Nassau Community College students & WHPC volunteers explore clubs, organizations, businesses, and issues in towns across Long Island, in both Nassau & Suffolk counties.
Gift of Life Long Island, and the LaMantia Gallery
Bill Horan talks to James LaMantia, the Chair of Gift of Life Long Island and Secretary for Gift of Life International, as well as the owner and founder of LaMantia Gallery in Northport, about both Long Island-based organizations and companies.
Sid Jacobson JCC
Bill Horan and Corey Kaufman learn about the only full-service JCC on Long Island’s North Shore - the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center - and a program they offer called the Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, for people who have been diagnosed with, or have recovered from cancer, with guests Connie Wasserman, the Associate Executive Director of the Sid Jacobson JCC and Randy Hight, the Director of the Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center.
New York Operation Lifesaver
Bill Horan and Corey Kaufman learn about a non-profit corporation called New York Operation Lifesaver that promotes public safety education, with the purpose of ending collisions, deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and along railroad rights of way, with their guest, Phil Merens, the New York State Coordinator for New York Operation Lifesaver.
Hicksville Boys & Girls Club
Bill Horan and Corey Kaufman learn about a youth development, recreation, sports and leisure time activity program happening in Nassau County called the Hicksville Boys and Girls Club. Their guest is Thomas Bruno, their Executive Director.
EAC Network & The Pandemic
Bill Horan and Corey Kaufman learn about EAC Network, whose mission is to empower, assist, and care for people in need across Long Island and New York City, with their guest, Tania Peterson Chandler, Vice President of Operations and Interim President & CEO of EAC Network, and find out how they have handled the COVID-19 pandemic.
LI NORML: Marijuana Reform
Bill Horan and Corey Kaufman talk about the controversial topic of the legalization of marijuana with Benjamin Leiner, the Executive Director of NYC NORML and a member of the board of directors for Empire State NORML, along with Steven Abreu, Co-Director of Long Island NORML - which stands for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.