• 01:02

    Ending Homelessness

    in Politics Progressive

    Host Donald Whitehead will welcome key leaders, grassroots organizers, experts, and other voices to discuss ending homelessness, progressive politics, culture, demographics, social justice, economic justice, social change, community action, community organizing, and more!


    Donald is joined by Steve Berg, Vice President for Programs and Policy Areas of Expertise: Housing Policy, Discharge Planning


    Steve specializes in employment, economic development, and human services, and the crossover between those issues and housing. Mr. Berg came to the Alliance from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where he worked on state-level welfare reform and employment. Before coming to Washington, he spent 14 years as a legal services attorney in California and Connecticut, working on housing, government benefits, employment and family integrity. His experience includes nonprofit management and staff training and development.

  • 00:54

    Ending Homelessness

    in Politics Progressive

    Host Donald Whitehead will welcome key leaders, grassroots organizers, experts, and other voices to discuss ending homelessness, progressive politics, culture, demographics, social justice, economic justice, social change, community action, community organizing, and more!


    Donald's guest is Josh Spring, Executive Director, Cincinnati Homeless Coalition


    Josh graduated from the College of Social Work at Xavier University.  Josh is a Licensed Social Worker.  Previously, Josh was the Social Worker for Tenants of Over-the-Rhine Community Housing’s 250 units of affordable housing.   Josh noticed that repeatedly Tenants or those that wanted to be Tenants were experiencing the same repeated issues.  This built a desire to organize systematic efforts to take on the root causes of homelessness, leading Josh to the Coalition.


    Josh began learning about homelessness from those who were homeless; while working in the transitional housing building of Tender Mercies, an agency providing affordable housing for people who have been homeless with mental illness.


     

  • 01:01

    Ending Homelessness

    in Politics Progressive

    Ending Homelessness Radio host Donald Whitehead discusses: Ending Homelessness, homeless families, homeless veterans, progressive politics, culture, demographics, social justice, economic justice, justice, society, social change, community action, community organization, and more!


    Homeless and African American
    Donald and his guests explore the lack of support from the African American community on the issue. 

  • 01:03

    Ending Homelessness

    in Politics Progressive

    Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D. - Director, The National Center on Family Homelessness
    Dr. Carmela DeCandia is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialties in trauma, child and adolescent development, program development, and assessment. Throughout her career, she has worked with underserved populations, including young parents and children and families experiencing homelessness and trauma as well as those involved in the child welfare system. She has spent more than 20 years in roles that include service delivery, program management, clinical director, and vice president. She spent over a decade at St. Mary's Center for Women and Children in Dorchester, MA, working with families experiencing homelessness and trauma to achieve residential and economic stability, educational advancement, and emotional well-being. Dr. DeCandia has worked as a school psychologist in an inner-city charter school in Boston, MA, conducting school-based assessments. She has also taught as adjunct faculty at Lesley University about understanding trauma in the lives of children and adolescents and using play to assess and treat young children. Dr. DeCandia received a Master of Psychology from Boston University, a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England, and a mastery certificate in Global Mental Health from the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma.   

  • 01:02

    Ending Homelessness

    in Politics Progressive

    Host Donald Whitehead discusses the Homeless crisis in America.


    "We Have Overcome"  will focus on the stories of people who have overcome homelessness and contributed to society in a meaningful way.


    Josh Spring graduated from the College of Social Work at Xavier University.  Josh is a Licensed Social Worker.  Previously, Josh was the Social Worker for Tenants of Over-the-Rhine Community Housing’s 250 units of affordable housing.   Josh noticed that repeatedly Tenants or those that wanted to be Tenants were experiencing the same repeated issues.  This built a desire to organize systematic efforts to take on the root causes of homelessness, leading Josh to the Coalition.


    Josh began learning about homelessness from those who were homeless; while working in the transitional housing building of Tender Mercies, an agency providing affordable housing for people who have been homeless with mental illness.

  • 01:03

    Ending Homelessness

    in Politics Progressive

    Ending Homelessness Radio host Donald Whitehead discusses Ending Homelessness, homeless families, homeless veterans, progressive politics, demographics, social justice, economic justice, justice, society, social change, community action, community organization, and more!


    Frank Paul Pontillo is Co-Pastor with REMAR USA, an arm of Remar International an international Christian Ministry that operates in 70 countries. They provide rehabilitation homes and farms to house and help persons suffering with drug and alcohol addictions and other problems such as homelessness. Remar International also runs a network of orphanages throuout the world. Remar USA holds a weekly Sunday service in Fort Lauderdale and serves a free meal to the homeless and poor afterwords. The staff from Remar USA comes each week to transport persons that want to join our longterm rehabilitation program.Frank is intimately involved with the Fort Lauderdale downtown communities homeless on a daily basis and also minister to the men in the Remar rehabilitation program.


    Laura Hansen has served as the C.E.O. of the Coalition to End Homelessness since 1996. The Coalition currently operates a drop-in center for chronically homeless people in greater Fort Lauderdale known as “The Yellow House”. Laura also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Coalition for the Homeless in D.C., the Living Wage Board of Broward County and the local EFSP Board.

