Raising children is difficult no matter what. Now, imagine trying to do it without secure housing, food or educational resources. Imagine further trying to find assistance in a system that has historically been culturally biased. WEMU's David Fair is joined by Icshia Leatherwood. She is a member of "Trusted Parent Advisors," who are working to empower people of color to access available resources and become greater advocates for themselves and their children.
When you have to worry about food, housing, and transportation, education can fall away on the list of priorities. Add in a healthy mistrust of a system…