Slam Covid-19 poetry performances

In honor of National Poetry Month, Community thru Covid shares a portion of last year’s Slam Covid-19 Competition (May 2020). These are the high school entries. See also the elementary school and adult competitions (link coming soon). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwaYKdF_lIA May 2020 High School performances Heard on air 4/14/21 (grades and school from 2020): Jemoni Benson, 10th …

Only When Its Safe: Follow Up to 7/8 Show

Monday, July 20th, 1:00 pm: “#OnlyWhenItsSafe Car Caravan” Message from Washington Teachers Union Please join us at 1:00 pm, July 20, at Ballou High School Parking Lot: 3401 4th St SE. WTU encourages participants to paint cars with a slogan like #OnlyWhenItsSafe and join us in driving to elected officials’ homes to make our voices …

Intent to Return: DC Teachers Demand Answers First

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 …