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Closer Look: Environmental Justice; FAFSA; And More

Oct 3, 2016

Monday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on a closed-door forum led by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and U.S. Attorney John A. Horn of the Northern District of Georgia to critically examine police and community issues;
  • 6:01: Scott and Burress give an update to Harken Health’s departure from the Obamacare insurance exchange;
  • 6:39: Belisa Urbina, executive director of nonprofit Ser Familia, talks about helping Hispanic youth with anxiety and depression;
  • 21:09:  Chris Summers, director of financial aid at Oglethorpe University, and Alexa Wood Gaeta, associate vice president for enrollment and director of admission at Agnes Scott College, talk about what students and families need to know about the earlier date to fill out FAFSA forms and what the date change means;
  • 32:43: Jennifer Hirsch, Ph.D., applied anthropologist and director of Georgia Tech’s Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, and Maya Collins, undergraduate student and director of community Engagement for Georgia Tech’s African-American Student Union, talk about the launch of the university’s year-long environmental justice series;
  • 44:41: Scott and Burress remember Atlanta Braves games at Turner Field.