11 episodes

One can talk about parenting and one can talk about what it takes to raise a child while still a teenager, the best way to learn and be educated about this subject is to hear from those parents themselves and the experts who are helping them.
About J.A.M.E.S Inc:
The product of Alisa Bell-Davis’ insights and experiences, J.A.M.E.S., Inc. (Just About Mothers Excelling in School) was established in 2006 to encourage and support higher educational aspirations among expecting and parenting teens and adolescents (up to age 24). An early parent herself, Ms. Bell-Davis recognized that completion of secondary education alone was unlikely enough to provide young parents with the opportunities they desired for their children.
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One can talk about parenting and one can talk about what it takes to raise a child while still a teenager, the best way to learn and be educated about this subject is to hear from those parents themselves and the experts who are helping them.
About J.A.M.E.S Inc:
The product of Alisa Bell-Davis’ insights and experiences, J.A.M.E.S., Inc. (Just About Mothers Excelling in School) was established in 2006 to encourage and support higher educational aspirations among expecting and parenting teens and adolescents (up to age 24). An early parent herself, Ms. Bell-Davis recognized that completion of secondary education alone was unlikely enough to provide young parents with the opportunities they desired for their children.
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    Episode 11: Paula Marshall, CEO of the Bama Companies

    Episode 11: Paula Marshall, CEO of the Bama Companies

    Alisa and Jesse are joined by Paula Marshall, CEO of the Bama Companies. Paula tells us her story of being a young mother, her journey becoming the CEO of Bama Companies, and what she has learned along the way. Listen to her fascinating story help support J.A.M.E.S. Inc. as it continues to help young and adolescent parents during the Covid-19 Pandemic by donating here:https://jamesinc.org/donate/
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    • 40 min
    Episode 10: Amber England and Yes on 802

    Episode 10: Amber England and Yes on 802

    Alisa and Jesse are joined by Amber England, campaign director for Yes on 802. She tells the story of how State Question 802 came to be, the story of the fight over healthcare in this country and in this state, and her personal journey into political advocacy.
    To find out more about SQ802 before the vote on June 30th and to get involved check out their website: https://yeson802.org/
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    • 45 min
    Episode 9: The Summer Parent Academy with Donna Ross and Jocelyn Payne

    Episode 9: The Summer Parent Academy with Donna Ross and Jocelyn Payne

    Donna Ross and Jocelyn Payne, two lifelong educators and organizers of J.A.M.E.S. Inc. Summer Parent Academy join Alisa and Jesse to discuss the history of the Summer Parent Academy, what they have learned from past years, what they have changed to meet the needs of the participants, and how the SPA will work this year during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
    To find out more about the SPA or to sign-up for the SPA, check out J.A.M.E.S. Inc. website here: https://jamesinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Summer-Parent-Academy-flyers.pdf

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    • 42 min
    Episode 8: Covid-19 Tips with Dr. Runako Whittaker

    Episode 8: Covid-19 Tips with Dr. Runako Whittaker

    In a very special, and remotely recorded episode, Dr. Runako Whittaker (pediatrician) joins Jesse Ulrich, Alisa Bell, as well as members of the Young Parent Advisory Board (Leah Blevins, Shaquanda Lewis, Sarah Cook, and Linda Ledesma) to answer questions about how to mentally and physically take care of your children, and yourself, during our current pandemic.
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    • 56 min
    Episode 7: Dr. Marilyn Troupe and the Margaret Hudson Program

    Episode 7: Dr. Marilyn Troupe and the Margaret Hudson Program

    For Women's History Month, Jesse and Alisa are joined by Dr. Marilyn Troupe. Dr. Marilyn Troupe was a teacher at the Margaret Hudson Program, and was a teacher to Alisa Bell while she was there. She talks about her experience as a teacher there, how teen pregnancy changed over time, what worked, what helped, and what can be done going forward.
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    • 39 min
    Episode 6: Leah Blevins Returns

    Episode 6: Leah Blevins Returns

    Leah Blevins, one of the success stories from Episode 1 returns. She tells us more of her story, how James Inc and their educational doulas continue to help her and how she is getting more involved helping others by starting a new group within James Inc.
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    • 34 min

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