• 00:31

    One on One with A L Cooper: Showcase Group, a nonprofit dedicated at-risk youth

    in Current Events

    Showcase Group, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk youth, announces the first annual Showcase Awards fundraising event Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the Georgia State University Ballroom, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Open to the public for $25 per ticket, the event will recognize ten recipients across five categories: Prevention, Community Engagement, Inspiration, Facing Our Future and Self-Actualization. The event will seek to raise donations to fund a future group home slated to open next year.


    "We are pleased to take a moment to honor these men and women who have demonstrated their support for at-risk youth in key areas that align with the mission of Showcase Group," said John Kennebrew, Showcase Group Executive Director and Mental Health Lead at the Center for Children and Young Adults. "Their efforts and examples have improved the lives of many youths struggling through disadvantageous family situations, abuse and often incarceration," said Kennebrew.


    Honorees in the five categories include Dar'shun Kendrick, Georgia State Representative, Vince Thompson, CEO, MELT Marketing, Louis Negron of the United Way of Greater Atlanta, motivational speaker Les Brown and 6 other local and national leaders who have contributed to elevating the futures of at-risk youth. One outstanding high school senior from Tri-Cities High School and one from Tucker High School will also be honored.


    The Showcase Awards will feature a reception, awards ceremony and musical and dramatic performances. For information, list of honorees, and tickets, visit https://showcaseawards.eventbrite.com. Complimentary media passes available.

  • 00:33

    One on One with A L Cooper: Showcase Group, a nonprofit dedicated at-risk youth

    in Current Events

    Showcase Group, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk youth, announces the first annual Showcase Awards fundraising event Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the Georgia State University Ballroom, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Open to the public for $25 per ticket, the event will recognize ten recipients across five categories: Prevention, Community Engagement, Inspiration, Facing Our Future and Self-Actualization. The event will seek to raise donations to fund a future group home slated to open next year.


    "We are pleased to take a moment to honor these men and women who have demonstrated their support for at-risk youth in key areas that align with the mission of Showcase Group," said John Kennebrew, Showcase Group Executive Director and Mental Health Lead at the Center for Children and Young Adults. "Their efforts and examples have improved the lives of many youths struggling through disadvantageous family situations, abuse and often incarceration," said Kennebrew.


    Honorees in the five categories include Dar'shun Kendrick, Georgia State Representative, Vince Thompson, CEO, MELT Marketing, Louis Negron of the United Way of Greater Atlanta, motivational speaker Les Brown and 6 other local and national leaders who have contributed to elevating the futures of at-risk youth. One outstanding high school senior from Tri-Cities High School and one from Tucker High School will also be honored.


    The Showcase Awards will feature a reception, awards ceremony and musical and dramatic performances. For information, list of honorees, and tickets, visit https://showcaseawards.eventbrite.com. Complimentary media passes available.

  • 01:00

    At Risk Youth

    in Education

    HOST: DR. WALTER DEAN
    TOPIC: AT RISK YOUTH
    GUESTS: DORTHY MILTON
    Education and Beyond is a radio talk show which explores issues and solutions of the United States education system. Call into the show with your questions, suggestions and opinions 213.816.0351
    Every Saturday 4-5pm
    Email: docdean1@gmail.com

  • 00:20

    Hollywood Heart: Bringing The Love Back To At-Risk Youth In LA

    in Culture

    Cat Castellanos is the neighbor-in-chief of heartYN, the Love Your Neighbor Co., a social good community that aims to help the underserved in California and the nation.


    Today, we’re speaking with Kara Mondino, the Executive Director of Hollywood Heart, a non-profit organization that provides arts opportunities for youth who are at risk and/or affected by HIV/Aids to build confidence and career skills.


    To learn more about Hollywood Heart and ways you can help, visit www.HollywoodHeart.org 


    And of course, to join the Love Your Neighbor movement, visit www.heartYN.com

  • Framing Hope for Our Youth

    in Youth

    Several weeks ago, Jacqueline Wilson was invited to be a guest on the show to share her perspectives on where we are relative to our youth today, examining how we can all help make a difference. As president and ceo of the Wilson Life Skills Institute in Teaneck, NJ, Ms. Wilson is particularly interested in at risk youth and women in transition. 


