COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

Featuring community conversation television shows on topics including mental trauma and healing; authentic relationships and prejudice; health disparities; food access; affordable housing; creating an inclusive and just society; refugee health; reaching people in rural communities; food deserts; transportation; and more. All shows are on Wednesdays at 8 pm and Saturdays at noon. The half hour program is produced in studio with expert guests, community members, medical professionals, and more.

Watch the show at WBBZ-TV Channel 5 on Verizon FiOS, Spectrum, and DISH and Channel 67 on DirecTV.

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

Show 4. Meet Francesca Mesiah, Senior Marketing Associate of Outreach and Community Relations and Executive Director of the Near East and West Side Task force at Kaleida Health who will talk about growing up in Buffalo, and the lessons she learned from her father, Frank Mesiah, a man ahead of his time, who began fighting racial discrimination and segregation in the 1960s.
Show 3. Meet Brenda McDuffie, former President and CEO of Buffalo Urban League and Brother Clifford Bell, an iconic leader in the City Of Buffalo who talk about the greatest needs in Buffalo, what life has been like for them on the east side of Buffalo, and how to move forward together.
Show 2. How Can We Recognize Our Individual Biases and Do Better? Featuring Chandra Redfern of Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers (BFNC) and Rene Petties-Jones of National Federation of Just Communities. Listen to Rene, Chandra, and our hosts John DiSciullo and Sandra White share their own experiences with prejudice and racial bias in this heartfelt compelling conversation.
Show 1. Reflections in the Aftermath of the Buffalo Shooting. How Can We Heal? How Can We Recognize Our Individual Biases and Do Better? Featuring Chandra Redfern of Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers (BFNC) and Rene Petties-Jones of National Federation of Just Communities.