Monica Givens: Episode #022

Program Coordinator, Office of Development, Leadership Giving, Yale University; Yale African American Affinity Group, Social & Networking subcommittee co-chair; Acting Vice President, Elm City Freddy Fixer Parade Committee

Tori Hamilton: Episode #021

Tori Hamilton, a Hartford native, is the Program Manager for CT Money School and Bank On CT for the CT Association for Human Services. As a social justice advocate, she is dedicated to helping individuals and families obtain financial wellness. She has helped over 1,000 low to moderate income families realize their American Dream through her work in the non-profit sector and the creation of her Financial Fitness Program.

Deivone Tanksley: Episode #020

Deivone Tanksley, owner of the restaurant, “My Wife Didn’t Cook”, is doing a lot to make a difference in his hometown of New Britain.

Camille Roach: Episode #018

Camille Roach is one of the co-founders and assistant executive director of Winning Ways.

Matt Paterna: Episode #017

Dr. Matt Paterna is the Owner of Shoreline Family Chiropractic in West Haven, CT. From 2012-2016 Dr. Paterna served as the President of the CT Chiropractic Council, and he is regarded as a leader amongst his peers.

Timothy Shriver: Episode #016

Tim Shriver is an American disability rights activist, film producer, and former educator who has been Chairman of Special Olympics since 1996 and currently serves as the chief executive officer of UNITE.

Jeroy Smith: Episode #015

Jeroy Smith is Licensed Professional Counselor, former athlete and business professional.

Stephen Campbell: Episode #014

Stephen Campbell was just 20 years old when he started serving a nearly 10-year stint in prison in relation to a 2006 drug-related shooting in Hartford. But that experience led to a growth that has now resulted in Campbell publishing his own book of poems, titled “Sea Through Emotions: Poetry from a Mental Prison.”

Once Incarcerated: Episode #013

Once Incarcerated is a nonprofit organization for formerly incarcerated people and their families, founded and directed by two formerly incarcerated women.