Marita Golden attended public schools in Washington, D.C. and graduated from American University and the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She has been a faculty member in the MFA Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the MA Program in Creative Writing at Johns Hopkins University and a Writer-in-Residence at the University of the District of Columbia and Prince George's Community College. She has lectured and taught internationally, at universities in Israel, Turkey, and Spain. Her many awards include the Barnes and Noble Writers for Writers Award presented by Poets and Writers, Distinguished Service Award from the Authors Guild, Maryland Author Award from the Association of Maryland Librarians, Award for Fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and induction into the International Literary Hall of Fame of Writers of African Descent at the Gwendolyn Brooks Center at Chicago State University. The Strong Black Woman Syndrome. For generations, in response to systemic racism, Black women and African American culture created the persona of the Strong Black Woman, a woman who, motivated by service and sacrifice, handles, manages, and overcomes any problem, any obstacle. The syndrome calls on Black women to be the problem-solvers and chief caretakers for everyone in their lives―never buckling, never feeling vulnerable, and never bothering with their pain.
Advancing a nonprofit's mission requires the cooperation and support of many individuals and groups — from the recipients of your services to lawmakers, donors, community leaders, and especially the people working within the organization itself. In today's podcast episode, we'll explore what it takes to enroll key stakeholders, overcome barriers to change, and craft an effective narrative with the power to inspire and transform. Free 30-minute consultation for NPFX listeners: http://www.ipmadvancement.com/free Want to suggest a topic for an upcoming episode? Send an email to email@example.com. Additional IPM Resources IPM's free Nonprofit Resource Library: https://www.ipmadvancement.com/resources Make the Donor the Hero of Your Fundraising Story https://www.ipmadvancement.com/blog/make-the-donor-the-hero-of-your-fundraising-story Josh Gryniewicz has spent his career in nonprofit, initially as a crisis counselor and later in external relations. For over a decade, he has worked in public interest communication. As a creative, Josh has applied his craft to writing, spoken word, filmmaking, comic books, and other media. His nonfiction has been published in PopMatters, The Guardian, Huffington Post, and Medium. Ricardo “Cobe” Williams, founder and executive director of Interrupt the Violence, is an award-winning peacekeeper, community activist, and public speaker. He has provided training for 52 sites in 23 cities in the United States and dozens more throughout the globe over the past decade. Mr. Williams has trained over one thousand violence interrupters worldwide in mediation and conflict resolution strategies. Mr. Williams received the Hero Award from world famous psychologist Phillip Zimbardo, the United Nations Peace Award, and recognition from former Illinois governor Pat Quinn, the Mayor of Milwaukee, University of Illinois at Chicago and Chicago State University. He has appeared on Vice, People Magazine, the Guardian, and numerous other media outlets. https://www.interrupttheviolence.com/
Matthew Raidbard is currently the Senior Associate Athletics Director/Compliance, Academics & Student-Athlete Welfare Services at the University of Hartford.After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree (2006) in history and classical studies from Indiana University, Matthew decided to pursue my dream of being a college basketball coach. His first college basketball coaching job was at Western New Mexico University where in addition to gaining experience as a college basketball coach, he completed his Master of Arts degree (2008) in Educational Leadership. After leaving Western New Mexico Matthew served as a men's basketball coach at Dartmouth College and Florida Gulf Coast University before becoming an assistant coach at Chicago State University. He was an assistant coach for eight years at Chicago State, and during the final two years I served in a dual role as Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.Matthew just recently launched his book, “Lead Like A Pro” where he helps inform coaches about leadership practice and teach them how to align their perceived and actual leadership styles and behaviors, allowing them to become more intentional and effective leaders. Follow Matthew on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-raidbard-ed-d-631470116/ Out now on all podcast platforms! #podcast #beyondthebuckets #show #basketball #coach #life #lifestyle #coaching #entrepreneur #business #ceo #lifecoach #mentalperformance #YouTube http://ow.ly/3kdI30qOSc6 #Applehttp://ow.ly/cAeV30qOSc8 #Spotify http://ow.ly/7EIe30qOSc9
Matthew Raidbard is the author of the new book, Lead Like a Pro. He is also the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Administration, Compliance, and Student-Athlete Success at the University of Hartford. Matthew was previously a college basketball coach for more than a decade After graduating from Indiana University, his first college basketball coaching job was at Western New Mexico University. After leaving Western New Mexico, Matthew served as a men's basketball coach at Dartmouth College, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Chicago State University. While working at Chicago State he completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership, where his dissertation focused on determining the best leadership style and behaviors for athletic coaches to practice. His book, “Lead Like A Pro,” provides coaches with foundational leadership knowledge and the tools to become the type of leader that aligns with their personal values and beliefs If you're looking to improve your coaching please consider joining the Hoop Heads Mentorship Program. We believe that having a mentor is the best way to maximize your potential and become a transformational coach. By matching you up with one of our experienced mentors you'll develop a one on one relationship that will help your coaching, your team, your program, and your mindset. The Hoop Heads Mentorship Program delivers mentoring services to basketball coaches at all levels through our team of experienced Head Coaches. Find out more at hoopheadspod.com or shoot me an email directly firstname.lastname@example.org Follow us on social media @hoopheadspod on Twitter and Instagram and be sure to check out the Hoop Heads Podcast Network for more great basketball content. Take some notes on Leadership as you listen to this episode with Matthew Raidbard, author of Lead Like A Pro. Website - https://www.raidbardleadership.com/ (https://www.raidbardleadership.com/) Email - email@example.com Twitter – https://twitter.com/coachraidbard (@coachraidbard) Visit our Sponsors! https://www.drdishbasketball.com/ (Dr. Dish Basketball) Mention the Hoop Heads Podcast when you place your order and get $300 off a brand new state of the art Dr. Dish Shooting Machine! http://www.fastmodelsports.com/ (Fast Model Sports) Use Code SAVE10 to get 10% off the number one play diagramming software for coaches https://gripspritz.net/ (Grip Spritz) Grip Spritz revitalizes and cleans the soles of your basketball shoes to stop you from slipping and sliding on the court! Better Grip, Better Game! Twitter Podcast - https://twitter.com/hoopheadspod (@hoopheadspod) Mike - https://twitter.com/hdstarthoops (@hdstarthoops) Jason - https://twitter.com/jsunkle (@jsunkle) Network - https://twitter.com/HoopHeadsPodNet (@HoopHeadsPodNet) Instagram https://www.instagram.com/hoopheadspod/ (@hoopheadspod) Facebook https://www.facebook.com/hoopheadspod/ (https://www.facebook.com/hoopheadspod/) YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDoVTtvpgwwOVL4QVswqMLQ (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDoVTtvpgwwOVL4QVswqMLQ) Support this podcast
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Dr. Matthew RaidbardOn this episode, Dr. Matthew Raidbard discusses all things leadership, how to tap into yours and his new book with Sivonnia DeBarros, the protector of athletes.After obtaining his Bachelor's degree in history and classical studies from Indiana University, Dr. Raidbard decided to pursue his dream of being a college basketball coach. His first college basketball coaching job was at Western New Mexico University, where in addition to coaching he completed his Master's degree in Educational Leadership.After leaving Western New Mexico he served as a men's basketball coach at Dartmouth College, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Chicago State University. While working at Chicago State he completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership, with his dissertation focusing on determining the best leadership style and behaviors for athletic coaches to practice. From his dissertation research, he realized that coaches at all levels of sports were being asked to take on increased leadership responsibilities for their athletes and team without sufficient opportunities to receive leadership education and training.This finding was the inspiration for his new book, “Lead Like A Pro,” where he helps inform coaches about leadership practice, and teaches them how to be more intentional and effective leaders. During his last two years at Chicago State he transitioned into athletics administration, and since that time has worked at the University of Northern Colorado, before moving into his current role as the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Administration, Compliance, and Student-Athlete Success at the University of Hartford.To learn more about Dr. Matthew Raidbard, follow him on LinkedIn & Twitter About Sivonnia DeBarrosSivonnia DeBarros – the Protector of Athletes – is a first-generation lawyer and law business owner, woman in business and a former track and field Division-I College athlete. DeBarros's practice areas are Business, Employment, Sports, and Entertainment. Learn more about her services at www.prosportlawyer.com and www.sldebarros.com.
Dr. Matthew RaidbardOn this episode, Dr. Matthew Raidbard discusses all things leadership, how to tap into yours and his new book with Sivonnia DeBarros, the protector of athletes.After obtaining his Bachelor's degree in history and classical studies from Indiana University, Dr. Raidbard decided to pursue his dream of being a college basketball coach. His first college basketball coaching job was at Western New Mexico University, where in addition to coaching he completed his Master's degree in Educational Leadership.After leaving Western New Mexico he served as a men's basketball coach at Dartmouth College, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Chicago State University. While working at Chicago State he completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership, with his dissertation focusing on determining the best leadership style and behaviors for athletic coaches to practice. From his dissertation research, he realized that coaches at all levels of sports were being asked to take on increased leadership responsibilities for their athletes and team without sufficient opportunities to receive leadership education and training.This finding was the inspiration for his new book, “Lead Like A Pro,” where he helps inform coaches about leadership practice, and teaches them how to be more intentional and effective leaders. During his last two years at Chicago State he transitioned into athletics administration, and since that time has worked at the University of Northern Colorado, before moving into his current role as the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Administration, Compliance, and Student-Athlete Success at the University of Hartford.To learn more about Dr. Matthew Raidbard, follow him on LinkedIn & Twitter About Sivonnia DeBarrosSivonnia DeBarros – the Protector of Athletes – is a first-generation lawyer and law business owner, woman in business and a former track and field Division-I College athlete. DeBarros's practice areas are Business, Employment, Sports, and Entertainment. Learn more about her services at www.prosportlawyer.com and www.sldebarros.com.What Are You Sporting About?https://businessinnovatorsradio.com/what-are-you-sporting-about/Source: https://businessinnovatorsradio.com/ep-62-dr-matthew-raidbard-talks-leadership-styles-and-how-to-tap-into-yours-with-sivonnia-debarros-protector-of-athletes
Producer / Writer / Inspirational Speaker Danita Patterson is a multi-hyphenate Renaissance woman. Danita is a veteran Film & TV Producer/Writer, Creative Visionary, Entertainment Entrepreneur, dynamic Inspirational Speaker and transformational leader for relevant times. www.DanitaPatterson.com She is the CEO and principal content developer of Destiny Unlimited, a family entertainment company that creates, develops and produces film and TV multi-platform Properties. Danita currently has a slate of movies and television shows in development, including her upcoming movie, Healing Circle. As a producer and writer, her production credits and development work over 25 plus years include more than 120 episodes of television programming for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Tribune Entertainment/WGN networks and local affiliates. She worked closely with Devon Franklin on the development and marketing of Sony's mega-hit, “Heaven Is For Real” which grossed $100M in the box office; and development support to Sony's feature adaptation of the musical, Annie. Danita formerly worked for actor, Will Smith's production company, and served as director of development and administrative manager on Six Degrees of Separation, Bad Boys and NBC's Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. See feature in Screen Magazine: http://screenmag.com/story/2020/jan/15/12525/ Danita also founded an educational organization, Destiny Outreach, Inc., a 501c(3) with the mission of, “making learning fun so that dreams do come true,” through interactive human development programs and career exposure to the Entertainment, Business, and Technology industries. The organization promotes self-literacy, vision clarification, destiny development and career/job readiness. The organization's Dreams & Destiny® Curriculum focuses on “Finding, Fighting For & Fulfilling Your Dreams. www.destinyoutreach.org. Danita received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Northwestern University in Radio, TV and Film with post-graduate work at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management/Executive Education, University of Southern California and Chicago State University. She is a proud member of The Voices of Illinois Children's Thought Leader's Advisory Board and Northwestern University's Council of 100 Women. Instagram @DanitaDestinyPatterson andTwitter, LinkedIn and Facebook @DanitaPatterson www.DanitaPatterson.com Host: Jamie Neale @jamienealejn Discussing rituals and habitual patterns in personal and work life. We ask questions about how to become more aware of one self and the world around us, how do we become 360 with ourselves? Host Instagram: @jamienealejn Podcast Instagram: @360_yourself Music from Electric Fruit Produced by Tom Dalby Composed by Toby Wright
Marita Golden attended public schools in Washington, D.C. and graduated from American University and the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She has been a faculty member in the MFA Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the MA Program in Creative Writing at Johns Hopkins University and a Writer-in-Residence at the University of the District of Columbia and Prince George's Community College. She has lectured and taught internationally, at universities in Israel, Turkey, and Spain. Her many awards include the Barnes and Noble Writers for Writers Award presented by Poets and Writers, Distinguished Service Award from the Authors Guild, Maryland Author Award from the Association of Maryland Librarians, Award for Fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and induction into the International Literary Hall of Fame of Writers of African Descent at the Gwendolyn Brooks Center at Chicago State University. Her articles and essays have been published in a variety of publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post and Essence, and The Root. Marita Golden has spoken or lectured at over 80 colleges and universities, including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Columbia College, Medgar Evers College, Brandeis University, Bethune-Cookman University, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and Vanderbilt University. As a literary activist, with Clyde McElvene, she cofounded the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation that has been supporting the international community of Black writers for three decades
