COVID-19 What’s Next for the Class of 2020?
COVID-19 Faces of our Healthcare Heroes. #Episode7
COVID-19 Voter Information & Maryland Primary Election
Keeping Children Engaged during Lockdown
#Episode5 Of the COVID-19 Virtual Discussion focuses on how to Keep children occupied and engaged during the current COVID-19 lockdown. Parents face the added pressure of working from home, juggling home-schooling schedules, care giving, and entertaining children who are also adjusting to learning in a new environment. It is a stressful time for all. Our guests speakers Maimunah Marah, M.S.Ed., LCCE, Paulette Mpouma, #SibongileChinodakufa, #ElainaBakasara shared their experiences and best practices.
COVID-19 Coping for Families with Children Living with Disabilities
In this episode, we focus on how families with children living with disabilities are coping . Due to COVID-19 lockdown, many families with children living with disabilities have had to adjust to a new reality that includes reduced services and support staff. The added burden of juggling work, home schooling schedules and caring for other children increases the pressure on caregivers. Our guests speakers #ElizaAkuaThompson, #AgnesBangura and #MariamaJallohKoroma shared their experiences and best practices.
COVID-19 Its effect on Immigration & Enforcement
When the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown was introduced, Immigrant Community Services in partnership with #Afriquetoday launched the COVID19 Virtual Discussions Series outreach program to help keep African immigrant communities informed. In #Episode3, the discussion centered around #COVID19 and its impact on US Immigration & Enforcement. Fatmata Barrie, Amaha Kassa & Hiwot Berihun spoke with ShingieMangwiro.
Montgomery County Public Health Emergency Grant (PHEG) Explained
Part 1 Shingie Mangwiro speaks with Daniel Koroma discussing the Montgomery County Public Health Emergency Grant (PHEG) application process for Small businesses will discuss how to apply and who is eligible.
Part 2 This was be followed by a discussion on PTSD among Diaspora communities, how to recognize and deal with it in these stressful times, with Dr. Manka Nkimbeng and Dr. Tamar Rodney
Coping Skills & Resilience in times of COVID-19
Dr Manka Nkimbeng speaks with Council Member Will Jawando and Dr Jonathan Dalton. For many and especially for immigrant communities, the pressures from the COVID-19 pandemic are many and far reaching on already fragile mental wellness. New immigrants often do not have a strong social or financial strong support system resulting in mental health issues. We are beginning a series of virtual talks on Mental Health discussing skills and how to cope in Times of COVID19.