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A Conversation with the Homeless

A Conversation with the Homeless

Hear a conversation with three homeless men and two representatives from support organizations addressing pending law changes in the city of Sanford regarding loitering, panhandling and meal sharing locations. Length 01:19:29


(Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

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God and The Community of the Resurrection

God and the Community of the Resurrection

Hear a presentation on God and the Community of the Resurrection by noted scholar Dr. John Dominic Crossan at a symposium sponsored by Gladdening Light. His remarks explore the image of the resurrection from the Eastern Orthodox perspective and its theological implications for the Christian concept of community and justice. Length: 1:04:36


Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner. Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media.

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Hartmann’s First 6-Months

Hartmann's First Six Months

Hear the perspectives of Seminole County government’s new manager, James K. Hartmann on a range of issues he has encountered in his first 6-months on the job – and the history and future of those issues. The event is hosted by the League of Women Voters of Seminole County. Length 01:04:30


Produced and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck
Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media

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End Child Homelessness

(photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

Hear a discussion about local initiatives taken in Seminole County, Florida, by a collaboration of providers of services to the homeless community to end or lower the number of homeless children in the county. Length 59:21


Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media
Audio assistance — Kurt Slafkovsky, Seminole County government.

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Women Military Veterans

Women Military Veterans title

Hear about the issues Seminole County, FL., women military veterans face in the transition from active military duty to civilian life. Speakers are Laurie Reid, a local US Navy veteran now in civilian life as a counselor at Seminole Behavioral Healthcare, and a non-veteran, Venita Garvin Valdez, who is helping lead Joining Forces for Women. Length 59:41


Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media
Title Photo (“Black women shoe” – Margarit Ralev) & (“Army boot” – Andrzej Pobiedziński)

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Managing the Chronicle

Ray Bush was general manager of the Seminole Chronicle, a weekly community newspaper which served the communities of Oviedo, Winter Springs, Geneva and Chuluota, in Seminole County, Florida.  Bush took the reins and made many changes in this unique local paper.  He discusses his vision for the community newspaper and the future of print media. Length – 16:15


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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Children That are Hurting

Children that are Hurting

“Children that are hurting” are the 1,700 homeless students Seminole county public school district’s board chair Dede Schaffner seeks to serve. With Brenda Carey, chairman of Seminole county government, and Dr. Joel Hunter, senior pastor of Northland Church, they have formed a collaboration of faith-based organizations to confront student homelessness (length 27:15)


(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck)

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End of Life Treatment and Care

Hear subject matter experts discuss end of life treatment and care: Dr. Sanjay Muttreja, hospice & palliative medicine; Dr. Norma Conner, assistant professor, College of Nursing at the University of Central Florida; and Jorge Aguero, palliative care chaplain. Moderated by Ben Wilcox, Hemlock Society of Florida. Length- 01:26:11


Photos – Charles E. Miller

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Homeless Senior Citizens

Homeless Senior Citizens

Hear about the rising number of homeless senior citizens in Seminole County FL. Representatives from Seminole Behavioral Health Care in Sanford; an elder crimes and services investigator with the Seminole County Sheriff’s office; and a 61 year old local homeless woman offer their on-the-ground perspective. Feature Length — 53:36


Photos – Charles E. Miller

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On Being Gay in Central Florida

On Being Gay in Central Florida (photo - courtesy Felipe Hadler)

Dr. Michelle Stephan, a gay woman, discusses the satisfactions and challenges of life as a gay person in Seminole County. With her partner, Dr. Stephan has found a neighborhood of friends as they raised a son in Oviedo. Yet, she is also aware of the inequality and hostility that she faced being gay professionally and personally in Central Florida. Feature length – 24:33


Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner, photo “Balões” courtesy Felipe (Aladim) Hadler.

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