Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:
“Getting to the Root”
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This episode on REVIVE is entitled “Getting to the Root: A Discussion in Honor of World Youth Skills Day” This episode will focus on decision making, the importance of youth developing skills, and ways to build a more prosperous future! You don’t want to miss this episode!
Taylor Frome: Taylor Frome is founder and executive director of YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SERVICES AKA YESPhilly. YESPhilly is a Philadelphia based nonprofit with the mission of developing opportunities for Philly youth who drop out of our high schools. YESPhilly started in 2000, and have had several different types of programs, from community centers, to a GED program, to a Alternative High School—where students can finish their high school education and get a regular high school diploma. YESPhilly is different from other Alternative schools because the focus is on meeting students where they are, and helping them transition into higher education or employment. Before starting YESPhilly Ms. Frome had started the YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, which is still providing a combination of job training and high school education.
Rose McGee: Rose McGee is a “sweet potato pie philanthropist”, storyteller, educator, playwright, and entrepreneur. She is the creator of the Sweet Potato Comfort Pie Initiative, owner of Deep Roots Gourmet Desserts, and has a TEDx Talk on The Power of Pie. Two summers ago, she led her own community of Golden Valley in baking 56 Sweet Potato Comfort Pies and personally served them at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. where nine African Americans were killed. Her Sweet Potato Comfort Pie Approach has become a cornerstone during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday weekend when Rose along with other volunteers bake sweet potato pies at Calvary Lutheran Church, then facilitate conversations around race and equity. Participants then take the pies and distribute them as gifts to individuals and organizations throughout the community as a symbol of concern and celebration. She is author of the book, Story Circle Stories, works for Minnesota Humanities Center, and resides in Golden Valley, Minnesota where she was recently selected as Citizen of The Year.
Mike Nelson: Mike Nelson aka Mike the Motivator is an Author, Minister, Motivational Speaker. A proud native of West Philadelphia Mike, travels the country providing student development to schools. Mike has reached close to 70 schools and 7,000+ students with his message of “making school the new cool” Mike, is the author of Yes, You Can: 7 Keys to student success. A book geared towards students that help keep students academically engaged. Mike is a graduate from Biblical Theological Seminary where he received his Masters degree with a concentration in Urban Studies.
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