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Danell Cross and Melody McCurtis

Danell Cross and Melody McCurtis

Update: 2021-03-03
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This week, Kennita and Antoine welcome two good friends and partners of Imagine MKE from Metcalfe Park Community Bridges - Executive Director Danell Cross and Deputy Director Melody McCurtis.
Talking about how everyone is dealing with the winter weather (1:15 ), catching up on their week and how extroverts have struggled through the pandemic (5:00 ), advocating for the Metcalfe Park neighborhood to be at the table (9:00 ), how the residents of Metcalfe Park show up for each other (14:50 ), what “the work” and “safety” means and looks like to Melody and Danell (18:30 ), how programs in Black neighborhoods started by non-residents can be harmful and how Metcalfe Park handled the pandemic (30:00 ), reflecting on projects executed by Metcalfe Park Community Bridges in the past year (34:40 ), how Melody feels working with her mother (43:00 ), the importance of self-care (46:40 ), and their favorite Milwaukee artists (59:44 ).
Music: Song of Freedom by Shonn Hinton (https://soundcloud.com/shonnhinton/song-of-freedom (https://soundcloud.com/shonnhinton/song-of-freedom))
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Danell Cross and Melody McCurtis

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