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Coming up on Connections: Tuesday, April 23


First hour: The Incremental Development Alliance

Second hour: Mock salary negotiations, and discussing structural issues that lead to pay inequities

We sit down with members of the Incremental Development Alliance. It's a national group that helps small developers pursue projects in communities they care about.  We'll discuss the current landscape for small developers in Western New York, and how to take an incremental approach to development. In studio:

  • Glenn Kellogg, principal with Urban Advisors
  • Jim Kumon, executive director of the Incremental Development Alliance
  • Matthew Denker, developer with LBLD Living
  • Bernice Radle, CEO and founder of Buffalove Development

Then in our second hour, we're joined by a coach who helps our guests walk through the process of a salary negotiation. It's a mock negotiation where our guests will ask for a raise, and we'll learn tips for how have the most effective conversation possible. We'll also discuss structural issues that lead to pay disparities in this country. In studio:

  • Rachel Roberts, associate professor of music leadership, and graduate degree program director at the Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School of Music
  • Irene Kannyo, creator, executive producer, and host of No Labels, Included on WAYO 104.3 FM
  • Hilda Rosario Escher, former president and CEO of the Ibero-American Action League, and executive vice president for government and community affairs at All American Home Care 
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.