California is experiencing a dramatic reduction in school libraries and librarians due to the current budget crisis. This audio essay was an attempt to encourgage people in leadership postitions to examine the benefits of school libraries and librarians before decreasing funding. Joe worked closely with CSLA past president Connie Williams and interviewed many educators, legislators, and students for this documentary.
Fostering Independence Challenges Foster Children Face as the "Age-Out" of the Foster-Care System.
An insightful look at the many diffuculties young people face when they age-out of the foster-care system.
An audio documentary produced and hosted by Joe McHugh, for the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association with funding from the Benton Foundation.
The Public Defender High School Senior Project by Anna McHugh - Mentored by Joe McHugh
Winner of the Golden Reel The Public Defender audio documentary looks at the important roll public defenders have in our society. Anna McHugh mentored by her father Joe McHugh interviewed Anne Moore a California public defender about the virtues and difficulties facing public defenders today.
The stories in this audio journal were collected by Joe McHugh and Connie Williams in cooperation with the California School Library Association.