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Did you ever witness powerful things happen, and realize with dismay that no one other than those directly involved would ever benefit from the lessons learned?

Meet The Problem Solvers takes this challenge head-on, through interviews which air live from the TV studio of Cambridge Community TV (CCTV). Host Judy Perlman invites guests who are dealing with a diversity of important, high-impact social issues for 27-minute interviews. Together they unpack a problem, issue or opportunity - examine and discuss progress and impact – and articulate what each of us, as newly-informed citizens of the world, can do that is of value in this area.

Meet the Problem Solvers Judy Perlman

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Did you ever witness powerful things happen, and realize with dismay that no one other than those directly involved would ever benefit from the lessons learned?

Meet The Problem Solvers takes this challenge head-on, through interviews which air live from the TV studio of Cambridge Community TV (CCTV). Host Judy Perlman invites guests who are dealing with a diversity of important, high-impact social issues for 27-minute interviews. Together they unpack a problem, issue or opportunity - examine and discuss progress and impact – and articulate what each of us, as newly-informed citizens of the world, can do that is of value in this area.

    Foodies Without Borders

    Foodies Without Borders

    Anthony Njigua of Foodies Without Borders joins Judy to discuss his non-profit, which is committed to revolutionizing opportunities in the food industry in his home country of Kenya. With an eye on sustainability and his love for food, Anthony's work is bringing more economic opportunity to underserved populations. Learn more more about their work and see how you can get involved here: http://www.foodieswithoutborders.org/

    • 27 分鐘
    Protect The Vote

    Protect The Vote

    Quentin Palfrey heads up the Voter Protection Corps, a nation-wide effort to protect voting rights and access. An attorney who worked in the Obama White House, Quentin has worked on voting issues since 2004. He speaks to the need to focus preventive efforts in areas where problems occurred previously, and the insight that different voter suppression problems show up in different areas. A most informative and timely conversation!

    • 26 分鐘
    Rethinking Treatment: Collaborative Community Approaches to Substance Abuse

    Rethinking Treatment: Collaborative Community Approaches to Substance Abuse

    People dealing with addiction and recovery are among the most vulnerable patient populations and often receive the least amount of care. The rates of relapse and death are dire and only growing. Dr. Chris Fischer of the Cambridge Health Alliance shares how community care can transform health outcomes for people living with addiction.

    • 27 分鐘
    Charting A New Path: Women and Entrepreneurship

    Charting A New Path: Women and Entrepreneurship

    Alina Lopez Thomas, Creative Director of The Greater Resource of Women Networks (G.R.O.W.N.) joins Judy for the first Meet The Problem Solvers episode of 2020. She shares the importance of transferrable skills and connection as a fundamental part of her work – she helps women articulate and work through a grief processing and rebuilding process needed to free up energy for entrepreneurship.

    • 27 分鐘
    Activism in the Family - Decades of Organizing for Community Change

    Activism in the Family - Decades of Organizing for Community Change

    Kate Byrne and Bill Cavellini join Judy in the studio to share stories from their years of activism as a family. Hailing from the Midwest and the Bronx, respectively, Kate and Bill were drawn to each other’s passion for community organizing, starting with their meeting in 1990 at an eviction-related takeover and squatting action at a building on Broadway in Cambridge. Throughout the years, their work has ebbed and flowed, they have supported each other's efforts and struggles, and both their activism and family life have been driven by social justice and community care.

    • 28 分鐘
    Advocacy and Survival - The Many Hats of Transgender Leadership

    Advocacy and Survival - The Many Hats of Transgender Leadership

    In this episode, Judy is joined by Sara Reid, a founding member of Massachusetts Transgender Women Leadership and trans rights advocate who shared how she works to protect, uplift, and empower other trans women. Her work includes speaking engagements at national healthcare conferences, facilitating a weekly support group for transgender women who have experienced homelessness, and serving on several healthcare boards.

    • 27 分鐘

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