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DR. HEAVENLY PROMOTES DENTAL HEALTH, SELF-CARE AND BALANCE AT THE BLACK WOMEN’S EXPO ATLANTA

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(ATLANTA) – August 17, 2018 – Last weekend, dentist and “Married to Medicine” tv personality Dr. Heavenly participated in the Black Women’s Expo (BWe) at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, where she spoke on two panels and promoted her new teeth whitening system, Smile Changers.
On Saturday, Dr. Heavenly discussed motherhood and protecting the health of your family from environmental and chemical dangers on the “Know Better, Live Better” panel featuring Dr. Contessa Metcalfe (also from “Married to Medicine”), Haguerenesh Woldeyohannes MPH, RN (Senior Public Health Program Associate at Emory School of Nursing), doula and women’s health advocate Djifa Jones and moderator Dr. Ayanna Robinson.
Later that day, Dr. Heavenly joined Dr. Contessa along with Dr. Yulanda Harrison-Lloyd and moderator Dr. Avis Foley for an “Ask the Doctors” session, where attendees had a chance to ask any health-related question they wanted. Topics ranged from perimenopause to HPV vaccines, sex education and dental implants.
To interview or book Dr. Heavenly for programs or events relating to health and wellness, email info@drheavenly.com.
Photos by Dae Rae Media

BWe guests stopped by  Dr. Heavenly’s booth throughout the weekend to learn about the Smile Changers teeth whitening system and her book “The Business of Love” (left): Dr. Heavenly was on hand to show off her pretty smile (right; credit: Paras Griffin/Getty)
 

The experts from the “Know Better, Live Better” panel (l-r): Dr. Ayanna Robinson, Djifa Jones, Haguerenesh Woldeyohannes, Dr. Heavenly Kimes and Dr. Contessa Metcalfe
 
 
The panelists offered tips on lessening your exposure to harmful chemicals by washing fruits and vegetables before eating them, reducing your use of plastic and nonstick cookware and choosing natural cleaning products
 
 
The “Ask the Doctors” speakers included Dr. Yulanda Harrison-Lloyd, Dr. Avis Foley, Dr. Heavenly and Dr. Contessa (left); Dr. Heavenly poses with the winner of a Smile Changers kit moments after the giveaway during the panel (right)
 
 
The overall consensus among the “Ask the Doctors” panelists was that black women need to put themselves first when it comes to their health
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Order yours today at smilechangers.net. Product will arrive in 5-7 days.
 
Watch Dr. Heavenly show you how Smile Changers works
SEASON 6 OF ‘MARRIED TO MEDICINE’ PREMIERES SUNDAY, SEPT 2 AT 8/7c ON BRAVO
Will all these marriages last through six seasons? Watch to find out…
 

WOMEN’S EXPO ATLANTA


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The Calloway Criminal Justice Reform Summit; An Insightful, Thoughtful and Powerful Conversation towards Equality in Justice Reform

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A wholistic, Bi-partisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia was held at the Fulton County Government Center in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, September 7, 2019 hosted by the DEAL Project. Early arrivals were greeted and treated to unlimited Starbucks coffee and hot Krispy Kreme donuts as they awaited the conversation on the progress of criminal reform in Georgia. As attendees were scanned in, one by one, and registrars, Yul and Brenda Smith Anderson, confirmed those who had registered and checked in others, Fulton County SWAT Team stood carefully over and stood watch from floors above adding intensity to the atmosphere as district attorneys, judges, and other dignitaries arriving, such as former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.

“Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia is desperately needed to address age-old social issues that are rooted in bigotry, racism, classism, and, believe it or not, uninformed and uneducated theology,” says Ambrose B King Jr who is organized the Summit and founded the D.E.A.L Project (Acronym for Distributing and Empowering Georgia Citizens’ Access to Legal Literacy) and named in honor of Georgia’s 82nd Governor. John Nathan Deal, Esq, who made it a personal mission to overhaul Georgia’s mass incarceration, probation, and Criminal Justice problem(s). King, influenced by Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow while a student at Morehouse College,  claims, “There has been a serious shift in Criminal Justice reform in Georgia and a lot of southern states who used the criminal justice system as a weapon of mass destruction against one group of people, it minorities. A criminal record, in most cases, limits one from ascending to a different tax bracket and keeps one from obtaining homes, jobs, and class that the majority enjoys — with or without a criminal background. We know that white men, having did time for white color crimes, can get out of prison and still get a well paying job from their friends.” King, who is a native of Tifton, Georgia and Atlanta socialite and activist, continued, “It was reported, in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, that if nothing changed in Georgia that two new prisons would’ve had to be built during Governor Deal’s tenure — costing the tax payers $264 million dollars…..because 1 in 13 of its citizens were on probation , locked up, or in prison.

