Dream Catcher

January 18, 2021
Hosted by Patricia Raskin

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Author and prison rights activist Amy Friedman knows how children of people in prison feel, because she offers them a safe and supportive space to share their feelings and to support each other in recognizing their strength and resilience. Seven years ago, she launched a school-based program, POPS the Club, “pain of the prison system,” with her husband, Dennis Danziger, a writer and high school teacher. POPS started as a single club at Venice High School in Los Angeles where Danziger was then teaching.POPS publishes an annual anthology of art, prose, and poetry created by its members and alumni. This year’s collection, Dream Catchers, represents the work of students from POPS Clubs in all around the country. The book discusses how kids, like their incarcerated loved ones, suffer due to institutionalized prejudice and stigmatization. It also discusses how kids with a parent in prison are just like other kids, and The healing power of self-expression through writing and artwork.

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Patricia Raskin

Patricia Raskin

Patricia Raskin, president and founder of Raskin Resources, is an award winning media producer/host, media coach, speaker and author who interviews nationally acclaimed experts and authors in the areas of self-help, personal growth and inspiration. As a pioneer in the earliest days of cable television, Patricia created “Patricia Raskin Positive People” talk shows. Since then she has gone on to produce and host television talk shows and documentaries that have aired on Fox and PBS affiliates. She moved to radio in 1997 where her "Patricia Raskin Positive Living" show had an eleven year run on WTKF- 107.3FM in Eastern North Carolina. She recently expanded her audience and her programs are currently broadcast on NewsTalk 630 WPRO and WPRV AM790, the Citadel affiliates in Rhode Island. Patricia's weekly call-in "Patricia Raskin Positive Living" radio show on the VoiceAmerica™ Network is in it's eighth year. Patricia is the author of Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive Living and Success, Your Dream and You.

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