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Athens News Matters

Athens News Matters: May 8, 2020

This week on Athens News Matters, hear: 

  • How local bankers worked quickly to direct federal economic relief funds to small businesses
  • About RWDC Industries' move to Athens, which may bring as many as 200 jobs to the local economy
  • WUGA's panel discuss the Mayor's town hall and citizens' response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How, when and where to wear a mask in public
  • How Family Connection -- Communities in Schools is providing pandemic relief
  • Local nonprofit Java Joy's mission to adapt to the pandemic
  • UGA professor Rosalyn Denise Campbell on her research into language and African American mental health
  • A discussion of the work of Jericho Brown, Emory Professor and winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry