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Join WTLC's Tina Cosby as she discusses some of the major news stories and issues in the Greater Indianapolis area in "Community Connection."

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Join WTLC's Tina Cosby as she discusses some of the major news stories and issues in the Greater Indianapolis area in "Community Connection."

    Marvin Reynolds Highlights A Solution Series & A Partnership Between Marathon Health and GangGang Involving Art & Health | Community Connection Wednesday January 19th 2022

    Marvin Reynolds Highlights A Solution Series & A Partnership Between Marathon Health and GangGang Involving Art & Health | Community Connection Wednesday January 19th 2022

    Community Connection Wednesday January 19th 2022

     

    Marvin Reynolds Highlights A Solution Series Of Conversations The Last Saturday Of Every Month At First Trinity Lutheran Church ELCA (5321 E 42nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46226).

    Marvin is the Founder & Executive Director of Beyond the march corporation e-learning Hub and Principal at Aspire Indy, “Solution Series”

    Saturday Jan 29th - Focus on the FamilyFirst Trinity Lutheran Church ELCA 11am - 1PM

    Saturday February 26th - Focus on the Community11AM - 1PM First Trinity Lutheran Church ELCA

    Saturday March 26th - Focus on Education Saturday 11AM - 1PM First Trinity Lutheran Church ELCA

    Saturday March 30th - Focus on the Youth11AM - 1PM First Trinity Lutheran Church ELCAWebsite coming on Monday: www.aspireindy.org

     

    Today We Shared About A Partnership Between Marathon Health and GangGang Involving Art & Health.

    This partnership will brighten up some of our health centers? The Indy-based cultural development firm will work with local artists in six cities to create the murals.

    More info on the art project: https://www.marathon-health.com/marathon-health.../...

    About Marathon Health: "We partner with employers to make healthcare work better for their employees. Powered by care that’s convenient and easy to access. That goes further, offering a fundamentally different experience focused on wellness before, during, and after a visit. That delivers lower costs, improved outcomes and better health."

    Website: https://www.marathon-health.com/

    About: A Cultural Startup - "We Produce, Promote And Preserve Culture In Cities By Investing In The Creative Economy."

    Website: https://ganggangculture.com/

    Phone Guests:

    Shelly Towns - Marathon Health Chief Marketing Officer

    Molly Jeffers - GANGGANG Co-Founder and Executive Director

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    • 1 hr 44 min
    IndyGo, House Bill 1134 and Food Insecurity | Community Connection Tuesday January 18th 2022

    IndyGo, House Bill 1134 and Food Insecurity | Community Connection Tuesday January 18th 2022

     

    Merlin Gonzales President & CEO of Faith Hope and Love Community, Inc. Spoke To Us About Food Insecurity.

    Topic:Food insecurity, food access and the missional approach to alleviate hunger.Website: https://www.fhlcommunity.org/

     

    Radio One Is Encouraging Everyone To Call The office of Indiana Speaker of the House Tod Houston At 317-232-9677 And Say No To House Bill 1134, "Education Matters"

    More info on HB 1134:http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2022/bills/house/1134

    President/CEO of IndyGo Inez Evans Joined Us Live On Community Connection!

    Topics:

    IndyGo secured $81 million for the construction of the Purple LineExpanding the IndyGo workforce2021 accomplishments Exciting plans ahead in 2022More Info:https://www.indygo.net/

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    • 1 hr 44 min
    State Representative House District #98 and Indiana Black Legislative Caucus Chair Robin Shackleford . Radio One Indianapolis CEO and Regional VP Deon Levingston, and Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper Editor Oseye Boyd | Community Connection Friday Jan 1

    State Representative House District #98 and Indiana Black Legislative Caucus Chair Robin Shackleford . Radio One Indianapolis CEO and Regional VP Deon Levingston, and Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper Editor Oseye Boyd | Community Connection Friday Jan 1

     

    State Representative House District #98 and Indiana Black Legislative Caucus Chair Robin Shackleford Joined Us Live!

     

    Deon Levingston Joined Us Live On Community Connection To Talk About Important House/Senate Bills

     

    Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper Editor Oseye Boyd Joins Us Live On Community Connection.

