Being Poor: Real Stories of Hope


Connect: NY explores those programs and individuals who are making headway in the fight against poverty in New York State.  How they are changing the trajectory of people’s lives, what tools they use to accomplish their goals – and how their work benefits us all – on this important finale episode of our Connect: NY poverty series.

We meet a supervisor and bakery employee who have experienced an entire overhaul in lifestyle since beginning their work with Greyston.   We bring you their stories and an inspiring look at what can happen when a company is willing to take a risk on those in society who are left behind.

Joining host Susan Arbetter for a follow up panel discussion in studio are:

  • Roy Reehil – Oswego County Legislator
  • Michael Kink, Executive Director – Strong Economy for All Coalition
  • Diane Cooper-Currier, Executive Director, Oswego County Opportunities
  • Ruth Pelham – Founder, Music Mobile

Watch on WSKG TV Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:00pm.