Media Release

Alachua County Talks: Poverty Reduction

Monday, May 4, 2009 1:00 AM

May 4, 2009

4:30 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - A new edition of "Alachua County Talks" featuring an interview with Alachua County Poverty Reduction Director John Skelly, premieres tonight, Monday May 4, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. on Community 12 TV. 

The interview features an in depth look at poverty reduction efforts in Alachua County and services that are available for those in need.  The show also includes a discussion on the Ten Year Plan to end Homelessness, a joint Alachua County/City of Gainesville effort that was co-chaired by Alachua County Commissioner Rodney J. Long and Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan. 

Alachua County Talks airs at 7:30 p.m. every night except Thursday, and at 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. every day (all showings may be preempted by special or regular meetings).

To view this edition of "Alachua County Talks" immediately on Video on Demand, click here.

To view the complete Channel 12 schedule click here.

For more information, call the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5226.                                                         



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).