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The Leonard Lopate Show

Pushpa Basnet, CNN Hero of the Year

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The 2012 CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet is an internationally lauded social worker and founder of the groundbreaking development center for children in her native Nepal who would otherwise grow up behind bars with their incarcerated parents. She’s also the subject of the award-winning documentary "Waiting For Mamu." She discusses her work, along with the documentary’s director, Thomas Morgan, and producer Angela Bernard Thomas.

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WNYC News

Assaults on Social Service Workers On the Rise: City Agencies

Monday, April 23, 2012

New York City’s social service agencies are supporting a bill that would make assaulting their employees a felony, up from a misdemeanor offense

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