The Green - May 27, 2016
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It’s been a year since former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden lost his bout with brain cancer, but his legacy of protecting kids continues thanks to foundation that successfully launched shortly after his death. We hear from Josh Alcorn from the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children about its work.
Last month’s New York Times about Delawarean Toby Lopez raised questions about the forensic mental health evaluation process. Lopez ended up in jail facing charges after contacting the FBI about his social media conversations with people he believed to be affiliated with the Islamic State terrorist group. He went through multiple mental health evaluations before finally being released, based on a third evaluation done by Dr. Kirk Heilbrun, a Drexel psychologist, who joins us this week to discuss the evaluation process.
Contributor Larry Nagengast spotlights The Hospitality School– a program trying to help those who face barriers to employment – such as disabilities or a criminal record - find work in the culinary/hospitality industry.
This month’s History Matters looks at theDelaware Historical Society’s Collection of unique, and even Delaware-specific, board gamesand examines the history of these leisure time staples.