Brothers and Sisters Podcast: Food Deserts and the Capital Riot
“Food deserts” are geographic areas where access to affordable, healthy food options (aka fresh fruits and veggies) is limited or nonexistent because grocery stores are too far away. Run a food drive (outside your local grocery store!) to support a food bank. … About 23.5 million people live in food deserts.
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Nicole Matthew is a Baltimore-based writer and spiritual healer with a B.A. in Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill, class of 2005. She also currently works as a General Manager of an optometry office/ retailer and is completing her book, Dissonance, set for release summer of 2021.
Walter Sellers is currently serving as President of SFE Inc. He is the son of military parents and that experience growing up around the world helped shape his world view. He was educated at Elon College obtaining a BS in Mathematics. He is Six Sigma certified and has aided multiple corporations in sales, process, and development.
Lindsay Wilson is a native West Baltimorean who’s breathed fashion, culinary arts, and math from a young age. By the age of 5, she was an avid coffee drinker and balancing her grandmother’s checkbooks. She believes this early start was instrumental in propelling her matriculation at University of Maryland, Baltimore County as a Meyerhof Scholar and subsequent work in real estate accounting. Currently, Lindsay is pursuing her Master’s in Finance at the University of Baltimore, and plans to cross over into portfolio management in the near future.
Autumn Woodland is a graduate of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University earning a B.S. in business administration in 2002; and a graduate of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University earning a JD in 2005. Autumn is also a voice actress, visual artist and works as a compliance professional in the energy industry.
Shaun Woodland is a Baltimore based actor and writer whose credits include The Wire, Golden Boy (2013), The Meek (2017), The First Purge (2018), Big Time Adolescence (2019), and Unarmed Man (2019). He is currently starring in a film co-starred by Jasmine Guy of a Different World and Harlem Nights along with T.C. Carson of Living Single.
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