Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 8/23/2021
iHeartMedia Louisville, Ky., hosted the first annual “Community Voices Town Hall” on June 10 to address issues identified by the iHeartMedia Louisville Local Advisory Board, including child abuse, racial equity and mental health. The one-hour virtual event was hosted by WHAS on-air personality Terry Meiners and Kentucky-Indiana Metro Community Engagement Manager Gabriela Espino and featured a panel of local leaders. The iHeartMedia Louisville Local Advisory Board also offered eight 501(c)(3) organizations three-month, in-kind media campaigns to support local programs that address these issues.
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