BJTS 6-1-23

1)Mayor Ethan Dunbar with the Arkansas Black Mayors Association (ABMA), made up of 58 Arkansas Black mayors, established in 1972 the overarching goal is to improve the educational, economic, health, and social levels of the 441,000 citizens we serve throughout the state. They’ve received a $95.9 million investment from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. This is a first-of-its-kind investment. The funds are to address flooding areas in the state of  which normally affects African-Americans. There are 14 areas in the state selected to receive this funding. To find out more call Frank Bateman the program manager at 501-398-8260 or Kevin Hunt at 501-993-6354.

2) Korry Garrett with century 21 Sandstone Real Estate Group to talk about National Homeownership Month and the importance of African-Americans, becoming homeowners and building generational wealth. To find out more give them a call at 501-329-7263. 

3)Jannie Cotton license professional Mental Health counselor. May is Mental Health Awareness Month If you know someone dealing with a mental health crisis, there’s help. NAMI Arkansas is here to help. Contact us at or call 800-844-0381 for resources or call Jannie at 501-658-7401.