The Relationship of Suffering & Mindfulness in Health Care In this episode of THE GO REFLECT YOURSELF PODCAST we will explore with Dr. Charisse Johnson, Associate Dean of Experiential & Continuing Professional Education and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU COP), the impact of connected suffering: how awareness from mindfulness can help reduce stress, overcome challenges, and have more connectedness. Growing personally and professionally is often hard to do, especially both at the same time AND especially when life's bumpy road becomes bumpier than you plan for. How do you respond? How do you connect with yourself and your suffering? How do you understand what suffering is all about, without judgment or shame? The conversation I had with Charisse Johnson is an extra honest look at how we respond to life and how our personal lives do in fact affect our professional lives and vice versa. Charisse is extremely candid in this conversation and helps guide our perspective of how to approach personal and professional growth through the lens of connecting to our own suffering. Our conversation leads to how mindfulness helps gain the confidence to connect to these skills and how mindfulness has aided in certain areas, especially healthcare. More About The Go Reflect Yourself Podcast ——- To truly have the life you want; the career, house, family, relationships, car, lifestyle, wealth, freedom, you name it….you must learn what success is and where it comes from, starting with how you think. Welcome to The Go Reflect Yourself Podcast, where we provide 60-second brain-based strategies for your success; in all key areas of your life, including wealth, health, business, relationships, etc. Go Reflect Yourself was created after years of being a corporate employee and an independent business owner. Throughout all of those years, I learned that no matter what level of success people had achieved, and specifically financial success, typically they were still missing something, missing true joy, well-being, and fulfillment. I've spent a career helping business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs learn the skills needed to discover their inner brilliance, and that's how Go Reflect Yourself was born…my goal is to help as many as possible learn the necessary skills to achieve ultimate fulfillment and well-being, becoming you are meant to be. Your host, Heather J. Crider, CEO of Digital Architect Media, A High-performance strategist, neurocoach, author, and speaker, talks today with author, Associate professor, Dr. Charisse Johnson. What you will learn from today's episode. What is awareness How to view mindfulness Introducing mindfulness as a vehicle for understanding yourself better Introducing mindfulness as a vehicle to overcome your challenges Why pharmacy students have gravitated towards learning mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills The impact of the healthcare system on our personal and professional well-being Valuing the present moment and learning the skill of just being Why learning the relationship with suffering can help you become more connected with others How to be more authentic and show up as your full self, in all aspects of your life. The value of self-compassion through reflection and awareness More about Dr. Charisse Johnson Charisse Johnson MS, PharmD, is the Associate Dean of Experiential & Continuing Professional Education and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU COP). Dr. Johnson received both her Doctor of Pharmacy degree (1998) and Master of Science degree in Pharmacy Administration (2003) from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy (UIC COP). Possessing formal teaching experiences in both didactic and experiential arenas with student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, Dr. Johnson has served in various capacities as a guest speaker, course instructor, and graduate teaching assistant lecturing on topics such as regulatory policy, patient safety, and the pharmacist's role in community health. In February 2018 Dr. Johnson received her teacher certification from the Center for KORU Mindfulness; subsequently, in August 2020 she became a certified facilitator with the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. Prior to joining Chicago State University, Dr. Johnson was the Professional Affairs Manager at the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. She has also practice experience in community and health-systems pharmacy. Dr. Johnson has served as a board member for both the National Pharmaceutical Association and Chicago Pharmacists Association. She is also a member of Rho Chi Honor Society, Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Fraternity, and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. She has received a number of awards and accolades, including the UIC COP Sister Margaret Wright Graduate Award, the UIC COP Urban Health Program Distinguished Alumni Award, the CSU COP Dean's Award for Outstanding Faculty Service, and the CSU Academic & Student Affairs Excellence Award. Charisse's mission is to serve academic pharmacy/higher education by assisting student pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacists, and other health care students/professionals navigate their respective professional environments more skillfully through the development of self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and leadership primarily through the lens of mindfulness. Her intention is to fulfill this mission through various roles as professor, preceptor, practitioner, administrator, and presenter/speaker. Connect with Charisse: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charisse-johnson-59982510/ To get YOUR copy of The Go Reflect Yourself: 2021 Self-Reflection To Success Workbook Visit www.goreflectyourself.com/selfreflectionworkbook or heathercrider.com/selfreflectionworkbook To learn more about me, visit heathercrider.com What You THINK Matters. If there is something you hear in this episode that inspires you, please leave a comment or submit a contact us form and tell me all about it, I'd love to hear from you. Also, if you are struck by something, please feel free to share, and rate, and review! Visit Me On Social Media @Heatherjcrider
https://youtu.be/MjSE9hO0IL4 Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )Special Guest: As we prepare to celebrate #BlackInAstro week, (and Juneteenth!) the WSH is excited to welcome Ashley Walker, founder and organizer of #BlackInAstro, to the show. Ashley Lindalia Walker is a planetary astrochemist and science communicator. She received her BS in Chemistry from Chicago State University, where she became the first astrochemist in the university's history. Ashley has interned at Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Her research interests include planetary atmospheres of extraterrestrial planets and moons within our solar system as well as exoplanetary systems. Currently she is a PhD student at Howard University. She has been featured in an array of interviews which includes Scientific American, BBC America's “Space Week”, Katie Couric's “Thank you Notes”, and Faces of NASA. She advocates for students of color and highlights Black scientists during Black History Month. She is also the founder of #BlackInAstro week, co-founder of #BlackInChem and #BlackInPhysics week, a committee member for AAS CSMA and the Women Of Color Project. Be sure to follow Ashley on Twitter (https://twitter.com/That_Astro_Chic) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/that_astro_chic/). Don't forget to visit the Black In Astro website (https://www.blackinastro.com/) to learn more. Regular Guests: Dr. Moiya McTier ( https://www.moiyamctier.com/ & @GoAstroMo ) Dave Dickinson ( http://astroguyz.com/ & @Astroguyz ) Allen Versfeld ( http://www.urban-astronomer.com & @uastronomer ) This week's stories: - The mystery of Betelgeuse solved. Again. - New information on the Chinese Zhurong rover. - A strange blinking star near the heart of the MW. - Naked eye Nova Herculis! We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs. Just visit: https://www.patreon.com/365DaysOfAstronomy and donate as much as you can! Share the podcast with your friends and send the Patreon link to them too! Every bit helps! Thank you! ------------------------------------ Do go visit http://astrogear.spreadshirt.com/ for cool Astronomy Cast and CosmoQuest t-shirts, coffee mugs and other awesomeness! http://cosmoquest.org/Donate This show is made possible through your donations. Thank you! (Haven't donated? It's not too late! Just click!) The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is produced by Astrosphere New Media. http://www.astrosphere.org/ Visit us on the web at 365DaysOfAstronomy.org or email us at info@365DaysOfAstronomy.org.
In this Beyond episode, we veer off the traditional path to a PhD with three interviews from early-career astronomers who did things a little bit differently. Tim Holt shares his transitions from zoology to teacher and, finally, to astronomer. Ashley Walker describes how perseverance helped her to realize her dream as Chicago State University’s very first astrochemistry major. Natalia Guerrero paints a story of her journey leaving a graduate program, taking a leadership role on the TESS team, and reentering academia more inspired than ever. Hear all about Tim’s research in Episode 15 Listen to Ashley discuss her research in Episode 16 Learn about Natalia’s research and art at https://www.nataliaguerreroart.com/ Space sound: youtu.be/t7rMtVctvag. Credits: NASA/CXC/SAO/K.Arcand, SYSTEM Sounds (M. Russo, A. Santaguida)
Eddie S. Pierce Jr. received his Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree from Chicago State University, home of the world-renowned Gwendolyn Brooks Writing Center. Ten years ago he began Rainbow Room Publishing LLC, not just to provide an outlet for his own books, but to provide a voice for the diverse Black literary community. In addition to producing more titles and pursuing numerous other literary and artistic ventures, Pierce is currently overseeing the company's numerous publishing services and expanding the company's offerings in an effort to provide more opportunities for new authors and professionals in the creative arts. He is not only the founder and publisher. of Rainbow Room Publishing LLC but also one of the authors. A biblical meaning for his name is unstoppable.and as the publishing house approaches its 10th anniversary. It's safe to say that nothing is stopping him from reaching even higher heights. Although Rainbow Room Publishing is still based in Chicago and he is currently enjoying Texas hospitality in Dallas with his sites on the world.
Farah Muscadin serves as the City of Austin, Director, Office of Polic Oversight. She was appointed to this position due to her wide range of experience and expertise, and for her demonstrated commitment to fairness and transparency. Farah’s mission is to improve trust between Austin residents and the Austin Police Department.Farah studied business and law and holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law. She served in leadership roles at Chicago State University, Cook County Public Defender’s office, and for the Mayor of the City of Chicago. Her community involvement includes being a mentor through the GirlForward organization and serving on the board of YWCA Greater Austin.We are so proud to present this interview, led by Founder of Movement Maker - Terri Broussard Williams.This episode was recorded in October of 2020.Show your support for the Pink Granite Podcast and join our Leader Circle by visiting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/pinkgranite or by visiting PinkGranite.orgFollow us on Social Media:Instagram @PinkGraniteTXFacebook @PinkGraniteTXTwitter @PinkGraniteTXLinkedIn: Pink GraniteSeason 2 of the Pink Granite Podcast is generously sponsored by:Davis KaufmanPublic BlueprintDenise DavisAmy WhitedThank you for listening!Guest: Farah MuscadinHost: Terri Broussard WilliamsEditing: Amy WhitedMusic: "Only the Brave Run Wild" Sounds Like SanderVoice Talent: Sarah KeatsExecutive Producer: Amy WhitedSupport the show (http://www.patreon.com/PinkGranite)
Episode 12 of the Chi State Pod features ESPN journalist Scoop Jackson. Jackson is a Chicago native who has been with ESPN since 2005, contributing to ESPN.com and appearing regularly on TV and radio platforms. In 2013, Jackson penned “Courting a Peaceful Alternative” on ESPN.com, explaining the Nike/Jordan Chi-League happening summer at Whitney Young High School. The games served as a modern-day renaissance of the Schlitz Malt Liquor Summer Basketball League that took place at Chicago State University in the 1980s. Guests of the old league included Isiah Thomas, Mark Aguirre and even Michael Jordan. On the podcast, Jackson reminisces on both the 2013 and 1980s iterations of the league, painting the picture through the league’s impact, energy and highlights. Chi State Pod is hosted and produced by Sam Brief. Music is courtesy of David Brief and Channel J. You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
Gubernator JB Pritzker podpisał pod koniec lutego szeroko zakrojną reformę policji i wymiaru sprawiedliwości w Illinois. Podpis pod ustawą HB3653 złożył podczas ceremonii na Chicago State University na południu miasta. Przeciwko ustawie wypowiadały się policyjne departamenty. Z redaktor naczelną "Dziennika Związkowego" Alicją Otap rozmawia Joanna Trzos. Podcast "Dziennika Związkowego" powstaje we współpracy z radiem WPNA 103.1 FM
Kate is a Chicago-based Yoga and Meditation instructor, specializing in helping women on the fertility journey find focus, clarity, and connection. After teaching for many years in traditional studios, Kate felt called to serve the communities that have impacted her life in a profound way. She now practices Trauma-Informed Care, and specializes in the areas of Women’s Wellness and Recovery. Kate studied mindfulness at Chicago State University and completed her 100 hour Meditation teacher training at Chill Meditation Center, in Chicago. Website: https://www.kateyogaryan.com/
Tina McElroy Ansa is a novelist, publisher, filmmaker, teacher and journalist. But above all, she is a storyteller and cultural icon. Her first novel BABY OF THE FAMILY, a “New York Times Notable Book of the Year,” was selected for the 2002 list “25 Books Every Georgian Should Read.” In 2005, her second novel UGLY WAYS, which was nominated for a NAACP Image Award and remained on the Blackboard Bestsellers List for four (4) years running, was included in that year’s list of 25 Books Every Georgian Should Read, as was TAKING AFTER MUDEAR on the 2008 list. The lists are compiled and issued by the Georgia Center for the Book. Ms Ansa has been inducted into the International Literary Hall of Fame for Writers of African Descent at the Gwendolyn Brooks Center of Chicago State University. Ansa has been a regular contributor to the award-winning television series CBS Sunday Morning with her essays, “Postcards from Georgia” which were filmed on location on her beautiful Georgia Sea Island home of St. Simons Island. Podcaster and Life Coach Kinia Colbert joins as my special co-host tonight! Theme music for Madame Perry's Salon composed and performed by Denton Perry. Authors! Need to promote your book but can't afford a publicist? Get Sell Your Books Today right now! As a seasoned entertainment publicist I know exactly what insider info you need to get your books to the world!
Parvez and Omar welcome Imam Ibrahim to talk about his youth, his transition to Sunni Islam, and his nearly 50 years of needs based community work in the Chicago area for the past 50 years. About Imam S. T. Ibrahim Imam Ibrahim served as the founding Imam of the Mosque of 'Umar, Inc. on Chicago's Far South Side in the Roseland community from 1973 to 2009. He led prayers and all related services, coordinated needs based programs (food panty, youth, voter registration, job training, etc.) and partnered with Muslim merchants to establish a sense of brotherhood in the inner city. From 2009 through 2018 he operated Masjid Khalil'ullah in Chicago's Morgan Park community. He also served as the Director of the Transitional College Prepatory Program (TCP) at Chicago State University from 1992-2009. Imam Ibrahim was a participant (along with Imam Siraj Wahhaj) in the 1st Imam Training Program in Saudi Arabia in 1978 sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education.
Okey K. Enyia is Founder & CEO of Enyia Strategies - a health policy consulting firm that provides advising, research support, policy analysis, project management, and legislative strategy for individuals and entities seeking measurable ways to influence policy on issues related to health equity, health disparities, social determinants of health and health in all policies. A native of Chicago and the oldest of six children of Nigerian immigrants, he holds a Master's Degree in Public Health from Chicago State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Biochemistry from Lewis University. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Public Health with a concentration in health policy and gives back to his community as a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. His first book "Indisputable: The Story of a Favored Son" can be found on Amazon and chronicles his life journey. You can contact him by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or find him on Instagram and Twitter @enyiastrategies --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuttertime/support
Welcome to the first Episode of M.A.Y.A. My Ambition Your Ambition of 2021. We are kicking of the new year with addressing how to deal with challenge and change, specifically starting with an evaluation of the ever so important Comfort Zone . The Comfort zone is the construct that encompasses psychological, emotional, and behavioral domains that exist to create familiarity and feelings of security. Ultimately “your” comfort zone consists of regular habits and routines that create experiences that are low in levels of stress and anxiety. In short, your comfort zone, is all about daily living that is little to no risk for you.From the first family of Chicago basketball, Coach Lance C Irvin, Head Coach Men's Basketball , Chicago State University will be Joining the show to talk about navigating your comfort zone. Get ready to get comfortable with moving out of YOUR Comfort Zone!!!
