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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    Women & Politics    February 11th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today co-hosts Sheri Shannon and Carol Olson bring on guests: Stephanie Lynch, councilwomen of the 5th district; Rachelle Hunley, Manager of Bridging the Gap at VCU; and LaToya S. Gray, creator of Planned Destruction to talk about housing issues in Richmond. Discussion centers on the issues of homelessness in the city and the impact of red-lining and it’s contribution to the poverty and homelessness of the African-American community most specifically. Stephanie Lynch brings her experience in working within city government to attempt to make change, Rachelle and Carol bring their experience in working with victims of violence in our city and how violence and homelessness intersect, and LaToya describes her work on examining the history of land ownership, valuation and development in the City of Richmond and the maps used to destroy black communities.

Today’s show is part 1 with part 2 to air next week.

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    Women & Politics    December 3rd, 2020

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