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!
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.
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.