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.
Treger Strasberg is the co-founder and CEO of Humble Design, an organization that furnishes the houses of individuals, families, and veterans across the country, who are transitioning out of homelessness into warm, welcoming, and uplifting homes with donated furniture and household goods.
Treger joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to talk about her life story, how Humble Design came to be and the incredible work they do, her family’s TV show “Welcome Home”, and so much more!
Ashley Novoa, founder of the Chicago Period Project, joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her life story, how the Chicago Period Project came to be, and more about their incredible work to empower women and combat period poverty around the country.
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.
Candice Payne made headlines when she booked hotel rooms for over 100 homeless people in the city of Chicago during the historic polar vortex, with temperatures as low as -20 degrees below zero. Candice is now using her organization Action for a Cause to bring awareness and to help the homeless find housing.