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.

With the beginning of the school year, we turn our attention to online interaction. The school-age generation is growing up communicating with friends and others via the web, and on this Community Conversation we take a look at the benefits and potential dangers. How do we educate ourselves and our...
The rate of childhood obesity continues to rise, with 1 out of 3 children now considered to be overweight or obese. It's been estimated that 30 percent of boys and 40 percent of girls born in the United States are at risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at some point in their lives....
In the early 1980s mental institutions across America were closed down. Since then an alarming number of the mentally ill are ending up in jails and prisons. On the next Community Conversation we'll look at coalitions forming in our communities to divert people with mental illness away from...