Dr. Shawn the LPC, is a licensed professional counselor, a psychologist and co-founder of Ambassador Counseling and Resource Group. She is also a college administrator at one of the leading private colleges in Michigan. Dr. Shawn specializes in working with families, and has over 20 years experience in counseling. Dr “Shawn” is a trained expert in mending broken families, she is a facilitator in Survival Skills for Youth, Parenting Education Trainer, and she volunteers as program evaluation chair for Just Speak, Inc. She knows mental health matters, as she has mentored many new counselors and has a heart for healing as her personal mantra is”Build, Believe and Go Beyond the Ordinary”.
Adra Young is a Native of Gary Indiana, and has over twenty years of experience with the youth in and out of the classroom environment. Serving for the Detroit Impact Center as a Social Skills provider she pinpointed the lack of resources available for both middle and high school students within the urban setting. Creating a curriculum specifically to address the concerns of youngsters facing overwhelming social dynamics, her program was well received and utilized in several Detroit Schools. During her years with the Detroit Public School system, she served as a liaison for the “Conversation about Race” project which addressed the direct concerns of African American males at Eastern Michigan University. In 2013, she achieved international book reviewer’s status and became a food critic within the south east region of Michigan. In 2014, she hosted the Cooks and Books show a weekly segment on Urban Nation Radio dedicated to literary artist, and foodies far and wide. Certified in Suicide Intervention and Color it Real HIV and Substance Abuse Training, she is the author of three books. Her latest book, The Misfits is a fictional read based upon the middle school bullying experience.
Tonight we’re here at another Detroit Favorite “The Drunken Retort Open Mic at the Hopcat”. We came for the featured Poet Azizi Jasper. Azizi’s poetic style and influence is that of a Poetic Black James Bond. Calm Cool and collected. “The Drunken Retort” is another one of Detroit’s staples in the poetry community. This is Detroit culture so as a poetic offering, we present to you Azizi Jasper, the Hopcat, and then we head on over to MixBricktown where poetry happens every Tuesday at 9:00pm. Our second featured host tonight is Slam Champion, producer, poet, host, lyricist, and story teller, Ben Jones! You’re in for yet another fantastic show on Ready Set…Flow
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