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In Episode 33, Wayne and Rob talk with renowned sociologist and activist, Dr. Janice Johnson Dias. Dr. Johnson Dias is the author of the important new book, “PARENT LIKE IT MATTERS: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls”. She’s the co-creator of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation, a public health and social justice organization that develops, scales, and funds community health initiatives for impoverished women and girls…and she’s the proud mother of teen activist, Marley Dias, founder of 1000BLACKGIRLBOOKS.

 

Source: LIVE ABOVE THE NOISE: The Choice-Full Family Podcast
Program: EPISODE 33 with Dr. Rob Reiher and Wayne Yercha
Recorded on March 7, 2021
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Janice Johnson Dias Ph.D

Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, co-creator of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF), a public health and social justice organization that develops, scales, and funds community health initiatives for impoverished women and girls, has been described as a force of nature. Janice is a scholar-activist whose life’s work is developing research-informed, innovative solutions to the challenges facing the urban poor, particularly underserved black mothers and their children. Dr. Johnson Dias currently lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, Scott Dias, a geographer, their daughter Marley, and dog Philly.

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