Community Conversations

Fighting For Our Rights And Our Health 

Malando Redeemer is a Tacoma native, community activist, youth pastor and SEIU Healthcare 1199NW Union organizer. 

In this discussion, he shares the importance of being civically engaged.  He also gives tips for how community members can protest safely. 

Barbershop Talk About Covid-19

Elijah Benn is a father, barbershop owner, real estate broker and pastor. In this clip, he discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on his barbershop, tips for community members to keep their barbers and stylists safe as well as the importance of healthy living and having a proactive mindset.


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Ways We Can Flatten The Curve

Naomi Wilson, MPH is a public health professional and Program Analyst at the

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

In this discussion, she shares ways we can work together to flatten the curve, the difference between COVID-19 and Flu as well as steps we can take to better protect our health.

Caring For Mental Health During Covid-19

Brian Bailey has been a mental health counselor, trainer and consultant for 20 years.


In this discussion, he shares why mental health is important, tips for coping with stress during the pandemic and mental health resources for those looking to reach out.