Family Corner 9/24/14

Producer/Host: Sue Mackey Andrews
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Poverty in Maine/Effects upon children, families

Program Topic: The impact of Poverty in Maine on Young Children and Families

Key Discussion Points:
a) Connections between poverty and children’s nutrition, health, growth, success in school, language development, social/emotional skills
b) Integrated, long-term and meaningful public support programs
c) Improving the public’s understanding of poverty

Guests by name and affiliation:
A) Donna M. Beegle, EdD, Communication Across Barriers
B) Marjorie Withers, LCPC, Community Caring Collaborative
C ) Karen Heck, Mayor of Waterville