Women & Politics presents:

Today Kenya Hunter talks with Sheri Shannon about her path to being an education reporter, how politics of education relates and how she wants to bring the voice of our youth into her reporting.

You can follow Veena on Twitter at @kenyathehunter

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    Women & Politics    April 8th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Todays’ show is part two with guest Atima Omara, President & Chief Strategist of Omara Strategy Group which provides strategic consulting to candidates and organizations centering women and people of color in their work. She works on ensuring clients create winning political campaigns and build stronger advocacy organizations

Atima Omara is working towards a more reflective and representative democracy through progressive political strategy, leadership, and grassroots advocacy. Named to Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100” and Jet Magazine’s “40 Under 40” lists. An engaging speaker, Atima has provided political commentary on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and regularly presents at conferences.  She’s written for the American Prospect, Politico, EbonyThe Lily, and has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, TIME, among others.

Since 2003, Atima has worked for a Virginia Governor, multiple Democratic candidates, labor, progressive organizations, and trained activists and candidates across the country. She is an expert in electoral campaigns, especially turning out hard to reach voters, issue advocacy and fundraising.

Atima earned her BA from the University of Virginia and her MPA from George Mason University. She lives in Northern Virginia.

You can follow Atima on Twitter at @atima_omara

Follow our host and producer at @sherishannon27 and @carololson

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    Women & Politics    March 25th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Todays’ show we have guest Atima Omara, President & Chief Strategist of Omara Strategy Group which provides strategic consulting to candidates and organizations centering women and people of color in their work. She works on ensuring clients create winning political campaigns and build stronger advocacy organizations

Atima Omara is working towards a more reflective and representative democracy through progressive political strategy, leadership, and grassroots advocacy. Named to Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100” and Jet Magazine’s “40 Under 40” lists. An engaging speaker, Atima has provided political commentary on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and regularly presents at conferences.  She’s written for the American Prospect, Politico, EbonyThe Lily, and has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, TIME, among others.

Since 2003, Atima has worked for a Virginia Governor, multiple Democratic candidates, labor, progressive organizations, and trained activists and candidates across the country. She is an expert in electoral campaigns, especially turning out hard to reach voters, issue advocacy and fundraising.

Atima earned her BA from the University of Virginia and her MPA from George Mason University. She lives in Northern Virginia.

You can follow Atima on Twitter at @atima_omara

Follow our host and producer at @sherishannon27 and @carololson

Follow our show on our social media on twitter, facebook, and our blog – look for  womenpoliticsva

    Women & Politics    March 11th, 2021

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Tea Time (2nd, 4th) presents:

Today we revisit a discussion with officers of The Virginia Art Therapy Association and professors from George Washington University and Eastern Medical School to talk about the process of getting art therapy licensure approved in Virginia.

    Tea Time (2nd, 4th)    March 1st, 2021

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

Listen in with DJ Freya – music, war and protest in Syria.

    Monday Breakfast Blend    March 1st, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today Sheri and Carol return to our conversation with Amy Vincent of Injury and Violence Prevention Program and Rachelle Hunley of Bridging the Gap. We discuss how Bridging the Gap is responding to community violence and how VCU takes a public health approach to violence.

At the end of the half hour, we air segments of a previously recorded interview with the Ebony Kirkland, Executive Director of the Virginia Anti-Violence Project to talk about their role in addressing against the LGBTQ community. This segment was previously aired as part of B-Side News.

You can find them on the web here, follow them on facebook and twitter at @VCU_IVPP

Follow our host and producer at @sherishannon27 and @carololson

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    Women & Politics    February 18th, 2021

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Tea Time (2nd, 4th) presents:

On today’s show, we are re-playing the last in a series on women and addiction. Today’s show we focus on local community service boards in Hanover, Henrico, and Richmond. Tune in to hear what options they provide.

This show was recorded live at the International Perspectives on Women and Substance Abuse with the VCU Humphrey Fellows.

Following the show is a Peer 2 Ear with DJ Sammy Styles.

 

You can follow Recovery Is on twitter at @recoveryradiova and listen to past shows on www.recoveryis.life 

    Tea Time (2nd, 4th)    February 15th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today two leaders in developing programs to address community violence join Sheri Shannon and Carol Olson to talk about how their work in connecting hospital systems and communities. Rachelle Hunley, Bridging the Gap Network Manager and Emerging Leaders Coordinator and Amy Vincent, Assistant Director of the Injury and Violence Prevention Program at VCU discuss how their work impacts communities, how they are teaching other hospital to start these programs and how they interface with politics.

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You can find them on the web here, follow them on facebook and twitter at @VCU_IVPP

Follow our host and producer at @sherishannon27 and @carololson

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    Women & Politics    February 11th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today we talk with Dr. D. Pulane Lucas, President and CEO of Policy Pathways, Inc. Dr. Lucas has spent her career interpreting legislation and analyzing policies and their impact on individuals, organizations, and communities. She has a proven track record of conducting social science research and effectively presenting findings and their significance.

Policy Pathways offers academic and leadership development programming for youth and young adults interested in higher education and career opportunities in policy studies, public administration and policy-related public and private service.

You can follow them on twitter at @policy_pathways

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    Women & Politics    February 4th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today Sheri and Carol talk about the events of the 6th of January, insurrection in our capitol and what it means for our communities. Next week they continue searching for the answers to fixing how politics leads communities.

 

    Women & Politics    January 7th, 2021

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