Urban Update

Urban Update Airs at 11AM on Channel 7 -WHDH


03/18/2018: On the March 18th episode of Urban Update, host Alberto Vasallo introduced Marty Martinez, the city of Boston’s Chief of Health and Human Services. Martinez’s duty as the Chief of Health and Human Services is to oversee several departments and offices that focus on the health and wellbeing of the citizens of Boston, especially for those who are the most vulnerable. He also worked with the President and CEO of Mass Mentorship Partnership. Host Alberto Vasallo and Marty Martinez discussed summer job opportunities for the youth in the city of Boston.

03/18/2018: In one segment, host Alberto Vasallo discussed about an event called “A Taste of Ginger.” This event, hosted by the Joslin Diabetes Center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative, brings Boston chefs and foodies together to raise money for AADI. Dr. George King, Chief Scientific Officer at Joslin Diabetes Center and founder of the AADI, and Brian Moy, member of the Shojo Group whose family is going to be honored at the event, joined host Alberto Vasallo to discuss what this organization does and what will be happening at “A Taste of Ginger.”

03/18/2018: Host Alberto Vasallo introduced the Latino Career Expo, an event that includes over 40 progressive-minded employers who are looking to make their companies more diverse by hiring Latino candidates. Jamie Kelley, Assistant Vice President Talent Acquisition Specialist for Cambridge Savings Bank, Paul Rios, Manager International Sales and Strategy for Hubspot, and David Hernandez, Latino Law Enforcement Group of Boston representative officer, joined host Alberto Vasallo to talk about the Latino Career Expo in more detail.