14 episodes

Welcome to Tru You: A Storytelling Space for Self-Discovery. In this safe brave space, we will address racial trauma and healing for black women through our own lived experiences. This mother daughter dynamic duo will bring real conversations on real issues each month with special guests as we explore "What do I need for racial healing?" Tru You is bought to you by Radiant Vessels and sponsored by Proviso Partners for Health. Funds for Tru You: A Storytelling Space for Self-Discovery were received from the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation

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    • Health & Fitness
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Welcome to Tru You: A Storytelling Space for Self-Discovery. In this safe brave space, we will address racial trauma and healing for black women through our own lived experiences. This mother daughter dynamic duo will bring real conversations on real issues each month with special guests as we explore "What do I need for racial healing?" Tru You is bought to you by Radiant Vessels and sponsored by Proviso Partners for Health. Funds for Tru You: A Storytelling Space for Self-Discovery were received from the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation

    Education and Advocating for our Black Children

    Education and Advocating for our Black Children

    In this episode of Tru You, we had the pleasure of speaking with special guest Monica who is a parent, principal and former teacher. We discuss the struggles of navigating the education system, advocating for our black children and things you should know from an administrator/educator perspective.

    Please check out our website www.truuyou.org and feel free to leave reviews and comments. 

    • 47 min
    Karen's Sister Kate

    Karen's Sister Kate

    In this episode of Tru You, we kick off our 1st episode of the second season with special guest Lena. Lena shares her personal experience with a Kate.  We also discuss white encounters, bias, feelings of being guarded, and reflection and healing.  

    • 32 min
    Dialysis in the Black Community

    Dialysis in the Black Community

    This episode of Tru You is a part 2 from last month as we dive deeper and discuss dialysis in the black community.  Kelley and Debbie talk with special guest LaKeshia who is a nurse educator and sees the effects of kidney disease on a daily basis.  We discuss the different levels of kidney disease, the lifestyle change patients endure once on dialysis, disparities in healthcare, and what prevention and healing look like. 

    Please check out our website www.truuyou.org and feel free to leave reviews and comments.

    • 44 min
    Organ Donations in the Black Community

    Organ Donations in the Black Community

    This episode of Tru You is a great discussion about organ donations in the black community.  Kelley and Debbie talk with special guest Jackie who is the CEO of National Kidney Foundation of IL.  We discuss the need and lack of organ donations specifically for black people, the distrust in healthcare, and how can we move past these disparities and find change and healing 

    To learn more about kidney donations and the National Kidney Foundation of IL please visit www.nkfi.org

    Also, please check out our website www.truuyou.org and feel free to leave reviews and comments.

    • 26 min
    Family Reunion

    Family Reunion

    This episode of Tru You is all about Family!  Kelley and Debbie talk with special guest and cousin Ebone'.  We discuss the importance of the black family, reunions, and legacy.  What happens when there is a disconnect and brokenness and how can we heal and reconnect. 

    If you are in the Chicago area and looking for a caterer, check out Ebone' on Instagram @ BuzzinTreatz 

    Also, please check out our website www.truuyou.org and feel free to leave reviews and comments.

    • 25 min
    Sister Circle

    Sister Circle

    In this special episode of Tru You, Kelley & Debbie are able to speak with special guests Dallis and Caylin along with Latesha who is a mental health professional from NAMI.  This generational sister circle gave us the opportunity to listen and learn from each other from different perspectives.  Topics discussed included struggles with finding space in white culture, how we cope, what does counseling look like and what can mental health organizations offer to the community.  Also please check out our new website at www.truuyou.org and feel free to leave reviews and comments!

    • 50 min

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Unapologetically Black

Wowwww, this Podcast “moved me”!!!! Extremely empowering, honest and heartfelt ❤️.

Very well spoken and articulate guest; whom shared realistic experiences and great incite on being black in America & being Unapologetic for it! Kudos 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

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