  • 00:30

    Looking at Homelessness Among the Youth

    in Goals

    November is homeless youth awareness month. Please join Discussions with Delia at a look at some of the causes of homelessness in our youth population. Please join us at 6:30pm  on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 on BlogTalkRadio. 


    According to the Coalition for the Homeless , The primary causes of homelessness among youth are: family conflict or severe economic hardship.


    Remember you can call in live on 619 639 4621


     

  • 01:02

    Ending Homelessness

    in Politics Progressive

    The show takes an in depth look at the Panhandling.  Mitch Ditkoff is the co-founder and President of Idea Champions, a highly acclaimed management consulting and training company, headquartered in Woodstock, NY.


    Educated at Lafayette College and Brown University, Mitch has worked with a wide variety of Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies who have realized the need to do something different in order to succeed in today's rapidly changing marketplace. These clients include: GE, Merck, AT&T, Allianz, Lucent Technologies, NBC Universal, Goodyear, A&E Television Networks, General Mills, MTV Networks, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and a host of others.


    At the heart of his work lies the fundamental belief that a company's most important capital asset is the collective brain power, creativity and commitment of its work force and that this asset can be significantly leveraged when people are provided with the appropriate setting, systems, tools and techniques to think (and act) out of the box.


    In addition to his consulting work, Mitch is also an accomplished keynote speaker and large group workshop facilitator. In 2013 and 2014, he was named one of the TOP FIVE speakers on innovation by one of the leading speaker's bureaus in America.


    His widely read blog, The Heart of Innovation, is a daily destination for a global audience of movers and shakers. Additionally, Mitch is the author of the award-winning book, Awake at the Wheel: Getting Your Great Idea Rolling (in an uphill world) and the forthcoming WISDOM AT WORK: How Personal Storytelling Sparks Insight, Inspiration, and Lifelong Innovation.

  • 01:03

    Ending Homelessness with Donald Whitehead

    in Politics

    People Demanding Action on Ending Homelessness with Donald Whitehead


    Donald Whitehead is one of the country’s leading voices on homelessness. Over the last 20 years, he has advocated for and provided direct service to people experiencing homelessness. He was the Executive Director of The National Coalition for the Homelesss, and President of the Board. He is currently on the Board of Directors. He will welcome leaders, activists, celebrities, and elected officials to discuss ways to address the problem of involuntary homelessness in America. He welcomes Barbara Duffield and Evangelist L. Michelle Bush to this show.


    Barbara Duffield is the Director of Policy and Programs for the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)--a national grassroots membership association dedicated to ensuring the schoolastic success of homeless children and youth. Ms. Duffield works closely with educators, service providers, federal agencies and Congressional offices to strengthen policy and practice for homeless children and youth.


    Evangelist L. Michelle Bush was born, raised, and educated in Washington DC and Prince George’s County. She studied Accounting, Psychology & Christian Counseling at the Washington Bible College & Seminary. Bush obtained foundational biblical instruction at Calvary Bible Instituteand is one of the country's leading career training & transition experts.  She has more than 19 years of progressive professional experience in Operations & Finance, Training & Recruitment, Curriculum Design, and Program Management.  She is the President & Founder of Live It, Inc., and Principal of Princess Street East, LLC.

  • 00:59

    Ep. 9: Paulina Johnson Returns to Show: on Overcoming Homelessness & Abuse

    in Women

    EP. 9: Princess Fumi & Her Southern Warrior Sisters invite Paulaina Johnson for the 2nd time to continue the heated discussion on overcoming homelessness & abuse. HOSTS: Marlas Triplett Sells, Dawn T Totty, Laura Dood, Maxine Holt Donaldson, Kim Duke Neal & Princess Fumi S Hancock, RN, DNP.


    On this episode:
    We will continue to discussions on how this mighty warrior overcame, homelessness, pregnancy at age 16, poverty, and abuse to become a successful asset in her community.
    ABOUT OUR GUEST:
    Paulina Johnson, a native of Gary, Indiana, a native of Gary, Indiana, believes that despite any obstacles one may face, they too can “ACHIEVE AGAINST ALL ODDS”. Watching her parents’ battle drug addiction and violence, she found herself taking on adult responsibility as a child. After a number of bad decisions and her life headed for destruction, she became a teenage mother at the age of sixteen. As a young girl, she had dreams of “making a positive difference” in her family and community.  Although she was met with many challenges before she turned eighteen years old, one becoming separated from her mother at the age of thirteen, and another becoming a teenage mother at the age of sixteen, she refused to allow those challenges to hinder her from pursuing the goals she set for her life.  HER BOOK: I AM YOU - Achieving Against All Odds is a thought provoking memoir of a young woman who shares how she turned her trials into a triumphant victory! Read more & Subscribe to our BLOG: http://www.southernwarriorsistertribe.com/southern-warrior-sisters-candid-talk-overcoming-homelessness-abuse/

  • 00:21

    HOMELESSNESS

    in Women

    HOMELESSNESS DOESN'T STOP YOU FROM ACHIEVING GREATNESS IF YOU BELIEVE IN YOURSELF...

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