Conversations With The Citizen


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Expert Tyronne Studemire

Joining us for this week&#39;s Conversations With The Citizen&quot;, is&nbsp; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Expert Tyronne Stoudemire. Stoudemire, is the Senior Vice President<span style="color: rgb(38, 38, 38); font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;"> of Global Diversity &amp; Inclusion for Hyatt Hotels Corporation.&nbsp; With many titles of</span> Dad, Husband, Businessman he recently added Author.&nbsp; Stoudemire, recently release his book titled &quot;Diversity Done Right&quot;.&nbsp; Listen in at what he shared from his book and knowledge on diversity.&nbsp;&nbsp;

USMCL- United States Master Chess League

<span style="color: rgb(13, 13, 13); font-family: Roboto, Noto, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;">Joining us today for another episode of &quot;Conversations With The Citizen&quot;, is Inez Kelley, President of the USMCL and Master Candidate Sedrick Pride. Kelley and Pride was here to discuss the USMC League&#39;s upcoming Match. &nbsp; Kelley founded the League after the passing of her brother who was a die heart Chess player. USMCL will be hosting a Chess Match in Chicago in the month of June and would like for your to be apart. &nbsp;Listen in for more details.</span>

Joshua Harris- Obama Foundation

<span style="color: rgb(13, 13, 13); font-family: Roboto, Noto, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;">Joshua Harris, VP of Public Engagement for the Obama Foundation join us today for another Episode of &quot;Conversations With The Citizen&quot;. Joshua has been apart of the Obama administration since 2022. &nbsp;During our &nbsp;conversation with Joshua talked about the amenities to expect in the Center for all to enjoy. &nbsp; Obama Center &nbsp;is excited about the 2025 opening. &nbsp;Stay tuned for more details. &nbsp;Take a moment and listen for your to what Joshua shared with us today.</span>

This Is Life

Joining us in the studio for another episode of &quot;Conversation With The Citizen&quot; is Natalie Manning. Manning is the Co-Founder of &quot;This is Life&quot;. She started the organization with her son D.A. Manning 11 years ago. The organization was created to provide opportunities for young people to have a creative outlet.

Sydney Blaylock-The local skater with national experience

Joining "Conversations With The Citizen" this week is local skater, Sydney Blaylock. Blaylock has been skating since the age of four. She likes the sense of community that comes with roller skating. She enjoys skating as a way of working out and while doing so she is able to feel free to dress in ways that is comfortable but stylish. The skating rink is like a no judgement zone for her. Her skating entire inspired her to become an entrepreneur, she now sells skate wear. She recalls the first time she was able to perform on a national stage in front of thousands of people. Blaylock recently performed with Usher during the well talked about Halftime Show.

Joseph Williams for State Rep. 56th District

Joining us for today's episode is Joseph Williams. Williams no stranger to the show stop by today to talk about his bid for political office of the 6th District. Joseph is the founder of Mr. Dad's Father's Club. Joseph believes that because of his outreach efforts coupled with his ability to organize and to be held accountable shows the characteristics of a candidate that will work for the people. He is encouraging voters to get out and vote in the March 16th Primary. Listen in now and hear what he has to say...

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Joy V. Cunningham

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Joy V. Cunningham joined us today for another episode of "Conversations With The Citizen". Justice Cunningham was appointed in 2022 to fill a vacancy. Before becoming a sitting justice on Illinois Supreme Court, she was an Appellate Court Judge for 16 years. With a back ground in Nursing the Judge has proven that she has a personal care for people. In March the Justice needs your votes to continue the fight to ensure equal justice for all in Illinois. Cunningham was the first Black women from Cook County to serve as Judge on Illinois Supreme Court.

Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Larry R. Rogers Jr.

Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Larry R. Rogers Jr. has served Cook County's 3rd District for 20 years. Rogers talks to us about the duties of his office and that he encourage businesses as well as private property owners to file property tax appeals annually.

Author Diane Johnson

"Conversations with the Citizen" welcomes Author Diane E. Johnson to this weeks episode. Diane created Diane's Medical and Dental Health Journal as a way to keep track of medical and dental visits so people can take control of their health journey.

IL 38th District Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin

Conversation with the Citizen welcomes, Debbie Meyers Martin Illinois State Representative for the 38th District. Martin serves nine municipalities in the Southland. She is the past village president and trustee of Olympia Fields; president, South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association to list a few. Meyers serves on many councils in Illinois. Since taking office in 2019, she have been busy putting in the work sponsoring and supporting bills that protects all of Illinoisians. She has a passion for what she does. She has passed and supported legislation that aids Mental Health traumas to Financial security for consumers.

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