United We Walk, Combatting Social Injustice, Eliminating Poverty & More| Megacast, December 21, 2020

Co-Lead Organizer of Black Lives Matter Detroit, John Sloan III, and other news-makers discuss the latest COVID-19 information and election-related news on this full edition of the Oakland County Megacast!

West Bloomfield School District Teacher and United We Walk Adult Co-Chair and Navya Paingol, West Bloomfield High School Senior and Student Co-Chair of United We Walk, join the show to talk about the 2021 ceremony honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and how COVID-19 has impacted the planning and the celebration of this local tradition.

West Bloomfield Chief of Police, Michael Patton, talks about holiday safety in the local area, including tips from the local police to have a safe holiday at home, at local shops, and on the road.

Ryan Hertz, President & CEO of Lighthouse, talks about the organization’s continued emergency response to people in need during the pandemic, long-term projects being worked on to help people post-pandemic, as well as how the community can help Lighthouse support its clients during the crisis and the holidays.

John Sloan III, Co-Lead Organizer of Black Lives Matter Detroit, talks about the progress and continued work of the movement as 2020 continues onward and the movement has been moved off of front-page headlines in recent months.

Shaindle Braunstein, Chief Executive Officer of JARC, talks about hers and JARC’s work to help bring joy to people with disabilities.

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