Philadelphia Community Podcast

Philadelphia Community Podcast

Each week, Loraine Ballard Morrill speaks to community leaders and groups in the Philadelphia region about topics affecting our local communities and upcoming events.... Show More

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Patience Carter is a survivor of the Pulse Nightclub. It was the second deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter in U.S. history, Alex Murray’s sister Akyra did not survive. They have chosen to not be defined by this tragedy and their story of resilience, love and healing will move you. The Akyra Murray Memorial Game will feature Philadelphia's top girls basketball players as a tribute to her life, leadership, and legacy: Satur... Read more

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Judy Murray, Director of Player Personnel and Community Engagement for the Philadelphia Freedoms of World TeamTennis talks about the team’s season and the history of team tennis and the contributions of Billie Jean King. https://philadelphiafreedoms.com/

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July 19, 2019 4 min

The Kappas are coming! Kappa Alpha Psi’s Conclave is coming to Philadelphia and John Kirby, Chairman Health Fair Committee for 2019 Kappa Alpha Psi Conclave has all the details. https://kappaconclave2019.com/

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In celebration of Philadelphia Foundation’s second century of service to the community and its work building strong communities, it’s asking the public to decide which solutions to support through its $1 million Key to Community Grants initiative. I interview Diane Melley Executive Director Second Century Initiatives and Corporate Partnerships Philadelphia Foundation about an extraordinary chance for the community to vote on which ... Read more

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Judy Murray, Director of Player Personnel and Community Engagement for the Philadelphia Freedoms of World TeamTennis talks about the team’s season and the history of team tennis and the contributions of Billie Jean King. https://philadelphiafreedoms.com/ Patience Carter is a survivor of the Pulse Nightclub. It was the second deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter in U.S. history, Alex Murray’s sister Akyra did not survive. ... Read more

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The Kappas are coming. Kappa Alpha Psi’s Conclave is coming to Philadelphia and John Kirby, Chairman Health Fair Committee for 2019 Kappa Alpha Psi Conclave has all the details. https://kappaconclave2019.com/ Patience Carter is a survivor of the Pulse Nightclub. It was the deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter in U.S. history, Alex Murray’s sister Akyra did not survive. Neither are defined by this tragedy and their story of... Read more

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I speak with Donald Bogle, one of the foremost authorities on African Americans in films and entertainment history about his new book Hollywood Black: The Stars, The Films, The Filmmakers. The Philadelphia Tribune and the Literary Cafe are hosting a conversation and book signing with Bogle on Tuesday July 23rd at South Restaurant 600 N. Broad Street from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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July 15, 2019 10 min

Words are powerful. They shape the way we view the world and consequently our behavior in it. I chat with Candace Yaeger, from Success Coaching and by the end of the interview I now know at least two words to erase from my vocabulary that can make a huge difference in my work and personal life and yours. http://www.candaceyaeger.com/

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You can never be too young to make a difference in the world. When Kim Rhodes was diagnosed with breast cancer her then 7 year old daughter Brynne raised a hundred dollars to benefit breast cancer research by starting a pink lemonade stand. The Pink Lemonade Challenge has spread to 15 states and raised over 10K. I spoke to Brynne who’s now 10, her mom Kim and Pink Lemonade stand challenge Ambassador Moira McConnell. https://www.... Read more

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Loraine Ballard Morrill talks with Angel and Tim Hunter who are personal trainers with a difference. They work on getting our insides fit as well as the outside and each have inspirational personal stories to tell about their fitness journeys. https://achieversexcel.com/

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For those of you like me who could use some financial literacy help Loraine Ballard Morrill speaks toJoanna Jane of JB Enterprises who calls herself a economic change agent. https://twitter.com/j_b_enterprises

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Have you heard about Chicken Bone Beach? Loraine speaks with Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks for a discussion and book signing on her chicken bone beach: a pictorial history of Atlantic city’s Missouri Avenue Beach about this historically black beach. https://www.amazon.com/Chicken-Bone-Beach-Pictorial-Atlantic/dp/1620067838

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Words are powerful. They shape the way we view the world and consequently our behavior in it. I chat with Candace Yaeger, from Success Coaching and by the end of the interview I now know at least two words to erase from my vocabulary that can make a huge difference in my work and personal life and yours. http://www.candaceyaeger.com/ You can never be too young to make a difference in the world. When Kim Rhodes was diagnosed with ... Read more

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Good morning and welcome to insight a show about empowering our community I’m Loraine Ballard Morrill. I haven’t feeling all the rain we’ve been getting but my flowers are loving it. But I’m not letting it get me down because I am working out and getting into the best shape of my life. I’m pretty amazed at how much this helps my mood and sense of wellbeing. This morning we talk with angel and Tim hunter who are personal trai... Read more

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I visited SCI Phoenix on Friday to meet with my brothers from another Mother…..the men I first met at Graterford Prison who have created a truly remarkable program Called Fathers and Children Together or F.A.C.T which connects fathers living behind the walls with their children. I re-air an interview with a member of the external team and the mother and son whose lives have been changed by the program.

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The WesGold Fellows is a highly intensive summer internship program focusing on personal and professional development. Over the course of eight weeks, 15 high school students are guided through curriculum based instruction, experiential learning opportunities, uniquely engaging field trips, and professional development training. Last month I had the pleasure of hosting the highschool students taking part in the program. Afterward... Read more

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The WesGold Fellows is a highly intensive summer internship program focusing on personal and professional development. Over the course of eight weeks, 15 high school students are guided through curriculum based instruction, experiential learning opportunities, uniquely engaging field trips, and professional development training. Last month I had the pleasure of hosting the highschool students taking part in the program. Afterward... Read more

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Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati, founder of the Literary and the African American Children's Book Fair, guest hosts her monthly segment "VLS Journeys" with an interview with Philadelphia based winner of the show "Chopped" Gregory Duval Headin of the restaurant South and ABC Network TV Journalist Linsey Davis author of One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different. https://www.amazon.com/One-Big-Heart-Celebration-Differe... Read more

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The tax credit for converting your home to solar runs out at the end of 2019. Loraine speaks with Laura Rigell Solar Manager for the Philadelphia Energy Authority about how you can go solar. http://solarizephilly.org/

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I chat with Jared Yates Sexton the author of The Man They Wanted Me to Be - Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our own Making. https://www.jysexton.com/

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