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Weekend Connections

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The March for Life in Washington, D.C.; 
  • A banker-turned-journalist, and his work with "forgotten communities;"
  • How journalists cover Donald Trump;
  • "Inspiration porn."

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Myra Brown's career in ministry, as she prepares to be ordained as the third African American woman Catholic priest;
  • The question of whether Susan B. Anthony was against abortion;
  • Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed free public tuition plan, with Assemblyman Brian Kolb;
  • Cybersecurity;
  • Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • A local professor's trip to Iraqi Kurdistan and how she views oil as a human rights issue;
  • The dangers and realities of human trafficking;
  • SNAP and food options for people living in poverty;
  • The value of art.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The Dunning-Kruger Effect;
  • Fake news and the current media landscape;
  • How standardized tests are created, and the pressure that results for students and teachers;
  • Light rail, and how transportation relates to poverty in Rochester;
  • How music can be a form of political speech.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Why a federal court ruled that companies can fire employees for wearing dreadlocks to work;
  • Journalistic ethics, specifically, when to publish graphic news photos;
  • How Syria could define Donald Trump's foreign policy;
  • How to improve transportation in Rochester for people living in poverty;
  • Conflict resolution and "Restorative Circles."

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • What constitutes protected speech;
  • What to expect regarding environmental and climate issues under the Trump administration;
  • Access to donor breast milk;
  • If we should allow social media posts to live forever.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The challenges for young Latino students struggling to learn English;
  • The problems with not voting;
  • Recognizing hate;
  • If we should have a Universal Basic Income;
  • An updated version of the song, Baby, It’s Cold Outside.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • A local criminal justice professor's personal story about gun violence;
  • How the City of Rochester's red light camera program disproportionately impacts people in poorer neighborhoods;
  • What it's like to go to Standing Rock, North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline;
  • The historical impact of Japanese internment and its ties to current events.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The future of Roe v Wade and Planned Parenthood under the Trump administration, and the stigma of abortion;
  • Implicit bias;
  • What life is like as a refugee;
  • Ethics in jewelry and how diamonds are sourced.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson's thoughts on the election of Donald Trump;
  • Why many members of the small business community support Donald Trump;
  • The Atlantic article, How Democrats Killed Their Populist Soul;
  • Songwriting and the death of Leonard Cohen.

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