Reflections on a Rich Career

I am entering one of my stories about "working" in the Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition for 2014.

About a month ago I had submitted the story, A Rich Career, to the Working Now Project.

2014 marks the fortieth anniversary of the nonfiction book "Working" by oral historian and radio broadcaster Studs Terkel. In it, Terkel asks a number of men and women to describe their working lives. Their dreams, hopes, fears and stark emotions are revealed.

To mark the anniversary I talked with writer Susan Mitchell who works for the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Central Florida near Orlando. Mitchell's been in the workplace for many years and has held many jobs. Here she reflects on a long and rich working life...

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Carbon and Climate Change in Florida

Climate change is already having an impact on Florida. On Monday the EPA announced new rules that aim to reduce carbon emissions. The goal is to reduce emissions 30% by 2030 compared to 2005 emissions.

U.S. Representative Ted Deutch from Florida's 21st district says we can't afford to ignore the problems caused by climate change. The nonprofit Environment Florida conducted this interview with Representative Deutch.