Welcome to the first Episode of M.A.Y.A. My Ambition Your Ambition of 2021. We are kicking of the new year with addressing how to deal with challenge and change, specifically starting with an evaluation of the ever so important Comfort Zone . The Comfort zone is the construct that encompasses psychological, emotional, and behavioral domains that exist to create familiarity and feelings of security. Ultimately “your” comfort zone consists of regular habits and routines that create experiences that are low in levels of stress and anxiety. In short, your comfort zone, is all about daily living that is little to no risk for you.From the first family of Chicago basketball, Coach Lance C Irvin, Head Coach Men's Basketball , Chicago State University will be Joining the show to talk about navigating your comfort zone. Get ready to get comfortable with moving out of YOUR Comfort Zone!!!
Today’s conversation with Ashley Walker discusses the complexities of Saturn’s icy moon, Titan, different space missions, and promoting more Black and Brown people to be in these same spaces during planetary atmospheres. Walker is the co-founder of Black in Chem and tells us the ups and downs with Chemistry and Engineering News. In addition to Black in Chem, she also explains being a part of the Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy, being the first all people of color committee in CSMA’s history. Lastly, Walker talks about the making of a People of Color planetarium coming soon to Chicago! In this episode we discuss: Aerosol analogs The Stratosphere Black in Chem Future of Black Women in Astronomy More About Ashley Walker Ashley L. Walker is an astrochemist, planetary scientist, and science communicator from the south side of Chicago, IL. She received her B.S. in Chemistry with an Astrochemistry emphasis from Chicago State University. Ashley has interned at Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University while studying the ice chemistry of early planet formation and understanding the prebiotic chemistry on Saturn’s moon, Titan. She was a post-baccalaureate scholar at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in the Spice Lab. In the Spice Lab, she specialized in the cloud chemistry of planetary atmosphere on Saturn's moon, Titan. She has been featured in an array of interviews which includes Faces of NASA, Scientific American, BBC America’s “Space Week”, and Katie Couric’s “Thank-you Notes”. She advocates for students and highlights Black junior scientists during Black History Month. She is also the founder of #BlackInAstro week, co-founder of #BlackInChem week, and a committee member for both the Women Of Color Project and the American Astronomical Society Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy. Connect with her: Instagram:@That_Astro_Chic Twitter:@That_Astro_Chic Connect with me: Website: TheResearchHer.com TikTok: @TheResearchHer Instagram: @TheResearchHer Twitter: @TheResearchHer Facebook: @TheResearchHer Ways to subscribe to The Research Her podcast Google Apple Stitcher Spotify RSS feed Have feedback? Download the FREE "The Research Her" APP on iOS and Android (to directly send feedback)
What's up guys! Joining the podcast this week is Coach Tommy Strine who is the assistant men's basketball coach at Chicago State University. Tommy joins the podcast this week to discuss his journey through basketball, his expectations this upcoming season, and navigating through COVID-19 and much more! Gym Rats Social Media Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQX21zxX-cO-mVFR2htO9GA Twitter: https://twitter.com/indyheatgymrats Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indyheatgymrats/ Facebook: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gymratsbasketball/ Visit our website: https://www.gymratsbasketball.com
Recently, I asked my newsletter community if anyone wanted to share an encouraging and empowering story on the podcast. Quin Taylor (one of my former students from Chicago State University) answered the call, agreeing to speak about living with a chronic illness. She describes how intentionally focusing on gratitude allows her to maintain a positive, empowered perspective in the midst of daily physical challenges. Quin shares: · How to move from grieving the life you were “supposed” to live to celebrating the life you’re “purposed” to live! · How to avoid wallowing in bitterness because, as Quin puts it, we can stay stuck in bitterness but “nothing really changes.” · Her powerful mantra—“I declare and decree today will be amazing. Amazing things are happening to and for me and I will do amazing things!” · The freedom of falling in love with your authentic self—even when that entails a chronic illness. Quin describes herself as a “gratitude enthusiast!” Join us to up your gratitude game this Thanksgiving! Dr. Karin Website: loveandlifemedia.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/love-and-life-media/support
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In today's show, Calvin Stovall explains how an Iconic company like HIlton Worldwide focuses on not just Customer Experience, but the Employee Experience. It's never been as important as it is today to focus on your team and make sure they are engaged and appreciated. Here is a little more about Calvin: Calvin Stovall is the CEO, Chief Experience Officer and Iconicity Enthusiast for ICONIC Presentations, LLC. He specializes in delivering high-energy, customized keynote presentations for organizations that desire to reach or maintain ICONIC status. Calvin focuses on delivering the perfect blend of: Business concepts Story-telling Music Themes His presentations bring home an impactful message that touches both the heads and hearts of his audiences. Armed with more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality and non-profit services industries, Calvin's audiences learn real-life, hands-on practical customer experience and leadership principles which can be easily applied to business challenges today. Calvin was born and raised in the infamous Cabrini Green housing projects in Chicago during the era of the iconic 70's syndicated television show, Soul Train. Calvin's enthusiasm and immeasurable passion for music has continued throughout his adult years. Today, he leverages his life experiences as a business leader along with the universal language of music to engage and connect with his audiences. He has energized and motivated people nationwide with his high-content, unorthodox, and humorous platform. Calvin holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Chicago State University and a Master's of Hospitality Management from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. He currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his two boys, Caden and Carson.
Thank you for Listening Please Share Yecheilyah (e-SEE-li-yah, affectionately nicknamed EC) grew up on the South Side of Chicago, IL. She is an award-winning Author, Blogger, and Poet. Yecheilyah studied Technical and Professional Writing at Chicago State University, and Psychology with a minor in Child and Adolescent Studies at Argosy University, Atlanta. She is a member of Rave Reviews Book Club (RRBC), RWISA International Society of Authors, and The National Society of Colleg [...]
On Episode 37, I had a chance to sit and speak with an outstanding young coach in the profession, Coach Tommy Strine, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Chicago State University. Coach Strine was named to the Under Armour 30 Under 30, he is a committee member in the Coaches4Change organization, host of the Think Tank podcast series under the Rising Coaches Umbrella, host of Scouting Report U, and just one of the most generous and giving person in the profession. We a great conversation you do not want to miss. Enjoy!!!
Marc Sims talks with Professor Ted Williams about the possibilities of progressive public policies in the United States. Ted Williams III has taught Political Science at Wright College, Chicago State University, and currently is the Chairman of the Social Science Department at Kennedy-King College. http://www.tedwilliamsiii.com/
In this episode of Down the Tunnel we are fortunate enough to talk to Coach Banks as he begins his journey starting a Men’s Soccer Program at Chicago State University. Trevor has spent time at Villanova Division 1, Merchant Marine Academy Division 3, Long Island Rough Riders USL 2, Barry University Division 2, William Woods Division 3. It’s safe to say Trevor has experienced just about every level of soccer in the US. We talk about his journey through his experiences and how he ended up being selected to start the program at Chicago State University. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/downthetunnelwithkb/support
Open Science Grid, Distributed Computing, Midscale collaborations, South Pole Telescope, ENZO: Adaptive mesh code for Astrophysics, Hydrodynamic simulations, and Fraud Detection. Dr. Pascal Paschos is a computational scientist at the University of Chicago and an instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Chicago State University. Previously he was in academic research at UC California San Diego on Computational cosmology, he moved to Chicago where he worked in High-Performance Computing at Northwestern University. Later, he joined the Maniac Lab at the University of Chicago where he is involved in accelerating computational research using advanced cyberinfrastructure for several international high energy physics experiments and serves as the Open Science Grid area coordinator for midscale collaborations. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scientificsense/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/scientificsense/support
Joined by NBA Legend Craig Hodges who hails from the Chicago area and was born Craig Anthony Hodges is an American retired professional basketball player and former head coach of the Westchester Knicks of the NBA Development League. He played in the NBA for 10 seasons and led the league in 3-point shooting percentage three times.He played with the greatest NBA player ever, Michael Jordan and won two NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls, and along with Larry Bird, is one of only two players to win three consecutive Three Point Contests at the National Basketball Association All-Star Weekend, winning the competition in 1990, 1991, and 1992. Hodges also holds the Three Point Contest records for the most consecutive shots made with 19, set in 1991, and the most points scored in a single round at 25, set in 1986. He was later a head coach at Chicago State University, an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers and head coach of the Halifax Rainmen of the National Basketball League of Canada.
On episode five of Gay Card Revoked, Rob and Robbie take a look back at the pioneers who paved the way for the 1969 uprising in New York with the 1987 Emmy Award winning documentary BEFORE STONEWALL. Joining them is Professor Jerrell L. Henderson (African-American Film Studies/Theatre History) from Chicago State University who examines the movie's exploration of LGBTQIA+ struggles and victories, African-American visibility within this community and documentary, learning "how to be a man," exploring the satire of Mel Brooks and In Living Color, learning from Sylvester, and how they all would have adapted in a pre-Stonewall Era. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Next Week: Ellen (S4, E2)- The Puppy Episode Also: Robbie's new album, SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER, is now available for purchase!
Actor Jordan Davis-Miller and I talk with Sylvester Boyd about racism from over the 20th century to today's issues AUTHOR - ACTOR - MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER Sylvester Boyd Jr. is a native of Chicago, Illinois. At the age of fifteen, he and his family moved from Chicago’s south-side public housing projects to Allegan, Michigan where he later graduated in 1963 from Allegan High School. He has attended African American, mixed race and predominately white schools; typically living in diverse communities. After receiving an Associate in Arts Degree at Kennedy King College, he attended Chicago State University acquiring a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography, with a minor in history.Mr. Boyd worked more than a decade for a major airline at Chicago’s O’Hare Field. In 1981, he founded one of the largest minority owned advertising specialty companies in southwest Michigan; selling products to many major corporations, businesses, colleges and universities. He has traveled extensively throughout the world.Being semi-retired, Mr. Boyd has enjoyed the opportunity to work as a movie extra, motivational speaker and substitute teacher for Chicago Public Schools. The Road from Money is his first novel; based on the true stories told to him by several family members over the years. He has woven both fact and fiction into a dynamic portrayal of historical events of the era; including music, inventions and the journey of a young Negro girl and her family living under the trying times of Jim Crow in the South.
On today’s show, I address Mitchell Trubisky’s comments claiming that the Bears are still his team. The truth is, Trubisky is no longer the leader of the Bears, and if anything, his days in Chicago are numbered. I also catch up with Reggie Brock and Breven Daugherity, two Chicago State University baseball players. On June […]
On today’s show, I address Mitchell Trubisky’s comments claiming that the Bears are still his team. The truth is, Trubisky is no longer the leader of the Bears, and if anything, his days in Chicago are numbered. I also catch up with Reggie Brock and Breven Daugherity, two Chicago State University baseball players. On June […] The post Mitchell Trubisky’s Comments, Reggie Brock & Breven Daugherity Interviews (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-17-20) appeared first on Sports Talk Chicago.
Thank you for Listening Please Share Mukasa Afrika Ma’at earned a Bachelor of Arts in Black Studies from Chicago State University. He earned a Master of Science in Education Administration from Gwynedd Mercy University and a Master of Arts in Inner-City Studies Educational Leadership from Northeastern Illinois University. His Doctorate of Education was earned from Gwynedd Mercy University. The dissertation study is entitled Rites of Passage, and it is on how rites instr [...]
Dr. Lionel Kimble, Associate Professor of History at Chicago State University, joins Anna to talk about what should be done with monuments that depict America’s racist history. Anna also takes your calls and also speaks with Enza Raineri, former president of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, about the controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus.
Have you wondered why you can't find your ancestors? Tony Burroughs will explore reasons why you are having problems finding your ancestors. Tony Burroughs is founder and CEO of the Center for Black Genealogy. He is an internationally known genealogist who taught genealogy at Chicago State University for fifteen years. Burroughs researched Olympic Gold Medal sprint champion Michael Johnson’s family history and consulted on the Smokey Robinson genealogy, the Oprah Winfrey genealogy, Reverend Al Sharpton-Strom Thurmond genealogy, African American Lives2, Who Do You Think You Are, The Real Family of Jesus and consulted with Chicago Public Schools, New York Public Schools, Chicago City Colleges and Ancestry.com. Burroughs’ book, Black Roots: A Beginners Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree (Simon & Schuster, 2001) was number one on Essence Magazine's Best Seller List and is now in its fifth printing. His chapter, African American Genealogy is in the Encyclopedia of African American History (Oxford University Press, 2009). His chapter, How to Create a Family Tree, is in The Experts Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do (Samantha Ettus editor, Clarkson Potter Division of Random House Inc., September 2004), along with other experts, Donald Trump, Jennifer Capriati, Debbie Fields, and Larry King. His chapter, African American Genealogy appears in The Source, revised edition (edited by Lou Szucs and Sandra Luebking, Ancestry, 2006) and he was one of three co-authors of the African American Genealogical Sourcebook (Paula Byers, editor, Detroit: Gale Research, 1995).
Shyla Lillian Taylor-Azogan known professionally as Mz.Muffy is a female artist from Chicago Illinois. She was born July 10,1997. Mz.Muffy was born but not entirely raised in Chicago. Mz.Muffy and her family lived in other areas in the South Suburbs of Chicago. She is an artist, She's a rapper, unpublished author, actress currently acting in stage plays with a company based in Chicago Called and Chosen, writes her own lyrics, She's a student; started out at Alabama State University and then transferred to Chicago State University where she will earn her bachelors in Sociology May of 2020. She first got attention when she won an independent artist competition In Chicago. This competition was won on February 13,2020 on the release date of her Single “Who Dat.” This was her first performance and this was what caught the attention of the judges that night DjSlugo, Inta Tain, Rawle Stewart, and Seandale CEO of 92.3 RawTvRadio. Her single “Who Dat” floated around to several states in the matter of one month. Ms.Mo'Nae a radio personality in Detroit Michigan invited Mz.Muffy and her manager Dachi to call into the station 88.1fm for a live radio interview on her show Destined for Greatness, DJ Reaper of Oklahoma City played her song during his events, DJ Meti of the the Blok Club DJ's and The Purple Room Mix Hour 98.4fm played “Who Dat” during his show, Chicago's Power 92 RawTvRadio played her song as well. Dj's and radio personalities from the UK, Italy, Atlanta, Miami, St. Louis, etc have supported Mz.Muffy since their first interactions with her. Her outgoing spirit and hunger for a prosperous and successful career leaches on to people at first conversation. Mz.Muffy is indeed making her mark into the music industry !
