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Coming up on Connections: Friday, June 26

Jun 26, 2020

First hour: Rochester City Council members discuss police reform

Second hour: Will capitalism survive the pandemic?

Last week, Rochester City Council passed the city budget, and the subject of defunding police was a hot button issue. We're joined by members of Council who discuss their votes and their perspectives on the best ways to address police reform from a government level. Our guests:

  • Jackie Ortiz, member of Rochester City Council
  • Willie Lightfoot, vice president of Rochester City Council
  • Mary Lupien, member of Rochester City Council
  • Stanley Martin, member of Free the People Roc

Then in our second hour, will capitalism survive the pandemic? We talk with Raj Sisodia, author of "The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscious of Business to Help Save the World." Sisodia is a founding member of the Conscious Capitalism movement. We talk about his work and his thoughts on the current and future state of capitalism during the pandemic. Our guests:

  • Raj Sisodia, author of "The Healing Organization," and founding member of the Conscious Capitalism movement
  • Andrew Brady, co-founder of the Rochester chapter of Conscious Capitalism, and president and chief evolutionary officer for the XLR8 Team