Remixing the Narrative
By Jurema Gorham
Remixing the Narrative Apr 23, 2021
Tune in as we discuss the importance of pausing so that you can allow your steps to be ordered. Our host Jurema Gorham will share lessons she has learned by "breathing in order to receive."
The Power of Life Insurance
Join us as we discuss the benefits of life insurance for you and your family. We will hear a personal account from Debra Mitchell and Danielle Mitchell about how it has helped their family. Also, we will talk to Jason Barnes, to provide us with further ways life insurance can be an benefit for your family. Trust me this is an show you don't want to miss!
Your Tribe Determines Your Vibe
To close out our Women's History Month podcast series, I will be introducing you to my sisters! Each woman who will be on the podcast are my tribe. They say you are reflection of the people you hang with which is true. Every one of my sisters are DOPE! Tune in as we talk about the power of sisterhood and a variety of topics. This is a conversation you don't want to miss!
Legacy: Three Generations
Join us as host, Jurema Gorham, celebrates the Queens in her life. She will have guests Cheryl Nolen-Wilson (mother) and Magrenee Williams (grandmother) on to discuss principles to live by. Also, they will share impactful moments that have been life lessons for them. Trust us...this is an episode you don't want to miss!
The Queen's Table
Join us as we talk with Cherese "Reese" Purnell about creating spaces that celebrate the queen and king in all of us. Tune is as we talk about the lessons she has learned along the way and her current endeavors. Trust me...this is an conversation you don't want to miss!
Turning Passion Into Profit
Join us as we interview Janel Latrice as she shares her story on fully following her dreams. Tune in to be inspired on how to truly turn your passion into profit. This is an conversation you don't want to miss!
Zero to Launch
Join us as we interview Mother and Daughter writing duo Ann Ray and B.R. Mooney. They will share how this Mother-Daughter writing team wrote and published their children's book in under 90 Days. This is conversation you don't want to miss.
Black History in the 21st Century (Youth Speak Out!) Part 2
We are back for part two of our conversation! Join us as we talk to high school students about how they feel about black history past, present and the future. They will share how knowing and lack of knowing their history has impacted their present. This is a conversation you don't want to miss!
Black History in the 21st Century (Youth Speak Out!) Part 1
Join us as we talk to high school students about how they feel about black history past, present and the future. They will share how knowing and lack of knowing their history has impacted their present. This is a conversation you don't want to miss!
Survivor Turned Provider
Join us as we talk to our guest, Tisha Harvey, ACSW. "Survivor Turned Provider" is a personal memoir about the author, Tisha Harvey. A gripping story about how Tisha overcame a suicide attempt, PTSD, and how she fought for her freedom on two different occasions in two different cities. This is a conversation you don't want to miss!
"American Skin" Recap
Tune in as we discuss with our guests Carl Bray, Ill Gordon and Dr. Shaniqua Jones about the issues brought up in the the movie "American Skin." Join us as we talk about the ugly truths that impact our communities and families. This is a conversation you don't want to miss.
Shaping Your Identity
Join us as we talk with Dr. Cernata Morse about the importance of encouraging and inspiring our children to reach their full potential. We truly have the ability to speak death and life into our children. This is an conversation you don't want to miss!
Tune in as we welcome guest, Dr. Shaniqua Jones, to discuss how important it is to normalize therapy. We will discuss what are possibly the reason people choose to not go to therapy. Also, the freedom that comes with allowing yourself to deal with the things that are holding you back. Trust me, this is an episode you don't want to miss!
Tune in as host, Jurema Gorham, is joined with three amazing women in education as they discuss the state of the educational landscape. We will talk about the educational system in the past and present time. Also, explore where much needed reform is needed in the future. This is an conversation you do not want to miss.
How Do We Break Cycles?
Everyone has heard the saying "New year, new me." However, what keeps us making the same resolutions year after year. Tune in as we discuss what keeps us from reaching our full potential. Also, what we need to do to truly get over the hump. This is a conversation you will not want to miss!
Protect Your Mind At All Cost
Community Town hall: Justice and Freedom
If you are like me, you have experienced a gamut of emotions this week. My soul will not rest until I truly do my part to ensure our voice is heard. Everyday, I am reminded of the uncertainty of life and pray for my family's protection. However, I refuse to just sit back and let things just happen. It really is going to take a village to combat the injustices at the city, state and national level. But we must reflect, strategize, mobilize and execute. Join us as we come together to discuss and strategize what our next steps should be. We are the answers we are seeking and the change agents we need.
Mental Health Awareness Month Takeaways
Join us as state some of the top suggestions to help us continue to take care of our mental health.
