Regionally Speaking, Monday, August 17, 2020

Aug 17, 2020

Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor is on "Regionally Speaking" to talk about how his city's been coping with the COVID pandemic and the reasons behind his decision to switch political party affiliations ahead of the election. IYI president and CEO Tami Silverman, LaPorte County Public Library staffer Susan Bannwart and Indiana Landmarks regional director Brad Miller are also on today's program.
Credit City of Hobart website

Today:   Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor joins us to talk about how his city is coping with the coronavirus pandemic, and he explains in detail his reasons for switching political affiliations from Democrat to Republican.  Indiana Youth Institute president and CEO Tami Silverman's produced another public column about helping Hoosier youth during the COVID-19 pandemic and the important role that teachers play in the process.  She talks about the column, as school systems attempt to reopen during the pandemic.  Susan Bannwart, the community engagement manager for the LaPorte County Public Library, explains how its new Mobile STEAM Classroom can help prepare for high-skilled and good-paying jobs in northwest Indiana.  And Brad Miller, the northwest field director for Indiana Landmarks, talks about the latest Ten Most Endangered List and one of this year's additions is Gary Roosevelt High School.  It is one of the three high schools that provided unprecedented learning opportunities to African Americans.