Talk of the Town | Cindy Friedman Legislative Update (June 2018)

Senator Cindy Friedman discusses the FY 2019 Senate budget proposal, sports betting, the committees she’s on and more! Timestamps: Budget FY 2019 Budget & Money Issues 00:30 Sports Betting 08:09 Chapter 70 money 13:44 Her Committees 17:21 Views on Young Adults 25:13 Middlesex County Sheriff 32:46 This video was created in coordination with Arlington Community Media, Inc. in Arlington, MA. ACMi is dedicated to providing an electronic forum for the free exchange of information and ideas which reflect the talents, skills, interests, concerns, and diversity of the Arlington, Massachusetts community. To find out more visit...

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Talk of the Town | Cindy Sheridan Curran & Stephen Porciello

On this segment of Talk of the Town, Niamh O’Connor sits down with Court and Home Liaison in Arlington Public schools and Diversion Coordinator for the town of Arlington, Cindy Sheridan Curran as well as School Resource Officer, Inspector Stephen Porciello. Sheridan Curran and Porciello take us through the early beginnings of the Diversion program in Arlington. They discuss how alternative law enforcement can positively impact the community’s youth. Through discussion based rehabilitation, young offenders can forego a permanent record by completing Sheridan Curran and Porciello’s program. We go over what the program looks like, any misconceptions about alternative...

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AIFF Storyteller Cheryl Hamilton

Cheryl Hamilton is a resident of Medford, a consultant, and the coordinator for Massmouth, a local non-profit that promotes the timeless art of storytelling. In her role, Cheryl is responsible for curating the national television show ‘Stories from the Stage’ in partnership with WGBH and World Channel. Cheryl has devoted her career to advancing refugee protection and immigrant integration and more recently communications and storytelling; thus, creating and curating the popular ‘Suitcase Stories’ series honoring refugees and...

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