Neighborhood Network News: 1/10/19

We begin tonight with a call for change in the path to jobs for Boston's first responders. City Council President Andrea Campbell says she wants to reform or even eliminate the civil service exam for police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians.

Mayor Walsh has announced his agenda at the State House for health and public safety. This includes bills to meet the needs of at-risk youth and ex-offenders. For non-violent drug offenders, one bill would increase access to treatment.

The music and holiday traditions of Boston's Latino Community were celebrated this afternoon at City Hall. The feast of three kings celebrates the journey of the wise men--and the first Christmas gifts.

Interview with the president and C-E-O of United South End Settlements, Maicharia Weir Lytle, and the former executive director, Frieda Garcia.

Interview with Peter Gyves, A Faith That Does Justice.

Original Air Date: 
Jan 10, 2019