Tag: stories of hope

Ep 5: Empowered Teens Changing the World

The team from The Dealing Deck, Adelle and Emma, discuss how their teen-founded business are tackling adolescent mental health challenges in schools. Ilana Sherman, MPH, Director of Education with Erika’s Lighthouse, then shares how Teen Empowerment Clubs around the world are changing school cultures by building inclusive communities around mental health. About The Dealing Deck […]

Navigating New Terrain and Mapping A Future

“The Erika’s Lighthouse community was very welcoming and very open. That was a big experience for me, the first moment for me to express something that I’ve wanted to talk about for a while. Now I had that community and those people that understood – to help me share what I’ve wanted to share.” – […]

Creative Classes Count

“No singing…” “No movement…” “No choir…” “No wind instruments…”(OK full disclosure, this gets rid of the recorder which is not an entirely bad thing if I’m honest… but I digress.) Music is the international language. We really have two viruses right now that we are battling: COVID-19 and racism. Music unites people from all different […]

Every Step I Take In Memory

On September 26th, 2017 my world forever changed; my little brother, my best friend, had passed away. Nathaniel John Bauer was only 19 years old. He was a sophomore in college, still unsure of what to do with his life, but he knew he wanted to change the world. Nathaniel was such an intelligent and […]

We Got This

We got this… my go-to saying for the past 18 months now has another meaning. I’ve said it hundreds of times as my now 10 year old goes through the process of kicking cancer’s butt. October 16, 2018 was a day that changed my life. My son, who was just getting into the groove of […]