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The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific

March 01st 2017:'Inmates at Rikers Island' and 'Global Water Crisis'

Kathryn interviews former Rikers Island Assistant Mental Health Chief Mary Buser LCSW, author of “Lockdown on Rikers: Shocking Stories of Abuse and Injustice at New York’s Notorious Jail”. Buser worked at Rikers Island in a maximum-security facility for male inmates at the dawn of the city’s “stop-and-frisk” policy, seeing the biggest jailhouse buildup in New York City history. Buser shines a light into the deepest and most horrific recesses of the criminal justice system. Kathryn also interviews Ryan Hrejlac, founder of Ryan’s Well Foundation. The Ryan’s Well Foundation’s accomplishments

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Mary Buser LCSW

Mary Buser, LCSW, worked as a clinical social worker in the Mental Health Department on Rikers Island during the Giuliani administration's celebrated crackdown on crime. She began her Rikers sojourn as a student intern at the Rose Singer Center, where she provided therapy to incarcerated women, including a support group for mothers in the island's nursery. After earning her Master's degree, she returned to Rikers to work at the George Motchan Detention Center, a maximum-security facility for male detainees. Here, she provided both individual and group therapy to the general population, as well as to the jail's mentally ill inmates. Three years later, Buser was promoted to an a
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Ryan Hrejlac

Ryan’s Well Foundation is celebrating its 20th successful year in digging wells to provide clean drinking water to the poorest regions of the developing world. To date, nearly one million people have been impacted in 16 countries with 1,166 water projects installed and 1,245 latrines completed. The Foundation is chugging along like a finely tuned water pump, and endeavoring to triple its human-impact over the next twenty years. The Foundation’s accomplishments started with the passion and courage of one 6-year-old boy named Ryan Hreljac, back in 1998. Ryan was startled to learn in his grade 1 class that not all children could simply get a drink from the drinking fountain, as he could.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show 29/11/2017 07:00 29/11/2017 08:00 The Kathryn Zox Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show Kathryn interviews former Rikers Island Assistant Mental Health Chief Mary Buser LCSW, author of “Lockdown on Rikers: Shocking Stories of Abuse and Injustice at New York’s Notorious Jail”. Buser worked at Rikers Island in a maximum-security facility for male inmates at the dawn of the city’s “stop-and-frisk” policy, seeing the biggest jailhouse buildup in New York City history. Buser shines a light into the deepest and most horrific recesses of the criminal justice system. Kathryn also interviews Ryan Hrejlac, founder of Ryan’s Well Foundation. The Ryan’s Well Foundation’s accomplishments started with the passion and courage of one 6-year-old boy back in 1998. Hreljac was startled to learn in his grade 1 class that not all children could simply get a drink from the drinking fountain, as he could. 20 later, the Ryan’s Well Foundation has helped nearly one million people in 16 countries with 1,166 water projects installed and 1,245 latrines completed. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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