Access Minnesota

17 May 2011

Helping Kids Cope with Adversity

For the week of May 22nd, 2011

Guest: Amber Runke, 4-H Events Coordinator and Operation Military Kids program specialist with the University of Minnesota Extension Service; Jim Koppel, Executive Director of the Minnesota arm of the Children’s Defense Fund

Issues: How deployment of a loved one positively and negatively impacts kids; How Operation Military Kids provides support to children with loved ones in the Armed Forces; Kids living in poverty and their diminished chance of success; Rising levels of poverty in Minnesota and across the nation

Part 1

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Part 2

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