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Eye On The Community with Steven John

    Domestic Abuse On The Rise

    Domestic Abuse On The Rise

    From the pandemic and it's economic fallout to racial injustices and polarizing politics, it’s understandable why feelings of anxiety, fear, and anger are rampant. These emotions are difficult to manage and they create the perfect recipe for violence and abuse.

    Domestic abuse is on the rise during COVID-19 and it is far from over. The worldwide increase in domestic abuse has been described as a "shadow pandemic" alongside COVID-19.

    Domestic Abuse and Behavior Expert Mannette Morgan says mental health support is needed now more than ever.

    • 13 min
    Custody Arrangments During Covid-19

    Custody Arrangments During Covid-19

    The first wave of lockdowns and quarantines led many divorced couples to deal with the unexpected issues arising out of their otherwise successful custody arrangements.

    With so much speculation about kids not going back to in-person learning and families forced to deal with distance learning, how can ex-couples be better prepared?

    Leslie Montanile a divorce attorney with nearly 30 years experience came on the program to talk about the many custody challenges ex-couples face during the pandemic.

    • 13 min
    Will School Meal Programs Continue?

    Will School Meal Programs Continue?

    School closures, coupled with the economic pressures of the COVID-19 crisis, are causing children to experience food insecurity at unprecedented rates.

    In California – 58.1% of students are enrolled in free and reduced lunch programs, according to a new report by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH).

    Adam Lustig, Manager at Trust for America’s Health came on the  program to talk about the report and the recommendations to ensure students have access to healthy meals during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

    • 9 min
    New Work On-Demand Mobile App

    New Work On-Demand Mobile App

    The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the US economy in ways none of us could have predicted.

    Tens of millions have lost their jobs or their businesses. However, one company, Bacon, has developed what it calls the Bacon Work On-Demand app; a “never-be-jobless” mobile app that offers hourly, daily, or weekly employment opportunities for displaced or underemployed workers while also providing a vetted personnel pool for employers. 

    Company CEO Hunter Sebresos came on the program to talk about how Bacon is all about making temp work professional and reliable.

    • 10 min
    "End Family Fire" Gun Safety Program

    "End Family Fire" Gun Safety Program

    Gun violence is a public health epidemic in the United States today. Despite rapid advances in medical technology and a heightened awareness of the gun violence crisis in communities across the country, gun injuries and deaths continue to rise in both rural and urban areas.

    Loren Lieb with Brady United Against Gun Violence, one of America’s oldest and boldest gun violence prevention groups, came on the program to talk about Brady's End Family Fire Program, safe gun storage and keeping kids safe from guns in the home.

    • 12 min
    Minority Health Equality

    Minority Health Equality

    For Black and Hispanic communities across the U.S., many of whom already face disproportionately higher rates of chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, COVID-19 has struck an especially painful blow.

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are delaying or entirely cancelling appointments to get help for important healthcare needs.

    Dr. Garth Graham came on the program to talk about educating all Americans about the importance of preventative and critical care during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dispelling the fears that are preventing people from going to the hospital or doctor’s office are important in order to keep people from putting off necessary medical procedures.

    • 6 min

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