There is No Need for This

The session in which we talk to Deirdre Mulligan, Executive Director, of the Mitzvah Food Pantry and Sandi Young, a volunteer about food insecurity. The program serves over 7400 people each year by distributing nutritious food to all who are in need regardless of race, income, gender, age or religion.

I Was Imagining Something Worse

The session in which we discuss the Americorp experience with Aaron Jacobs. Aaron graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Political Science & Public Policy, and then spent a year in Alabama – testing the vision of pre-schoolers, coaching middle-school debates, and helping adults with tax preparation.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA- free tax prep)


Gee Whiz, That Sounds Like Me

The session in which we speak with renowned autism expert Stephen Shore, EdD about the 3 A’s of Autism – Awareness, Acceptance, and Appreciation. Dr. Stephen Mark Shore is on the Autism Spectrum and is a professor at Adelphi University. He travels the world teaching, training, and talking about his special interest – autism.

Dr. Shore is the author of Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome, along with several other books and publications. 

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Human Frailty

The session in which we speak with Stuart Lev, Esq about his life’s work defending some of the most powerless people alive – inmates sentenced to death. According to Amnesty International, almost all death row inmates could not afford an attorney at trial. Stuart works at the Federal Community Defender Office in Philadelphia as a senior litigator in the Capital Habeas Unit.