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, 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 …

Covid and Connecting with Dance and History

See also recordings and related links Blooming in Motion, from Amber Barbee Pickens, presents images in Black dance history, with associated biographies, for enjoyment, edification, and inspiration. The book is also meant for coloring, for those who choose this method of meditation and relaxation. Amber Barbee Pickens joins “Community thru Covid” this week to talk …