Moreover, we have law libraries in prison but do not have law libraries or access to civil attorneys to help with civil proceedings, statewide. Yet, I’m from a rural Georgia town and rural Georgia have 0% access. Thus, I created the DEAL Project to join the fight to gain access.” 
The attendees gathered in Fulton County Government Center’s Legislative Assembly hall to listen to expert panelists who gave an informative and inspiring conversation. King opened up with a welcome and introduced members of the Calloway Family. Reverend Benjamin Callloway, father of the late Rev. Dr. Terrance Calloway for whom the Summit is named, gave the opening prayer, followed by an introduction of Panel Facilitator, Judge Cassandra Kirk, Chief Judge of Fulton County’s Magistrate Courts. Panelists included: Shermela J. WilliamsLitigator, Thompson, Kennedy, Sampson, Tompkins Law Firm, Clinton Rucker, Chief Asst. District Attorney, Fulton County, Joyette Holmes, District Attorney for Cobb County, Sherry Boston, District Attorney for Dekalb County, Kosha S. Tucker Staff Attorney for theAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU), Dar’shun Kendrick Attorney and State Representative’s Minority Caucus Chief Deputy Whip, Laura Hogue Attorney and President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Erin H. Gerstenzang, Atlanta Civil and Criminal Defense Attorney,Marissa McCall DodsonAttorney and Public Policy Director, Southern Center for Human Rights, A’Sheika L. Penn, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney DeKalb County District Juvenile Court Division, Steven Teske,Chief judge of the Juvenile Court of Clayton County, Eric S. Fisher, Partner Taylor-English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, L. Christopher Stewart, Civil and Rights and Criminal Defense Attorney with Stewart Trial Lawyers LLC, Rev. Justin E. Giboney, Civil Rights Attorney, Minister, and Founder of &(AND) Campaign, Ashleigh B. Merchant, Esq Criminal Defense Attorney and Partner for the Merchant Firm, Rebeca E. Salmonmanaging partner, A Salmon Firm, LLC and President of the Access to Law Foundation, Cheferre “Che” Young,Asst. District Attorney, Juvenile Divison Macon Judicial Circuit, Cheryl Payton,CCH/Identification Program Manager,  Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and Tracy Rolle, the Founder of AIME, LLC ,Inspiring Our Youth Corp. and Author on Recidivism and Rehabilitation.


As the panel discussion was underway, flanked by Fulton County PD and assistants, arrives Governor Deal who sits and listen the panel and was later acknowledged by Judge Teske, Sherry Boston, and Judge Kirk in their discussion. After the each the panelist’s final remarks, King introduced Deal and asked him to share words. Gov. Deal tell the audience that we must reform education. “Most of our juvenile and adults in prison now don’t have a high school diploma. We sought to change this and invited in Technical Colleges and other Secondary education institutions to allow prisoners to further their education through correspondence and hands-on courses and curriculum.”
Also featured were an area of Community Resources made up of nonprofit and civic organizations designed to assist the formerly incarcerated, family members of the incarcerated, work-ready programs, programs that assist in housing, and access to justice programs to help low income and the legal illiterate navigate court proceedings and documentation. Attendees  were also were, free of charge, their full background check and explanations on how some things could either be restricted fixed if corrections were needed to be made, by the   CCH/Identification Program,  Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Sponsors for the Summit were Attorney Brian Poe and Associates, Attorney Alis Hughes, Rev. Fer-Rell Malone and the Macedonia Baptist Church of Waycross, GA, Mrs. Marsha Cummings Calloway, Rev. and Mrs. Benjamin Calloway, Krispy Kreme, Starbucks, Fulton County Commissioner Marvin Arrington, Jr. Esq, Atlanta City Council members Antonio Brown, Andrea Boone, Michael J. Bond, and Cleta Winslow.
For future events by the DEAL Project and if you’d like to be notified about them or join their team email thedealprojectgeorgia@gmail.com

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