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CeCe’s Hope Center

By Jackie James — Growing up is a difficult transition in anyone’s life, but even more so if you are facing the world without a family to guide you. This is where CeCe’s Hope Center comes in; filling the void for female victims of sexual abuse and exploitation to provide much needed assistance to help […]

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Youth on Their Own

By Jackie James — Imagine you are graduating from high school: A pretty big day in your life, right? You worked hard, studied, got adequate sleep, ate well, and maintained nurturing relationships with friends and family to achieve this goal. Now imagine having to navigate homework, tests, and social stressors to reach the same goal, […]


Arizona Angel Initiative

By  Miriam Aliberti — Today we sit down with Jessica Scannell, City of Phoenix Police Department Volunteer, to get the 4-1-1 on Angel Initiative.  Q: What is the Arizona Angel Initiative? A.The Arizona Angel Initiative of Phoenix is a police assisted addiction recovery program aimed at reducing the shame and stigma associated with addiction by treating it as […]

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Girls Thriving Mini-Camp

By Hannah Maine — The Fresh Start Women’s Foundation provides education, resources and support for women to positively transform their lives and strengthen our community. Today we hear from Lakiesha Townsel the Personal Program Coordinator who manages the Girls Thriving and Jump Start programs. Q: What is the Girls Thriving program at Fresh Start Women’s Foundation? […]


Planned Parenthood Insights

By Marybeth Bock — Perhaps you’ve heard of Planned Parenthood but aren’t really sure what they do. Is it a place only for pregnant women who need pre-natal care or are looking to terminate a pregnancy? This month, Tayler Tucker, the Media Specialist for Planned Parenthood of Arizona,offers some insight about the organization. Q: What […]