Cheryl Kravitz

May 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Safe Haven for County Abuse Victims

Domestic abuse survivor Cheryl Kravitz teamed up with Thomas Manion from the Family Justice Center to paint a vivid picture of how one woman and her children escaped from a dangerous situation, and where others can go for help – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, […]

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May 9, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: MCPS Choose Respect PSA Contest

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Cheryl Kravitz with the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council and the student representative, Lilah Katz. You can watch all of the winning videos but the most important story is that these students are learning that they can choose respect, recognize a problem and […]

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March 9, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Karvitz, Part II

The Gentle Yogi comes back for part II. Yoga CAN be done by everyone, even those with physical limitations or seniors. Cheryl Kravitz, the Gentle Yogi, joins Pat Shoemaker for this 2nd episode on some gentle yoga moves. Watch the first episode: “Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Kravitz”  

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October 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

Montgomery County launched an awareness campaign Monday to ensure victims of domestic violence are aware of county programs that can help. Ads on Ride On buses and at bus shelters will provide contact information for the Family Justice Center and the Abused Persons Program. The ads were unveiled at a news conference at the Executive […]

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September 9, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Kravitz (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker learns some special Yoga moves with the Gentle Yogi, Cheryl Kravitz. These special moves can be done by people who are wheelchair bound, seniors or just those that might need a little extra help. Yoga can be for anyone so you can get started too! […]

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June 20, 2016 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Safe Teen Dating Public Service Announcement Contest

Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. On this episode of Connecting Our Community, Host Karen Allyn is joined by two people that have been working hard to get the word out to parents in the community. Karen is joined by Cheryl Kravitz, a […]

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December 8, 2015 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: The Family Justice Center

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. On this episode of Connecting Our Community you will get some great information about the great […]

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August 14, 2012 | Marian Merewitz

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Red Cross Episode #54 Emergency Preparedness

From earthquakes, violent storms and long power outages, Are you ready? On this episode of Connecting Our Community we will give you a refresher course on Emergency Preparedness 101. Host Pat Shoemaker reviews the basics with guests, Cheryl Kravitz the Marketing and Communication Director for the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region and Jenny Kurtinitis, […]

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