9/5/2018: Jeff Weaver; Veterans Online; Financial Reality Fair

Sep 5, 2018


Wednesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Jeff Weaver, campaign manager for Bernie Sanders in 2016. He was in town for a book signing of How Bernie Won: Inside The Revolution That’s Taking Back Our Country (01:18).

We learned about a new program that brings online access to veterans in Jacksonville. Senior Executive VP and Chief Diversity Officer for Comcast for Comcast David Cohen explained how it works (35:49).

Some people run into financial trouble is by not living within their means. One solution to the problem is to get to those at risk as early as possible.

The Financial Reality Fair for High School Students in Duval County, is designed to do just that.

The event is free and coming up this Saturday at noon at the Main Library in downtown Jacksonville.

Dr. April Murdaugh, Founder and Executive Director of The Economic Empowerment Center, Inc., gave us a preview of the event (46:00).

 

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at kmeerschaert@wjct.org, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.