Max Mendoza, executive director of Heartland 180. His story is very unique because he has decided to help youth that may have some serious challenges with life. He often says that "because you made a mistake, does not make you a mistake." He learned first hand, that his mistakes did not determine who he would become. What an amazing story. He now serves as an appointee of Governor Kelly on the Juvenile Justice Committee
Matt Thomas had a life of challenge even at a young age. Hear how things began to spiral out of control while a teenager and how he changed and started making different choices. Hear his views on White Privilege and Black Lives Matter. He is a author, a pastor, and executive director. He spends a lot of his time helping individuals who are coming out of prison with resources to help them rebuild their lives.
You will appreciate the candied yet true statements from a police officer here in Wyandotte County. He shares what his parents said to him about police officers and why he selected a career in law enforcement. He also shares insight on some positive things that the police department is doing that directly impacts our community.
Discover the passion and will to make a positive difference in our communities by protesting. Rachel Hudson gives a very mature perspective on the systemic racism and police brutality that has happened around our country to people of color. She is extremely articulate and very cautious, using the safety measures given to our communities to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19 even during the times she is protesting.
Join our discussion with Officer Elaine Moore. Officer Moore gives her experience of black lives matter and being a black female police officer. Don't miss this informative discussion of real-life issues,
Join Dr. Evelyn as she interviews Christina Thomas. Former drug addict, alcoholic, and felon who served almost four years in jail in Arizona. Christina shares how through a letter from her boyfriend, lead her to Jesus Christ and how that decision changed their lives. Her story is unique and encouraging. She has gone from Prison to the Palace, by making better choices and by the grace of God.
Join me for a conversation with Mr. Mark Dupree the DA of Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Kansas.
Topics Discussed Include:
Black Lives Matter
Offenders with Mental Disabilities
Women who are incarcerated in Wyandotte County and the State of Kansas