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Augusta Hopkins has been teaching mindful movement since 1989 and is an experienced, colorful, creative instructor who is passionate about mindfulness practice.
In addition to training in the United States, she has practiced mindfulness and movement in France, Japan, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Augusta began facilitating meditation groups in the San Francisco Bay Area In 2006, after returning from a soul searching odyssey that brought her from Thailand's Wat Suan Mokkh to Plum Village, France where she studied under Thich Nhat Hanh. Her MBSR training was with leading instructor and author Dr. Bob Stahl. She was mentored by and co-taught with Renee Burgard LCSW, senior MBSR instructor for Apple, Google and Stanford. Augusta received lay ordination from Thich Nhat Hanh, her primary teacher, and is a member of the core community of the Order of Interbeing She is a third degree black belt and has been a martial artsinstructor since 1989. Her work is informed by a BA from Haverford College and an MBA from Presidio Graduate School in Sustainable Business Management.http://www.stressreductionsf.com
Special Guest: Jennifer North, Vice President of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA). Jennifer joined the staff of NFCA in 2009 as the organization’s first full-time development officer. She formerly served as the Vice-President of Development for JCCs of Greater Philadelphia. For the last three years, she has been contracted by the federal Department of Health and Human Services as a grant reviewer for the Compassion Capital Fund’s Targeted Capacity-Building and Demonstration Programs. NFCA drives diagnoses of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders and improves the quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet. http://www.celiaccentral.org
Special Guest: Cheryl Harris, MPH RD has been teaching clients how to live and love a gluten-free diet for the past 9 years. She was recently selected as the “Emerging Dietetics Leader of the Year” for 2012 for Virginia. She has presented widely on Celiac Disease and a gluten-free diet for an FDA Panel, at the Virginia Dietetics Association Annual Meeting. She is currently the Nutrition Advisor for the DC Metro Area Celiac Sprue Support Group and is on the advisory board for Simply Gluten-Free Magazine.
With Internet sweepstakes cafes flying under the radar to avoid the proper regulation of a gambling establishment, the American Gaming Association (AGA) has proposed that individual states take action to make these cafes illegal. The state of South Carolina is taking the preliminary steps to do just that. A bill that would make sweepstakes machines illegal has recently advanced in the South Carolina House, and on the show to discuss this bill is Bob Coble, an attorney with Nexsen Pruet in Colu
Patricia E. Stein is a veterinary nurse, artist, and taekwondo junkie. She is Lakota. Patricia holds a black belt in Hapkido and she has competed in Taekwondo competitions for nine years. Patricia has held numerous women’s self defense courses throughout the East Coast of the United States and Cairo, Egypt. She worked with the Tahrir Body Guard (a group dedicated to ending sexual harassment in Egypt).
The Arming Sisters project hopes to hold 2 day compact women’s self defense course talking on awareness and mentality as well the physical application of 10 moves that could save a woman’s life. The courses will be held at the top 20 most populated reservations and 10 stops in Canada spanning the late Summer months / early Fall. The Arming Sisters project hopes to reach at least 2000 women. http://armingsisters.com/introduction/
Now, for the first time, The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level by Jessica Wapner tells in full the origin story of treating cancer at the genetic level, and unfolds the history behind many of those headlines, to help us understand exactly how targeting cancer at its root came to save so many lives. In her debut book, science journalist Jessica Wapner brings this story vividly to life. The Philadelphia Chromosome opens in 1959 with the discovery in a University of Pennsylvania lab of a chromosomal mutation (christened the Philadelphia chromosome) in which a piece of chromosome 22 breaks off and attaches itself to chromosome 9.
Wapner has been a contributor to The New York Times, Scientific American, Slate, and many other outlets, she has been writing about cancer research for the past 13 years.
The Fox Valley Law Center Update is a monthly Internet radio podcast focused on sharing news, tips and trends in complex legal issues facing our friends and neighbors in Chicago area. This series features attorneys and guests of The Fox Valley Law Center, the general practice law firm conveniently located at the Westfield Fox Valley Law Center in Aurora, Illinois. Today’s guest is Mary Helen Reyna who shares updates in immigration law and how she helps clients navigate our complex legal system.
