North Country Matters to broadcast talk with Potsdam school superintendent, followed by talk on human trafficking beginning tonight
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 5:37 pm

North Country Matters, WCKN, will host broadcast a “conversation” with Potsdam School Superintendent Pat Brady in March.

North Country Matters will be broadcast Wednesday and Thursday evenings, beginning March 6, at 7 p.m. on Time Warner Cable Channel 30.

Brady will discuss the financial situation at Potsdam with limited state funds, the 2% tax cap, the federal sequester and rapidly rising costs for health care, pensions and salaries.

Brady will discuss how different factors affect the school budget with Ann Carvill, a former Potsdam Board of Education Member and Donna Seymour of AAUW-New York State.

Following the conversation with Pat Brady, WCKN will broadcast a look at the “Wrong Campaign” and human trafficking at 7:30 p.m.

Panelists David Bugg, assistant professor at SUNY Potsdam and Sabel Bong, a counselor with EOP counseling at SUNY Canton, will discuss human trafficking with Donna Seymour.

Bugg and Bong will talk about local campus participation in the “Human Wrong Campaign.” Both area SUNY schools will hold events from April 1 to April 4 with speakers, teach-ins, education via the arts and films, advocacy efforts and talks by law enforcement.

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North Country Matters is the local video news magazine produced by WCKN under the direction of Dan Dullea of the Center for Excellence in Communication at Clarkson University. North Country Matters woks in partnership with AAUW-St. Lawrence County and the League of Women Voters of St. Lawrence County.

In addition to broadcasts on WCKN, shows are available on YouTube at