Oct 10, 2022

Higher TV: Community Well-Being & Insight

In this all new episode of Higher Tv, Host, Tanya Mendoza speaks with Amanda Farías, the council member of the 18th district, and co-chair of the NYC Council Women’s Caucus to discuss the SCOTUS overturn of Roe v. Wade in the context of how it will affect reproductive health access, not only for women but other marginalized groups. She will also dive into the surfacing legislative action in NY that can aid in securing and protecting safe abortion access and other reproductive care. In addition, she speaks with Mara Suttmann-Lea, a professor of government at Connecticut College. She discusses the points of the January 6th committee hearings and further discuss its effect on public perception of the electoral system. She will also shed light on the information on how to stay accurately informed about voting processes.

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