Covid and Play and Compassion in Community Safety

March 31, 2021 episode of “Community thru Covid” on We Act Radio: Updates on vaccination equity and disapproval motion threatening family shelter and halfway house for returning citizens — see below;8:25 — Pandemics and Economics in History: Episode #7: Infection’s Legacies Remain (full text and citations);14:00 — Covid and Play with Demetria Bright of Play …

Covid and Community Safety

Updated 12:30 p.m. on 3/31/21 with recordings and details. Segment begins around the 33 minute mark — Tia Bell, founder of The TRIGGER Project and Rachel Usdan, DC chapter chair of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, discuss compassion and connection as important aspects of preventing gun violence and the necessary shift away toward prevention …

Covid and Play

Updated at 1 p.m. on 3/31/21 with recordings. Play, so important to all of us, but especially those aged 0-5, is a challenge in many parts of DC and in other places — even without the complications of a pandemic. Play & Thrive DC was founded to tackle play inequity in our nation’s capitol. Demetria …

Covid and Economic Development, Vaccine Accessibility and Global Action

Introduction and “Pandemics and Economics in History” (full text and citations) Segment 1, starts at 6:25: Global Day of Action for Peoples’ Vaccine with Leigh Kamore Haynes, campaign manager for Free the Vaccine. Related links and more information Segment 2, starts at 30:25: Economic development, equity and environment with Peter Stebbins of Save McMillan Park …

Covid, Density and Displacement

Updated 12:30 3/10 with recordings and more links. Audio and YouTube recordings This pandemic reminds us of the importance of open space and the dangers over-crowding. On this week’s “Community thru Covid” we’ll hear from Peter Stebbins, with Save McMillan Action Coalition, and Coy McKinney, with SW DC Action, about efforts to approach density in …

Covid, Students and the Dollar Signs

Updated 1:00 p.m. 2/24 with new links This week, on the second half of Community thru Covid, we hear from Yolanda Corbett, a parent and education advocate who participated in the recent “DC 101” presentation, from Serve Your City DC, on the history and status of education in the District of Columbia. Among planned topics …