Flashpoint: Preventing teen suicide, trading revenge for redemption & animal alliance

Flashpoint with Cherri Gregg
Saturday, May 25th
Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions around the rising rate of suicide among youth. Sarah-Ashley Andrews, founder of Dare 2 Hope joins Dr. Dan Romer, a University of Pennsylvania professor who focuses on the connection between mental health and media and Science Leadership Academy freshmen Sasha Mannino and Iris Peron-Ames who tragically lost their friend to suicide in 2017 but are working to keep her legacy alive.

The newsmaker of the week is Luis Berrios, who was shot in the back during a robbery outside of his North Philadelphia home last November. He recently set out on a crusade for forgiveness

The changemaker of the week is the Animal Alliance, a New Jersey based non-profit that provides support to animals that have suffered abuse and neglect. Founder, Annie Trinkle, is the guest.

Flashpoint airs every Saturday at 9:30pm and Sunday at 8:30am on KYW Newsradio.

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