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These hyper-local podcasts features local guests from the community discussing pertinent issues affecting African-Americans, cultural trends, and politics from a Black perspective.
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In this episode of It's ONME Local - Central Valley, producer host Julia Dudley Najieb features local governments who are implementing green technologies to benefit disadvantage communities, e-bikes and the agriculture industry.
Producer host Julia Dudley Najieb reviews April 7 Planning Commission meeting and the end result related to the Elm Ave. rezone request; Beautify Fresno Campaign is gowing to be very volunteer strong, and Black churches in Fresno continue their 10-year circuit food-drive to help residents with food insecurities.
Producer host Julia Dudley Najieb addresses communication-breakdown ahead of tonight's potentially contentious Planning Commission meeting.In this part 2 special report podcast of It's ONME Local - Fresno: Deny Rezone Request, producer host Julia Dudley Najieb reviews how the community outrage was caused by the lack of communication and transparency to southwest Fresno residents.After the March 26 emergency media briefing organized by concerned Fresno community members and southwest Fresno residents who were upset about a group of landowners attempting to rezone 92.53 acres near Elm Ave., it was clear that a communication break-down has resulted in the recent riff between the City of Fresno and some of its southwest Fresno residents.
In this episode of It's ONME Local - Fresno, producer host Julia Dudley Najieb reviews excerpts of Friday, March 26's emergency press conference led by Pastor B. T. Lewis of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church; Mrs. Mary Curry, leader of Concerned Citizens of Southwest; Ivanka Saunders of Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability and community advocates and leaders, Dr. Venise Curry and Mr. Bob Mitchell.The media briefing was concerning a rezone effort of 92.3 acres near Elm Avenue in southwest Fresno; this effort could change the current neighborhood mixed-use area to "light Industrial" use, completely amending the community-based Southwest Fresno Specific Plan adopted by the City of Fresno in 2017.The approved recommendation request goes before City Council on April 7 at 6:00 PM; the community is outraged at the antics used to bypass proper community notification and community input on the matter and intend to express it at this meeting as well, according to the emergency press conference organizers.
In this episode of It's ONME Local - Central Valley, producer host Julia Dudley Najieb reviews excerpts of Fresno County Department of Health media briefing concerning COVID-19 variants and equity issues among ethnic groups, featuring Dr. Rais Vohra - Interim Health Officer for the Fresno County Dept of Health and Eric Payne of the State of Calif. Health ; Tulare County is almost to the orange tier; Arleana Waller's ShePower benefits young girls in Kern County and the African-American Chamber of Commerce of San Joaquin County has some helpful free workshops for businesses, entrepreneurs and non-profits.
Producer host Julia Dudley Najieb reviews Fresno, CA's press conference on the rental relief program; Kingsburg Fire Dept. is giving COVID-19 vaccines via mobile; Tulare County is the only Central Valley county cleared to open and Bakersfield superintendent is leaving this June to San Bernardino.
Fresno: FAX bus transportation system has started giving its residents free rides temporarily, Mayor Jerry Dyer launches Beautify Fresno, Councilman Miguel Arias voices his concerns about children going back to school.Merced: New MLK mural in South Merced was revealed at the end of Black History Month.Bakersfield: Bakersfield mom urges African-Americans to donate bone marrow.
Producer host Julia Dudley Najieb talks to Fresno, CA community leaders about their COVID-19 experiences from illness to vaccines: Mayor Jerry Dyer, Carla Stanley and Karen Ledee-Lewis.
Producer host Julia Dudley Najieb talks with Kimberly Tapscott-Munson regarding her COVID-19 experiences and vaccine experience as of recent. Tapscott-Munson is the vice-president of the Fresno County Office of Education Board of Directors and the community liaison for City of Fresno Councilman Miguel Arias' office.
Producer host Julia Dudley Najieb talks to Pastor B.T. Lewis, Rev. Dominic Holland and Rev. Chester L. McGensy about the churches stance on COVID-19 along with their personal experiences and stories relating to the vicious virus.
Sponsored by the 2020 Census San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, the African-American Museum in the San Joaquin Valley hosted a San Joaquin Valley Juneenth Celebration featuring community activist and leaders, musical performers and local history around Juneteenth and Black Music Month. Music legend Chaka Khan honors the two AAHCMSJV Awardees of the Juneteenth Jazz & Blues event: Ed Burke & Mother Williams.
Sponsored by the 2020 Census San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, the African-American Museum in the San Joaquin Valley hosted a San Joaquin Valley Juneenth Celebration featuring community activist and leaders, musical performers and local history around Juneteenth and Black Music Month.
Sponsored by the 2020 Census San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, the African-American Museum in the San Joaquin Valley hosted a San Joaquin Valley Juneenth Celebration featuring community activist and leaders, musical performers and local history around Juneteenth and Black Music Month.
Moderator Ken McCoy and host Gregory Melancon review mental, physical and social health with experts Kelly Blake, Bishop Larry Dodson and social work and health administrator Grady Dodson.
Host Chris Finley discusses the challenges for children and students from an educator's perspective during the COVID-19 era.
Moderator Ken McCoy talks with community advocates from Tulare County: Dr. Janeen Goree, Councilman Carlton Jones and Minister James Johnson, Jr.
Chris Finley talks about how educational institutions must serve the needs of the communities in which they exist.
Chris Finley dispels the myths and misconceptions of Africans, slaves, and African-American in white America.
Alexandria and Ashlee Nicole talks about their experience as dark skinned and light skinned and the inner prejudices in the African-American community.
Listen to education extraordinaire host, Chris Finley as he breaks down what happens when a person cannot identify his or her own identity due to societal influence.
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