Urban Update Airs at 11:30am on Channel 7 -WHDH
Coming up on this week’s episode of Urban Update, host Alberto Vasallo will interview Karmela Sherwood, the Executive Director of Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy, and Natalie Campbell, an 8th grader at the Academy. Karmela will share facts and stories about the school, focusing on a recent trip she and a group of students took to Cuba. Natalie will also contribute to the conversation, commenting on the trip and her favorite aspects of the school.
Next, former New England Patriots defensive end and two time Super Bowl champion, Jarvis Green, will discuss his successful new business.
On the final segment, host Alberto Vasallo will introduce an organization called The Boston Higher Education Resource Center (HERC). The Executive Director of the Organization, Samuel Acevedo, will further discuss the goal of HERC, which is to help under represented urban students succeed academically and become agents of change in the community. Julisa Curet, a freshman at UMass Boston,will also share more about her experience with the organization.