"The Power of Words"
Join us as we interview author, Carmichael Lewis, as he shares his writings. We will learn how his life journey has helped him impact the community and the next generation of leaders.
Community Leaders At Work (The Fellas)
Join us for a panel discussion with community leaders who are working hard to support families and community across the city of Chicago. We will discuss their current work, issues that still need to be addressed and a call of action to our listeners.
Jahmal Cole, Founder and Executive Director of "My Block, My Hood, My City"
Walter Mendenhall, PhD. Candidate, NFL Alumnus, Founder & Executive Director of "The Male Mogul Initiative" Inc. NFP
Tim Flowers, Assistant Coach at Simeon Career Academy, Mentor & Community Activist
Ron Scott, Entrepreneur, Social Advocate and Mentor
The Truth About Mental Health
Tune in as we interview Loryn Kimbrough, MA as we discuss the truth about mental health. We will discuss the following topics:
1. Mental health does not mean mental illness
2. We all have issues, you're not in this alone
3. Mental health is just as important as physical health
4. We all need someone to talk to
5. A healthy mind = a healthy body
Parenting During A Pandemic: Back to the Basics
Join us as we interview husband, father of seven, author and parent advocate, Lazerrick Franklin. Listen as we discuss principles parents should consider during this time. Also, how this is the perfect time for parents to work on themselves too.
Community Town hall: Parents and Students Speak Out
Join us as parents and students speak about what is needed during this time. As we work together to ensure our families are supported and thrive, we must allow them a chance to speak out.
The Stigma of Mental Health
Join us as we discuss the stigma of mental health and how we can combat it. Listen as we share our stories, how stigmas impact our communities and steps we can take to empower those around us.
Phillip Yang, Co-Founder of Clever Characters (Moderator)
Ebony Lewis, Author of "Dear Black Boy It's Ok to Cry, " Mother, Wife and Community Activist
Dr. Obari Cartman, Community Psychologist, Program Director of Real Men Charities, Inc., Clinician with Healing Empowering Learning Professionals (H.E.L.P.), and Author
Remixing the Narrative: Girls' Mentoring
Listen as we interview Girls Are p.e.a.r.l.s. Founder, Sameka Gates. Find out how her organization began, advice for parents and ways you can join the movement.
SEL Education: Why is it important for our family and community?
Tune in as we interview Damien Howard, Co-founder of Clever Characters and Director of Education Initiatives at Together Chicago. We will discuss what is SEL education, his organizations, tips for parents and important next steps we need to take to heal our families.
Community Town hall: Remote Learning and the Black Community
With the official closing of schools for the remaining of the school year, families across the city are impacted in various ways. In order to ensure our children thrive during this time, we must have an honest conversation about how remote learning is being received within our community. Join us for an open conversation with school administrators, education advocates, parents and students as they share how they are feeling during this time.
Dr. Femi Skanes, EDGE, LLC.
Jasmine Thurmond, Kind Academy for Social Justice, Principal
Ted Williams, Kennedy-King College, Department Chair
Jillian Carew, InnerG Unlmtd., Education Consultant
Shannon & Eric Stiles, Parents
Joseph Williams, Community Activist
"Autism Awareness Talk!" Panel Discussion
Listen in on our final discussion as we celebrate Autism Awareness month. Our panelists share tips and resources that will be helpful for families with children who are autistic. Also, they share their stories on how they ensured their children received the resources they need. Furthermore, Dr. Evisha Ford shares her expertise and how her organization, iCan Dream Center, is impacting the community and families.
Tamara Harding, Founder of All Families Matters and Parent Advocate
Kim Gresham, Author and Parent Advocate
Dr. Evisha Ford, Founder and Executive Director of iCan Dream Center
"Autism Awareness Talk!" with Sheletta Brundidge
Join us as we interview Sheletta Brundidge, Author and Parent Advocate, as we discuss the impact of autism on a family. Listen as she shares her family's background, resources, hardships and great victories. Also, we discuss the inspiration of her children's book "Cameron Goes to School."
"The Power of Mentorship" with Vondale Singleton
Join us as we interview Vondale Singleton, Founder of C.H.A.M.P.S. Male Mentoring Program. Tune in as we discuss the creation of the organization, why mentoring is so critical and call of action to everyone.
Raising Kings: A Mothers’ Roundtable Discussion
“What are you waiting for? GO FOR IT!
“Compliance (or lack of) can kill you”
“It Really Does Matters”
“Blessings in the L’s”
“A Childlike Heart”
“Even Superheroes Need Help Too”
“The Student Athlete” with Robert Blocker
Join us as we interview Robert Blocker as he shares stories from being an student athlete from elementary to the professional level. Listen as we discuss how school, family and the community is interrelated to student athletes.