Greg Taylor, teacher, on the intersection of race, mental health and parent advocacy and the classroom

Greg is a friend, a parent, an educator and a Minority Achievement Coordinator and a Facilitator of Courageous Conversations about Race and Equity in Classrooms. In this episode, he reflects on the racial divide in 1980s Washington, D.C., managing his own mental health and that of his students and the importance of parents advocating for their own children. 

Alex Shahidi and Damien Bisserier – On Balance in Investment Decisions and Life

Alex and Damien are two friends who co-founded Advanced Research Investment Solutions and in this episode share some of their practical but profound advice about how to save and the parallels between good investment practices and life practices. 

Dr. James Levine, author and psychologist.

I speak with my dear friend, psychologist Jim Levine. Jim has a Ph.D. from Simmons University, founded and has directs a multidisciplinary 30-clinician group in Western Massachusetts that provides outpatient therapy, psychological testing and mental health, behavioral and trauma-focused consultation to more than 40 school districts and is an award-winning author of Learning from Behavior. His next book, to be published in 2021, is called Children Gripped by Trauma.

Interview with Sonya, from Raising a Thief

Hear how Sonya, my daughter, reacted to reading Raising a Thief.