In this episode, I had the honor of interviewing my good friend and brother-in-education, Larue Fitch! During our conversation, he opens up about his personal journey from being a teenage father to a national educational leader. He also gives us some insight about his upcoming book, "Breaking the Education Code", sheds some light on the state of Chicago Public Schools, and much more! To learn more about Larue's work, you can visit his website at www.laruemfitch.com or connect with him on the following social media platforms: FACEBOOK - @laruefitch INSTAGRAM - @ed.consultant BIO: Larue Fitch is an educational consultant, school administrator, and author from Chicago, IL. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Saint Xavier University, and a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Chicago State University, where is currently working towards his Doctorate degree. He is the author of the new book, “Breaking the Education Code: Instructional Guide for Enhancing Teacher Capacity While Increasing Scholar Achievement”, which will be released in early 2020. Larue's educational journey began as an elementary school teacher. For seven years, he worked with scholars in grades 4 through 8, teaching Science, Literacy and Math. During his time in the classroom, he was fortunate to develop relationships with scholars which provided a safe environment for them to grow and develop academically. As a teacher, Larue always looked forward to communicating openly with parents. It was always the highlight of his experience to share with the parents the academic and social growth their child made throughout the school year. Leadership opportunities began to open within his school and he became the Science Lead Teacher. One of the most rewarding aspects of this role was the ability to work with his peers. Productive teamwork is critical to a thriving school culture. This collaboration led to some positive changes in our school's teaching practices along with an established alliance between teachers and administration. Seven years later, he entered the role of Assistant Principal and Resident Principal in Chicago Public Schools. As Resident Principal in a CPS elementary school, he was the administrator in charge of Restorative Justice and the Data-Driven Instructional Cycle. Through the implementation of Restorative Justice practices, the percentage of out-of-school suspensions decreased by 31 percent for African-American children. He worked closely with our teachers and families to build a culture where scholars are taking ownership of their academic and social performances. Through meaningful collaborations, parents participated in workshops and school-level activities; developing an open line of communication between the teachers, administration and their scholars. Finally, Larue is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/identitytalk4educators/support
The coronavirus has now been found in more than a dozen states, including new cases in Washington state and New York. Chicago State University cancelled four basketball games and the Federal Reserve announced an emergency rate cut.
I sat down w my good friend Mackenzie Freund, whom I met through Operation Snowball in high school. She just graduated from Chicago State University in recreational therapy. We discussed how Snowball impacted us, how Snowball continues to impact Mackenzie, what rec therapy entails, writing papers, and the anticipation of getting your grades (it's hell). --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ben-slowey/support
*** Dial 347.884.8997 to ask a question *** Host William Powell welcomes Trans Entertainment Network founder Stan Lucas and some of his talented peformers, including singer Krystal, Sanaa Raelynn and Yada Baby! Stan Lucas is the founder of Trans Entertainment Network, an Artist Management/Label dedicated solely to Trans Artists and talent. Stan is an alumni of Kennedy-King College and Chicago State University in Chicago, Illinois. Stan is a former school teacher where he taught media communications in Chicago and Minneapolis public schools. In 2015 he founded TEN in Atlanta, GA. as a platform for transgender artists to get their music recognized in the mainstream media. TEN's artists have been featured on the hit TV show "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta", which included music and appearances from his clients. TEN and their artist have also been featured in such publications as Spin Magazine, Media Takeout, HuffPost, Cosmopolitan, Playboy and more. *TRANS ENTERTAINMENT ARTIST MANAGEMENT/LABEL Atlanta/Chicago For Booking and Media Contact Stan Lucas 404 829-5813. https://www.instagram.com/transentertainmentnetwork/ Krystal was born Jan. 2 1988, on the south side of Chicago. Her love for music developed very early and she sang in the choir to express this. Krystal started writing her own music in high school with hopes of recording her own music. She is now living that dream, recording her own music and performing in some of Atlanta's hottest clubs.
Show Description: Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell (@dr.karin) is a Developmental Psychologist, Musician, Host of the "Love & Life Podcast", Author of "Single is the New Black: Don't Wear White 'til it's Right". Throughout her career, she worked as a Therapist for kids and teenagers in the Chicago Welfare System and a Professor at Chicago State University and Concordia University (River Forest). In this interview, Karin talks about all aspects of being a therapist for young kids experiencing trauma, the motivations behind her podcast and book, and the importance of being in patient in finding the right love for yourself. You can learn more about Karin by vising drkarin.me. Show Highlights: 3:30-9:00: Karin gives a brief background on how she chose the psychology path, aspirations to be a therapist, and her experience as a professor. 9:00-16:00: Karin talks how she is using conversations in psychology research to help people through her "Love & Life Podcast". 16:00-35:00: Karin describes her experience working as a therapist for young kids and teenagers in the Chicago Welfare System, psychological development with kids in unstable environments, making sense of trauma, and coaching methods to helping them live a meaningful life. 35:00-45:00: Karin talks about the how children are affected by emotional discord in the family and parents, which leads into great insights on how a healthy family operates. 45:00-1:01:30: Karin highlights the importance of finding the best love for yourself and the difference between loving someone and being in love. She shares her story of what she learned from walking away from an engagement and waiting it out for the perfect marriage. 1:01:30-1:02:30: Karin talks about her singing career, using her feeling to impact her songwriting process, and how she lets herself feel free and non-critical throughout her experience. 1:02:30-1:23:30: We end the show by asking Karin the motivations behind writing her book "Single is the New Black: Don't Wear White 'til it's Right", and how she communicates the importance of not settling, while remaining happy, hopeful, and positive. Special Guest: Dr. Karin Abrell.
This episode gives insight to the Chicago State University School of Pharmacy program, admissions requirements, and research opportunities. Chicago State University School of Pharmacy 9501 S. King Drive / 3065 Douglas Hall Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598 Phone:(773) 821-2500 Fax:(773) 821-2595 E-mail:email@example.com website: https://csu.edu/collegeofpharmacy/ Mr. Sultan Farabee, Recruitment and Student Affairs Coordinator Phone:(773) 821-2679 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like to be guest on our show or would like to suggest an episode topic connect us at email@example.com
Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Troy, along with his two older siblings, were reared by his mother. During his childhood years, Troy would sing songs by recording artists The Jackson Five, Blue Magic and The Stylistics, to name a few. However, unlike most singers, a career in the industry wasn’t always a dream for Troy. It wasn’t until his college days that he decided being a recording artist was what he wanted to do with his life. The audience applause from his first appearance, a talent contest at Chicago State University, was the beginning for Mr Quin’Ton. Troy realized he had a good singing voice as a child. As he grew older and went on to college, Troy majored in music under the tutelage of Donald Doig, his voice instructor. While studying, Troy began singing jazz, folk, classical, and spiritual music. During his vocal training, he learned to sing in French, Italian, and German. Not one to do the job halfway, Troy also studied just about every other aspect of music, including piano, guitar, Music Theory, and conducting. As a songwriter and musician, Troy wrote his first single, “There Was A Time.” This single caught the attention of WGCI’s Radioscope showcase and Billboard Magazine’s Song Contest and was awarded a Certificate of Achievement of the top 10% in the pop category. Troy Quin’ton showcases electrifying renditions of all R&B classics from his three decades as a solo artist. It is a collection of music that artfully explores a modern urban vitality without neglecting the classic R&B sensibilities that have made Troy a premier voice in popular music. Troy’s reach to spread love through music has stretched throughout the Midwest during his career.
September 24, 2019 Z Scott in conversation with Mayor Lori Lightfoot – President – Chicago State University Zaldwaynaka “Z” Scott Zaldwaynaka (“Z”) Scott was unanimously voted by the Board of Trustees’ to serve as the 12th permanent president of Chicago State University and assumed the role on July 1, 2018. Under President Scott’s leadership, CSU […]
This episode features Z Scott. Z is the President at Chicago State University. Here she discusses running an inner-city University, stereotypes people have about inner-city Universities, advice for women leaders, what success means to her, and more.
This episode features Z Scott. Z is the President at Chicago State University. Here she discusses running an inner-city University, stereotypes people have about inner-city Universities, advice for women leaders, what success means to her, and more.
Introduction... On this week's episode of the Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry we have Okey Enyia, Founder of Enyia Strategies whose company focuses is on health policy, and consulting on ways to influence policy issues related to health equity and disparities. With the political climate being as it is we can no longer avoid the needed conversation on how policy affects our everyday lives. As we sit down with what got led him to politics, his experience as a former medical student and how hitting rock bottom changed his life for the better. We also get to talk about his new book "Indisputable - The Story of a Favored Son", to see the motivation for it, the process of writing it and what he hopes to see come from the book. Listen on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, Spotify Sponsors: Lunch and Learn Community Online Store (code Empower10) Pierre Medical Consulting (If you are looking to expand your social reach and make your process automated then Pierre Medical Consulting is for you) Links/Resources: Enyia Strategies - http://www.enyiastrategies.com LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/in/okeyenyia Social Links: Join the lunch and learn community - https://www.drpierresblog.com/joinlunchlearnpod Follow the podcast on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/lunchlearnpod Follow the podcast on twitter - http://www.twitter.com/lunchlearnpod - use the hashtag #LunchLearnPod if you have any questions, comments or requests for the podcast For More Episodes of the Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry Podcasts https://www.drpierresblog.com/lunchlearnpodcast/ If you are looking to help the show out Leave a Five Star Review on Apple Podcast because your ratings and reviews are what is going to make this show so much better Share a screenshot of the podcast episode on all of your favorite social media outlets & tag me or add the hashtag.#lunchlearnpod Episode 106 Transcript Introduction Dr. Berry And welcome to another episode of the Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry. I’m your host, Dr. Berry Pierre, your favorite Board Certified Internist. Founder of DrBerryPierre.com as well as Pierre Medical consulting. Helping you empower yourself with better health with the number one podcast, for patient advocacy helping you empower yourself with better health. And so fitting that today we are gonna talking about health advocacy. AndI have a special guest for you guys today, Okey Enyia, who is the founder and CEO of Enyia Strategies, a health policy consulting firm that provides advising research, support policy analysis, project management and legislative strategy for individuals and entities seeking measurable ways to influence policy on issues related to health equity, health disparities, social determinants of health and health in all policies. He also helps entry level and make career professionals find ways to maximize their career advancement aspiration by reviewing resumes, cover letters, facilitating interview, preparation and providing a roadmap for a successful transition from higher education into the workforce and entrepreneurship. Okey was a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Health Policy fellow from 2014 and 2016. He worked three years with members of Congress on a wide range of issues areas in the context of health education, foreign policy, civil rights, voting rights and advocacy. He was a master's degree in public health from Chicago State University and a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology and Biochemistry from Lewis University, Romeoville in Illinois. He resides in Maryland. Enjoys cooking, reading and traveling and really the most important thing you guys I've harped on it before that, yes we can talk about being healthy and understanding taking medications and taking right medications. Being healthy is the way to go. Well you have to understand that there are a lot of forces at hand that play a role in people being healthy and I know especially as I find a lot in physicians right, where they don't like to talk about politics and the effects of politics on the way we practice medicine. But it is extremely true. So I wanted to bring someone who really on the ground floor like actually they're working with people who are making these laws that are sometimes good and a lot of times is not very good in your everyday order of health, right? So let's get ready for another amazing episode. If you had not had a chance, go ahead subscribe to our podcast. Leave me a five star review and let Okey knows he was such an amazing guest on a podcast today. You guys have a great and bless day. Episode Transcript Dr. Berry: And again, thank you. Lunch and Learn community, heard an amazing introduction on today's guest who I'm excited for, to kind of, you know, bring a little light on health policy, which is, that is a taboo topic. You know, a lot of people don’t like. It’s not sexy. I know a lot of people don’t like to talk about, but again, when you got people who are kind of, in their field doing it and I wanted to kind of, make sure I bring that expert here. So, okay, first of all, thank you for coming to the episode of Lunch and Learn community. Okey Enyia: Thank you so much for having me. Dr. Berry: So I want to, and I said your bio was absolutely fantastic, right? But I always like to kind of, you know, starting to beginning, right? Like tell, tell us Lunch and Learn community, a little bit about yourselves in your own words. And then I want to, I want to rev up and I want to kind of talk about, you know, what were some of your goals and aspirations as you were going through your journey? Okey Enyia: Sure. So my background is in medicine, public health, policy research and teaching. I'm a former House and Senate staffer on Capitol Hill and now I work at the Department of Health Human Services where I report to the Assistant Secretary for preparedness and response. And so I have a social justice background as a grassroots activists. I consider myself a scholar activist and I bring is the nuance, you know, on the ground perspective to the policy space, particularly as it relates to African Americans and African American men in particular. So enjoy talking about my experience, my journey, how I got to this point. I'm the oldest of six children. I have two brothers and three sisters. My parents are from Nigeria. I grew up on the south side of Chicago and I moved to Maryland in 2014 to work as a staffer on Capitol Hill. And so I'm also getting a doctorate in public health with a focus in health policy at the George Washington University Institute School of Public Health where I plan on further explore the intersections of race, gender equity, health and policy as who they is to the lived experiences of African American men and boys over the life course. So that is some of my background. I'm also an author, entrepreneur. I've just released my first self-published book dated 2018 that also clinical. My life experience from Childhood High School, College, Grad School, Med school, Capitol Hill, and into our, into author entrepreneurship. So I'm excited to share some more details about my experiences and hopefully it serves as an inspiration and as a way to help people kind of try it out their path, sign purpose to overcome adversity and to pursue destiny. Dr. Berry: I love it. So six siblings, part of six siblings. Are you the oldest? Are you the youngest? Where do you fall? Okey Enyia: Yeah. So I'm the oldest of six children. I have two brothers and three sisters. Dr. Berry: And that's tough because you kind of, have to, you're the lead. Okey Enyia: Right. Yes. I have the, you know, it's a blessing and a challenge to be the pioneer, to be the first, you know. To kind of make the effort to lead by example. You know, the first born usually has a little bit more pressure put on them, you know, from pen. Well, you know, so yeah. Dr. Berry: Now when we look at, we're okay. Is that today when you were growing up, you know, the oldest kind of, leading the charge, is this kind of where you envision yourself? Okey Enyia: Not necessarily. I actually was in the Nigerian culture. You