BJTS 6-29-23

1)Anna Morshedi, Local lead of the Moms On Demand, a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. Moms Demand Action has established a volunteer chapter in every state of the country and Washington, D.C. and is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with nearly 10 million supporters. For more information visit

2)Kalven Trice with the Central Arkansas Sphinx Foundation and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. to talk about pathway to food security and equity in Central Arkansas. Recently, awarded a two-year grant for approximately $650,000 to help strengthen local food projects that will provide sustainable healthy food production and economic opportunities by assisting local community gardens. For information on funding a garden visit: ( or call Kalven Trice (501) 412-5664 or James Lee – (501) 256-8515.

3) DuShun Scarbrough, Executive Director of the MLK Commission, with another FREE food giveaway Monday, July 3rd. 11am until 2pm at Saint Luke Baptist Church 8205, Arkansas Highway 161. For more information visit

4)Kevin Hunt with the Black Mayors Association’s Watershed Project to talk about a special meeting in Pine Bluff on Thursday, May 6th. 6pm at the Pine Bluff convention center for anyone living in a low-line area dealing with flooding. You’ll need to bring pictures and talk about it to qualify for grants to help fix the problem. For more info visit