Cara Brookins is the mother of 4, who took the world by storm when she and her children built a 3,500 square foot house from the ground up with nothing but YouTube videos to guide them. After fleeing domestic violence, Cara and her children were desperate to find a safe place to live and in 9 months this family built their dream home. Cara joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her life story, the rising and falling of life, her incredible story of resilience and hope, motherhood, her book “Rise”, and so much more. You don’t want to miss this inspiring episode!
Actress, director, film maker, professor, human rights advocate, and creator and director of the documentary, “26 seconds”, Kelly Galindo, joins the #1GirlRevolution podcast to talk about her life, work, and the endemic issue of #humantrafficking in the US and abroad. Kelly shares the eye-opening experiences she has had through her work to cover the issue of human trafficking worldwide – and explains what we can all do to bring an end to this modern day slavery.
Edee Franklin is a survivor of addiction and after she found freedom and recovery, she opened a safe house for survivors of human trafficking. Sanctum House is a sanctuary for survivors of human trafficking and provides housing, therapy, job and education opportunities, and so much more.
Detroit Prosecutor Kym Worthy found out that over 11,000 rape kits in the City of Detroit hadn’t been tested, callously put aside, unacknowledged, and un-prosecuted. Prosecutor Worthy fought for justice for these victims, tested over 11K rape kits, and brought hundreds of perpetrators to justice. And her fight for justice for rape victims continues in Detroit and nationwide.
Jada was addicted to drugs for many years, but finally went to rehab and got clean. She decided to go back to school and become an esthetician, because she had always loved makeup and beauty. Jada is the founder of the “Beauty from Ashes Project”, which provides beauty and spa services to women in recovery and survivors of addiction and human trafficking.