know, we, there's this tendency to, you know, we are known to be high achievers, right? We value higher education. You know, we are very driven, very ambitious. And so my personal goal growing up was to become a medical doctor. And so, which is not entirely unusual, particularly within the context of the Nigerian culture where it's, you know, it's how the doctor, lawyer, engineer, professor, something like that. Dr. Berry: High level. This is what we expected. (Right, exactly). The oldest. I'm pretty sure that carry an additional set of burden, on top of the burden it carries just wanting to obtain those professions. Okey Enyia: Absolutely. So, you know, we have been kind of to carry on a mantle, you know, of sorts. Um, it definitely made the journey much smaller, interesting and enriching. But I didn't, so maybe about five years ago, five or six years ago, I didn't envision what I'm doing right now on Capitol Hill. Because again, I'll, I know I, I kind of grew up thinking that I'll be serving as a position in terms of direct patient care. But what ended up happening was that it went from direct patient care, public health, to now health policy on a much broader scale. And so that's kind of a hard. Dr. Berry: Full disclosure, Lunch and Learn community. I have a public health degree as well. I've talked about in prior episodes that I am 100% sure I'm a different physician because of the public. Because it definitely correct, you know, add to it. Like I felt that as a just a general physician. Yeah, it was great with the one on one, but I always found myself asking, well if this person in front of me is dealing with this blood person, is diabetes, his cholesterol, what is that community dealing with? What are the community related problems that kind of put this person who I'm just happening to be taken care of in front of me? Okey Enyia: Right? And so what you're getting at is what framed as the social determinants of health, where you know, one's health outcomes or outcomes can be determined by where you are born, live, work, play, worship. And so, you know, all of those factors know it's beyond just the patient, the patient physician relationship. It's what are the, what are the social context, you know. What type of environment, you know, place matters. And so what type of environment, you know, and what type of influences our emotions to inform or to impact the extent to which you're able to really live the best quality of life possible. Dr. Berry: And I, I definitely, so first Lunch and Learn community I want to kind of what we're going to give the, the, the World Health Organization definition of health policy, but I want to as, okay. Like what is, what does he feel health policy is to him? Like, because I think it's depending on who you talked to it said you get a different kind of interpretation. So the World Health Organization says health policy refers to decisions, plans and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific health care goals within a society and explicit health policy can achieve several things at the defines visions for the future, which in turn helps establish targets and points of reference for the short and medium term. It outlines priorities and the expected roles at different groups and then builds consensus and informs people. So that's the, yeah, that's the textbook definition of health policy. But when, when you, when you talk about health policy and your extra tease, like what does that mean to you? Okey Enyia: Yeah, so to me personally, there's an interplay of several factors and I used the social justice framework as the backdrop or African foundation that informs my work. And so for me it's an interplay between power, politics, economics and influence. And so it's, it's a matter of the extent to which one is able to get to the decision making table with data research and compelling story to make a case to help change minds or to better inform. Whether it's a in the course of a conversation or in times of college proposals for legislation at the local state and federal levels. And so, you know, all of those factors play into what, you know, I believe policy is and does. And so for me in terms of health policy, so what I bring to bear is the health space and all of those nuances, particularly as it relates to people of color and how I can better drive the conversation around. How to better influence and impact policies on behalf of people of color. Dr. Berry: Is that something that always kind of attracted you to it? And I want to talk, cause I know, I know you kind of mentioned you were on path to be a physician and we'll, we'll talk about when did that divert, but then just the race and ethnicity, like behind health policy. Was that something that was always kind of drew you to it or you just, while you're going through that package, just realize you were kind of magnetizing that area? Okey Enyia: Yeah, so I evolved into it. I come from, from a lineage and a legacy of Dalit activists, of entrepreneurs, ministers, educators, teachers, and so, you know, this, it's so it's in my blood to be an advocate, to be someone that has a passion for speaking truth to power, to serving as a scholar. And so as I lived… Dr. Berry: I hope you heard that truth, to power and that's powerful. I love it. Okey Enyia: Yeah. And so, and so as I've lived and I have experiences, whether it's in College or Grad School or Med School or wherever. My passion for really putting voice and language to be issues and challenges that people of color face had, you know, has evolved and has strengthened. And as I have educated myself as I have lived as a conscious black male in this society, I've been better able to inform, to influence, to impact, you know, to raise awareness around issues of race. And ethnicity and cultural competency and you know, all of those things that really inform policy in some way, shape or form. And so I think the pivot point for me, I think came in med school because while I was seeing patients, but at the same time, I just felt this burning desire to effect much broader change. And, you know, having seen patients of color treated differently, talked to differently, you know, all of that just fueled my passion to say, okay, beyond the patient position and counter what been, can be done in terms of public health or in a policy space that can it help to address these issues that I'm seeing pay out, you know, on the ground. Dr. Berry: Now, if you ask like cause I, I take care of patients in a hospital, I take care patients in outpatient clinic and I think a lot of times the, the general person doesn't realize the impact these policies that are there, that are around them that are making decisions for them actually have on how, how I take care of them in the hospital or how I take care of them. And the outpatient, you know, space is, do you find that conversation difficult to translate? Like to really explain to a person like no, no, no. Like what I'm doing here in DC, like affect somebody in like California and Arkansas and Florida and New York even though you can't necessarily see it personally. Okey Enyia: Yeah. So that's something that I've come to better appreciate about the and making process because you know, if you wanted to find a, in terms of, so for example, I served on the Senate side, I worked on the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee and where I got a chance to really understand the various policy levers that can be pulled to effect some type of change, at least at the federal government level. And so what that entailed was as a staffer doing research to draft a memo or to help to draft a bill that includes the language to main, to people of color or two black women, two black men or two Hispanics. And so ensuring that you're able to include language in bills or proposals or include language in a clause statement that the number of Congress would read on the House or Senate floor. That's also an example of influencing policy. Dr. Berry: Can you ever find yourself? I'm sorry to interrupt you. Can you ever find yourself if you were not in that room, maybe left out? Like if you're not in there saying, hey, we need it. Like talk about the black man. If he, if do you think if you weren't there, like that wouldn't even come into fruition? Okey Enyia: Correct. And I lived at it every day because I can tell you now in the meetings that I attended, in these hearings and briefings on the Hill, literally if I wasn’t in the room, at the table, the conversation would be different. Right? And so, and so I find myself, you know, I lived to give, I'm on about seven, seven leadership and lifting as I climb. And so for me, it's not just about me getting into the table, but how can I create a pipeline to ensure that other people of color who have the education, the, have the passion to help to inform your colleagues who don't look like you or don't share your background? How can we create kind of a ground well and you know, really kind of build out a staffing, a staffing infrastructure that will bring in people of color or bring in more nuance diversity and inclusion and equity conversations to help to draft those privacy that affects the general public. Right? So yes, there are times when literally, if I wasn't there in the room, some things wouldn't have happened if I wasn't there in a room. Some decisions might have been made differently. So while on one hand your presence matters, but to take it further, you, you being able to articulate in a compelling way which was supported by data and stories, your cases then it's, you know, it, it becomes much more challenging for very nuanced policy to be drafted into get across the finish line. So yeah. Dr. Berry: You mentioned cultural competency and I can tell you when I was a student Med student and we had to take that, I think it was like a three week course. It wasn't, it wasn't long. And I remember sitting there being like, uh, Duh, like of course he should do that. And I remember some of my classmates were like, really enamor. Like, this was really like the first time, like someone saying like, Oh, you know, it's actually not a good idea to talk this way. Or like it's like in, and I think that's what sometimes gets lost on, especially when you're in this space, when you're in the know like yourself, like you know, like we should be there. But it's, it's almost surprising that like if you don't actually speak up, people are going to be like, people aren't going to like pick up like, oh actually I actually should include minorities and like I actually should actually look out for them. So thank you for, you know, carrying that light, cause it's gotta be hard. Right. Cause I would assume that it's not a lot of black males doing what you're doing. Like, I would, I would love to see what that room looks like when you go to a meeting and everybody else's there just to kind of be able to do that. You know, the quote unquote headcount. Okey Enyia: Yup. Absolutely. You know, and, and you know, so let's say in a room full of about a hundred staffers on the, on the House or Senate staff for example, as far as black males. So there'd be maybe triple, two or three, five max and then, and then there's usually the higher percentage of black women than black men. Dr. Berry: I was going to ask that because I wonder, like, I see it, I see him at school, but I was wondering like, even in that space, the women much more represented, not as, not as much as it should, but more than us. Right. Let's talk, let's talk a little bit about just some of the adversity that you had the face to even get to where you're at today. And obviously still up and growing. Let's talk about, you know, because we talked about, we were in medical school, right, but, and medical school, right? Like what were, what, what was the thoughts there? What was happening? What were, what were some things that you wish could have been different? Okey Enyia: Yeah. So over the course of a decade I had study and taken the medical college admissions test four times. And then I applied to med school three times before finally getting into me at school. And the last one that I took, the mcab was actually in a post back program called Medpre which is southern Illinois University in Carbondale. And so I was able to get in and in my cohort, I think the class size was 72, in my cohort. And out of that 72 I think, I think for black males and I think maybe two or three black females. And so going to a predominantly white. Dr. Berry: And Lunch and Learn community, I just want to let you know I went to Nova, it was about two half, and we have three. This ratio is not surprising unfortunately. Okey Enyia: Right? And so you know, just kind of having to work and study and out of rhyme one, right? So you're studying and you are dealing with, you're dealing with hostile fascinates who are sharing information and you're dealing with passive aggressiveness. You're dealing with in the context of an environment is that while I think the school did make efforts to create a safe environment and as a welcoming environment as possible, it's still, you know, you know, the new ones just kind of daily interactions, you know, made it much more of a challenge for me as the kind of right now and to do well in the coursework and also to maintain fantasies for that matter. And so having to work in infants, again I give the programs or the school credit for making an effort, but at the same time, if you go to any predominantly white institution, usually the, one of the largest challenges is how do you best create the most welcoming, safe environment for anyone to attend that school and then we have a number of those, you know, kind of factor into it. It makes it that much more difficult for you to really be able to focus and to perform well on the exams and pass the course shift and pass the board exams and whatnot. So this is that. There is, but fortunately for me, I guess even getting into Middle School, I knew that my vision was going to be a lot bigger than just seeing patients as a physician. And so it went from the right patient care, but then the pivot into public health and then going from there. So it was a lot of, a lot of, the support was there, but it wasn't enough for me to perform at my peak. So I actually ended up leaving, may have school and I moved back home to recalibrate. It took about a year or so for me just to kind of be calibrate from the experience of constant being questioned my competence question, you know, just trying to get my identity back whole and just the self care, the mental health and emotional health. So, so just getting all of that's together. It took about… Dr. Berry: And Lunch and Learn community, I just want to tell you that this story, like is, is not an anomaly. This story is one that many of us who are in a space that were to say minority is probably more of an exaggeration. Like it's, like almost like a spec sometimes where we don't even feel like we kinda belong because we're like, yeah, again, I was in the class of 200 plus and it was three of us and I would look around. I'm like, wow, this, that this story. Like when, when he tells the story, like I just, I picture myself back at Nova, I pictured myself having to take tests and having to answer questions knowing that I was unfortunately be representative of the whole black male community when I answered a question right. If I got it wrong, like I let the whole community down, right? Like that was, that was, that's a burden that you have to face on top of what medical school is, which is one of the most, very things ever. So I appreciate it because you tell a story that is an anomaly, enlightening and true, but resonates to a lot of people like you. And I'm pretty sure you probably talked to others who felt right in this ill like, like, yeah, Lunch and Learn community. You could see me. I just, the whole time he's talking about… Okey Enyia: Exactly. And so part of it too is to work though syndrome. As you mentioned, gonna questioning or doubting whether you belong and just gonna work through that. I mean, so you know, after I had moved back home to be calibrate, the question became, okay, well what's next? And in my case I was, I was already considering giving, getting a master's in public health. And so I applied to a few programs in Chicago and I got into Chicago State University, which is a minority serving institution, which was a phenomenal experience for me. And it helped me to heal and to become whole and to get my confidence back because I was surrounded by people that looked like me and faculty that look like me. And that affirmed me. And as an aside, a quick shout out to HBC news, you know, definitely have low for them, you know. So my dad actually taught at Coppin State University in Maryland very early on in his career. And so back, I remember, I think maybe I was in first, second grade I was, I brought me to the campus and, and just to kind of, and also expose me to the campus. And I always remembered that that's how that I was walking on that campus. And yeah, and that left an indelible impression on me that just as set as day. And so once I kind of with the graduate program, I mean because of my previous training, I just go through the program, probably love them public health. I found my stride in terms of health policy and social justice and that nexus. And that further informs my avenge work and the intersections of social justice, you know, health, black men and boys and policy. And so after I graduated from Chicago State University, I was thinking, I'm like, okay, well what's next? So is it at that for our program? Is that a fellowship? You know, what's next? And so I have to go through a little process and trying to figure out, you know, get some clarity around my next move. And fortunately I had some good mentors and advisors who are helpful and in providing some clarity and some encouragement to, to me to continue to move forward. And so I applied, I have taken the JRB once and I've got in to Chicago state with that score. But then prior to that program piece. I actually took the GRE I think two or three more times before finally getting answering. But two of the program that I'm at now at GW and also applied to the doctoral programs, I think it was three times between I think 2013 and 2017 now just prior to that, I had gotten into my fellowship, which is named the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation health policy fellowship, which was where I was able to work a year on the house side and Congress and a year on the