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.