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Checking in With Connecticut's Director of Culture; Avoiding Family Homelessness in Hartford

Feb 19, 2016

This hour, Kristina Newman-Scott sits down with us for the first time since becoming Connecticut's director of culture in 2015. We find out how things are going in her new position, and take your questions about local arts and culture. 

Later, we hear about one family's fight to stay off the streets of Hartford. It's the latest installment in our ongoing series on housing and homelessness with Susan Campbell. 

GUESTS:

  • Kristina Newman-Scott - Director of Culture for the State of Connecticut
  • Ellen Griesedieck - Artist and President of the American Mural Project
  • Susan Campbell - Writer and Hartford Courant columnist who's been covering housing and homelessness for WNPR
  • Breisha Hilyard - Hartford native and mother of two

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John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.