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Tune in to hear Wanda Collins, the Administrator for Intake and Child Protective Services with the Charles County Department of Social Services,  chat with Community Engagement Coordinator, Doria Fleisher, about a very important issue that is recognized during the month of April: National Child Abuse Prevention.  Learn about what Department of Social Services does to protect and support our most vulnerable citizens and their families, and what citizens can do to prevent child abuse and neglect.  For more information, or if you are concerned about a child or family, contact:Charles County Department of Social ServicesFamily Preservation ServicesCPS 301-392-6739Non CPS 301-392-6724After Hours Hotline 301-932-2222
Learn what Charles County is doing, and what you can do, to protect our streams and river from pollution. This episode was written and produced entirely by Jeremy Boyden; College of Southern Maryland, Digital Media Intern.  For more Information on Charles County's pollution abatement efforts, visit:Charles County Storm Water Management 
AAHM Youth Leadership

AAHM Youth Leadership

2022-02-2535:57

This third and final episode in the series, looks at our future by hearing the voices of three African American student leaders in Charles County Public Schools. Kai Fountain, Daylin Harrison, and Zinaida Morfaw talk about their experiences, their perspectives, and their hopes for what's to come. A special thank you to these amazing students for giving up time from their classes to participate in this interview and share their powerful voices. Also thank you to Shelley Mackey, Charles County Public Schools' Director of Communications and Media Relations and Diane Roberts, Principal at Westlake High School for working hard to make this interview happen!African American History Month: A Reflection and Celebration on Charles County’s Past, Present, and Future: Join Charles County Government as we recognize African American History Month with this 3- part podcast series. Each week, we will speak with leaders and members of the African American community to focus on a different aspect of Charles County’s history, current events, and plans for the future.African American Heritage House National Pan-Hellenic Council AAHM Youth Leadership Additional African American History Month podcastBlack Leadership in Charles County: Roundtable DiscussionAAHM: A Conversation
This virtual roundtable features African American leaders in Charles County as they share their journeys, reflections,  and hopes for how the community comes together to recognize African American History-this month and beyond. African American Heritage House National Pan-Hellenic Council AAHM Youth Leadership Additional African American History Month podcastBlack Leadership in Charles County: Roundtable DiscussionAAHM: A Conversation
Tune in to hear Mr. Charles Johnson, President of the Southern Maryland Chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, explain the important role that the “Divine Nine” plays in the African American community and beyond.  To learn more about the National Pan-Hellenic Council, visit www.nphchq.com.  You can also learn more about Black Greek organizations at www.blackgreek.com For information on the Southern Maryland Chapter of the NPHC, check out their Facebook group at So Md National Pan-Hellenic CouncilAfrican American History Month: A Reflection and Celebration on Charles County’s Past, Present, and Future: Join Charles County Government as we recognize African American History Month with this 3- part podcast series. Each week, we will speak with leaders and members of the African American community to focus on a different aspect of Charles County’s history, current events, and plans for the future.African American Heritage House National Pan-Hellenic Council AAHM Youth Leadership Additional African American History Month podcastBlack Leadership in Charles County: Roundtable DiscussionAAHM: A Conversation
Hear from Dorothea Smith, President of the Charles County African American Heritage Society Incorporated, as she reflects on the background of the Heritage Society and the Heritage House, as well as her years as an advocate and educator.   A special thank you to Cathy Thompson, Charles County Government’s Planning and Growth Management Planning Supervisor, for arranging this interview. If you are interested in finding out more about Charles County’s African American History-how you can visit, get involved, learn more, and even support these great projects- you can call the African American Heritage Society Incorporated at 301-609-9099 or visit this link.  https://www.explorecharlescounty.com/see-do/history-and-heritage/african-american-history-and-heritage/african-american-heritage-society-of-charles-county African American History Month: A Reflection and Celebration on Charles County’s Past, Present, and Future: Join Charles County Government as we recognize African American History Month with this 3- part podcast series. Each week, we will speak with leaders and members of the African American community to focus on a different aspect of Charles County’s history, current events, and plans for the future.African American Heritage House National Pan-Hellenic Council AAHM Youth Leadership Additional African American History Month podcastBlack Leadership in Charles County: Roundtable DiscussionAAHM: A Conversation 
AAHM: A Conversation

