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New York City's 106.7 Lite FM's weekly talk show with host Nina del Rio, speaking with influencers & experts, every Sunday, 7-7:30am EST.

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August 8, 2022 18 min
The FLAG Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes and celebrates extraordinary New York City public school teachers. We’re joined by two of this year's grand prize winners: Anastasia Difino, English Language Arts and social studies teacher at PS 120 in Queens and Laurie D’Amico, music teacher and marching band director at Tottenville High School in Staten Island. For more details, including nominations for 2023, visit flagawa...
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Marking it’s 23rd year, The Original Tee Golf Classic is an event that amplifies inclusion in golf and celebrates Black pioneers and ambassadors of excellence. Founder Wendell Haskins talks about introducing children of color to the game and how perspectives and support have changed over recent years. For more, visit originaltee.com.
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Over 35 years, Institute for Community Living has grown to become one of the largest supportive residence providers in the country. CEO Jody Rudin talks about ICL’s newest housing development, Nevins Street Apartments in downtown Brooklyn, designed to specifically to offer a whole health approach for residents. For more, visit iclinc.org.
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Overthinking About You: Navigating Romantic Relationships When You Have Anxiety, OCD, and/or Depression by Allison Raskin, is a road map to better understand yourself and your partner - all while living with mental health issues. ALLISON RASKIN is a New York Times bestselling author and the cohost of the popular podcast Just Between Us. A vocal mental health advocate, Allison also runs the mental health–focused Instagram account &#...
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Established in 1838, The Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is recognized as one of the world’s most beautiful cemeteries, a permanent residence of over 570,000 individuals., and a destination for a half a million visitors annually. Our guest is Harry Weil, Director of Public Programs and Special Projects. For more, including their events calendar, visit green-wood.com.
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In WHAT CAN I SAY, author Catherine Newman provides a framework for parents to help their kids learn more about relationships, empathy, respect, friendship, and communication. Catherine Newman is the etiquette columnist for Real Simple magazine and the editor of the James Beard Award-winning kids’ cooking magazine ChopChop. She’s online at catherinenewmanwriter.com.
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July 18, 2022 13 min
For 2022, the Fresh Air Fund is returning to it’s signature in-person programs! Fresh Air children will visit host families outside the five boroughs, campers will head to sleep away camps, and CEO Lisa Gitelson talks about new opportunities borne from the pandemic, including Summer Spaces within NYC. For more, visit FreshAir.org.
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As many are embracing technological monitoring over mass incarceration, James Kilgore explores the consequences in UNDERSTANDING E-CARCERATION: Electronic Monitoring, the Surveillance State & the Future of Mass Incarceration. JAMES KILGORE is an activist, researcher, and director of the Challenging E-Carceration project at MediaJustice and the co-director of FirstFollowers Reentry Program in Champaign, Illinois.
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As a regional affiliate of Horizons National, Horizons New York City’s mission is to advance education equity. Horizons creates experiences outside of school that inspire the joy of learning, and partner with students and families to support long-term success. Our guest is Regional Director Aubrie Therrien to talk about education equity and supporting students during the “summer slide.” For more, visit horizonsnewyorkcity.org.
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An emergency can happen at any time—and most emergencies, unfortunately, turn out to be expensive. Alyssa Davies new book is FINANCIAL FIRST AID: Essential Tools For Confident, Secure Money Management. ALYSSA DAVIES is a content manager for Zolo and personal finance writer, who’s work has been featured by The Globe and Mail, CNBC, CBC, and more. For more, visit mixedupmoney.com.
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The Workers Circle, originally founded in 1900 by Yiddish-speaking immigrants from Eastern Europe, spent its early years fighting for worker and immigrant rights in New York City. CEO Ann Toback talks about their current fight for voting rights and protections. For more, visit circle.org.
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MASTERING FEAR: A five step guide to transforming your life by making your fears work for you instead of against you. Author Brandon Webb explains his inspiration and how he grew to use fear as a confidence builder in his years as a Navy Seal.
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For Pride Month, we speak with Eric Rosenbaum, President and CEO of Project Renewal, about Marsha’s House—the city's only shelter dedicated to serving LGBTQ young adults, ages 18 to 30. Project Renewal is a New York City-based nonprofit, working since the 1960’s to end the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals and families to renew their lives with health, homes and jobs. For more, visit www.projectrenewal.org
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Amber O’ Neal Johnston’s new book is A PLACE TO BELONG: Celebrating diversity and kinship in the home and beyond. The author is a home schooling mother of four who speaks and writes at heritagemom.com about diverse voices in traditional curricula and infusing culture into the home environment. She is a regular contributor to the Wild + Free homeschooling community.
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A spike in mental health challenges among children and adolescents has led the American Academy of Pediatrics to declare it a national emergency. Meanwhile, organizations serving children often have a challenge finding mental health service providers for kids. Our guest is Ron Richter is CEO and Executive Director of JCCA, a 200-year old non profit serving young people and families involved in the child welfare system. For more, ...
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HOW TO TURN $100 INTO $1,000,000: Earn, Invest, Save by James McKenna, Jeannine Glista and Matt Fontaine speaks to kids ages 10 and up about money by making difficult concepts easy to understand. This book gives parents an assist in raising financially savvy and responsible young adults. For more, visit bizkids.com.
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Brooklyn Community Foundation is the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to Brooklyn’s Charitable Community. President and CEO Dr. Jocelynne Rainey discusses their annual Spark Prize, a grant for Brooklyn-based organizations committed to advancing equity. For more, visit BrooklynCommunityFoundation.org.
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With nearly a billion members, LinkedIn is now the default tool for job seekers and employers. But do you really know how to use it? Omar Garriott and Jeremy Schifeling are veteran career coaches and hiring managers who led the education marketing efforts at LinkedIn. Their new book is LINKED: Conquer LinkedIn. Get Your Dream Job. Own Your Future. For more, visit thejobinsiders.com.
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The 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina Pro Plan is June 18-22, 2022, at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, NY, with 19.5 hours of television coverage scheduled across FOX, FS1, and FS2. Our guest is Gail Miller Bisher, Director of Communications and on-air analyst for the WKC. For more, visit westminsterkennelclub.org.
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When is your coughing, sneezing or runny nose an allergy, a cold, flu or Covid? Our guest is Dr. Omar Waqar of ENT And Allergy Associates to help us understand allergies, how to distinguish and treat them. For more, visit entandallergy.com.
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