Lyflines draws attention to the lives of ambitious adults who were previously incarcerated, but took it upon themselves to successfully reintegrate into society. They talk about the personal and social challenges they faced, obstacles they overcame, and the lifelines they chose to change their lives for the better. Subjects range anywhere from youth empowerment to "adulting" to current events and everything in between.
#6 - Ethan
Ethan is a member of "STAY FLY": a one of its kind program ran by Fresh Lifelines for Youth that operates as an alternative to incarceration. Fresh Lifelines for Youth works to interrupt the pipeline to prison and support youth on their path to healthy,...
#5 - Airto Morales
Airto Morales is a researcher at the W. Haywood Burns Institute, where he uses a data driven approach to address racial and ethnic disparities. His mission, along with the Burns Institute's, is to dismantle structural racism and build community centered...
#4 - DeMorian Burnside
DeMorian Burnside is an alumni of Success Centers: a non-profit that empowers marginalized community members through education, employment and art, so they may develop a positive self-image as well as a sense of hope and purpose for their future....
#3 - Xion Abiodun
Xion Abiodun is a young entrepreneur who has navigated her way through society by becoming a business owner in the world of cosmetics and accessories.
#2 - Lupe Tejada Diaz
Lupe Tejada Diaz is an indigenous death doula who is dedicated to providing quality end of life care and planning for those looking to do death differently.
#1 - Diego Montemayor
Diego Montemayor is a first generation Latino who is the CEO of the app. Chamba: a Latino mobile marketplace that matches freelance labor with local demand.