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The Plunge, the Cold, and the Connection to Homelessness

This broadcast starts out with a reading of the memorial prayer written by the Rev. Greg Thomas to remember the homeless before we transition into a discussion about the meaningfulness of our New Year’s Day plunge into the Atlantic Ocean. … Continue reading

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Doogie Lish Sandtiger – Left care at 16, Adopted at 23.

Our guest this evening is Doogie Lish Sandtiger. Doogie left foster care at 16 because the State was not meeting his needs and became homeless for a significant period of time while continuing to attend school. He ultimately moved in … Continue reading

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From Homeless Camper to College Grad: Michael McLaughlin.

Our guest this Sunday evening is Child Advocate and Child Abuse Survivor Michael McLaughlin. After a short stint in foster care, Michael was homeless as a teenager, following a nightmare of childhood abuse that left him literally physically scarred. By … Continue reading

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Youth Homeless in Australia and its Parallels in USA

Our guest this evening is Michael Coffey, CEO of an Australian organization called Yfoundations. Yfoundations has sought to represent the needs of young people at risk of or experiencing homelessness and those services who support them in Australia. Michael has … Continue reading

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Aging Out of Care and Becoming Homeless — Elijah Callendar

Tonight Denise and Chester interview 21 year old Elijah Callender who was recently discharged from foster care to nobody but himself. Elijah speaks to what it is like being discharged from foster care and having essentially no place to go … Continue reading

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On the Road With Pat O’Brien

Chester Jackson interviews Pat O’Brien about his most recent road trip talking to a variety of folks around the United States and Canada about the urgency of getting young adults and teens adopted before they age out of care.  This … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Special

Chester Jackson interviews Margaret Roman and his own wife, Karin Jackson, celebrating Mother’s Day with two moms who have adopted teenagers. This radio special discuss great issues about raising teens and other children from two moms with lots of experience … Continue reading

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