Erica Hammel’s son Wyatt is a survivor of Shaken Baby Syndrome, and since her son was abused, she has dedicated her life to raising awareness about child abuse and working to pass “Wyatt’s Law” in Michigan and other states, which would created a registry of convicted child abusers. Child abuse is reported every 10 seconds and 5 children die a day from abuse in our nation. It’s about time we did something about it and this 1 Girl Revolution is leading the charge with Wyatt’s Law.
Gretchen Smith is a daughter, a mother, a wife, a veteran, and she is the founder of Code of Vets, an organization that helps veterans around the country get the help and support that they need. Gretchen joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her inspiring story and talk about the great work she does supporting our veterans.
Every story we share at 1 Girl Revolution is the story of an everyday woman – just like you – making a difference in the world in her own way, in her own community. You, too, have the power to change the world through your life. Below you’ll find some ideas for how you can get involved in your local community and change the world through your life.
Jenna Haley made headlines a few years ago with the “Bucket List Baby”. When baby Shane was diagnosed with anencephaly, Jenna and her husband decided to make a “bucket list” for their baby and show him the beauty of this world. Jenna joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her inspiring story.
Bassie Shemtov is the co-founder of Friendship Circle, which builds friendships between teenagers and people with disabilities, builds community, and provides people with special needs and their families with recreational, social, educational and vocational programming, and more.