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Our Issues Hampton Roads focuses on the issues affecting Hampton Roads. Watch every Sunday morning at 6:00 as the host, Rae Pearson Benn, interviews experts and everyday citizens to identify problems and present resources.


Episode 136 "Nauticus"

Sheila Harrison, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Nauticus, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how Nauticus and the Nauticus Foundation was formed, as well as it’s impact on the community – not just for visitors of the area, but in educating today’s local youth.

For more information, please visit their website: https://nauticus.org/


Episode 137 "Hampton University Museum"

Dr. Vanessa Thaxton-Ward, Director, and Crystal Johnson, Associate Curator and Director of Membership & Community Programs, with the Hampton University Museum, speak with Rae Pearson Benn about how the museum was established and the impact it brings to the community by providing knowledge, understanding, and respect for diverse cultures and traditions.

For more information, please visit their website: http://museum.hamptonu.edu/


Episode 138 "U.S. Census 2020"

Ronald Brown, Partnership Coordinator, U.S. Census, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about why and how the U.S. government takes a census, the impact it has on the future, and how to be apart of the U.S. Census Bureau.

For more information, please visit the following websites:

https://www.2020census.gov/

https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html

https://www.usajobs.gov/


Episode 139 "The Muse Writers Center"

Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director, The Muse Writers Center, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization provides creative writing classes and seminars for beginning, experienced, and professional writers. The Muse Writers Center offers classes for adults, teens, and pre-teen writers in the Hampton Roads area.

For more information, please visit the following websites:

https://the-muse.org/

https://the-muse.org/classes-at-a-glance/


Episode 140 "Teens with a Purpose"

Andre Love, Creative Program Manager, and Malik Jordan, Alum and Creative Program Facilitator for Teens with a Purpose, speak with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to create a platform that empowers young people to use their voice, creativity, reflection and action to affect personal growth, transform lives and impact communities in a safe environment.

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.twpthemovement.org/




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