A monthly, one-hour, live call-in program focusing on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark.
On this month's edition of Newark Today, we are joined by Mayor Ras J. Baraka to talk about the hiring practices at Port Newark and the Port Authority's truck replacement program and how its affecting the rate of asthma among children in Newark.
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is a fierce fighter for low income tenants facing eviction from predatory landlords. James is pained by the fact 60,000 people have to sleep in homeless shelters every night. She recently started a campaign to win equal pay for women working in City Hall. She is the first woman of color to hold citywide office in New York. She is a former city council member, a public defender for the Legal Aid Society and an assistant attorney general.
Professional dancer and trainer Katy Fraggos and her husband Jason Yachanin are co-owners of Perspirology, a fitness studio in Sea Bright, New Jersey. Perpirology has in-studio classes and has a series of fun on-line videos.