    She is indeed a woman on a mission. Jacqueline speaks into the lives of individuals across all age groups from mentor, to coach, to bondswoman, operating Lady Bail Bonds, LLC, with a focus on juvenille prisoner re-entry. In light of our country's current climate, Ms. Wilson's appearance on the show couldn't be more timely. 

  • 01:01

    Teaching the industry to at risk youth

    in Entertainment

    Join the pilot as he discusses the challenges with working with at risk youth while teaching not only how to act but how to act right.

  • 02:12
  • 02:04

    FROM THE FRONT PORCH W/ PROFESSOR CARL TONE JONES

    in Current Events

    Upon obtaining his Master's Degree in Social Studies-Citizenship, Jones worked vigorously in the Philadelphia Public School system. As a professor, he also teaches courses in the area of community leadership. An accomplished lecturer, writer and public speaker, Jones has become a beacon of hope within the community as he strives to continue his focus concerning the improvement of the socio-economic conditions of the African born Americans as well as descendants of the African Diaspora. He continues to work with at-risk youths helping them to develop and utilize critical thinking skills through his workshops and lectures.


    “If you don't understand white supremacy/racism ,everything that you do understand will only confuse you..”  Neely Fuller

  • 00:31

    Ep 64 -YSS- Fairy Tales, Respect and Potential

    in Youth

    In this episode Annie and Sarah discuss Fairy Tales, Respect and Potential. Find out why Sarah cries at school productions and hear them make a fairy tale up live on air. 


     


    Join Sarah Newton (www.sarahnewton.com) and Annie Fox (http://www.anniefox.com)  as they answer the fundamental question, what makes youth successful? What empowers them? What makes them want to change? Why do they behave the way they do and most importantly, how can we positively impact and influence them? Together, Sarah and Annie have over 40+ years experience in the youth field. Sarah, an ex-police officer in London, started her consulting business 14 years ago and is well known worldwide for her TV and radio work. Annie is a parenting expert who has been answering teen email questions since 1997. Join them on The Youth Success Show as these two seasoned experts  share their ideas, thoughts, perspectives and tools to help youth thrive. 

  • 00:32

    Let's Talk Too! Author Keith Taylor II

    in Books

    I'm your host


    Author Sharnel


       Guest


    Author Keith Taylor,


    He is a freelance writer, pastor, mentor and graduate of Crossroads Bible College in Indianapolis.  He started at a young age ministering about the Word of God to area juvenile detention centers, prisons, churches, and conferences. Keith Taylor II is known as “Mr. Inspiration” and with his heart for mentoring has concentrated on helping at risk youth. He focuses on bringing to light issues that have been hidden or avoided. He currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with his lovely wife Jasmine and is working on his next title.

  • 00:17

    From God’s Monster to the Devil’s Angel by Pacc Butler on What Books Sound Like.

    in Culture

    As part of the "What Books Sound Like" Series we present authors from around the world as they read excerpts from their books.


    The words come from the mind of the authors -- spoken from their hearts.


    From "God’s Monster to the Devil’s Angel" by Pacc Butler on "What Books Sound Like."


    Listen and live through the words of a man raised on the streets of Chicago.  (Discretion is advised, as some of this will be too harsh for some listeners.) The truth is sometimes more painful than a lie.


    Pacc Butler is a national award-winning author who was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. He travels the country speaking to at risk youth, students, and members of the community.


    He is the 2014 winner of In The Margins Book Award.


    Pacc Butler is currently working on a documentary that focuses on Chicago entitled, “Young Bulls."


    More information at: http://www.paccbutler.com


    Are you a published author?  More information on how you can join us at YOUR BOOK ON FIRE!


    Ms. Sonja Cassandra Perdue, Executive Producer - Chicago's Black Business Radio Network

    Author of "Black America: Asking Ourselves The Tough Questions." Now available on Amazon.com.


    Click HERE to order your autographed copy of "The Tough Questions."

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