Healing Youth Alliance
Teenagers, Sydney Johnson and Jima Chester join the Free to Bmore Podcast to share the work they are doing to break the cycle of generational trauma for the future of Baltimore.
Peers in the Library
She started helping others as a teenager when she created a special club in her garage. Now, Tee Scott is helping people overcome addiction as a recovery specialist. In this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast we take a look at what’s being done to overcome the stigma of addiction and help people move towards a path to recovery.
She suffered as a victim of human trafficking as a young adult, now Donna Bruce has dedicated her life to other victims of trauma. In this episode, she speaks out about how she became an advocate, overcoming her past and inspiring her purpose.
Dr. Malik Muhammad
His difficult childhood gave him a passion for helping children. Now, Dr. Malik Muhammad is working to change lives in Baltimore City.
More Than a Shop
From clippers to coping strategies, Troy Staton has expanded what it means to be a barber shop. His program called More Than A Shop provides literacy help, health screenings, art shows, and more at a dozen barber shops and salons, making Baltimore better one haircut at a time.
The Black Butterfly
He calls himself a scholar of historical trauma, and in his book The Black Butterfly, Dr. Lawrence Brown lays bare the history of harmful politics in Baltimore and what he thinks should be done to make black neighborhoods matter.