Resilient Stories with Dr. Jermaine Davis

Dr. Jermaine Davis Though Dr. Jermaine Davis endured many disappointments as a young child, including having to cope with the tragedy of his grandfather’s death, he didn’t allow heartache nor the temptation of the streets to overshadow his ability to …

Resilient Stories with Pro. James Freeman

Professor James FreemanIn a time when children were to be seen and not heard and questioning authority was thought to be disrespectful, speaking up for himself became one of the best things Professor James Freeman could’ve done. His curiosity, courage, …

Resilient Stories with Tatiana C. Parker

Rather than being permanently suppressed by the detrimental effects of domestic violence, Tatiana C. Parker persevered, completed her education and blossomed into a successful business woman, wife and mother. She is a role model for others, especially young girls, who …

Resilient Stories with Jermel Carr

Jermel CarrFrom growing up in the projects to working for Fortune 500 companies, Jermel Carr learned the importance of believing and investing in himself.  A role model and man of many hats, he is currently heading his own business, as …

Resilient Stories with Dr. Ryan Ross

Dr. Ryan RossAs a child, Dr. Ryan Ross didn’t allow the temptations he encountered on a daily basis to limit his potential. Instead, he was determined to succeed and pursued his dreams at all cost. His achievements are living proof of …

Resilient Stories with Edward Hawthorne

Edward HawthorneSurviving the highs and lows of being a Police Officer, Ed Hawthorne fought one of his greatest battles after being diagnosed with Kidney Disease. His will to live helped him overcome the mental, emotional and physical challenges, that he …

Resilient Stories with Judge Kim Best

Judge Kimberly BestBorn and raised in Detroit, MI Judge Best graduated from David Mackenzie High School at the age of 16. Since 2009, she has served diligently as a District Court Judge and administered justice in a fair, impartial and …

Resilient Stories with Desi Williamson

Desi WilliamsonDesi Williamson beat the odds! Despite growing up in a world surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence, he overcame a myriad of obstacles to realize his dream of becoming a successful businessman, hall of fame speaker and author. In …

Resilient Stories with Scott Schilling

Scott SchillingFighting for his life, after having a massive stroke, Scott Schilling, learned the importance of relying on his faith. A realist, he’s now encouraging others to stay grounded and not give up when challenges arise and adversity strikes.

Resilient Stories with Dr. Maria Amarante

Dr. Maria AmaranteA courageous and powerful force to be reckoned with, Dr. Maria Amarante was once a victim of institutional racism and extreme discrimination. Now, she’s helping others to heal from deeply rooted issues, at the Multicultural Trauma and Addictions …