Women & Politics: Community Leaders Discussing Gun Violence – Part I

Women - Politics - Virginia

Today we talk with women in local leadership about the community response to gun violence, the role of funeral services, and the intersection of domestic violence. Our guests today are:

Nickia Bland
Nickia Bland is a native of Petersburg, Virginia. She is a 96 graduate of Matoaca High School. She obtained her bachelor’s from Hampton University in 2000. Nickia currently serves at the CEO of her family business, Bland Funeral Homes in Petersburg, Virginia. Her grandfather began the business in 1952. Preserving the rich legacy her grandfather and parents passed down to her is something she values deeply. She is committed to ensuring that the same caring, dignified, professional and personal services she watched them provide to the community continues to be the hallmark standard in which she operates the family business. They have been blessed to serve the community for 70 years this year!
Nickia is also the Lead…

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