Traci Ruble is a renowned therapist, speaker, and founder of Sidewalk Talk. A few years ago, Traci felt the weight of growing loneliness, violence, addiction, frustration, uncertainty, and inequality in our world, and she decided to create spaces of connection and belonging – on the sidewalks. Sidewalk Talk creates communities of listeners for greater belonging and physical and mental health. Traci joins the podcast to talk about her fascinating journey through life, Sidewalk Talk and their incredible work, mental health and other struggles in 2020, and so much more!
Shreyaa and Esha Venkat, the sister-founders of the teen-led non-profit volunteer network dedicated to providing volunteer and leadership opportunities to make the world better through kindness. Shreyaa and Esha join the 1GR podcast to share their life stories, to talk about how NEST4US came to be and more about the amazing volunteer network that they’ve created, and more about their incredible work. They also share powerful stories from their work, ways we can all spread kindness, what’s giving them hope during this difficult time in our world, and so much more.
Tia Ryans is a survivor, an advocate, formerly incarcerated woman who is helping others and forcing out recidivism through education – through her organization, F.O.R.T.E. House. Tia joins the podcast to share her incredible story of survival, resilience, and purpose. Tia talks about her life journey and what led her to founding F.O.R.T.E. House and more about their incredible work, as well as All of Us or None – Northern NJ, and so much more. You don’t want to miss this powerful and inspiring episode!
Abbey and Molly Steffl have been featured on “American Ninja Warrior” and are the founders of Carve Out Courage, which empowers kids across the country and encourages courage and resilience. Abbey and Molly join the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share their inspiring life stories, their journey with cleft lip and palates, alopecia, bullying, resilience, courage, “American Ninja Warrior”, and so much more. You don’t want to miss this powerful episode with this dynamic mother and daughter duo!
Erin Mitchell is the founder of Nation Unsevered, an Indigenous Ally Organization, and the Program Coordinator for House of the Moon, an Indigenous Women’s Empowerment and Self-Defense Training Program Responding to the “Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls” (MMIWG) Crisis in US and Canada. Erin joins the podcast to share her inspiring life story, how she became aware of the issues facing the Indigenous peoples, the crisis of “Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls” (MMIWG), how she became an Ally for Native Americans and how you can too, and so much more.