Both Sides Of The Bars: Words Matter - The Importance of Humanizing Language

Paul Hyman
Informational Talk Show
With host Ronald Day and guests Andre Ward, Director of Workforce Development, The Osborne Association, Virginia Lasoski-Nepa, Senior Director of Programs, The Fortune Society. Andre is a Non-profit professional leader and educator with years of experience in workforce development, youth development, criminal justice policy reform, social justice advocacy and working with underserved populations. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York, Introduction to Social Work, Masters of Social Work from Lehman College and a Bachelor of Science Social Work from Medgar Evers College with a concentration in Child Welfare, Employee of The Osbourne Association since 2011 Virginia started her employment at the Women’s Prison Association where she assisted women in educational, vocational, employment, parenting, and job readiness training as a beginning stepping-stone for women. She received her Masters in Public Administration in August 2005. She was instrumental in creating a video that the Correctional Association produced called “The Strength of a Woman” and has advocated for several years for women who have histories of domestic violence. Virginia joined the Fortune Society in 2013.

Both Sides Of The Bars: Words Matter – Humanizing Language

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