Our guests today are Connie Harshaw, First elected President of the Potomac Valley Section and lifetime member of the,National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), and Pastor Reginald Davis, First Baptist Church.
On February 25th, the last Sunday of Black History Month, the church will spearhead a yearlong initiative to ignite inclusion and racial harmony during the 11’Oclock hour. Led by Pastor Davis, the day’s celebratory service invites Americans of colors, faith, and creed – young and old – to join in celebration. Speaker and guest Pastor, Rev. Travis Simone of the Williamsburg Community Chapel will highlight the day’s ceremony with a special sermon and the lauded College of William & Mary Choir will perform.
Reverend Dr. Reginald F. Davis has presided as pastor of the historic First Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Virginia since January 2004. The twenty-first pastor of First Baptist Church, Pastor Davis holds a Master of Divinity degree from Colgate Rochester Divinity School in New York, and a Doctorate in Humanities, with a concentration in African American Studies from Florida State University. Pastor Davis received his Bachelor of Art degree from the Incarnate Word College in San Antonio, Texas.
The First Baptist Church of Williamsburg, will light the way by calling on churches around the country to bring awareness to what unites us, and appeal for racial harmony during the 11’0clock church service – traditionally the most segregated hour of the week in American households. For more information www.fbcwilliamsburg1776.org
Our second guest today is Michael “Mick” McKeown, Executive Director of DHS, will discuss how the agency is committed to combating human trafficking and will give tips on what the indicators are and what to do if you suspect something.
As DHS Executive Director, Mr. McKeown oversees the HSAC and its 40 Council members as well as the ongoing policy work of the subcommittees. He also leads the Blue Campaign which heightens the public’s familiarity with human trafficking and its identifiers. Mr. McKeown also heads the “If You See Something, Say Something™” campaign which raises public awareness on the indicators of terrorism and terrorism related crimes and how to recognize them. Mr. McKeown graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Holy Family University and received his master’s degree in Political Management at George Washington University.
For more information please visit www.dhs.gov If you suspect human trafficking, call the Homeland Security Investigations tip line at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE (1-866-347-2423) or the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888