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Derrica Wilson ~ Black & Missing Foundation

Thousands of people are reported missing every year in the U.S. and while not every case will get widespread media attention, the coverage of white and minority victims is far from proportionate. NEARLY 40 PERCENT OF MISSING PERSONS ARE PERSONS OF COLOR, YET, AFRICAN-AMERICANS MAKE UP ONLY 13 PERCENT OF THE POPULATION. The Black and…

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Trauma, Mental Health & Supporting Girls & Their Incarcerated Mothers with Ilyse Kennedy

Ilyse Kennedy is the founder of Moving Parts Psychotherapy. A Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Perinatal Mental Health Professional, and EMDRIA Certified Clinician. Ilyse has always been a helper by nature. As a child, this meant befriending children who struggled, and talking bullies down to empathy. She enjoyed having deep connections…

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Surviving the Golden Gate Bridge, Suicide Prevention & Mental Health with Kevin Berthia

Kevin Berthia’s Story: “Hearing, Hope, & Healing” Kevin Berthia is a suicide survivor and prevention advocate. Kevin was born with a genetic major depression disorder. In 2005, at the age of 22, Kevin attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. “I had never dealt with any of the problems…

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Money Matters with Marlene Stotts – Good Financial Stewardship Video

A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Marlene holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Master of Business Administration from Jackson State University. Her background in Engineering and Business Administration allowed her to serve in managerial roles for Siemens and Lucent Technologies. She retired into entrepreneurship with a focus on Financial Literacy mainly because of…

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King Cas Ajani – Stories Boys Don’t Like to Tell

King Cas Ajani, an author, actor, playwright, producer, motivational speaker and learning mentor. King Cas, as an emotional wellbeing and development Coach, also works with young men of color who have suffered childhood sexual abuse trauma, but are often silenced by the fear of their masculinity being brought into question. Ajani and Alison Jaye sit…

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Christine Cesa – Sex Trafficking, It Is Happening All Around Us. Spotting The Signs, Be Vigilant

Christine Cesa a survivor advocate of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, works in the Emergency Department. Christine is an important part of the trauma team responding to patients and providing emergency services. Christine has been a critical part of equipping and educating medical staff. Through this work, many survivors of human trafficking have been identified and provided assistance that…

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Annie Joubert – Hookers for Jesus, From Sex Trafficking to Jesus (and Everything Inbetween)

Annie Lobert  Founder of Hookers for Jesus Annie, author of the book Fallen: Out of the Sex Industry & Into the Arms of the Savior Annie’s story is one of overcoming and survival.  In Fallen, Annie tells her remarkable story of surviving sex trafficking with sixteen years in the sex industry, breaking free, finding healing,…

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Love Again, Live Again. Don’t Shut The Door!

According to Alfred Lord Tennyson, “it’s better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all”. But what do you do when you have loved and been hurt? What do you do when you have loved and been disappointed? What do you do when you have loved, given your best to the…

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Damon Brown – The Businessman, The Coach, The Man and Mr. Mom

Damon Brown helps side hustlers, solopreneurs, and other non-traditional creatives bloom. He co-founded the popular platonic connection app Cuddlr and led it to acquisition within a year, all while being the primary caretaker of his infant first son. He now guides others through his consulting, his Inc.com column, and public speaking on platforms like TED….

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Guilty by Association. Watch the Company you Keep!

Can you be different from those that you closely associate with? Is the saying “birds of a feather flock together” true? Or “show me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are” is that right?  If it were not so, how then can you be guilty by association? Growing up I always heard the…

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