Episode

Sep 06, 2021

OPEN Bx Rx Monday I September 6, 2021

OPEN Bx Rx Monday host Dr. Bob Lee is joined by Miguel Sanchez, Founder of Metabronx, as he speaks about Metabronx Diversity Demo Day, and how his organization is impacting black and brown youth entering into the field of technology. Then, Russell Cheek, Director of Government and Community Relations for Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, Lisa Delancey, Lead Organizer for Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, and Eugene Costoso, Intern, join the program to speak about the services their organization offers within the South Bronx and highlight their upcoming back-to-school event. After that, we hear from the General Manager of Teddy Nissan, Julio Batista, and the St. Barnabas High School teacher and Film and Drama moderator, Richard Vitacco, as they speak about the car company's generous donation to the St. Barnabas music program and emphasize the importance of supporting the performing arts and music education. Plus, Bobby C has the latest in the world of Sports. Finally, we check in with Ophelia Rivas, Assistant Director of Intergovernmental & Community Affairs, and Desiree Gazzo, HNTB-LiRo East Side Coastal Resiliency Community Engagement Manager, as they speak about the impact of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project and how that project has led to their "Call to Art" competition. Producers: Chelsea Jackson, Yasmine Burgess & Stephen Powell Editors: Chelsea Jackson & Yasmine Burgess For more information on BronxNet visit us at- https://bronxnet.org/ Follow us on Facebook at- https://www.facebook.com/BronxNetTV Follow us on Twitter at- https://twitter.com/BronxnetTV Follow us on Instagram at- https://www.instagram.com/bronxnettv Follow us on LinkedIn at- https://www.linkedin.com/company/bronxnet-community-television

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