Homelessness and Hunger Month

November 7, 2017

For this episode we talk with Metropolitan Educational Solutions (MES) on the topic of affordable housing.  Ms. Stephanie Strianse and Ms. Jamelia Hampton give first-hand accounts of how they support homeless and low income families and individuals in Washington DC. Our Nation’s Capitol has over 7,000 people in need of affordable housing.  MES is on the front line of the fight against Homelessness and Hunger in Washington DC.

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Salute for Service

October 5, 2017

For this episode we talk with US Army, General, Arthur Dean about the Salute for Service  5K Race for the Homeless in Loudoun County. General Dean has lead the effort to bring awareness to substance abuse issues for more than 20 years. He has received a number of awards and spoke in front of congress several ties to advocate for change in substance abuse policies. General Dean is also a member of Episilon Zeta Boule. Epsilon Zeta Boule help homeless and low income people in Loudoun County.

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Vision and Voices National Recovery Awareness Month

September 14, 2017

 

In this episode we take a hard look at the substance abuse recovery process. Ms. Glenda Dedmon and Ms. Valencia Donaldson give firsthand accounts of caring for people in recovery. We examine the rise opioid abuse and recover from the emergency room through detoxification to successful recovery. Please listen and share with your friends. This episode is very eye opening.

 

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Volunteers of America and Giving Back

August 7, 2017

Mr. Simon Lee tells how his father influenced him to become involved with helping others. This episodes explores the  many ways you can support  vulnerable people in your community.

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May 23, 2017

In this episode, we continue with bringing awareness to mental health and celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month. We host Ms. Celeste James, Director of Community Health at Kaiser Permanente and Dr. Amit Patel service Chief and Psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente. Ms. James and Dr. Patel give a first-hand account of how Kaiser Permanente is working to transform the delivery of health care to underserved people in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia.

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