Tonight from 7 pm to 8 pm LET’S TALK ABOUT IT with Rod Love and Greg Jackson will have a candid discussion about the need to recruit and train community-based leadership with fresh ideas in a series entitled “Building the Bench.” Guest Paul Stevens, President of Circle of Friends will contribute to the topic of the deafening silence in communities that experience high rates of crime, unemployment, and equitable distribution of government resources to address what ails these communities at the grassroots level.  Love and Jackson believe the time is now to develop vigorous community-based leaders to address the evolving societal issues.  They believe this can only be accomplished through an organized and structured process, inclusive of everyone willing to participate.   

By “Building the Bench” Love and Jackson hope to also address the topics of the misuse and redirection of community redevelopment taxpayer dollars by government entities where dollars are focused on downtown development versus the vital need for affordable housing or even community police innovations to address crime. These efforts will help to avoid the embarrassing insults that the City of Jacksonville is experiencing as evidenced in “Walking While Black.” http://jacksonville.com/walkingwhileblack.

Tune in Monday 7 pm – 8 pm to WOKB 1680am, online at www.wokbradio.com or on Facebook @letstalkaboutitlive to hear Rod Love and Greg Jackson lead a discussion on future leaders and leadership in Central Florida. LET’S TALK ABOUT IT is Central Florida’s leading weekly talk radio program that provides insight that no other can duplicate . . . This is a can’t miss show!

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Let’s Talk About It, with Rod Love and co-host Greg Jackson, now on its 15th episode, is an edgy new radio program that has a distinct “Apopka” tone to it despite airing in Winter Garden.

Rod Love

Hosts Rod Love and Greg Jackson are well-known figures in Apopka. Love is a local businessman and the co-chair of the Apopka Task Force against Violence. He is a consistent speaker at Apopka City Council meetings. Jackson is a local attorney, columnist for The Apopka Voice, and ran for the Florida Legislature in 2016 for District 45, which includes a part of Apopka. Now airing its third episode tonight, the co-hosts have shown a willingness to take on any issue their callers wish to discuss. Nothing is off the table.

The show airs on WOKB 1680AM on Mondays from 7-8 PM. You may also stream it online here.

Let’s Talk About It describes itself as a show in search of results-oriented solutions. It tackles important subjects such as crime in urban communities, jobs, business growth, relationship with the police, transitioning from a mom and pop proprietorship to mom and pop incorporation and a whole lot of other action initiatives that affect the quality of life of individuals and families are the major focus. Its goal is to develop an understanding of the everyday needs and issues of people and assist in empowering them with the necessary information or motivation towards addressing such needs, all with the support of professionals or experts who will be the show’s guests.

Greg Jackson

  Let’s Talk About It has an interactive style of information sharing that is both entertaining and educational.  It acts as a vehicle for civic and faith-based organizations, small businesses and everyday citizens to be able to work together to foster a progressive development of communities’ interactivity with one another.

To join the conversation tonight, call Let’s Talk About It at 407-894-1680.

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