When it comes to a strong community, a balanced family really sets the foundation. In this episode of the 411 Live, we talk to Dennis Walton, founder of Made Men Worldwide, a social entrepreneur and activist by trade. Beverly and Dennis talk about some of the myths and stigmas attached to the men of Milwaukee and the world today. Watch as we give invaluable advice for fathers of all economical backgrounds to succeed not only for their families but for themselves.
In this episode, Beverly Taylor talks to former CEO of the Social Development Commission and author of Project Central Voice, Deborah Blanks. Join us as we dive into the issue of grant money given to organizations to support African American communities. Deborah shares some shocking revelations about how the funding is used and how some organizations who are doing the work are left out of the funding equation.
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.