This podcast was created to give parents an opportunity to listen and discuss various topics in our community. Each podcast will give the listeners an opportunity to hear valuable experiences from our guests that could help someone now and in the future. Would you like to be a guest on our show? Contact us and we look forward to having you.
Season 1 - Bringing the Village to You
Episode 1 - Pilot
Topic: School Discipline from the 80s - A look into school disciplinary procedures and motivation tactics from our past.
Topic: School to Prison Pipeline - What is the school to prison pipeline and what can we do as a community to help?
Topic: Do You Really Want to Be a College Athlete? There are over 25 sports a child can play and earn a scholarship, but do they have what it takes?
Topic: Bullying - The Behavioral Perspective. A conversation about the different types of bullying in our schools and a look into bullying from a Behavioral Analyst.
Topic: Virtual Learning, Not So Bad! This episode's focus is about why virtual learning is beneficial and what we can do as parents to help our children.
Topic: Exposing Our Children to College Early. Mind Chase speaks on his college experience as a child and gives tips to help parents expose their children to college now.
Topic: Your Kids and Their Friends. If you looked at your child's friends now, do you think your child will be successful?
Topic: Youth Depression and Anxiety - Special Guest Tu'Rone Elliott, Certified Professional Counselor with One Life Mental Health Counseling joins the show to talk about how to identify signs of depression and how parents can help their children dealing with anxiety.
Topic: High Achievement for At Risk Students - Shawn Hurt, M.A., School Turn Around Specialist joins the show as a guest to help educators and administrators create strategies to increase achievement in their students..
Topic: A Career in Art Starts Early - Muideen Ogunmola, owner of Block Nation and his art is known globally. He joins the show to give us tips on how to support young future artists.
Topic: Holiday Episode - Mind Chase gives his top 5 gifts you can give your child this holiday to help their financial future. Also tips for creating goals for the year 2021.
Topic: My Experience with Autism. Ms. Rivers, Village Konnects' Behavioral Analyst, joins the to talk about her experience working with children with autism. She provides insight to educators and parents on positive reinforcement, nutrition and A.B.A. services.
Topic: The Melanin Experience - Mind Chase speaks on the challenges that black and brown people face and the value about having melanin in your skin. Mind Chase also the blood of our ancestors that were captured hundred of years ago
Topic: Single Mothers Raising Boys - This episode pays homage to single mothers especially those raising boys. Mind Chase gives tips to single mothers to help to create a nurturing environment for their sons.
Topic: Smart Investing - Ken Blanks Harrell from the Bullish Institute joins the show to talk about smart investing and how youth can strive to be financially literate at a young age
Topic: Making It To the NFL - One of the greatest college football wide receivers of all time and current Area Scout for the Detroit Lions, Steve Neal joins the show to give athletes and parents insight on what the NFL looks for in recruits. Neal also speaks about his time playing in the NFL. Background Music by: Makiah Beats, Shaolin Dub, Orchestrails, Alexander Nakarada. FOX NFL Theme by: Philip Garrod, Reed Hayes and Scott Schreer
Topic: A Career Without a Bachelor's Degree - We discuss careers that you or your children can pursue without a bachelor's degree. Mind Chase also provides interview and job seeking Background Music by: Makiah Beats, Shaolin Dub, Timmoor
Episode 18 - Season Finale
Topic: Bringing You the Village - Mind Chase highlights interview segments from Season 1 - Bringing You the Village. Interview segments from Shawn Hurt the School Turnaround Specialist, Ms. Rivers our Behavorial Consultant, Muideen Ogunmola from Block Nation and Steve Neal, Area Scout from the Detroit Lions. Music by: Makaih Beats, Shaolin Dub, Rafael Krux and Kevin McLeod.