Charles and Gregg are joined by Elizabeth Henneke to discuss the enormous number of youth serving time in adult prisons, how they get there, and how she is leading efforts to help them. Elizabeth Henneke is an attorney and founder of the newly-formed non-profit Lone Star Justice Alliance which is dedicated to assisting youth in the criminal justice system.
The website for Lone Star Justice Alliance is here:
Charles, Matt, and Gregg are joined by Amy Bezecny to look at the need for foster parents, ways churches can connect and make a meaningful impact, and how each of us can get involved. Rev. Amy Bezecny is a Deacon in the United Methodist Church and is the founder and Executive Director of the non-profit Cultivating Families. The website is here:
Charles, Matt, and Gregg are joined again by Carissa Baldwin-McGinnis to look at how foster youth enter the criminal justice system and how the two systems often overlap to the detriment of us all.
Rev. Carissa Baldwin-McGinnis is Associate Rector of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in the Heights, Houston, and is the parent of two adopted children.
St. Andrews' website is here:
Cultivating Families, a foster care nonprofit mentioned in this episode, is here: