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About the show:
Describes how to create and maintain strong community connections and the benefits of networking and utilizing social media and other formats to engage the community in helping one another.

About the Guest – Oweda Genus
Oweda J. Genus is a sister, a mother of three children, one daughter and two sons; and a grandmother. Her children, she refers to as first, second and third breaths. Oweda has a masters professional studies in educational leadership and psychology, graduated cum Laude from Hodges University in Florida. She is a board masters certified addition professional (MCAP) and also a board-certified alcohol and drug counselor through the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) by way of the Florida Certification Board. Oweda’s newest venture while she continues to serve the community in her profession, as the host of From the Heart program and serves as a media person at the New Caribbean Community Radio of Port Charlotte, Florida and Caribbean Community Voices newspaper in Port Charlotte, Florida. Oweda is inspirational in targeting our younger population using the radio as a tool to broadcast their musical talents, while encouraging positivity towards success. Her commitment to humanity through community is undeniable, especially as a force in empowering women and families: Recognized nominee as a recipient of The Black Girls Rock SWFL for her work in the community, 2017. Oweda believes that we are the community, where ever we are and whomever we are, “it is our duty”, she says “to learn from each other, respect each other, never stop learning and growing productively for the preservation of humanity through good citizenship. Her passion to serve with the dedication, God-given, anyway she can to bring joy and strengthen hope wherever she goes.

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