Insight ENC

Insight- a 30 minute Community program addressing issues in ENC! Everything from elections to food banks to COVID-19 testing and relief.

Tune in Sundays from 5:30A to 6:00A!

If you know of something happening in the community that deals with public affairs, please contact Crystal Legends.

Episode One 10/24 5:00– Jose Cabrera is the head supervisor for the Infant of Prague Catholic Church Thrift Store in Jacksonville.  Donations of clothing, furniture, and all other miscellaneous merchandise will be gratefully accepted. The store is operated by volunteers and all proceeds after rent and utilities will be used to support the needy in our community. Learn more HERE

Episode Two 10/31 5:24- Mairym Rosa with Latitude Espanol Church in New Bern. They hold church services for the Latin community on Sundays at 2:30 PM. 

Episode Three 11/7 & 11/14 7:18- Brian is a volunteer for the intake Department at the Infant of Prague Thrift Store and talks about the process of dropping off items and the details regarding turning in “pre-cleaned” items.

Episode Four 11/21 5:48- Trinidad Corrales is a popular figure among Jacksonville’s Latino community. He is also known as “Triny” by most and everyone would agree how important he is to our community. Free cutouts for kids, Toy4Tots, food drives, clothing drives, food delivery services for the less fortunate are just a few of the services he is a part of.

Episode Five 12/12 & 12/19 & 1/2 8:18- Yasmin from the Department of Health spoke to Santana about the importance of children being vaccinated. 

Episode Six 1/30 10:04- La Texanita speaks with Yasmin from the NC Department of Health about COVID-19 booster shots, vaccines for children, and the benefit of the vaccine in the fight against the Omicron variant. To find testing sites and to learn more about the vaccines available, visit the Department of Health website or call the NC COVID-19 Vaccine Help Center at 1- 888-675-4567. 

Episode Seven 2/20 8:15- Santana talks with Mario from MENAC. MENAC Incorporated is a Veteran founded and operated nonprofit that is positioned and was purposefully created for the mental growth, educational expansion, and societal awareness of every child, teenager, and young adult between the ages of 12 and 30 years old that lives in an underdeveloped neighborhood and community. Mario leads their youth program for kids. All ages and volunteers are welcome. Learn more about MENAC’s mission HERE

Episode Eight 3/13 & 3/27 9:04- Santana speaks with Remy who works with Martial Arts & More, a local Martial Arts program located in the heart of Jacksonville. They offer a plethora of programs and youth activities. Veteran-owned and operated. This weekend (3/26 & 3/27) they are hosting a FREE children’s event- all ages welcome! 

Episode Nine 4/24 & 5/1 8:28- This week’s interview is with Deputy Detwiler with the Craven County Sheriff’s Office & the DARE program for Craven County- about D.A.R.E. to Slime! A fundraiser in coordination with the Craven County School system. Find out more on the flier HERE

Episode Ten 5/8 6:58- Wreaths Across America is a national program that hits home in ENC for many reasons- The program works to remember our fallen veterans, honor those who serve, & teach children the value of freedom. This week we spoke with Joe Reagan, the Director of Military & Veteran Outreach. Learn more HERE

Episode Eleven 5/15 31:48–  Dennis Escobar is the Carolinas Care Partnership Linkage & Prevention Program director. La Texanita speaks with him about STDs and treatment. They provide advice, medicine, and support in treatment. The national number for help is 1-800-448-0440. They also have psychological support programs for people diagnosed. All help is free and you can learn more HERE

Episode Twelve 5/22 29:38-  La Texanita interviews Daniela Ramirez, she is a recipient of the Golden Door Scholarship, for students in the United States, but gives preference to those in North and South Carolina who want to go to college or a university. She talked about her story and how the scholarship can help those in the community. Find out more HERE