“Chasing Smoke” – Documentary on Restorative Justice

“The way we handle discipline in our schools, prisons and even our homes, is like throwing water on smoke. We see the smoke so we attack smoke, completely ignoring the fire that is consuming everything around us. This documentary on restorative justice in schools is an attempt to get people to extinguish the fire rather […]

Mentor/Mentee Relationships Change Lives

Here is one story about mentoring and life transformation from Generation One in Houston, a program focused on ending generational poverty: “This is Jeremy, one of our mentors and his mentees, Pharrell & Draven. (You are only supposed to have 1 mentee but Jeremy couldn’t handle one of the brothers being left behind so he […]

The 7th Street Garden of Hope

Sharing Hope Ministry is a Christ-centered nonprofit that works with women across our nation who are incarcerated, and with post-offending women who come to Patsy’s Place Transitional Home in Amarillo, Texas to receive life-skills education, spiritual support and mentoring. Although these women leave our program better prepared to live self-sufficient lives, they initially struggle with […]