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Our first guest is Dr. Donna McCree, associate director for health equity, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention she will talk about the critical role of increasing HIVtesting as part of the proposed federal initiative to end the HIV epidemic and what everyone can do to support this goal.

Donna Hubbard McCree, PhD, MPH, RPh, is the inaugural associate director for health equity, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. The DHAP Office of Health Equity was established in September 2010 to provide leadership on understanding the determinants of and strategies for addressing HIV and AIDS-related health inequities. Prior to accepting this position, she was Team Leader/Behavioral Scientist, Intervention Research Team, Prevention Research Branch, DHAP, NCHHSTP, where she led a 22-member multidisciplinary group of scientists including postdoctoral fellows and Commissioned Corp Officers charged with using the epidemiological and surveillance data to develop, conduct, and evaluate the efficacy of new and previously untested behavioral interventions for populations most at risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV.  She was also a Behavioral Scientist and Fellow in the Division of STD Prevention, Behavioral Interventions and Research Branch, NCHHSTP, CDC.

 

Our next guest is Charles Coleman Jr., Civil Rights Attorney and Activist.  He will be discussing the The Black Superhero Project. 10 cities. 10 service projects. And a ripple effect of change. The Black Superhero Project is an ambitious initiative being undertaken by CFC40 and its founder, Charles F. Coleman Jr. Charles is a civil rights attorney and activist who has decided to challenge himself and others in the spirit of leading where you are. He is setting out to complete 10 different service projects in 10 different communities across the country. Each project will involve collaborations between Charles’ CFC40 non-profit and other community-based organizations in different cities to target specific demographics that are uniquely affected.

 A central premise of The Black Superhero Project is that we all should “Do Our Part.” Accordingly, we have consistently been able to rely on an array of donated services and products at a reduced cost, or without any cost at all. The ask is simple and straightforward. A Day of Inclusion will be the first activation that involves as many state and local agencies. For more information please visit www.cfc40.com

 

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Our guest today is Author Donald Greco. Don has completed four of the five stories in his masterful series called The Youngstown Quintet.  We will be discussing today his newest Novel and how he creates his characters. The last, yet untitled, novel of the Quintet will be published soon.

Greco’s stories are not the kinds of novels that are currently in vogue.  There are no spies, vampires, zombies, space aliens, super beings, or bodice rippers.  Instead, the Quintet consists of unrelated stories that are about ordinary people who lead extraordinary lives.

 

 

 

His readers are drawn into the stories by his wonderful characters and find themselves transported into the world in which the stories exist, all of them in Youngstown, Ohio, in various times of the 20th century.  And yet the pages seem to turn quickly as the characters lead each other through the novels.

 

 

 

His natural writing style is strong yet unadorned and an easy read.  And his characters come to life in the readers’ imaginations, sometimes seeming to jump off the pages as each story unwinds.  And finally, there are realistic and enchanting love stories that form the backbone of each of the novels in the Quintet. All four current novels of the Youngstown Quintet are available, both in book form and as Kindle editions, from Amazon.  Search them on Amazon by “Donald Greco” or “The Youngstown Quintet.” For more information go to dongreconovels.com

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Our guest today is Eric Caron is a retired U.S. Diplomat, U.S. Special Agent, HSBC Middle East Bank Executive and author of SWITCHED ON – The Heart and Mind of a Special Agent. He is currently a security consultant and an analyst for Channel 7 News in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Cape Cod, where he teaches a course on How to Identify and Prevent Transnational Crime, and Cyber Security.

Eric Caron has held senior positions within the Department of Treasury, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and INTERPOL. Throughout his career, he successfully initiated and managed covert operations that identified and disrupted international WMD proliferation networks, terrorism, terror financing, and transnational crime networks involved in drug smuggling, human trafficking, and intellectual property rights (IPR) violations.

He was the lead DHS official in Dubai, responsible for preventing WMD materials from entering the U.S. and military technology from being acquired by Iran. In addition, he led training in anti-money laundering, counter-proliferation, and border security for UAE and Oman Police and Customs Officials. He also traveled to Afghanistan to lead an anti-money laundering and corruption seminar.

Former Special Agent Caron concluded his career as the Resident Agent in Charge, Homeland Security Investigations, Providence, Rhode Island, where he led the state’s largest counterfeiting investigation, resulting in the seizure of over one million dollars of counterfeit NBA and NFL sporting apparel. In addition, he oversaw the successful prosecution of more than a dozen child pornographers.

Eric Caron received the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for his “Endeavors in furthering the interests of U.S. National Security.” He also was recognized by the Secretary General of INTERPOL. His accomplishments have been reported by media outlets from around the world.

His career highlights include the very first Department of Justice prosecution of several executives who illegally provided a defense service and exported controlled U.S. technology to former Russian military facilities. The imported finished Russian technology was subsequently sold to the U.S. Military. In addition, he arrested a former dean of Moscow University and his Belarus business partner who were attempting to acquire US F-15J radar equipment.

The author is a graduate of Northeastern University, and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He has completed a marathon and a triathlon and is a mixed martial artist. Eric Caron is one of seven children, and a fraternal twin. His late father was a decorated New Bedford, Massachusetts Police Officer and former Marine.

When he is not lending his knowledge and expertise to the country’s continuing fight against crime, evil, and terrorism, Eric Caron is likely to be found spending time with his family, at the gym working out, or walking along the beach.

He believes, as his father taught him, that family, country and God come first. He also believes strongly that, as John Adams once said, “We are a nation of laws, not of men,” and no man or institution is above the law. For more information or to purchase his book go to https://switchedonlife.com

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