Season 1

Episode #16: Mentorship is an Investment feat. Mentoring Mentors
June 21, 2021x
16
01:21:4456.17 MB

Episode #16: Mentorship is an Investment feat. Mentoring Mentors

When you think about your life can you identify a person that had a major impact on you? In this episode, I have Alphonso Mayo and Rachel Lewis from Mentoring Mentors talking with us about the impact of mentorship. We also discussed mentoring beyond the years of an afterschool program, the importance of matching core values with community partnerships, modeling positive behaviors students can mimic, and much more. Bullet points of key topics Impact of mentoring Modeling the behavior you want to see Accountability for students and parents Aligning partnerships with organization's core values Competition and limited resources  List of resource(s) Positive outcomes about mentoring youth  Link: https://www.joindream.org/news.html/article/2019/07/31/the-importance-of-youth-mentoring Call ...

Episode # 15: Teen Talk (H.S. Senior Edition) w/ Partnership for the Future
June 07, 2021x
15
00:59:4841.11 MB

Episode # 15: Teen Talk (H.S. Senior Edition) w/ Partnership for the Future

Do you remember your senior year of high school? Well, for the graduating class of 2021 things are very different. In this episode, we sit down with three seniors (Dejia, Talik, and Samantha) from the Partnership for the Future program and discuss how they managed the unexpected events of their senior year. That's not all. We have the new CEO of Partnership for the Future, Dionne Henderson, sharing her experience as a former PFF student and how she wants PFF to grow.  Bullet points of key topics Graduation Limitations  Coping with missing senior activities  Managing college admission and scholarship process Advice for future seniors CEO’s experience being a PFF student Mentor and staff provide a sense of normalcy for students How the pandemic opened ...

Episode #14: Teen Talk w/ R.E.A.L Girlz
May 26, 2021x
14
00:45:0731.03 MB

Episode #14: Teen Talk w/ R.E.A.L Girlz

In this episode, we talk to La’Nae and Brianne from R.E.A.L Girlz about difficult situations in school from a student's perspective. Join the conversation as we talk about bullying, the influence of social media, friends vs. frenemies, and so much more. Please be patient with the audio. There is an echo throughout the show but it does not take away from this much-needed conversation. Enjoy! Bullet points of key topics Bullying in school Lack of support from educators in bullying situations Posting relationship problems on social media Identifying friends and frenemies  Advice to educators on bullying List of resource(s) Facts about social media and teen suicide Link: https://www.healio.com/news/psychiatry/20201005/social-media-use-may-play-important-role-in-youth-suicide-expert-says ...

Episode # 13: Investing Early in Education feat. St. James' Children's Center
May 12, 2021x
13
01:00:5841.91 MB

Episode # 13: Investing Early in Education feat. St. James' Children's Center

Why is early childhood education so important? In this episode, we sit down with Diahann Whittington (Executive Director) and Winnie Canup (Development Director) from the St. James' Children's Center to discuss this topic. They share with us the impact early childhood education has on their students and how it's preparing them for lifelong learning.  Bullet points of key topics St. James Children's Center History Benefits of early childhood education Incorporating Social Emotional Learning into their curriculum  Limited access to ece programs Effects the pandemic had on student learning  How St.James' Children's Center is moving forward List of resource(s) Benefits of Early Childhood Education Link: https://azearlychildhood.org/resources/articles/the-13-key-b...

Episode # 12: A Helping Hand feat. Z-LIFE
April 26, 2021x
12
00:46:3031.98 MB

Episode # 12: A Helping Hand feat. Z-LIFE

Too often, there are no support systems available to help young adults find a career path when they graduate from high school. In this episode, I talk with Mr. Sam Brown about the pilot program Z-Life that was created to address this issue in the Richmond area. Join us as we talk about Z-Life and how it is helping young adults move forward.  Bullet points of key topics Knowing options after graduations Certification vs. 4-year degree Student loan debt impacts employment options  What Z-Life offers to help young adults succeed List of resource(s) Certifications can increase your earning potential article Link: https://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college/articles/certificate-programs-high-paying-jobs-minus-the-debt Call to action Visit our website and subscribe to our ...

