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Celebrating Poetry Month!
OPEN MIC POETRY NIGHT
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Join Chaplain Jones, Nancy Smith, LaShanda Lewis, Crystal Bates and Patrina Smalls.
This week #TeamChaplain will hightlight women who have impact their lives through a life of legacy making history.
March is National Women’s History Month. There is a website dedicated to Women's History http://www.nwhp.org/2015-national-womens-history-month-honorees/. 2015 is the National Women’s History Project’s 35th Anniversary. In celebration of this landmark anniversary, They have chosen 9 women as 2015 Honorees who have contributed in very special ways to our work of “writing women back into history.”
TeamChaplain will also share their fitness and nutrition goals and accomplishments for the month of March.
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Words have POWER! Words have FEELING! Words have MOTION! Words have LIFE! National Poetry Month gives tribute to the creative minds that share their gifts with the world. Ivy Ford Deshield the "Poetess Dorhora" touch lives and inspire souls! Her “confessional” style verse is a form of self-prescribed therapy for a balanced existence and beautiful mind.
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Ivy Ford DeShield the "Poetess Dorhora"
While it is important to eat foods that are nutritious, taste is a key reason why people choose to eat what they do. Pairing good nutrition with great taste creates a win-win situation.
National Nutrition Month, created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is a nutrition education campaign which focuses on the importance of making good food choices.
There are seven nutrition-rich foods to which you may want to pay more attention.
About Your Host:
Jessie Blair-Myrie, CHHC, AADP
National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote prevention across the country. It is also the 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
Patrick Sullivan is the chief executive officer of the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency. He works with the NSTA board of directors to set the long-term strategy for tourism and deliver sustainable growth for the industry.
Patrick has been General Manager and President for both start-up and large organizations, including Indigo.ca, Toronto.com and Workopolis.com. He has also worked for Procter and Gamble, McCain Food Ltd., Moosehead Breweries Ltd., and Upper Canada Brewing Company, specializing in marketing and digital marketing.
Patrick enjoys running and has participated in a number of marathons. In October of 2011, he completed a 250 km run across the Sahara Desert, helping to raise over $100,000 for the National Advertising Benevolent Association. Accepting a tourism industry challenge, he recently participated in the 2013 Blue Nose Marathon.
Sgt. Craig Marshall Smith is a 18th year veteran of Canada's national police force the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He is a descendant of both Black Loyalists who came to Nova Scotia from the USA in 1784 and Black Refugees of the War of 1812.
Craig is also an author and historian on African Canadian achievements and the journey of Black men and women who serve in the RCMP.
#TeamChaplain - Chaplain Jones, LaShanda Lewis, Nancy Smith, Patrina Smalls and Crystal Bates
from the website: http://www.poets.org/national-poetry-month/stanza/national-poetry-month-2015
This April, millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and poets will celebrate National Poetry Month, marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives. Join the celebration by requesting a free National Poetry Month poster, designed by Roz Chast, and displaying it proudly, and by using the new National Poetry Month logo to promote your poetry events. Students in grades 5-12 can engage with poetry this National Poetry Month by participating in our Dear Poet project, and teachers who want to participate with their classes can access a free Dear Poet lesson plan. On April 15, join us at Poetry & the Creative Mind at Lincoln Center and, on April 30, carry a poem and share it with others for National Poem in Your Pocket Day!
Celebrate National Poetry Month in April of 2015!
A Theory of Parenting will join in with the move to celebrate Poetry.
NYPL will celebrate (with a poem in the pocket program) as well as additional communities like:
-Poets.org - will run a poetry contest! They will give away free posters
We would like to read a poem entitled A Theory of Maternity and Togetherness for the Poem of the Day.
Tammi speaks: i enjoy spending time with you
Marquel speaks: a theory of maternity and togetherness
Tammi speaks: you make me so peaceful and complete
Marquel speaks: we allow each other to rest
Tammi speaks: i love you simply because you are my one and only son
Marquel speaks: i am you and you are me
Tammi speaks: you are the pleasure from my womb
Marquel speaks: Simply
The poem was written by Tammi Joyner and dedicated to Marquel Green
www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poetry defines poetry as the production of poems
Popular Poets: Maya Angelou and Shakespeare
Where to find poetry: online, cafe, book store, library, and book shops
Join our host, Ms. Tracy L. Bell as she continues to highlight poetry during this month of April. This is National Poetry Month and she will be highlighting those talented poets and artist on the air at "Conversations Of A Sistah". This week she will talk about her children's book "Just call me Sophia" a storytell rhyme about a little girl and her imaginary friend. The character Sophia loves to blend but will play and pretend. All talent we want to share, tune in and join us on the air!
Doctors of the USA welcomes Bill Long, Director, Center for Radon and Air Toxics, to talk about how to protect yourself and your family from radon. Listen in as he shares the dangers of radon and how you can protect your family’s health by testing your home for radon gas in 2015.
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer, estimated to cause about 21,000 deaths per year. It can be found all over the U.S. Testing is the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from radon. EPA and the Surgeon General recommend testing all homes. Radon reduction systems work and they are not too costly. Some radon reduction systems can reduce radon levels in your home by up to 99%. For new homes, radon-resistant construction techniques can be effective in preventing radon entry. When installed properly and completely, these simple and inexpensive techniques can help reduce indoor radon levels in homes.
Bill Long is the Director of the Center for Radon and Air Toxics in EPA’s Indoor Environments Program. He has over 20 years of experience directing national and international environmental programs to improve air quality and save lives at the US EPA.
Check out their website and their blog.
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Read the Citizen's Guide to Radon.
Join Dr.Culbreth for a discussion on Women's History Month and The National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC)
The Purpose, Mission and Vision of NGWCC
Women of Color Making History Now
Unsung Change Agents, Leaders and Visionaries
Trailblazers and Torchbearers
Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color!
Join Ms. Tracy L. Bell on the next "Conversations Of A Sistah" as she kicks off National Poetry Month with a discussion of her 3rd title and Poetry Book "These Things" The Diary Of A Poet! An anthology of poetry that was written and stored throughout her life and published in August of 2014. A gift refined and released for this time. So tune in or call to share something of your own on the next "Conversations Of A Sistah". Hope to meet you on the air!