Society & Culture

Advocacy In Motion Podcast

Each week our mission is to provide a voice and a vision to tell the stories of people who are making a difference in the world. Whether a noted athlete, celebrity, educator, author or other individuals, you can hear their story here.

Camp Summit: A Remarkable Place for Remarkable People

Camp Summit CEO, Carla Weiland, takes us on a journey of this one-of-a-kind camp for individuals with disabilities where the emphasis is on each campers’ abilities rather than disabilities.

Mary Pat Higgins Dallas Holocaust Museum

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum CEO, Mary Pat Higgins, joins the podcast to share the teaching history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred and indifference.

Dallas Mavericks In the Community

Hannah Sherertz, Director of Community Relations, Corporate Responsibility for the Dallas Mavericks talks about the Mavs Foundation 250 community programs including Seats for Soldiers, Hoops for Troops, and Back to School Donations.

Lisa Brodsky CHAI

We welcome Lisa Brodsky, CEO Community Homes for Adults, Inc. (CHAI) a non-sectarian, non-profit corporation under Jewish auspices that provides programs and services to enable adults with intellectual disabilities to live full, rich lives.

Julie Dobbs

Julie Dobbs, co-host of the Mom Game podcast and the Freak radio 97.1 FM morning show joins the program to discuss her career and the evolution of women in sports broadcasting.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Tarrant Co

Rachel Pillar, VP of Advancement & Community Engagement, along with Maeve Mitchell, Program Generalist, from Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Tarrant County joined us to tell how BBBS one-to-one mentoring relationships empower, ignite and inspire youth to dream big and achieve that dream to the fullest.

Horses For Hope

Sharla and Dave Kershen founded New Hope Equine Assisted Therapy to foster a program to bring hope, healing, and happiness for the benefit of both horse and rider but specifically for those with disabilities.

Dream Big

Advocacy In Motion welcomes Teresa Novak Executive Director of Dream Fund supporting advertising and media professionals impacted by severe hardship.

Pop Corn Culture - Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

The aroma of popcorn tell everyone they are in a unique friendly environment for children’s care. Stephanie Brigger, Vice President of Development, and Jeremy Howell, Vice President North campus, discuss 100+ years of Scottish Rite Hospital for Children providing extraordinary patient care, research, and global leadership in treating pediatric orthopedic conditions and sports injuries.

Best Buddies Defending The Star

Former Dallas Cowboy, George Teague, joins Linda Kordek-Melton Texas State Director of Best Buddies to discuss the many programs for ending the social, physical, and economic isolation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. George recounts his NFL career, coaching young athletes today, and of course, his famous defense of the Star.

The Power of Partnerships

Volunteers of America Texas president, Angela King, and Jenni Steele, VP Niagara Conservation, discus the power of partnerships between corporations and non-profit organizations. Niagara is a corporate sponsor of the Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America.

Ann Ranson

“My gift is to see through the chaos and find the clearest path forward.” Ann Ranson is a strategic planning expert and conscious leader who helps organizations and individuals grow. She leverages her expertise as a master team facilitator, trusted resource with numerous certifications, and accomplished speaker to help steer you to future success.

Carly Paterson & Tara Storch

Olympic Gold Medal Champion Gymnasts, songwriter, author, entertainer, and motivation speaker, Carly Paterson, joins Taylor’s Gift Foundation founder and CEO, Tara Storch, to talk about the gift of life and the foundations Kindred Hearts program supporting organ donor families through out the country.

Rhett Grametbauer

Rhett Grametbauer, is an intensely passionate football fan, writer, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and proud owner of a 1967 split-window VW Bus. Rhett talks about his documentary, 25,000 Miles To Glory, and the passion of NFL fans that led to the discovery that playing catch in the parking lots is an opportunity to bring together people of all ages, ethnicity, and socioeconomic backgrounds and the founding of The Play Catch Foundation and Play Catch For Good.

Elizabeth Goodlett and Rae Brown

Elizabeth Goodlett, Liberty Christian middle school athlete and student television broadcaster, co-host to interview Coach Raeshara Brown. Coach Brown is a private basketball trainer with a goal “to develop not only a complete player but a complete person.” She founded ASAP… A Step Above Player Development-- approach to teaching young athletes about facing new life challenges in sports and in life.

Kristi Scales Jill Cumnock

Dallas Cowboys Radio sideline reporter and host of the Jerry Jones Owners Box, Kristi Scales, co-host to introduce Ronald McDonalds House Dallas CEO, Jill Cumnock. Always a source of inside information, Kristi gives us a glimpse inside “Jerry’s World” as they discuss the Cowboys support of Ronald McDonald House and the many family programs offered by RMDH Dallas and Ft.Worth.

Nancy Lieberman

Known to some as Lady Magic, The First Lady of Basketball herself, Nancy Lieberman, is our guest this week. Her accomplishments range from an Olympic Athlete, Best-Selling Author, first female coach in the NBA, currently a Broadcaster for the Oklahoma City Thunder and much more, we catch up with Nancy and discuss what it means to PLAY LEAD AND SUCCEED on and off the court!

Alan Steelman

Alan Steelman - "Managing The Monkey Mind" - Alan is a best-selling author, former Member U.S. Congress (R-TX) and an all around amazing guy. Listen to his path from Congress to Yoga and everything in between all while learning to deal with your "Monkey Mind".