Escaping our bubbles by sharing the heroic stories of young people that often go unheard.
Kicked out of school to college-bound in the course of a year. She is brave. She will not be deterred. She is blazing a trail for her family and making her dreams come true.
A brave teen mother. Principled. Dedicated. Her journey to and through motherhood. Wow. Save your dirty looks for someone else.
Co-host: Christine Heemstra-Maat
Bold. Goofy. Proudly Latina. Precious. Working towards independence. Not about to put up with discrimination.
She is Real. Resilient. Not From Here. Withdrawn. Focused. Hilarious.
A road across oceans, finding belonging, inspiration, and purpose. Enjoying the present.
*Musical surprise feature*
Maurice (Part 2)
Who is God to a kid who's been through all this? What makes someone get involved in gangs? How can our schools and communities be more helpful for kids in tough situations?
"Keep your head strong lil' bro. You just gotta remain positive through it all, cause a lot of people gonna come and go. You gonna feel pain a lot, so don't let it affect your decisions."
*Listening to Maurice (Part 1) is recommended before listening to this episode!