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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.
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.
Teen Talk is supported in part by Audible. Visit audibletrial.com/teentalkcny to start your 30-day trial and benefit Teen Talk.
Joyce and Aaron interview Ardis Morrow - a truly lovely lady who has been a real estate broker and active community leader. Since 1996, she has been working tirelessly to bring awareness to and end domestic violence in her area. She is truly an inspiring senior!
Joyce Joneschiet (Jonah-shite) Principal interior designer of Encore Living Interiors and Publisher of Encore Life Magazine hosts Encore Living Radio with her co-host Aaron D. Murphy, a licensed Architect, President of ADM Architecture and Managing Editor of EmpoweringTheMatureMind.com.
Sharon R. Wells is a writer, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Using her own personal testimony of survival for illustration, she is a passionate advocate who speaks out about prevention and awareness of sexual abuse. With a message focused and centered on encouraging hope, unwavering faith and perseverance, Sharon guides others to realize, evaluate and triumphantly overcome the obstacles in their own lives through self-awareness and individual growth. This author of several articles and essays and has written heartfelt, spiritual and inspirational messages highlighting her own individual healing journey while encouraging and uplifting others to do the same in their lives.
Deb Maybury is an author, singer song-writer, and a coach-someone who helps people work through their feelings about sexual abuse. She facilitates groups and is an advocate speaking out for those who have yet to find their voice.
Web site: www.debmaybury.com
Little Girl, Young Boy music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=embDOcQMT4k
FB Page: Reveal, Connect and Heal
Book: Unlock the Door-Beyond Sexual Abuse.
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Combining a scientist’s clear knowledge with a deep spiritual understanding of the inter-connectedness of all life, she reveals the amazing power our pets and wildlife have to heal and enrich our lives. By learning to see the world as animals see it, we can heed their urgent call and restore paradise on earth. lifelong animal advocate and doctor of veterinary medicine Linda Bender offers us a wealth of extraordinary stories and research-based evidence indicating animals have deeply perceptive–even extrasensory–abilities, especially when love is involved.
“What I discovered at six years old has continued to be true: that in rescuing an animal, I rescue myself. This reciprocity between animals and humans is woven into the very fabric of Creation. It is the ecology of Paradise.” ~ Linda Bender
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