Senate side as a health staffer policy staffer. And so I went from my graduate degree in public health at Chicago State University to my two year fellowship and Congress, which wrapped up in 2016. And then I made the pivot into that a parchment of health and services in 2016, which is where I'm at currently. And I just started my, my 12 program last fall. So this is the second semester of my doctoral program. And, and, and so this is where we are. Dr. Berry: What's a normal day? I'm naive, right? I'm in south Florida right? I don't know what goes on in that BCA. I just assume everyone's like around the White House. I don't know. Okey Enyia: Yeah. So you know, for me, obviously it's different for each person, but for me it's, my day usually is made up of meetings with colleagues and writing policies or policies, attending hearings and briefings either in house or the Senate to repair for policy decisions that might be coming down the road as it relates to some issue area that say the ACA for example, or, or if it's the primary industry, there's a whole host of interests and you know, kind of issue areas that we can tap into. And so for me right now, my current space is in BD, in the preparedness space. And so anything that pertains to natural disasters, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, Ebola, Zika, emerging threats. So anything that needs to, those types of challenges, that is the current space that I work in. And so again, part of what I bring to the table where the conversation is the social justice bent in terms of health equity and health disparities. And so how do we lift up the communities of color, how to kind of lift up the most vulnerable populations to ensure that they get the support, the resources that they need to recover when things happen, you know, whether it's a hurricane or some of the threat, how do we assure that people of color or communities of color are not left out of the conversation? Dr. Berry: And we appreciate you for sitting at that table. Definitely. If you had to and of like if someone said, well, okay, what's like the most pressing issue right now from a health policy standpoint that I and south Florida you should be worried about? I will would you say? (Yeah. I think. Thinking national) Right. So, you know, I, I hear a lot about the affordable care act. I hear a lot about they may cancel this and they asked, they may cancel that. Like, like what is, what are your thoughts? Okey Enyia: Yes. So I haven't studied the demographics in Florida in terms of whether you are a Medicaid expansion state. But you know, certainly part of the strategy as a physician would be to make every effort to get involved at the local state or federal levels as it relates to out of the ACA or Medicare, Medicaid. Like those issues are very important and salient. And especially now as we are approaching the 2020 presidential elections with, with Medicare for all being high on the list of priorities as it relates to those who lean left that is definitely have priority. And then kind of tacked on to that. Dr. Berry: Physicians, health care workers. If you're in this field like a, like you said, you, you should know. And uh, for those who are Lunch and Learn community in Florida and we are not Medicaid state because our governor is whatever. Okey Enyia: I'm in DC, but you know, I do have a good sense of nationwide kind of what states are Medicaid friendly. And I know that, you know, what politics I had. So I was following the races with answers…and you’re right. And so certainly he has his hand on the call of national health politics and, and so I would definitely encourage, especially again in the run up to 2020 to really get up to speed on the nuances of the Medicare for all states because even now in fact this morning I saw several articles speaking to the fact that I think it was and Louisiana, a federal judge denied or is making a case or dismantling the ACA. And so there are stakes level efforts being made to dismantle the ACA. This has been going on since March 23rd of 2010 when the bill was signed into law by President Obama. And so we know the dozens of efforts that the ride has made to this mass. And so again, if you'd being left, if you are a progressive, then part of your responsibility is to ensure that you are up to speed on what's happening and that you are able to work closely and collaboratively with people that share your views and your values in ways that would be able to move the needle to ensure that self-care is protected. And that is a human rights. Dr. Berry: I love it. So people ask me all the time. Dr. Berry, you podcast, you blog, do videos and you’re physician. Like how do you have the time? So I got to ask with all of the amount of work you do, how we got to, okay, the author like tell us about that. I want, because I want to talk about this book. I want to talk about the why. I want to talk about what was your influence, who at float. Let’s get to that. Like how did becoming, was that something you always wanted to do? Like did you always have a book in you? Okey Enyia: No. I don’t think. I think and this part of the part about it write about in the book is that maybe over the past maybe seven to 10 years I would get just in passing and just not, you know, candid conversation as I live life as I navigate it from one space to the next, I would kind of get some type of signal or some type of, you know, something someone would share some things just kind of, with to say well you know, you should write a book, you know, you use your experiences would help a lot of people. And even when that was shared, you know, I didn't really pay it any mind because I was focused on actually trying to get through med school and get through Grad school and you know, find a job and you know, so I wasn't in the headspace to really kind of say, okay, yeah this might be good to start to put pen to paper and not, it just kind of evolved. And so I think it had to have been a swing. I seen, maybe it's 2016 it's around that time where, wow. While I was in the Senate, my thing, I was like, okay, you know, my experiences like my trials, my fails, my challenges getting into med school tries to get into that 12 programs, you know, that it is so important to document. And so I began to journal actually I think maybe it was 2011 or so. And so my journal was helpful in terms of, and having just kind of like a frame rail, but like an outline that I was able to, to build out. And so by the time talking about 2010, 2011 till now, in fact, I was able to leverage a lot of the content that our journal daily into a format that helped me to really frame my experience in a way that was helpful. And so part of my interest and passion was to leave a legacy for generations to come and also to become an entrepreneur. How do you turn your pain into purpose? And ultimately into profit, right? Dr. Berry: Lunch and Learn community, I hope you heard those things, turning your pain into purpose. And then most importantly, into profit. Okey Enyia: Absolutely. Because you know, I believe you know that nothing happens by accident. And you know, frankly, as a, as a man of faith, as a Christian, you know, I'm like, okay, you know, how can I be the best, the most, the best impact possible? How can I make this world better than how I found it in some way, shape or form? And so that, those are things that really drove me and motivated me to be, to sit down to write the book. And so practically speaking, it took about 40 actual riding hours over the course of 90 days to write the book just to, just to do like a big brain dump, just get everything out, get to journal together and just get everything together in one document. And then I hired a writing coach, I hired a business coach to also help me to kind of ensure that I was one about this whole writing, publishing process the right way. So I'm a self-published author. I started writing it in December of 2017 and I finished the first draft in March and think it was February of 2018 and then I took about four months to edit, tend to get a proof read and then I was launched it on my birthday last year, which is November 22nd and then it became the question of okay, taking that content now. Right, and how do I best leverage and maximize the content in this book. And so multiple revenue streams. And so that's where I'm at right now is really kind of exploring the various ways in which I could take the content, how to get a job on Capitol Hill, how to get a job in the workforce, how to find your passions, your purpose, you know, just framing the content in a way that will be helpful and can be plugged into different areas and networks. Dr. Berry: Oh I love it. Was your influence, cause obviously the trials that you went through playing a huge role in being able to put that pen to paper? Did you, did you delve in with a lot of experience even when you were on the hill even when you were like in the thick of things within government that also like make the book as well? Okey Enyia: Yes. It is very transparent, you know, I include all of my experiences how I got into med school, how I got into my doctoral program is on Capitol Hill, as a black author, author entrepreneurship and it's a very transparent, we meet with lays out the framework that I'm helping to drive conversations and that covers a wide range of issue areas as it relates to mental health and well-being, self-care epidemic, the stem fields, the school to prison pipeline, health disparities, health equity, health and all policies. My time on Capitol Hill, like it's all in there. Dr. Berry: Love it. That's absolutely amazing. And putting on my, you know, the arms because we're, we're both in that field from neuro standpoint cause I definitely can see where you know, you, you have courses whether you have, whether you're speaking right? You know, cause I think you have a story I think people should hear right? And whether we're talking about high school students, college students, like me, I mean honestly even professional who really need to hear like, hey, I'm here, I'm doing the work and this is how you can do to work with me. Okey Enyia: Absolutely. And you know, I'll also plug the fact that it also talked about my experience in Nigeria, which also my sense of identity and culture, you know, which are, which helped me to get to this point as well. So I definitely have to give a shout out to my culture and my people kind of draw a parallel between Nigeria and Black Panther as well in terms of, you know, living in a country that rules ran by people of color and how empowering that is. And so I definitely want to kind of plug that as well. Dr. Berry: I love it. How can someone who is interested in working with you, interested in learning from you obviously interested in getting this book right? Like let's get this promo going, right? Like how can I get in touch with you? Let them know. Wherever you're at, you have social media outlets, web, give them the details. Okey Enyia: Absolutely. So my website, I’m also a consultant which is part of my business model, my website is Enyia Strategies which is spelled E, N as in Nancy, Y, I, A Strategies dot com, that’s my website. Where you can find my book. If you want person signed copy you can go to my website and I will ship you out a person signed copy. You can also find my book on Amazon and Kindle. I’m going on the book, since I launched it almost every weekend I'm doing a book signing somewhere. As far as social media, my Instagram is Enyia Strategies, my Twitter also is Enyia Strategies. I'm on Linkedin as my name O K E Y, the last name is Enyia – E N Y I A. On Facebook account. You can also find me on YouTube as my name Okey Enyia - O K E Y E N Y I A. Also Periscope as Enyia strategies and what else? I think that covers social media, so IG, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Periscope, YouTube, Website. My email list. If you go to my website or my email list enyiastrategies.com. I'm in the process of actually creating an online course that is focused on creating a career roadmap for individuals who are, who are challenged. We're trying to pivot from the state college to grasp at a workforce, and so I help people to successfully transition from one point to the next by creating a roadmap for them to, to navigate throughout the workforce in that fashion. So I'd have to talk about how to network, how to find mentors, how to negotiate salary, soft skills, email etiquette, phone etiquette, how to search for jobs in government or elsewhere, how to find purpose and destiny and passions and get clarity around your purpose. You know, that's, that's where the big for me, so that's the online course that I'm creating. I'm hoping to launch it very soon and I'm excited about what's ahead. Dr. Berry: I love it. Lunch and Learn community, if you’re driving, listening at work, all of those links will be in the show notes, so we'll make sure you get a chance. I'm also going to be giving away a Kindle version of his book as well too because I definitely think this says a person that you meet, because again, I've been, I've been following him for about, I think almost like a year or so on LinkedIn. And when I first started I was like, oh, okay, this is the person that I might, I'm going to have to keep kind of close because when you see people working and doing work, they don't even have to say it. You just, they're, they're so busy working, you could just notice like, oh, this person's actually been, some move him. And so he was definitely someone who I was ecstatic about getting on the show to kind of talk to you guys, because I know, again, I know health policy, I know politics isn't sexy, but it is extremely important. I promise you that medication that you're picking up at your local pharmacy, there's some policy that's made it to a price that it is that, that point, right? So don't think that you are immune and in this bubble that some type of policy does not affect what you're doing here in your little community. Okey Enyia: Absolutely. Absolutely. It's so important to be able to frame issues and challenges and policies. What kind of context the person that lives, you know, day to day. So how do you best? And I think in terms of how to find relevancy with what's going on at the federal level with what's going on at the state level and then what's happening locally. You know, all politics is local, you know, power, influence, economics, education, like all of those nuances. And so part of it for me is helping to drive the conversation and create a narrative that makes the, what is oftentimes, the aim office, products and making process relevance and the main, and makes sense and connected. Right. Dr. Berry: I love it. And before I let you go, I was last, I always ask this question, how can even though, how can what you do empower others to take better control of their health? Okey Enyia: Yeah. So, you know, I always say that change starts with you and I think being, being willing to change, which is very difficult at times, you know, that's being human and just, you know, living, having a heart to serve and being willing to seek out support and help. For example, for me, especially now it's a question of strategy of normalizing self-care. So I go see a black nurse psychologist biweekly. I'm going to gym weekly. As I mentioned earlier, I'm a Christian, so I go to church weekly. I eat well and I try to. And so because I've been exposed to this lifestyle, to these values, I'm better able to, and I'm blessed to be able to share my experiences in a transparent way that hopefully will encourage you to make some positive changes. And so that is also a part of what drove me to about the book to say I'd have to go through personally and then for the thing that I did or that have helped me to get to where I am today, where I am hopefully inspiring people and I'm helping to change people's lives. How based upon you know, my story. That is what drives me and, and my hope is that the opportunity that should made available to me on your podcast and said other radio interviews and TV interviews and speaking engagements that this is one way in which I am hopefully leaving a legacy and making a strong impact. So. Dr. Berry: I love it. I love it. Again, Lunch and Learn, amazing guest. Thank you for tuning in and we'll see you guys next week. Download the MP3 Audio file, listen to the episode however you like.
If you're a part of Chicago's design scene, then you've no doubt heard of the multitalented Jonathan Sangster. They are currently an assistant professor of design at Chicago State University, and they also collaborate on projects involving visual art, design, printed matter, typography and visual experimentation. We spoke about Jonathan's recent exhibition at this year's Typeforce, and from there they shared a peek into their creative process which challenges binary thoughts by layering expriences and pursuing different points of view through visual outputs. Jonathan also talked about what he learns from his students, the Chicago design community, and a lot more. Thank you Jonathan for your work and for talking with us about what you do! Jonathan Sangster's Website Jonathan Sangster on Instagram It's survey time! Take our annual audience survey at revisionpath.com/survey, and help shape the future of Revision Path! Survey ends on May 1 at midnight ET! Thanks for your feedback! Like this episode? Then subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, or wherever you find your favorite podcasts. Subscribe and leave us a 5-star rating and a review! Thanks so much to all of you who have already rated and reviewed us! Revision Path is brought to you by Glitch and sponsored by Facebook Design, Google Design, and Mailchimp. Powered by Simplecast. Sign up today for a 14-day free trial! You can also follow Revision Path on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Come chat with us! And thanks for listening!
Mary Luehrsen chats with members of the historic black college and university, HBCU Band Directors’ Consortium. Guests are Thomas Warner Jr. who currently serves as assistant director of bands at North Carolina A&T State University, Professor Roxanne Stevenson who directs bands at Chicago State University and presides over their new program called Gospel Music, and Al Davis who is director of bands and assistant professor of music at St. Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina. the HBCU Band Directors’ Consortium is a collaboration of historically black colleges and universities in Atlanta, Georgia.
