Executive Director, We Are All We Need Inc.
CEO of The LIFE Group, LLC
Kevin Warren is a father, husband, Executive Director of We Are All We Need Inc. and CEO of The LIFE Group, LLC.. Raised in Saginaw, MI, Warren has been able to not only overcome, but openly utilize his shortcomings of flunking out of college, homelessness, and addiction to develop social emotional solutions and products aimed at training, cultivating and bridging gaps nationwide. After publishing his first book, Warren launched a social emotional consulting firm and began speaking at schools and events around the country. Warren has also created youth programming and professional development workshops for clients such as DCF SAMH, TRIO, AMI and DJJ, and the Florida Coalition for Children. Warren has dedicated his life and business to provide social emotional learning rooted in Trauma-informed Care Solutions, diligently fighting to provide inner-personal education as a pillar of all education.
Cynthia M. Portalatín (artistically known as Cynthia Rose) has been writing and journaling since the age of seven. Penning poems, cartoons and short stories, her love of recording experiences led her to earn Bachelor of Arts degrees in print journalism and Spanish. In early years, she wrote for the Advocate Daily Newspaper, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved on to a 20-year career with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in public relations, where she received numerous awards for increasing outreach to socially disadvantaged farmers.
In 2013, Cynthia published “Bloom Forever – A Poetry Journal,” (Amani Publishing – as Cynthia Lamb) a collection of 115 poems written between the ages of 17 to 45.
In 2014, she published a short story “When Love Hurts” in the e-book “Truth Awaits You on the Other Side: An Anthology about the Consequences of Sin” (Global Multi Media Enterprises – as Cynthia Portalatín).
In 2016, she co-wrote and co-produced “Tallahassee Legal - 32304,” a film created and directed by Summer Hill Seven.
In 2017, she was published in the Florida State Poets Association’s 35th Anthology “Cadence.” She is currently working on a pictorial book of poetry and inspiration thoughts.
She has also contributed poems to books by author Tremayne Moore and the “Conexión” bilingual newspaper/media group.
When she is not writing, performing, or creating, Cynthia leads “Write to Heal” sessions on sharing heart stories through poetry, journaling, and writing exercises. She is also a freelance copy editor. Cynthia is an active member of the Tallahassee Authors Network and Big Bend Poets and Writers, and the Cross-Cultural Coalition of the Southside, Inc.
Facebook: Cynthia Rose (Portalatin)
In this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joseph and Patrick discuss the latest happenings in the 2020 Presidential debate. Bernie Sanders has officially dropped out of the race to become the Democratic nominee for in the 2020 Presidential race, this make Joe Biden the clear Democratic nominee. A lot of people are upset, but the voters have spoken. The gentlemen also gave an update on the impact of the Coronavirus. There are over 2 million cases of Coronavirus worldwide. In the United States, 613,886 people have contracted the Coronavirus. We discuss how the virus is impacting victims of domestic violence, the homeless, and the Black American population. Tune in!!!
Robert Desmond McNeil Jr. (June 13, 1988) Tallahassee, Fl. native. Parents Robert Sr. and Eileen Mutch. I have six siblings(3 brothers & 3 sisters). I grew up in the inner city of Florida's capital, living below the poverty line. Even though we didn't possess much we made do with what we had. My early childhood was a pleasant one minus the dark circumstances hovering my home. In my preteen phase, life shifted downhill. We became homeless enduring a storm neither me nor single parent tribe was ready for. Although faced with adversity we improvised and eventually prevail the hardship. What came next shook my entire world I suffered a stroke, which paralyze my left side.
I under went two open head surgeries where they had to drain fluid and mucus from my brain. After treatment and rehab I recuperated, chapters of my story deepen. I started to take an interest into the life of crime which consumed me. The seeds that were sown in the street reaped a ten year sentence inside Florida department of correction. There is where I began to define myself as a whole. Going through my transitional period I learned to channel my years of depression, pain, anger, and neglect through writing. Once released from the plantation I didn't revert back to the cesspool of the underworld. Daily I was faced challenges that were tempting to lure me back into the cycle. Refusing to be victim I ventured a different path which allowed me to published my first book Confine Thoughts.
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