Presidential Farewell Speeches; Esperanza College Mentoring; Statehouse Update

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President Barack Obama's is nearing the end of his final term.  But before he leaves the White House to Donald Trump, he will deliver a final, farewell speech to the nation.  It's a tradition that stretches all the way back to George Washington.  We'll look at the history of presidential farewells.  Then, Eperanza has been working for decades to help Hispanics achieve academically in Cleveland.  Now the organization is expanding its reach to help students navigate their way through college.  We'll look
at the fallout from the dramatic change of leadership for the Ohio Republican Party.

Guests: 

Tom Sutton, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science, Baldwin Wallace University  
Sen. Sherrod Brown,  (D-Ohio)  
Victor Ruiz, Executive Director, Esperanza 
Melissa Santana, Mentor  
Samantha Lugo, Student  
Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief  

 

Resources:
Esperanza

Ohio Channel On-Demand Video

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