Perspectives (WFSU) on 88.9 WFSU-FM

Thursdays, 11 am ET - Noon

Join WFSU and host Tom Flanigan for the live, listener call-in program Perspectives. It's the perfect forum to discuss the issues that concern YOU!

Please join us by listening to the program every Thursday morning at 11, and by calling us. The numbers are 850-414-1234, or 800-926-8809. You can also e-mail your questions and comments to perspectives@wfsu.org .

Perspectives is broadcast LIVE each Thursday at 11:00 am ET on 88.9, WFSU-FM and wfsu.org.

Perspectives: Girl Empowerment

Jul 30, 2015

A special event focused on empowering girls and young women takes place at Tallahassee’s High Magnetic Field Laboratory on Saturday, August 8th.  To give a preview of the occasion is the Mag Lab’s Roxanne Hughes, Ericka McKibbin with Girls on the Run, Haley Cutler from the Oasis Center for Women and Girls and former Sci-Girl Lucy Toman, who is a summer intern with the Society of Women Engineers in Chicago.

Perspectives: Food Sustainability

Jul 23, 2015

High quality food can have an impact on the health of the planet, your community and you. Leaders in the Tallahassee region are working to grow efforts to make local, sustainable foods more widely available through encouraging and supporting community gardening, farmers markets, and thoughtful purchasing. Joining the discussion are:

Sundiata Ameh-El, Director of the iGrow Dunn Street and South City Youth Farms

Michelle Gomez, Executive Director of the Frenchtown Heritage Marketplace and Food Hub

Perspectives: Future of US Healthcare

Jul 16, 2015

How might American healthcare and healthcare coverage evolve now that the US Supreme Court has affirmed Obamacare for the 2nd time?  Discussing the future possibilities are: John Howard with Tallahassee’s Rogers, Vaughn & Gunter Insurance; Jason Altire, senior vice-president with Florida Blue and a member of Congress during the debate on the Affordable Care Act; and Rose Naff, CEO of Florida Health Choices.

Perspectives: ADA Anniversary

Jul 9, 2015
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It’s the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  To talk about the way that law has transformed access and attitudes is: J.R. Harding with the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities; Adam Gaffney with the Florida Division of Blind Services; Paul Martell with the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation; and Ability First Executive Director Dan Moore.

Perspectives: Local Writers

Jul 2, 2015

Summer is a great time to relax with a good book and Tallahassee writers Susan Cerulean and Mary Jane Ryals talk about their latest books, along with their writing methods and why this part of the country is such a fertile ground for great literature.

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