Creator of #SpeakTruth Summit, Carla M. Kupe-Arion, Esq. is our guest on this episode of CBBN Business Journals. She is originally from the Congo and arrived here via German to organize the first Speak Truth Summit for Women of Color. You are invited to join her and array of speakers, including Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, for the inaugural #SpeakTruth Summit from October 20 and 21, 2018, at Chicago State University. The #SpeakTruth Summit is a platform by and for Women of Color to identify, address, and assist them in healing from the issues affecting them. Through panel discussions and breakout sessions, attendees will discuss the truths of Women of Color that are often left out of conversations in social, professional, and political settings. Visit www.SpeakTruthSummit.com to get your tickets today. Want to be a guest on an upcoming show? GREAT! Give us a call at 773-609-2226. Or click HERE for details. Sonja Cassandra Perdue, Executive Produce, Chicago’s Black Business Radio Network www.ChicagosBlackBusinessRADIONetwork.com
A resident of Chicago, IL Author & Publisher Eddie S. Pierce Jr.received his Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Chicago State University. He is the founder of Rainbow Room Publishing, LLC., When he learned he was HIV positive, Pierce was also diagnosed with clinical depression. It was through this time of despair that he found a safe-haven through his writing. Pierce says he went from exhaustion, anger, and depression to what he often describes as “pure black boy joy.” Writing allowed Pierce to explore his emotions, reflect on the past, and look to the future. This sense of serenity and safety lit a fire inside him to further his education and continue to “add to the voices of those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. He was inspired to start Rainbow Room Publishing Company out of pure necessity. His Love series now includes LOVE: Changes 1.0, LOVE: From Behind, and LOVE: Changes 2.0 and 3.0. He is currently drafting and promoting works which discuss the events surrounding our flawed criminal justice system, Marriage Equality, and sexism in Corporate America. Wearing both hats, author and publisher is admittedly no small feat. As a public speaker, he speaks of the challenges he faces as a Christian HIV positive SGL (same gender loving) writer and publisher. What keeps him going/ Pierce says “I keep pushing because someone needs to see me succeed. To make something intangible, tangible is worth it all.”
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Ann Wright, a retired United States Army colonel and former U.S. State Department official in Afghanistan, who resigned in protest of the invasion of Iraq and became an anti-war activist, and Ariel Gold, a peace activist and the national co-director of Code Pink.The Gaza Flotilla ship al-Awda, carrying 13,000 euros worth of medical supplies to the people of Gaza, and 22 activists from 12 countries, was intercepted by the Israeli navy yesterday and forced to go to the port of Ashdod, where the activists are being detained and questioned. They will likely be expelled from Israel soon. Meanwhile, Ahed Tamimi has been released from prison after being there for 8 months after slapping an IDF soldier. It’s Monday so it’s Technology Rules with Chris Garaffa—a weekly guide on how monopoly corporations and the national surveillance state are threatening cherished freedoms, civil rights and civil liberties. Today Chris and the hosts discuss the fallout of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube’s manipulation of what we can and do see on social media, and the recent revelations of TSA’s “Quiet Skies” program where air marshals physically monitor specific fliers on commercial planes. Web developer and technologist Chris Garaffa joins the show. President Trump said on Sunday that he was willing to push the government into a shutdown in September if Congress does not fund his border wall and change the immigration law. In a tweet, he blamed Democrats for problems in immigration policy and said he wants to end the visa lottery and the “catch and release” police. Brian and John speak with Brent Wilkes, a leading immigrant rights advocate. In a complete reversal of longstanding policy, US diplomats met with Taliban leaders in Qatar a week ago without any Afghan government officials present. The talks reportedly were led by Alice Wells, the Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia. But neither the State Department nor the Taliban would comment. Brian Terrell, a long time peace activist and a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, joins the show. Voters in Zimbabwe go to the polls today to elected a president. This is the first time since the founding of the country in 1980 that Robert Mugabe will not be on the ballot. He was ousted in November by the current president and ZANU-PF party leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa. He and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa are locked in a close race. Dr. Gerald Horne, a professor of history at the University of Houston and author of many books, including “From the Barrel of a Gun: The United States and the War against Zimbabwe,” joins Brian and John. After locking up his chief rival, Cambodian strongman Hun Sen claimed a landslide victory in Cambodian elections over the weekend. The United States, Australia, and other countries condemned the election as a farce. David Hutt, a southeast Asia columnist for The Diplomat based in Phnom Penh and a regular contributor to international publications, joins the show.Loud & Clear’s regular Monday segment “Education for Liberation” is about the state of education across the country. What’s happening in our schools, colleges, and universities, and what impact does it have on the world around us? Today they focus on the school-to-prison pipeline. Brian and John speak with Dr. Crystal Laura, an assistant professor of education at Chicago State University and the author of the book “Being Bad: My Baby Brother and the School-to-Prison Pipeline.”
Welcome to Episode 9 of Software Tech Talks – How the Pro’s Build Reliable Products. Today’s featured guest is Jacques Stroud, the Founder of Docfully Healthcare – which is a healthcare startup that uses a software system to deliver telemedicine services to the elderly and disabled in their home. Jacques has a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree from Chicago State University, and he’s also a certified Nursing Assistant & a personal trainer – so he’s widely experienced & passionate about helping people improve their overall health. Jacques started Docfully because he saw a great need going unfulfilled – and he decided to do something about it. I met Jacques at CyberTECH, a high tech incubator in downtown San Diego, where I served as a Mentor to Entrepreneurs in Residence. Jacques and his team requested our support with Risk Management for the design and implementation of their software system, so Advantu’s Director of Operations & Software Engineering, Ron Kutsch, and I worked with them for several quarters, and it’s been an amazing experience for everyone. Ron is still helping Jacques & his team with occasional technology questions and we couldn’t be prouder of the work they’re doing. Jacques is highly motivated, h e doesn’t let business or technology roadblocks get in his way – and his tenacity is one of the biggest reasons why I believe he will be highly successful. We asked Jacques to describe his experiences as a caretaker, as well as his #1 recommended book and the best way to contact him. Book: The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank His business website: www.docfully.net Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Favorite quote: “What we do in life – echoes I eternity…” ** Remember – send us an email request for Jacques List: “The Top 5 Ways to see if your Blood Sugar is Safe” – send (subject) Jacques to email@example.com - and we’ll send it to you for free! **
Today’s episode is the first in a three-part series on technology; this episode focuses on social media and how we use can use it in our real estate business. So many people engage with social media every day — we and our clients are all in. Today’s guest is Marki Lemons Ryhal and she joins Monica today to talk about the vast ways that we as REALTORS® can use social media to help ourselves and our clients. There are free and paid ways to use social media. Marki is teaching REALTORS® all over the country how to improve social media presence and make social media work better for them. Many real estate agents are having success on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Facebook is good to reach a large number of people because about two-thirds of internet users have Facebook, regardless of age. Instagram is popular because we are a visual society, and we can get information quickly and succinctly on Instagram. Marki also uses LinkedIn, but this is more useful for those in commercial real estate. As a commercial agent, you could use LinkedIn to join the Employee Assisted Housing Program and connect with Human Resource directors. For people who may be focusing on more niche markets, Snapchat and Pinterest can be other good platforms to utilize. Twitter is a popular platform, but there is the character limitation; a good way to utilize Twitter is to post photos and short videos. Many agents feel overwhelmed by all the media and finding a balance between being a good business person and being authentic across all these different platforms. It’s important to go back to your business plan and focus on who your business plan needs you to be in front of. After defining your customer (or who you want to be your customer), and looking at the demographics and profiles, pick the media that will best reach these clients. You want to engage with the tools they already have and use. Marki talks about Community SEO, and how you can utilize social media to start showing up on the platforms you use. If you tag the location when you’re using social media, people will start to know who you are. You can do things in the community offline, but post it online. The focus on getting out in the community is important because people want to do business with people they trust. You will also have a higher conversion rate from the people that you meet, versus the people you haven’t met. You learn to leverage social media to get your community activity onto the web. A hashtag is a pound sign followed by a word or a group of words. Hashtags can filter or streamline a conversation. People can search by hashtags, so it’s important to be honest and use your hashtags correctly. You might consider creating a branded hashtag custom just for you. Marki warns about being a little cautious when using hashtags because if you use something too generic, you might expose your competition. It’s a balance between using phrases that are commonly searched, but also set you apart from your competition. Facebook is a treasure trove of information for our clients. Marki talks about some specific ways REALTORS® can use Facebook to enhance their business. Facebook is the largest and probably most accurate listening device because people share all of their business in real time. As people share their life events, you can begin to gauge motivated sellers. You can also use this to help bridge the gap between the online and offline relationship. REALTORS® share content consistently with consumers that they don’t engage or interact with. You have to think about how to educate the consumer and be first in mind, but don’t give them content that the consumer won’t engage with. Using platforms and mediums that can deliver the content they will interact with (videos, photos) will lead to a higher chance of success. Most people do business with the first person they interact with, so it’s important to make sure your social media presence is strong and respectful. Facebook has a feature of lists, where you can separate people into groups like you might on an email distribution. Marki uses the Facebook Messenger app to talk to potential clients and other network connections. It serves as an extension of her client relationship management system. Marki describes some specific ways she uses Messenger and Chat Bots to enhance her relations with her customers. As real estate agents, we often think about the things we like and don’t like, but we have to put ourselves in the shoes of our consumers and how they like to shop. This can help you shape your online presence so you’re reaching your consumers. When creating your social media profile that is friendly and business-appropriate, it can be helpful to start with a clean slate. You want to tell people what you do, but avoid describing it like you would in the MLS. You want to include where you do business, adhere to license law, and the REALTOR® Code of Ethics (include the company that you work for). You want to talk to people in the manner that they’re searching. Marki also recommends using emojis, and maximize the character count. Write a bio up to 160 characters with what you want to be known for at the very beginning. Then you can use this basic bio and tailor it for different platforms. Your bio serves as the introduction to you, and you want it to be something that will help bring you to the top. Videos can be a really helpful tool for using social media for real estate. One of the best platforms for videos, photos, and messenger is Snapchat. It is also a little bit more of a casual platform and can allow you to connect with your consumers in a more light-hearted way. You can use Snapchat to post to Instagram and Facebook stories as well, but you want to be strategic about what content you overlap across platforms so it’s not exactly the same across all three. What are some ways to market a property or yourself as a real estate agent in an authentic manner? A great way is to utilize live videos to do previews to open houses, highlight price changes, or updates to the property. If there is a marketing event for the property, you would want to live stream that as well. Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat all have the options for live content. Video content also lets you post across multiple platforms (including YouTube and podcasts) without creating new content for each video. Some apps Marki recommends are Quik by GoPro and Animoto. In a video, you can also share a landing/lead capture so they can leave their contact information and you can add them to your CRM. Marki talks about how to be intentional about marketing on your social media platforms. Marki and Monica both recommend time blocking; Marki does an hour every day Monday - Friday. If one solid hour is too much, you can break it up into smaller chunks. You want it to be on the calendar to make sure you still make social media efforts. Marki’s final advice for listeners is to video every single day. People care about if you can solve their buying and selling problems. She encourages everyone to create video content! If you don’t want to do live content, take your photos and turn them into videos because you want to give consumers what they want, where they are. Additional Links: Training4RE.com Center for REALTOR® Development — onlinelearning.REALTOR® CRDpodcast.com - Podcast Website CRD@REALTORS.org Guest Links: Marki’s Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Blog About Me Instagram Guest Bio: Licensed Managing Broker, REALTOR®, avid volunteer, and Major Donor, Marki Lemons-Ryhal is dedicated to all things real estate. With over 25 years of marketing experience, Marki has taught REALTORS® how to earn up to a 2682% return on their marketing dollars. As a REALTOR® Marki has earned the several sales award, the REALTOR® Achievement Award, and the President’s Award from the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. She is a five-time REALTOR® Conference and Expo featured attendee, one of 80 speakers selected to speak at the REALTOR® Conference & Expo three times, and an Inman closing Keynote speaker. By consistently offering sound industry analysis and professional guidance, Marki’s expertise has been featured in Forbes, Washington Post, Homes.com, REALTOR® Magazine and has also been included on CBS News Chicago and CBNC. Marki holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Chicago State University, a Master’s in Business Administration from Saint Xavier University, and over fifty real estate related licenses, certifications, and designations. Host Information: Monica Neubauer Speaker/Podcaster/REALTOR® Monica@MonicaNeubauer.com FuntentionalLiving.com FranklinTNBlog.com
He went from making it on his own at age 15 to become an icon in the ballroom culture for the House Infiniti. Along the way, he graduated with highest honors as the Valedictorian and a Presidential Scholar from Olive Harvey College and graduated in the top 1% of the Honors and Arts and Sciences Colleges as Summa Cum Laude from Chicago State University. His many Ballroom recognitions include being inducted into the Midwest Awards Ball Hall of Fame, receiving the Eric Christian Bazaar Breakthrough award (2002), being deemed a Legend for Bizarre Bazaar (2004), and deemed an Icon for Community Outreach as the Blueprint (2016). He was recently inducted into the Ballroom Scene Radio Hall Of Fame. He does not take his ballroom status lightly, recognizing that with the status comes great responsibility and he's used it to advocate for the LGBTQ community and has been recognized for his efforts to advance social justice and equality. Solomon founded In Demand Entertainment (IDE) in 2002. IDE's mission is to bridge the gap between public health and social service organizations and underserved populations, who are and in-need, at-risk, and often hard-to-reach, as a means for community empowerment. As a tool for fighting the HIV epidemic, Solomon pioneered the concept of getting ball participants screened at a Ball in Chicago. For his efforts to advance social justice and equality for the LGBTQ community, Solomon was also recognized in 2012 by the Coalition for Justice and Respect as a Community Warrior. In 2013 he was appointed by the Gay Liberation Network as a co-chairperson for the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality.
