Donna Tritico on how she got her start in music and how she overcame her fears.

Up next, We continue our segment of BorderWatch volunteer, Florence Abrams, who speaks with Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Andrea Cunliffe. Florence describes the conditions at the Texas Mexican border with Team Brownsville and World Central Kitchen.

In Our final segment, Troy NAACP branch president Renee Powell speaks with Jeff Behler, New York Regional Director of the US Census Bureau, about the 2020 census.

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