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!
Ashley Asti is a writer, yoga instructor, creator of an organic skincare line, an advocate, an entrepreneur, and a Board Member of the non-profit Brittany’s Baskets of Hope. Ashley’s mission in all of her work is to connect her students, readers, and all those who cross her path to the beauty of their souls. In this episode, Ashley shares her inspiring life story, her incredible work as an author, advocate, creator of an organic skincare line, and so much more. You don’t want to miss this beautiful 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.
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.
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.