Tuesday, December 21st: Juneau March for Voting Rights.  Healthy Holiday Eating. JAMHI Health and Wellness offers pediatric care. 

Lynne Jackson, an election worker at the Mendenhall Valley Vote Center walks a voter through the process on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, during the last day of voting in the municipal election in Juneau, Alaska. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/KTOO)

A march to promote equal access to the ballot box is planned for 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, starting at Marine Park.

On Juneau Afternoon, organizers of the rally will explain why Alaskans need to stay vigilant when it comes to protecting voting rights.

Also in this program:

  • A winter solstice poem from Richard Stokes, a Juneau poet.
  • Setting the table for healthy holiday eating.
  • Why JAMHI Health and Wellness has added a pediatrician to its staff.

Listen to the  all of the interviews:

Part 1. Kyle Harris, organizer of a Juneau march for voting rights.

Part 2. Richard Stokes, a Juneau poet, reads a poem about winter solstice.

Part 3. Cynthia Gordon, a diabetes education program manager at Bartlett Regional Hospital, and Loretta Bevegni from TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) talk about healthy holiday eating.

Part 4. Dr. Marna Schwartz , Loretta Harris and Rena Nordgren talk about services provided by JAMHI Health and Wellness.

Rhonda McBride hosts Thursday’s program.  You can catch Juneau Afternoon, Tuesday through Friday, live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3.  The rebroadcast airs at 7:00 p.m. on KTOO. You can also listen online at ktoo.org.

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