Kitchen Talk

Director: Raven Blue
Genre: Lifestyle
Host: Cheryl Johnson

Kitchen Talk is a conversational docuseries based in Saint John, New Brunswick, about the issues in our community that hit home, and the unsung heroes who are making a difference. Hosted by local community organizer Cheryl Johnson, featuring raw, intimate and irreverent interviews in the streets of Saint John.


To watch Kitchen Talk:

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Episodes

Episode 1

Cheryl talks with Eric Weissman, a “lived experience scholar” who discusses his personal struggles with addictions, and how that has informed his academic work addressing housing policy and its growing impact on vulnerable populations struggling with mental health and addictions.

Episode 2

Cheryl talks with Sarah Lunney, a local community activist who lives and works in the Waterloo Village addressing issues around housing and food insecurity, and how global socioeconomic trends are impacting our community.

Episode 3

Cheryl meets with Julie Dingwell, executive director of the local harm reduction agency Avenue B, to talk about the history of the organization and its advocacy work with people struggling with mental health and drug abuse in our community.

Episode 4

Cheryl meets with Julie Dingwell, executive director of the local harm reduction agency Avenue B, to talk about the history of the organization and its advocacy work with people struggling with mental health and drug abuse in our community.

Episode 5

Cheryl talks with Julia Woodhall-Melnik, a sociology professor at UNB and director of their Housing Mobilization Engagement Resiliency Lab, to discuss her research on poverty and housing insecurity in Saint John, and how current housing policy is impacting residents in our community.

Episode 6

Cheryl talks with Gordon Dalzel, a longtime resident and clean air activist in Saint John, to talk about his work in the development of the Clean Air Act, and how citizen engagement can make a real difference in government policy, and a positive impact on the lives of people in the community.

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