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  • 01:58

    R.A.G WILL DISCUSS THE WATER CRISIS IN FLINT AND THE WAR ON OUR NEIGHBORHOODS

    in Culture

    R.A.G WILL DISCUSS THE WATER CRISIS IN FLINT AND THE WAR ON OUR NEIGHBORHOODS 

  • 00:16

    The Joshua Project: Churches Transforming Violent Neighborhoods

    in The Bible

    When we see the decline of  neighborhoods around some of the churches we attend, what role should the church take to restore these neighborhoods and make them safe and productive for children and families? This is the challenge many of our churches face that find themselves in distressed, poor to low income, neighborhoods. Typically, these neighborhoods have drug trafficking, gangs and violence. The Joshua Project is a ministry that attempts to mobolize churches to work together in these neighborhoods to do 3 major activities to transform the entire neighborhood; (1), Preach the Gospel and establish neighborhood bible study groups, (2), Establish neighborhood businesses to create jobs, and (3), Secure grants for neighborhood, youth, and family empowerment programs. These components will change the culture of violence that has overtaken some of our neighborhoods. Today's show will explain the origin of the Joshua Project and how your church can participate. 

  • 01:00

    Exploring Pittsburgh neighborhoods

    in Travel

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is much more than a gray, smokey steel town.  It is a vibrant and colorful city filled with rich history, culture and culinary goodies.   The three rivers that meet at a point creates a flowing calming energy and provided the inspiration for Dutch artist Florentjn Hofman to select the city as her North American debut of his giant rubber duck.  Today, we will give you a glimpse into this remarkable city as we explore Pittsburgh's rich history through attractions like the Senator John Heinz History Center, we'll walk through the streets of The Hill District and we'll relive Pittsburgh's industrial past as we tour the Carrie Blast Furnaces.


     

  • 02:00

    From Dysfunction To Restoration - How Do We Turn Our Black Neighborhoods Around

    in Current Events

    The past few weeks, we've talked about some of the external forces that have wrecked havoc on African American society in America.  From federal, state and local legislation, formal and implicit business policies and practices, and willing complicity and willfull ignorance of much of White America, African Americans have been subjected to disenfranchisement, discrimination and oppression in almost every aspect of life.  These are forces we have little control over, and we fight to bring these truths and their impacts to people's knowledge.


    But there are issues we face within our neighborhoods that are within our power to change that would serve us well, regardless of the outside forces.  These issues may not change or affect the outside forces at - in fact, would really have no bearing on them at all - but they would return us to a quality of life that we seem to have lost, and at one time served to sustain us through times much more violent and desperate than these.


    So today on Coffe, Current Events & Politics, we're going to begin a discussion about addressing some of the internal dysfunction in our neighborhoods, in order to find out how we can turn them around from the inside.

     

  • 02:11

    Speak Life Radio ~ Let's Do Our Part To Stop The Killings In Our Neighborhoods

    in Motivation

    Speak Life Radio ~ Let's Do Our Part To Stop The Killings In Our Neighborhoods


     Blessings beautiful family and welcome back to another amazing show! Crime in our neighborhoods are at an all time high, murders, rapes, robberies etc. The question is , what are we as a people going to do about it? That is our topic tonight, "Let's Do Our Part To Stop The Killings In Our Neighborhoods!" We have Reverend Mark Olds Founder of The MidWest Minority Think Tank joining us as well as Jeanie Lamar, Business woman and mother of 2 sons who where shot, one of which was fatally injured and killed. We also have joining us Clarence Johnson aka c.t.a. clay the analyst. Clay is an inspirational rapper who's mission is to uplift his people and to bring healing to the world. Please join us!

  • 00:31

    Building Communities

    in Environment

    T VanHook, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Tucson


    Habitat for Humanity is not just about building houses. They are about building communities and partnerships. They are about empowering people to revive their neighborhoods and enchance their quality of life. They are about hope, possibility and change. Please join us to hear from T VanHook about what is on the horizon for Habitat for Humanity Tucson for 2016. It’s all about community. This show sponsored by Habitat for Humanity Tucson.

  • 00:36

    Building Community: Revitalizing Neighborhoods Through Servitude and Innovation

    in Non-Profit

    Robert M. Douglas Sr. is the Founder & Co- Director of the S.O.N Foundation. As a youth, Mr. Douglas participated in youth programs at Palmer Park, and played for Palmer Park Eagles Football and A’s baseball teams. In 1991, Mr. Douglas suffered the painful loss of his brother Anthony Darwin Douglas, who fell victim to the crime that is currently plaguing Roseland, called gun violence. Determined to ensure that the loss was not in vain, Mr. Douglas organized the S.O.N Foundation with the vision of making the Roseland community safer and supportive. Join us as Robert talks about  ways  to stimulate community revitalization and  promote self-determination, in low income communities.


    Call in live at (347) 884-8121. You don't need an account to listen, but, if you want to participate in an online chat, open a listener-only account at https://secure.blogtalkradio.com/register.aspx?type=listener to participate in a live chat.


    Visit Valeriefleonard.com.  Archived episodes may be found at http://Valeriefleonard.com/NonprofitU, iTunes, Podcast Chart, Blubrry and Stitcher.

  • 00:29

    FOR ANYONE WHO CARES

    in Lifestyle

    Life drama, children, blended families, culture issues, community concerns, creative people, social concerns, relationships, spirituality, cooking, traveling, dreaming out loud, entrepreneurship, baby mama drama, baby daddy drama, self-esteem, self-worth, teen drama, self-respect, character building, racism, sports, interactive, stinking thinking, mindsets, role models, mentors, bullying, peer pressure, neighborhoods, creative thinking, mental illness, impaired thinking, poor impulses, ... profiling, social conscience , sense of right and wrong, family dynamics, environments, social justice, moving forward, positive people, integrity, honor, home associations, economy, education, we the consumers, child development, stages of life, liberty, empowerment, embracing life challenges, keep life moving, self-evaluations, assessments, political red tape, it's who you know not what you know

  • 02:01

    Gentrification In Urban American Communities~ Hosted by Buck Wylam and Rick Moon

    in Real Estate

    Gen·tri·fi·ca·tion


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    NOUN


    1.


    The buying and renovation of houses and stores in deteriorated urban neighborhoods by upper- or middle-income families or individuals, thus improving property values but often displacing low-income families and small 


    It appears that changes are going on in neighborhoods known as “The Ghetto’ in America. What used to be classified as so-called Black neighborhoods are becoming open season to a new class of more affluent residents who move in.  A new development of the property comes and usually, it is accompanied by a severe increase in housing prices which could displace the neighborhood’s longtime residents. This is called gentrification and it follows a long practice of invaders to the American lands.


    African Americans Ain't Africans

  • 00:56
  • 00:30

    FOR ANYONE WHO CARES

    in Lifestyle

    Life drama, children, blended families, culture issues, community concerns, creative people, social concerns, relationships, spirituality, cooking, traveling, dreaming out loud, entrepreneurship, baby mama drama, baby daddy drama, self-esteem, self-worth, teen drama, self-respect, character building, racism, sports, interactive, stinking thinking, mindsets, role models, mentors, bullying, peer pressure, neighborhoods, creative thinking, mental illness, impaired thinking, poor impulses, ... profiling, social conscience , sense of right and wrong, family dynamics, environments, social justice, moving forward, positive people, integrity, honor, home associations, economy, education, we the consumers, child development, stages of life, liberty, empowerment, embracing life challenges, keep life moving, self-evaluations, assessments, political red tape, it's who you know not what you know