AAHM: A Conversation

2022-02-0222:00

Tune in to hear Community Engagement Coordinator, Doria Fleisher, and Chief Equity Officer, Renesha Miles discuss African American History Month, and share how and why Charles County is recognizing and celebrating this year.  The history of African American History Month was taken from The History Channel’s website, www.history.comAfrican American History Month: A Reflection and Celebration on Charles County’s Past, Present, and Future: Join Charles County Government as we recognize African American History Month with this 3- part podcast series. Each week, we will speak with leaders and members of the African American community to focus on a different aspect of Charles County’s history, current events, and plans for the future.African American Heritage House National Pan-Hellenic Council AAHM Youth Leadership Additional African American History Month podcastBlack Leadership in Charles County: Roundtable DiscussionAAHM: A Conversation
In this final episode of the series, Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Charmaine Thompson, Charles County Public Schools Chief of Information Technology on how parents and community leaders can keep our youngest citizens safe online. See Something, Say Something (CCPS)Protecting Kids Online (FTC)FBI Kids and Safe Online SurfingKeeping Children Safe Online (DOJ)
In this episode, Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Charles County Sheriffs Office’s Sgt. Mike Smith on how to avoid becoming a victim of online and phone financial crimes. This episode is the second in a three part series,  “The Gift of Information”.  For more information, and to request that this information be shared at a community event you are hosting, please contact the CCSO Community Organizer at 301-932-3080.
In this episode, Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Jennifer Harris, Charles County’s Chief of Media Services and Public Information Officer, about how to identify, avoid, and respond to health misinformation online. This episode is the first in a three part series,  “The Gift of Information”.  Link mentioned in the episode. Health Misinformation Checklist Charles County Health DepartmentMaryland Department of Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
This episode is part of our continuing collaboration with the Charles County Commission for Women.  Commission member Yonelle Moore-Lee has an in-depth and candid discussion about breast cancer and breast health with Dr. Regina Hampton.  This episode was recorded remotely.
Meet our new public schools Superintendent, Dr. Maria Navarro.  In this episode, Doria Fleisher, Host and Community Engagement Coordinator, talks with Dr. Maria Navarro, Superintendent for Charles County Public Schools.
Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Sergeant Juan Morales, Charles County Sheriff's Office, about community engagement.  
This episode is part of our continuing series with the College of Southern Maryland highlighting their efforts in our community. We take a look inside CSM's Nonprofit Institute and talk with are Cara Fogarty, CSM’s Nonprofit Institute, Lyndee Waldbauer, Marketing and Communications Coordinator with Arc Southern Maryland, and Patty Stine, Executive Director, Pure Play Every Day, Inc.The Nonprofit Institute serves as Southern Maryland's premier source of nonprofit professional development and capacity-building for the diverse array of nonprofits serving the Southern Maryland region. The Institute is part of the Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development at the College of Southern Maryland. Links:Nonprofit Institute College of Southern MarylandArc Southern Maryland Pure Play Every Day
We're talking about the NCN Broadband project.  A public-private partnership between Charles County Government and ThinkBig Networks to bring broadband to the Nanjemoy and Cobb Neck areas of the County.  The build-out is under way and joining us today to talk about that build-out are:Mark Wagner, CEO, ThinkBig NetworksDee Anna Sobczak, COO, ThinkBig NetworksMatt Jacobson, Network Specialist III, Charles County GovernmentThinkBig Networks - Charles County (ThinkBigNets.com)NCN Broadband Project - Charles County GovernmentNCN Broadband Interactive Build-out MapPrevious Broadband PodcastBroadband Task Force
This episode is part of a special series we are introducing with the Charles County Commission for Women.  Charles County Commission for Women member Bria Greenfield and special guest: Raven Haydon discuss their experiences parenting for a full year in a pandemic.  They also share some tips for other care givers. Charles County Meal Distribution Sites Charles County Commission for Women
We take another look inside our Department of Community Services, Housing Program to talk with with Patricia King about special loan programs from the State and the USDA.For more information call Barbara Farmer at 301-934-9305 ext5124
In this first of several episodes with the College of Southern Maryland, we talk about  collaboration with the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to Get Southern Maryland Back to Work during the COVID pandemic.Our guest are: Ellen Flowers-Fields, Associate Vice-President of Continuing Education and Workforce Development with the College of Southern Maryland and Ruthy Davis, Director of Regional Workforce and Business Development for the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland. Links:Skill Up Southern MarylandGetting Southern Maryland Back to WorkCollege of Southern Maryland Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland
This episode is part of a special series we are introducing with the Charles County Commission for Women.   Commission Chairwoman, Clarissa Stroud-Kemp, gives advise and tips on how to set goals.Charles County Commission for Women
NORAD Tracks Santa

NORAD Tracks Santa

2020-12-2115:06

We're going inside NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, to learn how and why they track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.   NORAD Santa  (NORADSanta.org) 1-877-Hi-NORADSocial MediaFacebook:  @NORADSantaTwitter @NORADSantaAppsApple App StoreGoogle PlayAlexa Skill NORAD Tracks Santa
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