CTC and Gun Violence Awareness Month

Updated 12:15 p.m. 5/26/21 with recording — In preparation for Gun Violence Awareness Month, this week’s Community thru Covid offers two conversations on the “double pandemic” or “dual health crisis” of gun violence and Coronavirus. The first, with Tia Bell of The TRIGGER Project and Rachel Usdan of Moms Demand Action-DC Chapter, is from March …

Global and Local Covid Updates

Gaza and India Updates As noted on the program May 19, Community thru Covid does not often cover international issues, but please see sources cited here for outlets with global reporting. See also World Health Organization’s Coronavirus Dashboard India: More than 25 million cases of Covid-19 have been reported, and over 283,000 lives have been …

Covid and Advocacy in the Long Run

To Be Rescheduled: On this week’s Community thru Covid: Reginald Black, Advocacy Director of People for Fairness Coalition (PFFC), Street Sense Media artist and contributor, active member of People Power Action (PPA), and a voting member of Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH). Topics will include attempts to end the Covid-19 moratorium on evictions and other …

DCPS and Covid Testing

News brief on 4/21/21 “Community thru Covid” This survey about asymptomatic testing in DCPS schools — not affiliated with DCPS but organized by a community member — asks staff and those with students in DCPS schools to share some basics about how the 10% randomized testing is working in practice. Here is the direct link …