Community Spotlight

The Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson talks with Nicole Jordan, Director of Marketing and Communications for DC Lottery and Keith Whyte, Executive Director of the National Council of Problem Gambling.

This week, Cheryl Jackson talks with Dr. Marissa Leslie of Adventist HealthCare, Ft Washington about Mental health during a crisis.  With our current stae of affairs regarding COVID-19 and racial unrest in our country, Dr. Leslie shraes practical way to cope during these troubling times.  Dr. Leslie shares how our mental health plays a vital […]

This week on the Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson talks with Antonio Doss, District Director of the U. S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan Area.  Mr. Doss shares how the SBA is helping small businesses survive the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  He also talks about various financial programs that the SBA provides to assist […]

  This week on the Community Affairs Show Cheryl Jackson talks with Dr. Vikki Johnson about Spiritual and Practical ways to combat anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Quarantine and Social Distancing has many people experiencing anxiety and panic attacks at an alarming rate.  Soul Wealth Coach, Dr. Vikki Johnson shares the dangers of this emotion […]

This week on Community Affairs Show, Cheryl Jackson talks with Physician, Author, Global Speaker and Physician Mentor, Dr. Jeri Dyson about COVID-19 and how it affects our adolescent population.  Many of Youth and Young Adults are in the midst of life changing activities.  They are faced with a new way to be educated from Primary […]

This week I spoke with Wali Johnson, a violence interrupter in Ward 8. We discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the community and how he and his staff are delivering resources with hopes to prevent violence caused by desperation and need.

This week, I spoke with John Hagerty with the Virginia Lottery about National Problem Gambling Month. We discussed the resources they offer to people who struggle with gambling addiction.

Dameka “Meko” Kelly about her book Love Is Not Pain and how she overcame domestic violence.

This week in community affairs. I spoke with Tswana Sewell and Tim McLaughlin from the American Cancer Society. We discussed the many programs, research, and resources the American Cancer Society offers to patients and their families. Check out their Coaches vs. Cancer game on March 10th where the Wizards face the Knicks. —

This week, I spoke with Cynthia Hammond Davis, a College and Career Coordinator for Montgomery County Public Schools. We discussed how to finance college through scholarships and preparedness.

This week we spoke with Dr. Donna Oriowo from AnnodRight. She’s a therapist giving us advice on how to take on the new year 2020, when to see a therapist and how to cope with issues like relationships, anxiety, depression, body/hair image, self-esteem, ethnic identity issues, and so much more. For more information, you can […]

  This week in community affairs, I spoke with Nicole Jordan, the Marketing and Communications Director for DC Lottery. We discussed some of the new games coming in 2020, ways to win on non-winning tickets and bringing awareness to gambling addiction through the National Council on Problem Gaming. If you or someone you know who […]