Hunger

Posted by: toddw 4/29/2020 10:11 PM

Hunger

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

COVID-19 has challenged our eating habits, our food supply and our relationship to nutrition. How has this disease affected you and your neighbors? We'll discuss the issue with experts.

Today's Guests:
Sam Turken - WHRO
Salaam Bhatti - Virginia Poverty Law Center
Carol Vaughn - Easrern Shore Post
Gary LeBlanc - Mercy Chefs

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Recovery And Compassion

Posted by: toddw 4/28/2020 11:17 PM

Recovery And Compassion

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

We will talk about how to care for each other and what it will take to put our community back together after this is over. 

Today's Guests:
Doug Smith - Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance
Bethany Teachman - University of Virginia
Victor Chen - Virginia Commonwealth University
Ashley McDougal - Adopt A Hospital Hero
Elisa Sobers - Nurse

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Reopen Movement / Sen. Mark Warner / Cooking Tips

Posted by: toddw 4/27/2020 10:13 PM

Reopen Movement / Sen. Mark Warner / Cooking Tips

Monday, April 27, 2020

We will discuss the movement to reopen Virginia. Also, Senator Mark Warner will join us to discuss legislative priorities during the crisis... and also something you might have seen on social media. Finally, we will get home cooking tips from a local chef.

Today's Guests:
Sen. Mark Warner - Senator from Virginia
Deon Foster - Owner of The Kitchen Koop
Marie Albiges - The Virginian-Pilot
Dr. Jill Weatherhead - Baylor College of Medicine

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State And Local Government

Posted by: toddw 4/22/2020 10:09 PM

State And Local Government

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

COVID-19 has changed how localities interact with each other, and with higher levels of government. Cathy Lewis will talk with experts about this new landscape. Tune in at noon and join the conversation.

Today's Guests:
Julian Walker - Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association
Rick West - Mayor of Chesapeake
Chris Fussell - McChrystal Group
Kay Floyd - The College of William & Mary 

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Delivering Our Lives

Posted by: toddw 4/21/2020 10:13 PM

Delivering Our Lives

Tuesday, April 21 2020

While COVID-19 is changing our lives and our economy, delivery drivers and retail workers are keeping us supplied with necessary items. How has the pandemic affected their lives, and what are companies doing to protect their workforce? We'll talk about it, and we'll want to hear from you at noon.

Today's Guests:
Rebecca Givan - Rutgers University
Peter Overstreet - Driver
Matt Potter - Restaurant Manager
Myles McNutt - Old Dominion University

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Pamela Northam / Sen. Tim Kaine / COVID-19 In The Navy

Posted by: toddw 4/20/2020 10:24 PM

Pamela Northam / Sen. Tim Kaine / COVID-19 In The Navy

Monday, April 20, 2020

The First Lady of Virginia will join us to talk about emergency childcare during the pandemic. Then, we will talk about how the illness is impacting the Navy with Sen. Tim Kaine, a journalist from Military Times and a former surgeon general of the Navy.

Today's Guests:
Pamela Northam - First Lady of Virginia
J.D. Simkins - Military Times
Sen. Tim Kaine - Senator from Virginia
Vice Adm. Adam Robinson, Jr. - Former Surgeon General of the Navy

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Isle Of Wight / Child Hunger

Posted by: toddw 4/15/2020 11:15 PM

Isle Of Wight / Child Hunger

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

We'll discuss Isle of Wight's COVID-19 challenges with a community leader. We'll also talk to local people who are trying to help their neighbors. Finally, the former first lady of Virginia will discuss a program to fight child hunger. Please call us at 757-440-2665 and join this conversation.

Today's Guests:
Joel Acree - Isle Of Wight County
C.J. Robison - COVID-19 Sewing Taskforce
Kevin Ordonez - Baby Izakaya
Dorothy McAuliffe - No Kid Hungry Virginia

 

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Health Care Challenges

Posted by: toddw 4/14/2020 10:10 PM

Health Care Challenges

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

COVID-19 has triggered a major economic downturn, causing millions to lose their jobs - and their health insurance - while it overwhelms the entire health care system. How will people with chronic conditions and special needs meet these challenges? We'll talk about it, and we'll want to hear from you at noon.

Today's Guests:
Phil Galewitz - Kaiser Health News
Selena Simmons-Duffin - NPR
Jill Hanken - Virginia Poverty Law Center
Sharon Slipow - Families Of Autistic Children In Tidewater

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Coronavirus And Elections

Posted by: toddw 4/13/2020 10:29 PM

Coronavirus And Elections

Monday, April 13, 2020

The Virginia governor has decided to move spring elections later in the year in response to the pandemic. How will this affect politics in our community? Cathy will discuss the issue with experts.

Today's Guests:
Linda Curtis - Hampton City Council
Mechelle Hankerson - WHRO
Rachel Bitecofer - Niskanen Center

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Crisis and Opportunity / Girl Scouts / United Way

Posted by: toddw 4/8/2020 10:45 PM

Crisis and Opportunity / Girl Scouts / United Way

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

How will coronavirus change our community permanently, and what will it reveal about Hampton Roads? What new things are our listeners discovering about themselves? Please call us at 757-440-2665 and join this conversation. We'll also talk with representatives of the Girl Scouts and the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula of about their service during this time.

Today's Guests:
Tracy Keller - Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast
Deborah Tannen - Georgetown University 
Peter Coleman - Columbia University
Savannah Patterson - United Way of the Virginia Peninsula

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