BronxNet on our Healthy Buildings Program

Montefiore Health System, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, in collaboration with other local partners, have been awarded $250,000 by the BUILD Health Challenge to implement the Bronx Healthy Buildings Program. The new initiative will target deteriorating housing conditions in the Northwest and Central Bronx, with the goal of reducing hospitalizations due to asthma, while reducing energy consumption, creating green jobs and ensuring housing affordability.

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OPEN is shot LIVE from BronxNet's studios and invites viewers to participate through phone or email. The show builds on the station's mission to provide useful information to the Bronx public, while helping young adults develop media careers.

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday OPEN helps Bronx community organizations share information about issues and services, give exposure to artists working in various media, showcase video art, provide a forum for discussion and debate, and updates viewers about what's happening in the Bronx and beyond.

The hosts are a diverse group of personalities who interact with the audience via phone calls and internet. Lead hosts include experienced personalities such as WBLS Radio personality Bob Lee, Bronxnet own Executive Producer of Perspectives, Daren Jaime and noted Bronx performer Rhina Valentin. blog domain names . Guest and segment hosts will include newspaper journalists, experts and aspiring journalists who participate in BRONXNET?s journalism production training programs.

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