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Regionally Speaking, January 13, 2023

Regionally Speaking January 13, 2023
Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

Today: The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority along with partner agencies across the state are seeking volunteers to conduct the one night Point-in-Time count of the homeless population on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 so we’re speaking with Grace Beyond Borders founder and executive director Marcus Martin about the work his organization is doing to help combat homelessness in the Region. But up first, Indiana University Northwest Assistant Professor of Economics Micah Pollak, Ph.D. joins us to discuss his new blog The Region Economist. The blog is for economic data and analysis focused on the Region. One of his latest posts provides interesting statistics about population migration patterns including here are all of our new neighbors moving from. All of that on this edition of Regionally Speaking.

As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engage, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving her time, talent, and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership. Her favorite quote is "Leadership is service not position." by Tim Fargo.
As Vice President of Radio Operations, Tom is responsible for overseeing Lakeshore Public Radio. He oversees the radio station’s programming, as well as news. He was instrumental in bringing several different genres of music to Lakeshore Public Radio.