Spoken word poet, Slam Anderson, and her mom, Lillie Lee-Williams, talk about their family’s experience with the child welfare system, including a 14-year separation.
WHAT IF WE DIDN’T HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL BAD ENOUGH
Shrounda Selivanoff takes us on a journey from childhood to motherhood, including a head-on collision with the child welfare system. Hear from Shrounda on how being seen and acknowledged for who she was changed her life forever. Shrounda is a passionate mother, kinship caregiver, and parent ally who inspires and helps other parents who experience the system through her work as public policy director at Children’s Home Society of Washington.
LOOKING FOR THAT WARM HUG ALL MY LIFE
Systems change when people change. And people change through stories. Dr. Bruce Perry candidly offers compelling insights on the power and science of storytelling. This episode demonstrates how some of the most important things we can do to improve family well-being and change systems starts with listening.