About This Episode
Season 1. Episode 6.
In this episode, our co-hosts Alysha and Alyssa sit down with Kevon Lee, author, motivational speaker, activist, and educator for the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools’ Homeless Program. Kevon sits down to share his story of how he was placed in the foster care system due to being shot during a drug-related incident. Through hard work and perseverance, he was able to turn everything around. Today Kevon shares insight into his experience in the system, how it needs to improve, and inspires listeners to not give up, understand the power of their voice, and “Go Make a Difference.”
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Education Chat tells the stories of students in the Inland Empire by cultivating meaningful discussions about lived experiences, successes, and opportunities for growth. Join GIA Interns Alysha Paulino and Alyssa Silva as they engage in candid conversations with students throughout the region. The show is produced by Growing Inland Achievement, a collective impact organization in the Inland Empire with a mission to increase economic prosperity in the region by increasing educational attainment.