Lori Pompa, a professor at Temple University, and founder and Executive Director of the Inside-Out Center and Inside-Out programs around the world, joins the podcast this week to share her inspiring story, her incredible organization and the Inside-Out educational program that brings together campus-based college students and incarcerated students for semester-long courses held in prisons, jails or other correctional facilities.
Angela Patton, founder of Camp Diva and CEO of Girls for a Change, joins the podcast this week to talk about her life and the incredible work she’s doing to empower young black girls. Camp Diva provides girls with fun activities, cooking, dancing, and important social skills that develop the characteristics of strong women. And Girls for a Change empowers girls by inviting them to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues in their own neighborhoods and around the world.
June Tanoue, co-founder of the Zen Life and Meditation Center of Chicago, volunteered to teach mindfulness meditation to women at the Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) in Chicago. June’s work has helped the women in CCDOC see their value and purpose, to recognize that they are not the sum of their mistakes, and has helped them realize they are good, beautiful, and powerful beings – that they have the power to make a positive change in their lives and in the world. June truly is a 1 Girl Revolution and she continues to transform women’s hearts and minds through the power of meditation.
Detective Kim Bogucki, co-founder of The If Project, joins the #1GirlRevolution podcast to talk about her life, work, and time in law enforcement, how the If Project came to be, more about the If Project’s incredible work, and so much more.
The If Project is an innovative partnership between law enforcement, currently and previously incarcerated adults, and community leaders to build commonality, reduce misperceptions, and serve as a deterrent to recidivism and future incarceration.