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Thriving Forward

Megan Lasaponara & Sarah Collins-McGowan

Too often Rochester, NY is featured in the news for its problems. But this area is rich with community-based organizations striving to improve the lives of its residents. Join local pediatricians Megan Lasaponara and Sarah Collins-McGowan as they interview people who are involved in good works all over the region. We will learn about each organization and how our guests found their path to community-based work. If you are ready to hear good news and feel inspired by what Rochester has to offer, join us as we talk to the people making our community ever better.
Anita O'Brien - Executive Director of Rochester Accessible AdventuresOctober 26, 2022 Episode artwork Tracey Taylor Co-Chair Monroe County LEICCSeptember 21, 2022 Episode artwork URMC Sickle Cell Disease Advocacy GroupSeptember 07, 2022 Episode artwork Bill Moehle - Brighton Town SupervisorJuly 20, 2022 Episode artwork Joe Di Fiore from City Roots Community Land TrustJuly 06, 2022 Episode artwork Heather Newton - CEO NAMI RochesterJune 22, 2022 Episode artwork Calvin Eaton from 540WMainJune 08, 2022 Episode artwork Amanda Ashley - Program Director Girls Rock! RochesterMay 25, 2022 Episode artwork Lead Coalition with Dr. Schaffer and Jennifer BeckerMay 11, 2022 Episode artwork Dr. Matthew Present from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of RochesterApril 27, 2022 Episode artwork Santos Jasmine Montanez from Ibero American Action LeagueApril 13, 2022 Episode artwork Liza Savage-Katz: KaleidoscopeMeMarch 30, 2022 Episode artwork Jody Todd Manly - Mt Hope Family CenterMarch 16, 2022 Episode artwork Dr. Jessica Shand - URMC, Bioethics, and MindfulnessMarch 02, 2022 Episode artwork Dr. Stephen Cook - URMC and NYS DOHFebruary 09, 2022 Episode artwork Cara Rager - WXXIJanuary 26, 2022 Episode artwork Quajay Donnell: Public Art Photographer January 05, 2022 Episode artwork Joy Bergfalk, Executive Director of The Coffee Connection and Project EmpowerDecember 01, 2021 Episode artwork Dr. Jennifer Nayak and kids from the COVID vaccine studyNovember 17, 2021 Episode artwork Monica Thomas and Joanne Lathan from Crisis NurseryNovember 03, 2021 Episode artwork Wayne County First Assistant District Attorney Christine CallananOctober 20, 2021 Episode artwork GiGi's Playhouse - Board of Directors Members Carrie Bergeron and Katie PeglowOctober 06, 2021 Episode artwork Sarah Fitzgibbons - Society for the Protection and Care of Children (SPCC)September 22, 2021 Episode artwork Hinge Neighbors - Shawn Dunwoody and Suzanne MayerSeptember 08, 2021 Episode artwork Lucienne Nicholson from Inclusive Woods & UsAugust 25, 2021 Episode artwork