Straight Talk Program
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Morris Media Live with Phyllis of Staright Talk
10/21/2019 at 6:30 pm to7:30 pm
|Posted by [email protected] on August 26, 2019 at 12:30 AM||comments (386)|
I met Phyllis at a time where I questioned where the trajectory of my life was headed. Due to Phyllis’ kindness, never-ending support and my involvement with the Straight Talk Program I am recently a proud graduate from California State University, Chico with my Master of Social Work degree with a focus in mental health. Furthermore, I was given the honor of graduating with distinction because of maintainin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on August 25, 2019 at 12:35 AM||comments (285)|
Hello, my name is Desiree Jones, I recently graduated summa cum laude from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. I am currently attending University of Texas, Austin School of Law. With my law degree, I first plan on working for a law firm and gaining much-needed litigation experience. Then I plan on serving the minorities of my community through becoming part of an association like the NAACP or the Innocence Project. I pers...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on July 30, 2019 at 6:25 PM||comments (127)|
The Straight Program is forever forging onward and striving to leave no-one behind. It's founder Phyllis McNeals' dream is to reach out to those with challenges and help them to realize their God given abilities, gifts and potentials and create a pathway to a better way of life. "The Journey Begins from Within." The Straight Talk Program helped us by providing the tools and resources needed to overcome our challenges and achieve success in life. "When It comes ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on July 30, 2019 at 6:25 PM||comments (341)|
My name is Marissa Jones, and I have the pleasure of having Ms. Phyllis McNeal being directly involved in my life since my early teenage years. I am now residing in Sacramento, married with three kids and running our family business.
Nothing comes by luck in life, and me and my mom were blessed to meet Phyllis through a mutual friend on the tournament circuit. As a kid that had tremendous drive to win, and...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on July 30, 2019 at 6:20 PM||comments (21)|
I got out of prison in 1994 and was referred to Phyllis McNeal from my parole officer in Inglewood Ca. I was skeptical and didn’t think that there was a single thing I could offer to her program : Straight Talk. Yet, I was surprised to learn how valuable my message and my past experience is to any youth who is going down the path I have lived. I'd never considered intervention before until I was introduced to the Straight Talk Program. The program offered ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on July 30, 2019 at 6:20 PM||comments (396)|
When I joined Straight Talk, I wondered what I had to offer to anyone, since I was an ex-con and a recovering drug addict. Then I began to speak out. I realized that this Program was one where I could use all of my negative experiences to help the kids know how “not fun” the end result of committing crimes could be.
I also came to realize that through talking to the kids, it gave my life purpose...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on July 30, 2019 at 5:45 PM||comments (17)|
For Our Panelists: Our panelists participate in their own rehabilitation process. They are able to strengthen their own moral character as they begin to see themselves as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of others.
For Our Audience: By listening to real life experiences, Straight Talk educates communities about crime and incarceration; thus, removing the mystique and glamour that entices individu...Read Full Post »