Guests this week on Community thru Covid are Jorge Vasquez of the Advancement Project and Yolanda Savage-Narva of Operation Understanding DC.
What happens to arts education in the virtual/distance learning environments many young people are experiencing, at least in part, this year? What about social-emotional learning and support? Is the current situation worsening learning and access gaps? Is Covid-19 loosening the hold of systems that were already not working for Black children? We Act Radio’s “Community […]
The People for Fairness Coalition and Serve Your City DC, a Mutual Aid hub, have been gathering each Sunday afternoon to support people living in encampments during this pandemic. “Covid Reduction Plan” has been focused in DC’s NoMa neighborhood and is now expanding to other encampments. Qaadir El-Amin of the Fair Budget Coalition, Maurice Cook […]
Rent control and other tenant protections are important elements in maintaining affordable housing, made more urgent by our current pandemic and related financial crisis. DC’s Reclaim Rent Control Campaign on this week on “Community thru Covid.”
Covid-19 poses lethal threats to detainees, including those in juvenile and ICE facilities. Nat’l advocates join We Act Radio’s “Community thru Covid” Wed 7/15 at 11 EDT with updates and action.
Equal access, inclusion at a distance, and basic health and safety are crucial and urgent concerns for schools and their libraries amidst pandemic.
Kathy Carroll, President of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), joins We Act Radio’s “Community thru Covid” July 8, at 11:30 Eastern to share perspectives on school libraries in this pandemic.
This week’s “Community thru Covid” on We Act Radio looks at re-opening plans for DC Public Schools, as teachers are asked to file an “intent to return” statement prior to DCPS “having provided specifics around the conditions of our schools and the protections in place for staff and students to ensure safety,” according to the […]
Wed Jun 10 on We Act Radio’s Community thru Covid: Intersection of health risks from virus and police and how Covid-19 is affecting response to DC’s FY21 budget.
What’s ahead for local libraries, citywide services, and summer programming as ReOpen DC begins? Hear from DC Public Library executive director Richard Reyes-Gavilan.