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KXRW'S "Gena's Groove Theory" Your Community Connection! internet radio. Gena is a community activist in Long Beach Ca. She has volunteered a street outreach specialist for MHALA (Mental Health America of LA) for nearly 10 years engaging, assisting and offering services to homeless mentally ill and underpriviledged. A Human Services student at Long Beach City College with a 3.0 GPA. Now to add to her dedication to community she has her own internet radio Her guests range from everyday people, professionals, scholars, and case managers with expert knowledge of the social issues that we face with educational , and State and Federal funding. Financial aid, global/international news and the agencys that assist with services. Call in via any phone in the world, LIVE with information about the resources in your towns, or join in on the topic of converstaion that you may have privey insight that is it not readily made to the public .CALL GENA(347)327-9517. We use the everyday issues that affect our families and communities from the streets to the policies and laws that affect them. Before 2002, the life I lived was quite different, from the life I live today. I was judgmental of things i had no real understanding about. In particular, panic anxiety disorder, and certain homeless people I encountered that I felt had wronged themselves or others in some way. I was financially driven, had never went without my life until that point. Financial Prosperity, I stood for. If I I I was carrying less than a couple of grand, I felt inadequate. After losing everything me & my two teenage kids owned, and not finding assistance in Redondo Beach Ca., a friend asked me to come to Long Beach Ca. There I would have an opportunity to get back on my feet. And we did. Stricken with mental illness, and still battling a worker's comprehension case, I was devastated, tired, and ready to give up... Arriving at MHALA (Mental Health America) is where
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