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Sat May 14, 2011
Interviews with Sarah Brown, Patricia Wells and Sedonie Squier
Sat. 5/21 at noon: Susan Loubet interviews author Patricia Wells and Sarah Brown, CEO of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
About Sarah Brown:
Sarah Brown is the CEO of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a private and independent non-profit organization working to promote values, behavior, and policies that reduce both teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among young adults. The National Campaign began in 1996 with a crisp focus on preventing teen pregnancy and, over the last decade and more, has successfully helped the nation to reduce teen pregnancy by one-third. Its new goal for teen pregnancy is an additional one-third reduction by 2015.
About Patricia Wells:
Patricia Wells is a journalist, author, and teacher who runs a popular cooking school--At Home with Patricia Wells--in Paris and Provence. Salad As A Meal is her twelfth book. She won the James Beard Award for The Provence Cookbook, Patricia Wells at Home in Provence, and Simply French. Also nominated for Beard Awards were Vegetable Harvest and The Paris Cookbook. With her husband, Walter, she is also the author of We've Always Had Paris . . . and Provence. The French government has honored her as a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, recognizing her contribution to French culture.
About Sedonie Squier:
Sedonie Squier is Secretary of the Department of Human Services. She previously worked in human services in California, Texas, Florida and at the Federal level (2005-2009), where she oversaw the provision of help to needy families through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program (TANF).