    Checkout the newspaper here: https://indianapolisrecorder.com/

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    • 1 hr 49 min
    The State of Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission & The Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Marshawn Wolley, Andrea Morehead-Allen & Her Father James Morehead | Wednesday Jan 12th 2022

    The State of Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission & The Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Marshawn Wolley, Andrea Morehead-Allen & Her Father James Morehead | Wednesday Jan 12th 2022

     

    31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Celebration Thursday January 14th at the Indiana Statehouse (200 W. Washington St. 46204)

    Learn More: https://www.in.gov/.../indiana-holiday-celebration/...

    The State of Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission And The Indiana Civil Rights Commission Joined Us Live.

    Watch online;https://markeys.net/indianacivilrightscommission/

    Phone Guests:

    Lisa Welch - Director, Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission

    Virgil Giles - Deputy Director, External Affairs at the Indiana Civil Rights Commission

     

    Marshawn Wolley Joined Us Live To Discuss SB 167 and HB 1134.

    More Info on SB 167: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2022/bills/senate/167...

    More info on HB 1134:http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2022/bills/house/1134

     

    Andrea Morehead-Allen & Her Father James Morehead Wrote A Children's Book Together Called, "The Brightest Star"About the book:"

    James Morehead and his daughter Andrea Morehead, an Emmy-award winning television journalist and author, weave a phenomenal true story of courage, resiliency, and perseverance navigating through life with albinism. They cleverly use poetry to explain how and why James' exterior color is white although he's African-American."

    James Morehead - Former Anderson University Speech & Theatre Professor and Author of “The Brightest Star”Purchase the book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Bright.../dp/1735346772/ref=sr_1_1...

    Phone Guest:

    Andrea Morehead-Allen - Emmy Award-winning Television Journalist and Co-Author, “The Brightest Star”

    James Morehead - Former Anderson University Speech & Theatre Professor and Author of “The Brightest Star”

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    • 1 hr 47 min
    Guests: IMPD Chief Randall Taylor, City County Councillor Maggie A. Lewis, Indianapolis Urban League CEO Tony Mason | Community Connection Tuesday Jan 11th 2022

    Guests: IMPD Chief Randall Taylor, City County Councillor Maggie A. Lewis, Indianapolis Urban League CEO Tony Mason | Community Connection Tuesday Jan 11th 2022

    IMPD Chief Randall Taylor Joined Us Live On Community Connection. 

    City County Councillor Maggie A. Lewis Council Majority Leader Of District 10 Joined Us Live To Discuss Last Nights Meeting .

    President & CEO Of The Indianapolis Urban League Tony Mason Joined Us Live. The Next Tuesday January 25th Is the Next Meal Give-away!

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    • 1 hr 41 min
    The White House COVID-19 Response Team Sr. Policy Advisor For Covid-19 Equity Dr. Cameron Webb and President Of The Indy Black Chamber of Commerce Larry Williams Jr | Monday January 10th 2022

    The White House COVID-19 Response Team Sr. Policy Advisor For Covid-19 Equity Dr. Cameron Webb and President Of The Indy Black Chamber of Commerce Larry Williams Jr | Monday January 10th 2022

    The White House COVID-19 Response Team Sr. Policy Advisor For Covid-19 Equity Dr. Cameron Webb Joined Us Live!

    "In his role with the White House Covid-19 Response Team, he's in charge of addressing issues of racial disparities and of ensuring equitable distribution of the vaccine."

    Doctor Cameron Webb Named White House Senior Policy Adviser for COVID-19 Equity: https://med.virginia.edu/.../webb-named-white-house.../

    Phone Guest: Dr. Cameron Webb - White House COVID-19 Response Team, Sr. Policy Advisor For Covid-19 Equity

     

    President Of The Indy Black Chamber of Commerce Larry Williams Jr. Taught Us How Local Black & Minority Businesses Can Benefit From Indianapolis Events.

    Learn More; https://indybcc.org/

    Phone Guest: Larry Williams Jr. - President, Indianapolis Black Chamber of Commerce

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    • 1 hr 39 min

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