Regional Roundup – 08/19/19

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Artist’s rendering of
Hidden Lives Illuminated
using still image from “Last Day of
Freedom,” directed by Dee Hibbert -Jones and Nomi Talisman.
Photo courtesy of Living Condition, LLC.

Artist’s rendering of Hidden Lives Illuminated using still image from “Last Day of Freedom,” directed by Dee Hibbert -Jones and Nomi Talisman. Photo courtesy of Living Condition, LLC.

Guests: Fernando Armstrong, Juliet Eilperin, Sean Kelley, Erika Tsuchiya-Bergere

On this week’s Regional Roundup with guest host Tracey Matisak: we’ll talk with the regional director of the US Census Bureau, FERNANDO ARMSTRONG, about preparations for the 2020 Census, the concerns he has over the process, and why the census is so important. And, we’ll discuss the effect that climate change is having on New Jersey, one of the states hardest hit by rising temperatures. Washington Post reporter JULIET EILPERIN joins us. We’ll also hear about a project taking place at Eastern State Penitentiary, in which inmates are making animated films to express themselves. The project is called Hidden Lives Illuminated, and it’s director, SEAN KELLEY joins us, along with lead teaching artist, ERIKA TSUCHIYA-BERGERE.

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