WMAR Podcast


'My Fathers Plan' cultivates change in Baltimore's inner city youth

Dawod Thomas 2 BMore
Posted at 11:25 AM, Mar 12, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-12 11:29:49-04

In this episode of 2 BMore, Erica speaks with Dawod Thomas about "My Fathers Plan", a non-profit that works with kids in Baltimore to improve self-esteem, grades, and positive interactions with other kids they come in contact with.

Erica Kane

Erica Kane began honing her radio and television interests while still a scholarship student at Howard University in Washington, DC. 

Her internships while at Howard included NBC 4 News New York, HOT97/Emmis Broadcasting and an on-air stint with DJ Flexx and Rane of 'The Home Team' on WPGC-FM in Washington, DC.

Her professional on-air debut was with 92Q Jams-FM in Baltimore. In Charm City, the popularity of her Primetime show with Konan and Jay Claxton grew rapidly and topped market ratings.

Erica is also known for her stint in Philadelphia with POWER 99 FM's Morning Show with radio veterans Sam Sylk and Quincy Harris.

She has fifteen-plus years of voiceover experience, and her work has been featured on numerous flagship radio stations across the country for clients including MTV, VH1, BET, McDonald's, Access Hollywood, and AT&T.

Her television production credits include FOX's Hell's Kitchen starring Gordon Ramsay, ABC's Dancing with the Stars and CBS's The Amazing Race.

Erica joined the WMAR team in 2023 as the host of the 2BMore Podcast, created by T.J. Smith. She was asked by Smith to join the podcast upon his departure from the show.

Erica can also be heard every weekday morning on 'Good Morning Baltimore' on Baltimore's flagship NPR station WEAA 88.9 FM.

Contact Erica Kane on social media @EricaKaneRadio or via email at EricaKaneRadio@gmail.com

Dawod Thomas

Dawod Thomas is a Baltimore resident who graduated with an AA degree in general studies from Baltimore City Community College. Dawod has been working with youth for 25 years and served as a behavioral specialist at Southwest Baltimore Charter School. Dawod founded MFP in hopes to further his own father’s vision of a better Baltimore. “I want kids to respect themselves, to respect others and respect the communities where they live. I want to be the change I want to see in them. If given the right opportunities young people can be successful in all walks of life, starting with the neighborhoods in which they live.”