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‘Quarantine Creatives’ Finds A Way To Think Beyond Social Distancing

Feeling stuck on a problem? Our guests weigh in on how to adapt and overcome using creative solutions.

Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on 88.7FM, listen online or subscribe to the podcast. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, questions@townsquaretalk.org or @townsquaretalk.

First, the sudden shift to social distancing, in the beginning, caused millions of people to suddenly chair their environment, their business, and even their social circles. Suddenly, people had to figure out new ways to solve logistical problems great and small. Health Racela, the host of ‎Quarantine Creatives, shares what he has learned from those who are not only adapting, but thriving in the post-COVID era.

Then, we walkthrough through the latest $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill, called The American Rescue Plan Act, which was signed into law yesterday.

Guest:

Dietrich von Biedenfeld:

  • Assistant Professor in the Marilyn Davies College of Business, at the University of Houston – Downtown

Then, how do we help the most vulnerable in our community during the pandemic? Low-income seniors are still in need of food and water as a result of the Texas winter storms and the pandemic. We'll learn about the grassroots effort to help.

Guest:

Amanda Edwards:

And Houston Public Media reporter Matt Harab also joins Ernie with COVID updates and headlines, including:

  • Harris County is going to receive over $900 million from the COVID relief bill.

Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day's most important and pressing issues.

Audio from today’s show will be available after 5 p.m. CT. We also offer a free podcast here, on iTunes, and other apps.

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