50 in 52 Journey The Videos
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Jessica Andrews learned early on that youth have a lot to offer if their energy is channeled in the right direction. Volunteering herself as a teenager, she now directs a teen program in Atlanta aimed at teaching youth skills and the joys of volunteering. Watch this video of the woman who proclaims she has the Best job in the world.
50 in 52 Journey Interview with Anna Foote, a full time Mom, 40 hour career woman, and activist/advocate in her neighborhood association and related city associations. Watch this video to see what this extraordinary ‘nothing special’ woman is doing to move her community forward.
50 in 52 Journey Interview with Steve Franklin Co-owner of JavaVino in Atlanta, Georgia with his Nicaraguan and fifth generation coffee farming family wife, Heddy Kuhl. Learn how this extraordinary couple is helping the environment while building community around good coffee and local markets.
50 in 52 Journey interview with Judy Hirsch, a stay-at-home Mom and “Professional Volunteer”, who knows all too well that the busiest of people are the ones called upon to help. Judy leads by example for her children and community when it comes to volunteering. Watch the video to see how this ordinary Mom does extraordinary things through volunteering.
Vicki and Stu LaRoche
50 in 52 Journey interview of Vicki and Stu LaRoche. Vicki and Stu will tell you that what they did is what any parent would do for their children. When Vicki and Stu realized there were no social programs available for their developmentally delayed children they got their kids off the couch and created the Next Stop, an innovative approach to social programming for “kids” just like theirs.
The Next Stop Gang
50 in 52 Journey Interview with members of the Next Stop in Suwanee, Georgia. Listen as the program participants share why the program started by Vicki and Stu LaRoche has been so fun for them.
Eric and Jody
50 in 52 Journey Interview with Eric Nauert and Jody Schiesser of Perpombellar Productions. Watch this video to see how these Indie film makers are making more than movies by creating a community of film makers who share their passions.
50 in 52 Journey Interview with Kwabena Nkromo. Kwabena doesn’t just believe in Urban Agriculture because it grows good food. He also believes it helps grow good communities. Watch this video to see how taking the idea off the couch and into the community is changing the way people think.
Buckingham South is more than simply another Senior Healthcare facility in Savannah. Watch this video as Rita Slatus explains what she learned from her parents about how to run a home worthy of the special people who live there.
Beth and Jeff Thrutchley
50 in 52 Journey interview with Beth and Jeff Thrutchley. Listen as this Camp Mom and Dad share their experiences with a program designed to build self-esteem, love and the feeling of family for children in Atlanta’s foster system.
50 in 52 Journey interview with Jennifer Wysocki, founder of The Girls Outdoors. Born from a passion for the outdoors and from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Jennifer found a way to put her passions and dreams to good use helping others experience her love for food and the outdoors as much as she does.