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AIKW – 27 The Ferguson Youth Initiative

Interview by Marlon Chambers Interview with Aaron Harris, ED & Dwayne James, Chairman The Ferguson Youth Initiative (FYI) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization serving the youth of the Ferguson community. FYI empowers teens from Ferguson and surrounding communities to become productive, positive, & contributing members of the community. Contact info if you have…

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AIKW 26 – Therapeutic Mentoring – Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services

Interview with Jason Beard, MS – Regional Director of East/Central Region Main Number: (800)888-1904 Unlike other social service agencies, PCHAS combines data-driven program design and expertly trained staff with a philosophy of care that keeps everyone—from social workers to executive leaders—focused on the goals and strengths of each child and their family. Studies show that…

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AIKW 25 – Family Solutions for Kids – Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services

Interview with Christina Helm, MA, LPC – Case Therapist Supervisor Main Number: (800)888-1904 Unlike other social service agencies, PCHAS combines data-driven program design and expertly trained staff with a philosophy of care that keeps everyone—from social workers to executive leaders—focused on the goals and strengths of each child and their family. We help: •Families in…

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AIKW 24 – Dred Scott Heritage Foundation

Dred Scott Heritage Foundation Interview with Lynne M. Jackson, President and Founder and Great-great granddaughter of Dred and Harriet Scott. The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation’s mission is to educate the public of the critical impact of the Dred Scott Decision and the struggle for freedom of Dred and Harriet Scott through commemoration, education and reconciliation.…

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AIKW 23 – Marygrove

Episode 23 – Marygrove Rose Crofford, Chief Operating Officer Kelly Peplinski, Director of Intensive Needs Mike Baer, Director of Transitional and Independent Living 2705 Mullanphy Lane Florissant, MO 63031 (314)837-1702 www.marygrovechildren.org Marygrove has a rich history of more than 165 years caring for children, teens and young adults, offering a safe and healing environment for…

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AIKW 22 – Voices for Children – CASA of St. Louis

Court Appointed Special Advocates Interview with Steve Moergen, Executive Director 105 S. Central Avenue Clayton, MO 63105 (314)615-2912 www.voices-stl.org Since 1984, CASA Volunteers have been advocating for St. Louis’ children and youth. As the only Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA Volunteer) member program in St. Louis City and County, our CASA volunteers offer a stable…

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AIKW 21 – Saint Martha’s Hall – Domestic Violence Shelter

Interview with Jessica Woolbright, Children’s Program Coordinator P.O. Box 4950 St. Louis, MO 63108 (314)533-1313 (Available 24/7) www.saintmarthas.org St. Martha’s Hall is a not-for-profit agency, which provides a shelter care program for abused women and their children. Our mission is to help battered women and their children break the cycle of violence in their lives.…

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AIKW 20 – Centerpointe Hospital West County Outpatient Programs

Monica Andrews, Program Manager Baker Symes, Adolescent Therapist Rob Cracchiola, Program Coordinator/Therapist https://centerpointehospital.net 763 S. Ballas Road Suite 130 St. Louis, MO 63141 Adolescent Line: (314)292-7373 Adult Line: (314)7323 CenterPointe’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), in the St. Louis area, provides half-day or evening programming during which many patients can continue with daily responsibilities. Patients in…

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AIKW 19 – Mothers Against Drunk Driving – MADD

Interview with Meghan Carter, State Executive Director, and Meagan Bowers, Program Specialist www.madd.org Office: (314)426-1595 National Help Line: (877)MADD-HELP (877)275-6233 The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.

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AIKW 18 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri

Interview with Kate Dopuch, Chief Program Officerwww.bbbsemo.org(314)361-5900 PurposeTo ensure that children grow up with love, hope, and opportunity. How We ServeOur work is straightforward and dynamic. Our approach is unique in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America federation of over 300 affiliates. Today, our agency supports each young person, ages 5-25. What We DoOur…

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