We've all heard "conscious" rappers preach their asses off in a song that nobody wants to hear–the onslaught of big words and holier-than-thou declarations can be exhausting. David Ellis' autotuned bars reverberate with a catchiness that help his thoughtful, loving ideas shine through clearly and without pretense. The other half of duo FYI (Fuck Yo Institution) with AirGo alum Ric Wilson, he's also an organizer and activist across the city, especially involved in the fight to save Chicago State University. Recorded live 1/12/17 at WHPK 88.5FM in Chicago Music from this week's show: Kinda A Big Deal (feat. Kanye West) - The Clipse BLK Crack - @DavidEllis00 Budget or Else - @DavidEllis00 Liberation - @DavidEllis00
How can we view conflict as an opportunity to establish deeper connections with others? Stephan V. Beyer, Ph.D., J.D., explores paradigm shifting insights from his new book Talking Stick: Peacemaking as a Spiritual Path. When we encounter the conflicts that will inevitably appear, we have been conditioned to focus on finding fault and determining punishment, not on the much more expansive conscious practice of seeking to restore harmony. By learning to speak honestly and listen devoutly, we can overcome our culture's hierarchical and punitive approach to conflict. By choosing to relate to one another in a sacred manner, we can create relationships and communities that are egalitarian, liberating and transformational. As wayshowers, we may encounter some spiritual challenges while walking the peace path, but the destination we are co-creating is a higher consciousness Earth. Stephan V. Beyer, Ph.D., J.D., is a well-known writer and speaker on shamanism and spirituality. He is also a community builder, peacemaker and carrier of council. He has offered peacemaking workshops to a wide variety of audiences and has served as a Lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice at Chicago State University, teaching courses in restorative justice and in the theory and practice of nonviolent resistance. Program music copyrighted by Grammy award winner Larry Seyer (LarrySeyer.com), included in this podcast with his permission. Visit FrontierBeyondFear.com to learn about the inspirational outreach of this program, now in its 7th year.
Randall Horton is the author of The Definition of Place (2006) and Lingua Franca of Ninth Street (2009), both from Main Street Rag. His poetry prizes include the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award and the Bea González Prize for Poetry. He has an MFA from Chicago State University and a PhD from SUNY Albany. Horton is a Cave Canem Fellow, a member of the Affrilachian Poets, and associate professor of English at the University of New Haven. He also serves as senior editor for Willow Books and editor-in-chief for Tidal Basin Review.
First Friday Club of Chicago presents our January 2016 speaker, David Anderson: “When A Real Good Idea Becomes a Real Big Problem - Student Loans” What a great idea – make money available for more young people to attend college, earn their degree, enter the work force, earn a living and begin making their mark in the business community and the entire American society. Today that great idea is also becoming an albatross around the necks of young people and their families that it was designed to help succeed. How many people are leaving school with a student loan debt greater than a mortgage and paying interest on those loans twice the current mortgage rate? And the current student loan situation goes far beyond the students themselves. It is affecting the finances of their parents, who need to add their assistance with loan payments. It is affecting the make-up of the culture with more “graduates” unable to afford their own housing. A significant number continue to live at home for an indefinite period of time. It is affecting the buying power of so many people. Too many college graduates are under-employed yet need to keep paying down those student loans. If a person defaults on a student loan, it will affect their employment opportunities in the future. Perhaps this situation is best summed up in a now famous sentence: “Houston, we have a problem.” Mr. David Anderson will address the “student loan problem” on Friday, January 8, 2016. Mr. Anderson is a graduate with honors of Chicago State University in the field of Finance and Economics. In 2009 he was a part of the Diversity and Explorations Program at Harvard University. He worked as an Analyst for both J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Goldman Sachs. During 2011 Mr. Anderson worked in the Executive Office of the President in the White House. Student Loan 411, the organization which he co-founded, offers student loan consultative and advisory services to individuals and institutions in the following areas: medical student loans, student loans forgiveness, repayment options, loan consolidation, and parent plus loans. The First Friday Club not only is encouraging you to attend our January lunch, but also we are hoping you will extend an invitation to your own college-age children and grandchildren, who are still home for the holidays.
MFA Merit Scholarship The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. BFA Printmaking Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Phila. Pa. Founder and Master Printer at Hummingbird Press Editions located on Chicago's south side. Thomas has published such artists as Kerry Marshall, William Conger, Richard Hunt, Willie Cole and Barbara Jones-Hogu among others. He as taught at Tyler School of Art, The School of the Art Institute Chicago., Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Penland School of Crafts and Ox bow and is currently on faculty at Chicago State University. His own artworks are included in various private and public collections, exhibits nationally and abroad. Recent commissions include the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Chicago Transit Authority. He is represented by N'Namdi Contemporary Miami-Detroit.
Adam & Aaron celebrate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan's second season in the National Basketball Association. This episode covers: - Off-season news, notes and quotes - 1985 NBA Draft - Chicago Bulls 1985-86 training camp and preseason games - Insightful minutiae, all but lost to the annals of basketball history We're back with a new series. Starting mid-June, 1985, we discuss a wide array of interesting topics and happenings, from the NBA's off-season. We chat about the Chicago Bulls' moves to sign a new head coach, in the wake of Kevin Loughery's firing. We cover the 1985 NBA Draft and the multitude of deals that Chicago made, to secure Charles Oakley's arrival and the team's future. You'll learn about the 'Schlitz Malt Liquor Summer Basketball League', hosted at Chicago State University, in late June and early July, 1985. Professional players who took part, included Michael Jordan, Isiah Thomas, Reggie Theus, Terry Cummings, Orlando Woolridge & Maurice Cheeks. We also talk about the burgeoning career of (Washington Bullets draftee) Manute Bol. The Chicago Tribune ran a great feature on Bol, covering his then-stint with the United States Basketball League, where he was averaging an astonishing 12 blocks per game. In late July, 1985, the University of Illinois at Chicago, hosted an NBA Rookie Summer League, featuring the Bulls, Hawks, Cavaliers, Pistons, Pacers & Bucks. The teams played a series of exhibitions, open to the public. Players involved - referred to as rookies, free agents and fringe pros - included Spud Webb, Joe Dumars, Kevin Willis, Tony Campbell, Ron Anderson, Antoine Carr, Terence Stansbury & Randy Breuer. To encourage camaraderie and team unity, the Bulls held their (1985-86) preseason training camp at Beloit College, Wisconsin. Aside from basketball, Michael Jordan served as an honorary official (coin toss) at the Beloit-Cornell football game. We detail the Bulls' interest in (free agent) Kyle Macy and the formerly-retired Billy McKinney. Plus, Spencer Haywood made a comeback attempt - attending training camp with the Pistons - two seasons removed from his last NBA game. We recap Chicago's 1985-86 preseason games. They were the only team without a win. We detail the Bulls' interest in (free agent) Kyle Macy and the formerly-retired Billy McKinney. Plus, Spencer Haywood made a comeback attempt - attending training camp with the Pistons - two seasons removed from his last NBA game. To round out the episode, we talk about the Bulls' trade for George Gervin, on the eve of the regular season. That deal had ramifications - for more than one reason. This episode begins our coverage of the 1985-86 NBA season. If you enjoy the content, please share it with your friends! For context, here's our 30-episode series, exploring Michael Jordan's rookie campaign. Others mentioned in this episode, include: Mike Dunleavy, Quintin Dailey, Dave Corzine, Wes Matthews & Adrian Branch. Editor's note: sign-up for my monthly newsletter - receive exclusive details on upcoming podcast episodes and future, high-profile guests to appear on the show. Show notes | I appreciate all feedback, FB Page 'Likes' and iTunes ratings / reviews. Follow: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Newsletter | RSS | Website Support Adam via Amazon: click-through and purchase any item (store-wide – within 24 hours) - it helps support the podcast – importantly, at no additional cost to you. Thanks. Feedback: e-mail (audio welcome) | Voicemail
Join Dr. Carlos as he explores the importance of celibacy with AC Green. AC Green is the youngest of six siblings born and raised in Chicago. His parents are well known in Chicago's faith community as his late father was a Baptist Pastor and his mother an evangelist, choir director and youth leader. The Green household was one that provided a strong spiritual foundation and the appreciation of music was encouraged.At an early age, AC began to express himself through music by writing and learning to play various keyboard instruments. His passion and gift for music helped him to develop into a very talented keyboard player and musical composer.Having outstanding skills as a gospel musician along with his mother's belief that his leadership would produce phenomenal results encouraged her to transfer her position as choir director to him, thus creating the start of his exceptional musical career.AC studied music under the mentorship of famed saxophonist Bunky Green at Chicago State University as well as music legend Eddie Thomas. AC's Musical Resume includes many of his songs being played on radio stations across the country. His true gospel roots lead him to produce live shows for such artist as Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams and various others.As a young entrepreneur and artist at heart, AC used the highly political town of Chicago as his backdrop and began composing and creating musical jingles and commercial campaigns for Chicago's former Mayor Richard Daley and other elected officials. His experience in producing innovative jingles led him to a priceless highlight in his career when he created the famed slogan “Yes We Can” for none other than President Barack Obama.With any amount of success, comes trials and tribulations. A divorce, an ailing mother, a pending home foreclosure and business setbacks challenged AC in many ways. However his faith and his fight allowed him to prevail and come back stronger and wiser than ever.On the verge of losing everything AC's crisis essentially set him in direct alignment with God's will for his life. He frequently testifies “That he has gained much more from his crisis than he has lost and is thankful that his journey's triumph now impacts the lives of many others”.AC's determination to save his home was a greater success than he could have imagined. His tenacity to win the war against foreclosure led his hosting “The AC Green Show”.The show is a blend of music, entertainment and empowerment. It allows him to be an advocate in educating listeners on the foreclosure epidemic as well as raising awareness of pertinent issues. His boldness and fun spirited personality keeps his listeners amused and aroused about the many powerful topics the show introduces.AC is known for being “The man that makes things happen.” He is a strong advocate for giving back to the community and has great empathy for others and personally speaks with and provides help to thousands of listeners who reach out to him.AC is the author of the book “Back2Zero: Winning Against All Odds”. His book details how he was able to overcome his challenges and how others can fight to reach their highest potential.
Join Cheri as she talks with poets Christopher Stewart and Quraysh Ali Lansana about their new collection of poems The Walmart Republic. You'll hear poems from this new and experiential collection, they'll discuss creative process, the politics of poetry and the magic of collaboration! ABOUT THE POETS Quraysh Ali Lansana is author of seven poetry books, three textbooks, a children's book, editor of eight anthologies, and coauthor of a book of pedagogy. He is Associate Professor of English/Creative Writing at Chicago State University, where he served as Director of the Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing from 2002-2011. Our Difficult Sunlight: A Guide to Poetry, Literacy & Socia l Justice in Classroom & Community (with Georgia A. Popoff) was published in March 2011 by Teachers & Writers Collaborative and was a 2012 NAACP Image Award nominee. Lansanas poetry collection mystic turf was released in October 2012 by Willow Books; his most recent collection of poems, reluctant minivan, was published in May 2014 by Living Arts, Tulsa. . Christopher Stewarts poetry has appeared in numerous poetry journals and the anthology, Power Lines: A Decade of Poetry from Chicagos Guild Complex. His collaborations with music artists include his work with the group Circadian Rhythm, which was featured on the audio anthology, A Snake in the Heart: Poems and Music by Chicago Spoken Word Performers. He is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University.
February 25, 2014 The Calumet Region of Indiana and Illinois at the southern end of Lake Michigan has great ecological significance, cultural diversity, and economic might but is now grappling with questions of regional direction in the wake of widespread deindustrialization. The idea of designating the Calumet as a National Heritage Area grew from a 1998 feasibility study by the National Park Service.The Calumet Heritage Partnership, formed as a result of the study, has worked to keep the Heritage Area idea alive. Drs. Mark Bouman, from the Field Museum, and William Peterman, professor emeritus at Chicago State University, introduce the concept of National Heritage Areas with examples of successful NHAs in other parts of the country; discuss why NHAs should be of interest to planners; and show how the creation of a Calumet NHA would be consistent with and augment existing and evolving plans for the Calumet region.
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Daniel Block, Professor in the Department of Geography at Chicago State University and director of the Fred Blum Neighborhood Assistance Center, delivers a presentation titled "Food Deserts, Food Sovereignty, and Urban Food Security" at Swift Hall on June 27, 2012. His lecture addresses the existence of food deserts, particularly in African-American communities in urban areas, and provides an overview of recent initiatives to provide access to high-quality produce and food. Block's presentation was part of a three-day Summer Teacher Institute titled "Feeding the World: Challenges to Achieving Food Security." The Institute was presented by the University of Chicago Center for International Studies and cosponsored by the Program on the Global Environment, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for East European and Russian Eurasian Studies, and the Global Health Initiative. The resources associated with this lecture can be found at: http://cis.uchicago.edu/outreach/summerinstitute/2012/resources.shtml#block
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to email@example.com. Daniel Block, professor of geography at Chicago State University and director of the Fred Blum Neighborhood Assistance Center, delivers a presentation entitled "Food Deserts, Food Sovereignty, and Urban Food Security," at Swift Hall on June 27, 2012. His lecture addresses the existence of food deserts, particularly in African-American communities in urban areas, and provides an overview of recent initiatives to address the issue of access to high-quality produce and food products. Mr. Block's presentation was part of a three-day Summer Teacher Institute entitled "Feeding the World: Challenges to Achieving Food Security." The Institute was presented by the University of Chicago Center for International Studies and cosponsored by the Program on the Global Environment, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for East European and Russian Eurasian Studies and the Global Health Initiative. The resources associated with this lecture can be found at: http://cis.uchicago.edu/outreach/summerinstitute/2012/resources.shtml#block
Don't Get Anxious - Get Prepared; Act As If...Make The Shift!! TCE chat with CEO Fields Jackson, the visionary behind Racing Towards Diversity Magazine Topic: "How to HIT THAT NOTE"..and WIN in Your Career and Business in 2012 Fields Kept it REAL & RELEVANT ...."What Color is a Brillent Idea..." he says...listen to find out whtat that statment TRULY means! Get to Know Mr. Jackson (brief Bio) Fields Jackson, Jr. is currently the Founder and CEO of Racing Toward Diversity Magazine, Cary, NC and an adjunct professor, teaching Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing, at Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois. From 1994 to 2011 Fields served as president of Charles Fields, Inc, Cary, NC. Charles Fields, Inc. Jackson is currently working with HiTekPos, Raleigh, North Carolina as a marketing consultant and advisor. Fields was recently recognized by Diversity Best Practices as one of the Five Diversity Thought Leaders You Should Be Following On Twitter and one of the Top 21 Black Social Media Influencers by the I'm Just Sharing blog posted by Mitch Mitchell. Programming: BGN Productions: NH Productions
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