In this episode, Beverly Taylor dives into the story behind the controversy surrounding a social media post by Milwaukee Lutheran High School. She chats with Milwaukee Lutheran Alumni Carl Greer, Karon Sims, and Monte Berry who describe racism they say they endured at the school. Not only do these alumni share similar stories, but they come together to make the community aware of what they call a misleading post from Milwaukee Lutheran. Obtaining the spotlight for their accusations, the men received a lot of positive and negative feedback as well as an opportunity to seek change within the school walls. Carl Greer tells us, “You can get in front of the situation and really start to make change within organizations because change is coming whether you like it or not. Be a leader and stand up and start to make a difference.”
In this episode of the 411 Live, Beverly Taylor addresses the shifting educational system. Kelly Connor, an educator for over twenty years holding a B.S. in sociology, a M.S. in Administrative Science and an EdS in Educational Leadership, and Chantell Sain, a mother of four with ten years of homeschooling experience, meet with Beverly Taylor to share some of their experiences and concerns of the ‘new normal’.
The need for foster parents continue to rise while more children are coming into foster care. The issue of lack of foster homes goes much deeper than just a lack of interest. In this episode of The 411 Live, we are joined by Karen Schlindwein, Vice President of Education and Development of Chosen, Inc and Teresa Cocker, Chief Program Officer of Norris Inc. Join us as we talk about the shortage in foster care, some of the myths and misperceptions and how you can become a foster parent.
In this episode we are joined by Nancy H. Stone M.S. LCP, a professional therapist with Jewish Family Services. With October being Domestic Violence Awareness month, Nancy Stone provides insight on how to detect a violence that is “hidden in plain sight” with details on how it begins, where it goes south, and when it gets dangerous.
In this episode of The 411 Live, we are joined by Moira Kelly also known as “The Dispute Doctor” to discuss different levels of disputes and how to recognize where people are in them. Moira Kelly is an arbitrator, mediator and negotiator as well as an expert on alternative dispute resolutions, who founded Kelly Consulting LLC located in New Berlin. Kelly Consulting LLC focuses on consulting and training in dispute resolution, labor relations and organizational effectiveness. Moira Kelly is also the author of How To Cost a Labor Contract and co-authored sections on grievance mediations and workplace conflict in Alternative Dispute Resolution by Jay E. Grenig. Moira Kelly highlights four different ways of preferring how you listen, and they are called listening styles. Knowing them can help you, otherwise people can walk away with hurt feelings. Join us as we talk about how to recognize and mediate some of the disputes in our lives with Moira Kelly.
In this episode of The 411 Live, we are joined by Andre Lee Ellis, founder of We Got This. “We Got This” is a program based out of Milwaukee, WI that started on 9th and Ring. Andre Lee Ellis says...“We need to take our hands off the trigger and put them in the soil, because if your hands are in the soil, you can’t have them on the trigger of a gun.” “We Got This” is making efforts to put the “neighbor” back in the “hood” recreating neighborhoods. The program has empowered young boys to make an honest income with close to 90% of them not knowing their father. Andre told the boys..."I may not be your birth dad but I can be your Earth dad." Join us as we talk about how Andre got started and some of the great work he is doing with the boys.
In this episode of The 411 Live, we are joined by Dionne Grayson, President & CEO of Lead2Change, Jolanda Rogers, President of T.A.L.K Publishing and Tyrone Harper, a 2020 high school graduate, Mordechai Tinney, a 2020 high school graduate and Olivia Clark a high school senior. With the pandemic and protests, 2020 will forever be etched in the memories of teens all over the world. In response, Milwaukee teens have written responses to the COVID-19 and racism pandemic of 2020 in an anthology. The authors of this anthology are a part of Lead2Change, a career-readiness organization that prepares young people to be successful leaders in college, their career and the community. Join us as they talk about their experiences during these trying times.
In this episode of The 411 Live, we are joined by former television broadcast journalist Vivian L. King. Vivian L. King was taking a prescription pill and suddenly suffered a stroke that robbed her of her voice. She battled through neurological intensive care and hours of therapy. Could you ever imagine living your best life, going through your daily routine and all of a sudden you can't speak or move? Join us as we talk to Vivian L. King about her journey from having a stroke to a miraculous recovery and her new book, "When The Words Suddenly Stopped." Find out her powerful three-step process that led to her ultimate healing.
In this episode of The 411 Live, we are joined by James L. Santelle, Former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and Lynnette McNeely, Chair, legal Redress of NAACP WI State of Conference of Branches. Protests are happening everyday and we have even seen police officers joining protesters. There has been legislation passed in regards to police reform in the house of representatives but is that a real solution or enough? In this episode of The 411 Live, we examine the bill for reform, introduce real solutions, what the NAACP is focusing on in regards to police reform, what should be implemented and what could help and mitigate some of the problems they are seeing with police community relations.
In this episode of The 411 Live, we are joined by James L. Santelle, Former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and Lynnette McNeely, Chair, legal Redress of NAACP WI State of Conference of Branches. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black American man, was killed in Minneapolis, MN during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd's neck for almost eight minutes While Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down, begging for his life and repeatedly saying "I can't breathe". This incident triggered National protests against police racism, police brutality as well as the lack of police accountability. In this episode of The 411 Live we examine the handling of George Floyd by police, the case and the BLM protests.