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Youth violence is a public health issue impacting individual youth as well as entire communities. Homicide is the third leading cause of death for young people in our country. In response, some communities are working to reduce the incidents of youth violence and help kids reach their economic, educational, and vocational potential. There are several national projects that are assisting communities examine and address youth violence including, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention and the Urban Network to Increase Thriving Youth (UNITY). On this episode of Spotlight on Youth, guests will discuss the goals and outcomes of youth violence prevention, the collaboration, strategic planning, and evidence-based programs used to support prevention planning, and provide guidance to other communities interested in integration of violence prevention into public health efforts.
Sasha Cotton, Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator, City of Minneapolis
Rachel A. Davis, Managing Director, Prevention Institute and UNITY Project Director
Chris Gunther, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, New Orleans Health Department
7:00 to 8:00pm
Guest Speaker Sharon Bayus with Innovative Alternatives, Inc.
8:00 to 9:00pm
Guest Speaker Robert Lewis Robinson II with ItTakes a VillageY'all and It Takes a Village Y'all to Find our Missing
This show is designed to provide insight inspiration and access to information for the community. It is sponsored by Purpose for Women International, a non-profit which supports the economic development of the community, women and encourages enterprise.
YOUR SHOW HOST: Heather L. Tapia ~ Proserity Adviser
GUEST: Karen Rosbach- Domestic Violence Advocate
Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 #SeeDV #HeforShe
Purpose for Women International provides access to resources, funding, education, entreprenurial opportunities, and empowerment events supporting an increased awareness on local, national and international issues for women, children, families and the community. We partner with other business, non-profits and like- hearted individuals to affect change on a local, national and international level. www.PurposeforWomenInternational.org
Mike Sexton is a Prevention and Public Awareness Specialist addressing violence against women. He has worked with the domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking communities for the past 12 years with the Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Women’s Commission in Charlotte, NC. Mike also orchestrates special events, conferences and trainings for the community at large.
Mike has traveled internationally with the U.S. State Department as a Delegate meeting with local programs and government officials to address issues from local governments to conducting elections, human trafficking to violence against women, and human rights in general. He also works locally with International House mentoring delegates visiting Charlotte every year.
Mike has served on the Boards of the Crime Victims’ Coalition and as a member of the Charlotte Human Trafficking Task Force and Domestic Violence Advocacy Council (DVAC).
Mike currently facilitates the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s (NCCADV)
Men In The Movement. He also is working with the Charlotte Refugee Stakeholders connecting
refugee populations with local programs and services.
Mike is on the Board with All Things Possible Ministries and is working with the Carolina Region
Coalition of Men’s Ministries.
Connect on Facebook Mike Sexton www.facebook.com/MikeSextonNC
All Things Possible Ministries www.facebook.com/ATPMin www.facebook.com/ExaltShowcase
Carolina Region Coalition of Men’s Ministries www.facebook.com/GodsCarolinaMen
Domestic violence in Mecklenburg County www.facebook.com/MeckCoCSS
Human Trafficking in the Queen City www.facebook.com/HTCharlotte
Connect on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mike-sexton/5/69b/b29
Good Deeds presents Kelley Porter-a victorious leader and expert on overcoming all forms of abuse, avoiding toxic relationships and the art of forgiveness, Kelley Porter is an Author, Speaker, Life Coach and Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Victim’s Advocate. Kelley is the prototype of what happiness is after thirty years of abuse, toxic relationships and uncertainties. Her purpose is to empower and inspire all victims, survivors and individuals to develop a forgiving heart, stand in their truth and live in their passion. Her intense, transparent and authentic style of speaking will empower anyone to self-reflect and correct behaviors that may hinder them from living a healthy and non-toxic lifestyle.
Kelley -first book, Perfectly Planned which is about overcoming Incest, Rape & Sexual Abuse is not only inspirational and empowering it is an amazing memoir that will provide hope for the abused,
knowledge for the unaware and strength for the survivors.
In 2013 Kelley started NFP organization titled Voice of Champions. Their mission was to empower abuse victims and survivors to stand up and speak out via the use of a concrete platform. Kelley succeeded in empowering numerous individuals to share stories that have never been shared with anyone. Kelley’s Coaching & Consulting’s new mission and vision will focus on assisting and empowering clients to break free from the generational curse of abuse, stop living as a victim, avoid toxic relationships, walk in forgiveness and live in their
Changing lives of Women by giving them the necessary tools to become what they want in life.
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Tina Patterson is President and Founder of Anonymously Yours, for more information click on the link and learn about future events and contact information:http://www.anonymouslyyours.info
Join Dogfather and Joe with guest/cohost Laurie Gaston-Marshall as we discuss lost and stolen dogs, and the ways we can recover and prevent a dog that has been stolen or lost. We're working hard to bring you show that are relevant to all Pit Bull owners and Advocates. We welcome your input, comments, questions and we encourage your calls. Phone lines open at the top of the show. 347-838-8615.
Dogfather and the PBA crew.
Please join Professor Griff & ZaZa Ali this Thursday, December 18th as we deal with the ongoing pandemic of Black on Black Violence, building the work of Dr. Amos Wilson - "Black on Black Violence - In servitude of white domination". How do these issues compare & contrast to the recent murders of our people by white police, & is society aiding in Black genocide or working to prevent it? We want to hear from you! The call in # is 347-633-9644. 8pm EST / 5pm PST. Peace.
In observance of Youth Violence Prevention Week, teen hosts Yanira, Kaitlyn, and Salwa discuss the causes of violence among young people and what communities can do to eliminate the problem. Our guest is Tiffany Brec, educator and outreach coordinator from Vera House.
Fore more information on National Youth Violence Prevention Week, which is observed April 7-11 in 2014, visit the National SAVE website.
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Join us today 5:30 CST as we raise the subject of:
Gun violence and moral collapse:
When you see or hear the slogan Black lives matter what does that mean to you; What is taking place in our country that leads many to believe that the lives of blacks does not matter?
If there is legitimate concerns surrounding issues of policing and police practices in communities of color, particularly the African-American communities why do some individuals attempt to diminished or ignore these concerns, by talking about issues of African-American fathering and community violence among black youths?
To have your thoughts, views and opinions heard call 718-508-9533 press #1 to express your views or click below to listen……
Join us today 5:30 CST as we raise the question:
Could gentrification be the answer to violence in Chicago?
When a more diverse group of families move into a neighborhood should this be viewed as a negative, particularly when greater resources and opportunities come as a result of this migration?
Why do you think that some Black neighborhoods are not desirable and what can be done to make these neighborhoods more desirable even for Black families?
To share your thoughts, views and opinions call 718-508-9533 Press #1 to express your ideas or click on the second link below to listen
Sallie O. Elkordy, Host of "Public Advocate" can be contacted here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sallie-O-Elkordy-for-NYC-Public-Advocate/587347554614900 & http://BillionToddlerMarchForSurvival.blogspot.com/
Guest, Nurse Theresa Atchley