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Let's Connect

  • Legislative wrap-up

    8 GIU 2024 · Sen. Teresa Pierce (D-Cumberland) and Rep. Anne Graham (D-North Yarmouth) discuss the achievements of the most recent Legislative session, including efforts to address chronic homelessness and create more housing. 
    Played 30 min. 5 sec.
  • Climate lessons from Vermont

    30 MAG 2024 · Montpelier City Manager Bill Fraser talks with host Andrew Zarro about the devastating flood that swamped Vermont’s capital city last July and the need for every community to prepare for disasters caused by climate change.
    Played 30 min. 8 sec.
  • Portland eyes zoning overhaul to create more housing

    28 MAG 2024 · Two Portland officials, Nell Donaldson, the director of special projects, and Kevin Kraft, interim director of planning, discuss the city’s “https://www.recodeportland.me/,”  a major effort to modernize the city’s zoning rules. The proposal would allow multi-family homes in every neighborhood and increase the maximum height of buildings downtown and in some major corridors, such as Forest Avenue and Congress Street. The proposal encourages growth near transit and jobs in major intersections, corridors and downtown.
    Played 29 min. 26 sec.
  • Legislative wrap-up

    28 MAG 2024 · Sen. Teresa Pierce (D-Cumberland) and Rep. Anne Graham (D-North Yarmouth) discuss the achievements of the most recent Legislative session, including efforts to address chronic homelessness and create more housing.
    Played 33 min. 8 sec.
  • Spring Forward: Navigating Warmer Weather, Encampments, and Ongoing Efforts

    15 MAG 2024 · https://www.portlandmaine.gov/ Councilor April Fournier and Cullen Ryan, Executive Director of https://www.chomhousing.org/join host, Kristina Egan in a conversation about the ongoing challenge of homelessness in our community, discussing the return to warmer weather, encampments, and ongoing efforts to provide support and solutions.  https://www.instagram.com/letsconnectradio/ is a weekly public affairs radio show & podcast focused hosted by https://gpcog.org/ Executive Director Kristina Egan
    Played 30 min. 26 sec.
  • Conversations from the 2024 Climatework Maine summit

    14 MAG 2024 · Are We Ready For The Future? Host, Kristina Egan is joined by speakers from the https://www.climateworkmaine.org/ summit in Augusta. Guests include: Emily Wood - Program Director, https://www.ceimaine.org/ Patrick Woodcock - President, https://www.mainechamber.org/ Jack Shapiro - Clean Energy & Climate Director, https://www.nrcm.org/ Dr Joseph Romm - Senior Research Fellow at https://web.sas.upenn.edu/pcssm/ Alan Caron, Founder, https://www.climateworkmaine.org/ Tony Shurman, CEO of https://www.wymans.com/
    Played 30 min.
  • Climate change and the Gulf of Maine

    22 APR 2024 · Glenn Prickett, President and CEO of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, talks with host Andrew Zarro about environmental stewardship, fishery management and the impact of climate change on rising sea-levels and increasing storm intensity.
    Played 29 min. 49 sec.
  • The challenges and triumphs of Maine’s nonprofits

    18 APR 2024 · Jennifer Hutchins, the Executive Director of the Maine Association of Nonprofits, speaks with host Andrew Zarro about Maine’s nonprofit community.
    Played 27 min. 30 sec.
  • A conversation about public transportation with Greg Jordan

    10 APR 2024 · Greg Jordan, the former Executive Director of Greater Portland METRO, talks with host Andrew Zarro about the pivotal role leadership plays in successful regional transit. Jordan also discusses his new job as Assistant City Manager at the City of Portland.  
    Played 29 min. 5 sec.
  • Enhancing support systems for our unsheltered community

    3 APR 2024 · Cumberland County District Attorney Jackie Sartoris talks with host Kristina Egan about finding collaborative ways to address health and wellness issues experienced by many in the region’s unsheltered community, including mental health issues and substance use disorder. Sartoris has been instrumental in convening local experts and advocates to review and enhance the support systems for our unsheltered population, especially those entangled with the criminal legal system.
    Played 29 min. 14 sec.

Let's Connect is a weekly podcast focused on how cities and towns in Greater Portland are overcoming challenges in their communities. Hosted by Kristina Egan, Executive Director of the Greater...

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Let's Connect is a weekly podcast focused on how cities and towns in Greater Portland are overcoming challenges in their communities. Hosted by Kristina Egan, Executive Director of the Greater Portland Council of Governments, the show focuses on a range of issues, including housing, transportation, climate change, and economic development.
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