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KMOJ's Community Viewpoint
30 minutes | 8 months ago
09/05/2020 New Beginnings with Freddie Bell
New Beginnings welcomes Unity South Twin Cities, The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center and West Metro Hypnosis. Freddie Bell and Joe McKenzie share exciting details on how to convert your unpaid work experience forward in reinventing your career. Hear about The Selby Jazz festival kicking off this weekend.
51 minutes | 9 months ago
08/16/2020 Education Conversation with AACRT and Governor Tim Walz
Louis King of the African American Community Response Team, Community Leaders, Governor Tim Walz and Education Commissioners hold a Townhall discussing education disparities and solutions. The discussion centers on ways the State can get involved with direct help to students of color.
2 minutes | 10 months ago
KMOJ: Healing the Community, So We All Can Breathe
KMOJ continues doing its part to foster safe communities and also to help it heal following the aftermath of the George Floyd murder. Listen to a short montage of KMOJ's work-product taken from live interviews and public service announcements.
56 minutes | 10 months ago
Housing First: KMOJ Explores Housing Challenges and Opportunities – Hour 2
Housing First: KMOJ explores Housing Challenges and Opportunities, So Our Community Can Thrive – Hour 2The program continues the exploration of how housing challenges affect people in our communities from Hour 1. In this program, we look at what is now being done to mediate the effects of these historical inequities, and current efforts to create more affordable housing in the twin cities, as well as what is being done to end homelessness in our communities. In February of 2020, KMOJ hosted a live community conversation, moderated by KMOJ’s Zannie K, and featuring researcher Dr. Brittany Lewis, legal aid attorney Joey Dobson, Ward 5 Council Member Jeremiah Ellison, and former executive director the of MPHA, Tracey Scott. The program also highlights the voices and stories of many community members speaking about their housing challenges and opportunities. The event on February 4th, 2020 took place at the Cora McCorvey Health & Wellness Center and was hosted by KMOJ and Twin Cities PBS. KMOJ’s “Housing First” programming was made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Culture Heritage Fund. Twin Cities PBS received funding from The Pohlad Family Foundation to help support this event. **
57 minutes | a year ago
Housing First: KMOJ explores Housing Challenges and Opportunities Hour 1
The program features: Daniel Bergin, a filmmaker and longtime producer with Twin Cities PBS, speaking about his film “Jim Crow of the North”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWQfDbbQv9EResearchers from Mapping Prejudice speaking about their project which visualizing the hidden histories of race and privilege in the urban landscape. https://www.mappingprejudice.org/ We hear from Laronda Lake about her path out of homelessness. We hear from Lorrhonda Byrd, MHHA, Program Coordinator at The Link Minnesota. http://www.thelinkmn.org/Neeraj Mehta, Director of Learning for the McKnight Foundation, shares key insights about housing policies and their impact on residents. And we hear from Seanne Thomas, with ABC REALTY, LLC, and the East Side Development Corporation.KMOJ’s “Housing First” programming was made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Culture Heritage Fund.
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