Interview questions and topics covered on this show:
1) About Mary Helen Reyna and her work in immigration law; 2) The basics the general public should understand about immigration; 3) Key recent updates in immigration law; and 4) How attorneys in other practice areas should spot immigration issues. Mary Helen Reyna graduated from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH with a degree in criminal justice and a minor in Spanish. She graduated from DePaul University College of Law in 2006 and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar during the same year. Mary Helen focuses her practice on immigration law and assisting immigrant clients in a variety of issues affecting the immigrant community of the south and west suburbs. Mary Helen regularly volunteers her legal services.
Visit Fox Valley Law Center online for more about the firm.
Produced by Nick Augustine PRhttp://www.nickaugustinepr.com/
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). An estimated, 1.5 million Americans have lupus.
Special Guest: Annette Myarick: CEO, Lupus Foundation of America, Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter.The Lupus Foundation of America is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, one of the world’s cruelest, most unpredictable, and devastating diseases, while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact.
Special Guest: Lupus advocate. Leyla Moreno, supervisor, community relations, Health Partners, is a bilingual (Spanish and English) community outreach professional. Leyla is a native of Panama. Leyla was recognized in 2008 and 2009 by Impacto Latin Newspaper and the Philadelphia Multicultural Congress as one of the ten Most Influential Latino Leaders under 40.
Chris Kirchner, MSW, has worked in the field of child welfare for the past twenty-eight years. For twenty of those years she has been the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance. In her leadership role at the Children’s Alliance, an accredited children’s advocacy center, Chris oversees collaborative investigations of child sexual abuse cases in Philadelphia, an average of 100 cases per month. Located in Center City Philadelphia, the Children’s Alliance offers a child friendly facility where child welfare and law enforcement professionals collaborate with the specialized forensic interviewers and victim advocates on the staff of the Children’s Alliance, to ensure that abused children receive a coordinated and compassionate response. http://paphiladelphia.nationalchildrensalliance.org
Rhett Hackett is a male survivor of child sexual abuse from age 12-17. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show - "200 Men Episode", and has been featured on Radio, television, and newspapers. He has worked with the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance and corporate initiatives to promote awareness. In addition to mentoring children, he has also presented and reaches out to adult victims of child sexual abuse to promote healing along with providing testimony to change laws in the State of New Jersey.
Regina Taylor: Writer, Director, Actor and Artistic Associate at Goodman Theatre
With an impressive body of work that encompasses film, television, theater and writing, Regina Taylor is best known to TV audiences for her role as Lilly Harper in the series “I'll Fly Away.”
She has received many accolades throughout her career, including a Golden Globe Award and a NAACP Image Award.
Her critically acclaimed “Crowns” continues to be one of the most performed musicals in the country. Ms. Taylor’s “The Trinity River Plays,” received the 2010 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award.
Taylor was the first black woman to play Juliet in Romeo and Juliet on Broadway.
She was a cast member for all four seasons of the CBS drama The Unit as Molly Blane.
Taylor was named one of six 2012 Chicagoans of the Year by Chicago Magazine and was awarded the 2013 Oscar Micheaux Award from the Chicago Film Critics Association.
As a native of Logan WV, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. had humble beginnings before scoring the top slot on America’s Got Talent in front of a record 14 million weekly viewers.
The former small town auto detailer went from washing cars to Hollywood stars, winning the hearts of judges Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan, Howie Mandel and TV viewers everywhere as he made his way to the top with his smooth jazz vocals and humble, gracious character.
After being crowned the winner of AGT’s sixth season in September 2011, Landau released his first album “That’s Life,” which went on to debut at #1 on the Billboard jazz charts and the top 40 overall. Website: http://www.landaumurphyjr.com
That's Life video: http://www.landaumurphyjr.com/video/landau-eugene-murphy-jr-thats-life
Three Phases...from just "buy black" to stabilizing local and moor specifically aboriginal indigenous economies and turning that into real political power within our own jurisdictions ..THIS IS The Economic Blueprint for Black America, Blueprint to Black Power, and POWERNOMICS on a whole other level. This is Moorish Science Yall...w/ Claude Anderson, Bob Law, Diallo Sekou, minister enqi, AND Amaru Namaa Taga Xi-Ali. THURSDAY @ 8PM ON AIR. Abundance Internet Radio