The Michigan Liberation podcast is a new podcast and/or TV show where staff members of Michigan Liberation, sponsors, partners and their guests have open-minded, real, and transparent discussions on various topics centered around ending the criminalization of Black families and communities of color in Michigan
S2 E3: Clean Slate Initiative
Ms. Marjon talks with Sheena Meade, CEO of Clean Slate Initiative, about her life story and the overview of the Clean Slate (record expungement) movement.
Topics Discussed:- Sheena's Personal Narrative- What is the Clean Slate Initiative?- Clean Slate: Lessons Learned- Clean Slate Impact- The Clean Slate: Call To Action
S2 E2: A Prison Story: The Impact On A Mother
Ms. Marjon talks with social media activist Leslie McGraw about her journey as a mother with a son who is currently incarcerated in Michigan Topics Discussed:Prison Story: The Impact On A Mother - How It All Began - Being a single mom and raising her son- Herstory & Hisstory - Leslie and Her Incarcerated - Talk about her son’s prison journey and its impact on her.- Life After Lock Up - What does the future look like?
S2 E1: Empowering People To Maximize Their Purpose
Ms. Marjon talks with New York Times Bestseller Dr. Eddie Connor about empowerment.
Topics Discussed: - Life Story & Surviving Stage 4 Cancer - Dr. Eddie's new book "Identity" - Empowerment of young males - Food for Thought
Part 2: Life After Lockup
The conversation continues with Ms. Marjon and the Kingsmen Project group (Erick Washington, Aref “Steve” Nagi, and Andre Lundy) about life after being lockup. Rocky DeYoung shares insight on being a mentor to the Kingsmen Project and other incarcerated individuals. Listen as the group dives deeper into what life is like after getting out of prison and the evil fears of reentry.
Part 1: Life After Lockup
Ms. Marjon speaks with the Kingsmen Project group (Erick Washington, Aref “Steve” Nagi, and Andre Lundy) about life after being lockup. Rocky DeYoung shares insight on being a mentor to the Kingsmen Project and other incarcerated individuals. Listen to the real stories of men affected by criminal justice.
S1 E12: Part 2 - The Overdose Crisis
Conversation with Kate Boulton Senior Legal Technical Advisor of the Overdose Prevention Program at Vital Strategies
Overdose Crisis: National & Michigan Statistics
Care, Not Criminalization Priorities & Demands
Engaging & Mobilizing Communities around overdose prevention and harm reduction