Watch Mondays at 7:30 pm, Tuesdays at 3:30 am, 11:30 am & 6 pm, Wednesdays at 2 am, 10 am on Channel 15.

August 2018


Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Imani Cruzen
Recorded: 7/11/2018

On this program:
Mark Hughes – Direct Care workforce Crisis

Guests: Sara Grafstrom, Director of Member Advocacy, ARRM; Lynn Noren, President/CEO of RISE; Jenn Reiter, board member MN Families and Advocates Coalition

Mark and his guests discuss the impact of recent legislation on the direct care workforce crisis.

Imani Cruzen - Technology to improve independence of people with disabilities
Guest: Barb Turner, Senior Director of External Affairs ARRM
Barb shares information about how technology can improve independence for peple with disabilities.

July 2018


Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Joan Willshire
Recorded: 6/13/2018

On this program:
Mark Hughes – Review 2018 Legislative Session

Guests: Jeff Bangsberg, Advocate; Alicia Munson, Public Policy Director, Arc Greater Twin Cities; Joan Willshire, Executive Director, MN Council on Disability

Mark and his guests discuss the outcomes of the 2018 legislative session and steps for next year.

Joan Willshire - News series about people disabiities
Guest: Chris Serres, Reporter, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Joan and Chris discuss how he decided to write the article on people with disabilities and employment

June 2018


Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Nick Willkiie



Susan Sochaki - MN Microgrant Parntnership

Josh Schultze - Microgrant recipient

Tiffany Ostrom - Civic Engagement Program Coordinator