Community Affairs Show

This week on the Community Affairs Show Cheryl Jackson speaks with Pastor Keith Battle of Zion Church.  This year Zion Church celebrates it’s 22nd Anniversary.  Pastor Battle shares his vision and passion to help the community from the inception of Zion Church.  This year Zion church will give away fully supplied back packs to those […]

This week on the Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson speaks with Dr. Carl Hill, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer of the Alzheimer’s Association and Garrett Davis, Award winning Playwright and filmmaker of Gdavis Productions and Films.  Dr. Hill shares how Alzheimer’s disproportionately affects undeserved and underrepresented population in the United States.  They are less […]

This week on the Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson talks with Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice of the District of Columbia, Christopher Geldart.  Deputy Mayor Geldart shares how The District is employing a number of engagement strategies this summer to increase safety for residents and visitors including their 202 for Peace Campaign and […]

This week on the Community Affairs Show Cheryl Jackson speaks with the Director of The District of Columbia Housing Authority, Brenda Donald.  Born and raised here in DC, Donald shares the vision and mission to preserve, rehabilitate and redevelop Public Housing in DC.  They have created a plan to focus on people, properties and program […]

  Today on the Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson speaks with Dennis Serrette, Chief Partnerships Officer for the National Urban League.  The National Urban League Annual Conference is headed o DC, July 20th – 23rd and Denniss Serrette shares what we can expect this year.  After two years as an exclusively virtual happening, the organization […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Cheryl Jackson speaks with Deneen Richmond, President of Luminis Health at Doctors Medical Center and Eshe Montegue, Director of Behavioral Health Programs of Luminis Health at Doctors Medical Center. The pandemic has contributed greatly to the mental health crisis in the United States.  Statistics show that teens have […]

On this episode of Community Affairs, Ronnette Rollins talks with Nicole Jordan about Problem Gambling Awareness. In addition to March being Women’s History Month, it’s also Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Nicole Jordan is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the District of Columbia’s Office of Lottery and Gambling where she oversees all marketing, communication […]

This week on the Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson talks with Prince Georges County’s Police Chief Malik Aziz. Aziz started his career with the Dallas Police Department 29 years ago, serving as deputy chief for nearly a decade. He’s also the former executive director of the National Black Police Association and is widely seen as […]

Today on the Community Affairs Show Cheryl Jackson talks with Elizabeth Spring, Mortgage Servicing Program Manager, for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  The CFPB is a 21st century agency that helps consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control […]

Cheryl Jackson Sits Down with the Writers of “A.D. 16″, Cinco Paul (co-creater of Dispicable  Me and Schmigadoon)and Bekah Brunstetter (Producer and writer for This Is Us) to talk about the creation of this musical production and the inspiration for creating it. A.D 16 is a delightfully witty, sublimely inspiring story of teenaged Mary Magdalene, […]

Sarcoidosis (pronounced SAR-COY-DOE-SIS) is an inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of granulomas—tiny clumps of inflammatory cells—in one or more organs of the body. When the immune system goes into overdrive and too many of these clumps form, they can interfere with an organ’s structure and function. When left unchecked, chronic inflammation can lead to […]

This Week on The Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson converses with Author, Leslie Bishop-Joe.  Bishop-Joe, authored an extraordinary book titled, “Pull It Off The Page”. People read the bible for various reasons.  Some may read it as simple literature, others may read it out of obligation or assignment.  However, with everything that we’ve faced in […]