Community Conversation

Community Conversation, a production of WSKG Public Radio, is a live "town hall" forum exploring topics of interest and importance in our local communities. It airs bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call or email with your questions: 1-888-359-9754 or communityconversation@wskg.org.

Twenty-nine years after AIDS was first recognized by the CDC, HIV/AIDS remains a global pandemic. In 2007, it was estimated that 33.2 million people live with HIV/AIDS worldwide, and that AIDS killed an estimated 2.1 million people in the previous year. According to a UNAIDS 2009 report, some 60...
The opposition to an Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero ignited a new wave of discussion about religious tolerance in our country. In a nation where religious freedom is cherished, why is it hard for some Americans to accept beliefs other than their own?
Agriculture is big business in New York state, generating billions of dollars in revenue through different crop and dairy farms. But one fact that the average consumer may not be aware of is how much the agriculture industry relies on migrant workers to help harvest and process those crops....