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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 103 "Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia"

Chris Tan, CEO, Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to provide comprehensive, compassionate services, and collaborates with community partners and advocates for those in need to empower and enrich lives.

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


Episode 104 "Diabetes Prevention & Control"

Chantaye Johnson and Susan De Abate, Diabetes Experts from Sentara, talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how to prevent and control diabetes.

For more information, please visit the following websites:

http://www.diabetes.org/

http://diabeteslocal.org/

http://www.virginiadiabetes.org/

https://www.diabeteseducator.org/


Episode 105 "Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hampton Roads"

Megan Nejjari, President, and Jim Brown, Board Member, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hampton Roads, talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works as an outreach program to carry out the a goal of the Peace Corps – “bring the world back home.”

For more information, please visit their website: https://rpcvhr.wordpress.com/


Episode 106 "LIFT Fitness Foundation"

Jim White, CEO, and Jamie Rhoades, Program Coordinator, LIFT Fitness Foundation, talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to create a foundation of wellness to empower individuals in need to help those in need build a better quality of life.

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


Episode 107 "Here for the Girls, Inc."

Mary Beth Gibson, Co-Founder and Executive Director, and Valerie Mitchell, Team Member, with Here for the Girls, Inc., talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to help and hope to women who are battling breast cancer.

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


Episode 108 "YMCA Academic Achievers"

Jamie Childress, Vice President of Youth Development, YMCA South Hampton Roads, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the YMCA Academic Achievers program helps children in Hampton Roads.

For more information, please the following website: https://www.ymcashr.org/


Episode 109 "Tidewater Arts Outreach"

Mary Ann Toboz, Founder & Executive Director, Tidewater Arts Outreach, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to share the joy and healing power of quality arts experiences with people who have limited access to the arts due to health, economic or social circumstances.

For more information, please the following website: https://tidewaterartsoutreach.org/


Email us at: ourissueshamptonroads@mytvz.com

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