Nina Del Rio

Nina Del Rio

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Hungerthon 2023: Bid, Buy and Donate to End Hunger!

People's Theatre Project Expanding in Washington Heights

Rooted in Washington Heights and Inwood, People's Theatre Project (PTP) makes theatre with and for immigrant communities to build a more just and equitable world. Now in its 15th anniversary season, PTP is Manhattan’s largest performing arts organization north of Harlem—and also just celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking for its first and future home, The People’s Theatre: Centro Cultural Inmigrante. Our guest is Mino Lora, Founder and Executive Artistic Director, People’s Theatre Project. For more, visit

The Children's Village on Assisting Migrant Children and Families

In the gap between arriving in New York and finding a permanent living situation and gainful employment, migrant families are dealing with huge stressors—including the possibility of separation from their children. Dr. Jeremy Kohoman is President and CEO of the Children’s Village, working to support families through this difficult transitory phase. Founded in 1851, The Children’s Village works with the most vulnerable children and families in the New York metropolitan area. All its programs are designed to keep children safe and families together, and they have a 90%+ success rate. For more, visit

THE GRIEF ROCK and Helping Children Deal With Loss

Unfortunately, an estimated six million children in the United States will experience the death of a parent or sibling by age 18 - that’s about one in 12 children. THE GRIEF ROCK, a new children’s book by therapist Natasha Daniels, takes an honest look at the experience of grief to help open the conversation on difficult feelings and support children as they grieve. Child Therapist Natasha Daniels hosts the AT Parenting Survival Podcast and has a Youtube channel, Ask the Child Therapist. You can find her work at

ICL On Helping New Yorkers with Mental Health Challenges Reach Recovery

As the the mental health crisis continues, City nonprofit ICL is launching the STEPS program to fill out their continuum of care and support people on their road to recovery. Our guest is Dr. Troy Boyle, LCSW, and Senior Vice President of Care Management for ICL. ICL helps New Yorkers with behavioral health challenges live healthy and fulfilling lives by providing comprehensive housing, health care, and recovery services. For more, visit

GRAY AREAS: How the Way We Work Perpetuates Racism and What We Can Do to Fix It

Who among us hasn’t taken a diversity and/or discrimination course at work? The diversity, equity and inclusion industry—the DEI Industry—has been steadily growing over the last decade...and yet, who’s seen these courses make a lasting difference? Adia Harvey Wingfield's new book is GRAY AREAS: How the Way We Work Perpetuates Racism and What We Can Do to Fix It. Adia Harvey Wingfield is a leading sociologist and a celebrated author who researches racial and gender inequality in professional occupations.

FJC, An NYC Based Foundation of Philanthropic Funds

When we think of contributing to a cause we care about…often, that means writing a check. The generosity of donors keeps non-profits alive. But behind the scenes, what’s the best use of those resources? Our guest is Sam Marks, CEO of FJC, a foundation offering donor advised funds to amplify the work and passion of donors and non-profifts. For more, visit

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew

With ADHD and other diagnoses are on the rise, it’s more important than ever to make sure neurodivergent children feel supported and understood. Our guest is DR. SHARON SALINE, author of WHAT YOUR ADHD CHILD WISHES YOU KNEW: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life. Dr. Sharon Saline is an award-winning author and licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years’ experience, and a top expert on ADHD, anxiety, learning differences and mental health challenges. For more, visit

Coping After Suicide and the Film "Talking OutLOUD"

Coping after Suicide. It’s a serious, heavy topic. If you’re someone that’s dealing with this in your life—whatever your age, whenever it happened—you also know it’s kind of always with you. Our guest is Joanne Harpel, a suicide and bereavement specialist who’s been there, and created the organization RETHINK THE CONVERSATION, and her practice Coping After Suicide, to turn her loss into action. With Creative Consultant Geoffrey Cantor, their film "Talking OutLoud" debuts on International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, November 18, 2023. For more, visit, and

The Hidden Language of Cats

Cats might have a bad rap for being aloof, cool, and uncommunicative—but maybe that’s because we haven’t been paying close enough attention to see what they’re trying to say. Our guest is cat behavior scientist Dr. Sarah Brown, with her new book THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF CATS: How They Have Us At Meow. Sarah Brown gained her PhD on the social behavior of neutered domestic cats while working at the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Southampton in the UK. She has worked as an independent cat behavior counselor, as a consultant for the cat-toy industry, and has conducted research for and worked with several UK animal charities, and is the author of several books.