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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:

  • How the wealthiest Americans use their money, with author Chuck Collins;
  • International Women's Day, and how women of color suffer from unequal treatment in the criminal justice system;
  • The story of the Kichwa people of Sarayaku;
  • The deep emotions behind comedy.

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:

  • Solidarity among the LGBTQ community, with the lead singer of MUNA;
  • The power grid and New York State's efforts to grow the share of renewable energy sources;
  • The book, Glass House, and the decline of a small manufacturing town;
  • Urban farms in Rochester.

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:

  • Music, history, and culture, with cellist Rufus Cappadocia;
  • The heroin epidemic and one former addict's story;
  • The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council;
  • The Arnett Cafe's success story and the co-owner's thoughts about growing up in Rochester;
  • A new CSA charter.

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:

  • Rochester's status as a sanctuary city, and perceptions of immigrants;
  • The Dakota Access Pipeline, and Native American rights; 
  • Black Lives Matter Day in the Rochester City School District;
  • How senior Republicans are addressing climate change by proposing a carbon fee and dividend.

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 new documentary, I Am Not Your Negro;
  • If altruism is truly possible;
  • How advancements in trauma care are saving more gunshot victims; 
  • Near-Earth Objects, and trusting experts in the sciences.

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."

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