Episode # 11: Relationship Issues feat. R.E.A.L Girlz
April 12, 2021x
11
00:57:1039.3 MB

Episode # 11: Relationship Issues feat. R.E.A.L Girlz

Healthy Relationships...How important are they in a young person’s life? To answer that question, we have Relationship & Youth Coach Mrs. Tammie Mobley on the show. She is the founder of R.E.A.L Girlz and shares with us how navigating a life-changing relationship of her own led her to start this journey. Join us as we discuss teen dating, friendship, self-love, and more. Bullet points of key topics What does teen dating look like with today’s youth Parent and child conversations around dating Communication is key Importance of safe spaces List of resource(s) Facts about teen dating violence Link: https://www.chop.edu/news/health-tip/facts-about-teen-dating-violence-and-how-you-can-help-prevent-it Tammie Mobley Website:  www.flawless-imperfections.com   Article on teen dating violence:...

Episode 10: I Am My Neighbors Keeper feat. Peter Paul Development Center
March 22, 2021x
10
01:02:1342.77 MB

Episode 10: I Am My Neighbors Keeper feat. Peter Paul Development Center

In this episode, we talk about community impact and family engagement with Ms. Chimere Miles from the Peter Paul Development Center. Peter Paul has been a powerful force in the East End Richmond community for many years. Their family engagement model shows a true commitment to the community and the families they serve. We'll dive into how the structure of their Family Promise Network was created and the impact it continues to have on students and families. Bullet points of key topics Brief history of Peter Paul Partnership with researchers helped identify community assets and determinants How research influenced Family Engagement model Action teams fostered parent leadership opportunities  List of resource(s) Afterschool Alliances break down of financial support for OST programs from...

Episode # 9: Moving Forward Feat. The Boys and Girls Club
March 08, 2021x
9
01:00:2941.58 MB

Episode # 9: Moving Forward Feat. The Boys and Girls Club

In this episode, we follow up with the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond to discuss how they are moving forward a year into the pandemic. Sean Miller (COO), Lynne Berkness (VP of Philanthropy), and Brandy Pitt (Senior Program Director) share with us the transformation of the program and the generosity of others that have helped them get through this time. We also talk about a new project they are working on and the benefits it will bring to their teens as well as the community.  Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

Episode # 8: Teen Talk feat. YMCA Leaders' Club
February 22, 2021x
8
00:53:1336.59 MB

Episode # 8: Teen Talk feat. YMCA Leaders' Club

In this very special episode, in cooperation with YMCA of Greater Richmond , we give the teens of the YMCA Leaders' Club the mic and let them express their thoughts on some of the problems they see in the world today. Join us as we have a conversation about bias, racial injustice, and how OST programming is helping them deal with it all. Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

Episode # 7: Achieving the Goal feat. Courtnie McIntosh
February 08, 2021x
7
01:09:0247.45 MB

Episode # 7: Achieving the Goal feat. Courtnie McIntosh

Afterschool programs are in high demand, but resources may be few. In spite of the challenges, my guest today (Courtnie McIntosh) shares her story of how she founded The Academy of Goal Achievers and what's being done to expand her reach to influence more youth. Show Notes America After 3 PM 2020 Infographics Link: http://afterschoolalliance.org/documents/AA3PM-2020/National-AA3PM-2020-Fact-Sheet.pdf If you want to know more, visit www.afterschoolalliance.org Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

Episode # 6: Culture is Key feat. Marcos Martinez
January 21, 2021x
6
01:31:5863.2 MB

Episode # 6: Culture is Key feat. Marcos Martinez

In this episode, we talk about the C-word. Yes, culture. My guest, Mr. Marcos Martinez (a long time culture and program systems developer), and I discuss the different effects culture can have on an organization and how it can lead to a program's downfall or success. We'll also share some personal experiences we've had with organizational culture and resources to do a temperature check with your organization. Article on Assessing Organizational Culture https://www.forbes.com/sites/kathymillerperkins/2019/10/12/assessing-organizational-culture-made-simple/?sh=18381c0434cc Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

Bonus Episode: More on Leadership
January 14, 202100:23:2716.15 MB

Bonus Episode: More on Leadership

Pete and I talk a little more about leadership, character, effects of bad leadership, and more.  Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast