From His Backyard: An Honest Conversation with State Rep. La Shawn Ford

February 4, 2019

In November, Illinois State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford chatted with us about the real issues his district faces on a daily basis. We discussed complex topics such as cultural misperceptions and racial injustices, the link between gun violence, mental illness, drugs, and overdose, and addressed how we can appropriately respond to these issues.

Stand For… Ending the Overdose Crisis

October 23, 2018

Our first episode touches on Live4Lali Executive Director and host Chelsea Laliberte’s journey from confused twenty-something to heartbroken sibling to activist. We had a riveting conversation with the cofounders of Lake County Opioid Initiative, Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko and Nicasa Behavioral Health Services CEO, Bruce Johnson.