Bryan Stevenson - Human Rights Hero; Issue 17 Feature Article

As I drove along the coast of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama in the fall of last year, I was filled with a sense of adventure. I had secured an interview with one of my personal heroes just a few weeks before. Not having the money to fly, I drove. As I got closer to my destination I began to wonder what it would be like to meet this man whom I’d looked up to, read about, watched interviews of, and was the author of the critically acclaimed book I was currently reading, Just Mercy.

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Tera Swigart
It’s Not A Game Tour

This weekend we were invited to set up a booth at Reflection Music Group’s  It’s Not A Game Tour with Derek Minor and Canon, featuring Byron Juane, Steven Malcolm, and Jaylon Ashaun in Houston.

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Tera Swigart
Who Are You? Issue 17 Hey Ladies Column

I’d like for you to take a minute and make a list of ways you’ve been labeled. Think of labels you put on yourself, labels others put on you, good labels, bad labels. I’ll give you some examples. Negative labels you put on yourself or others put on you might include: stupid, failure, victim, dangerous, dirty, mean, selfish, ugly, fat, unloveable, weak, broken, liar, enemy, etc.

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Tera Swigart
FRUIT. Magazine Clubs

We have started a pilot of our FRUIT. Magazine Club in one of the juvenile facilities we serve! FRUIT. Magazine Clubs are like a book club for our teens but instead of reading and discussing a book, they read and discuss the articles in FRUIT. Magazine.

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Tera Swigart
Powerful Writing Submission

We have very talented readers and some of them are talented writers. We get lots of writing submissions that we print in the magazine but this submission really stood out to us so we wanted to share it with you!

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Tera Swigart