“The struggle is knowing there is greater purpose in our suffering, “says Margaret Beresford, founder of Free Arts for the Abused Children of Arizona. Beresford shares her story about her own childhood suffering, and her determination to build a thriving non-profit that continues helping our children here in Arizona.
How To Solve America’s Deadly Domestic Violence Problem And Why The Solution Might Be Found In Phoenix
Dr. Maria Garay-Serratos is the CEO of Sojourner Center, a domestic violence shelter in Phoenix, Arizona that is breaking new ground both in principal and in practice. Garay-Serratos is trying to change the way people think about and talk about domestic violence.
Addison Brown lived the first 9 years of her life in fear. Although, she didn’t realize it at the time. “I didn’t know it wasn’t normal that a dad drank 24 cans of beer a night. I didn’t know that all kids weren’t spanked with wire hangers. It’s not something you talk about as a child – that’s all you know. It’s just normal.”
Do Not Let The Oppressor Win: Kidnapping Victim Jaycee Dugard Teams Up With Phoenix CEO To Spread Hope
“I always wanted to be that voice for the people without voices. I had that foundation of love that said you are special. Walk with your head up. You have so much to offer the world.” Dr. Kellie Warren grew up in Ohio. Her family was loving, but not all of her experiences were easy.
“You teach by behavior instead of what you say.” Dr. Kellie Warren is a powerhouse. A CEO named one of the most admired leaders of 2015 in Phoenix. Dr. Warren talks to Carey about her leadership style as the head of the powerful non-profit, Florence Crittenton. Warren says she works with purpose and teaches her staff to do the same. Their mission is for the girls who walk through their doors, many broken and abused, to walk away empowered and seeing their full potential.