Upcoming Show Guests
Child of the Dream
The name Jackie Robinson is synonymous with breaking down barriers, which he did throughout his life. Sharon Robinson is the daughter of baseball legend and civil rights icon, Jackie Robinson. Growing up, Sharon experienced some of the most important events in history. She is the author of numerous children’s books honoring her father’s accomplishments and legacy. Sharon is an educational consultant for Major League Baseball and currently serves as vice chairman of the Jackie Robinson Foundation. She is the founder of Breaking Barriers, a baseball-themed national character education curriculum that helps empower students to overcome obstacles in their lives.
In November of 2018, there was a destructive wildfire in California’s Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. The LA Times reported that it was clear from the beginning that the Woolsey fire had the potential to be a monster. As the fire approached his community, Robert Kerbeck, along with his wife and son, fought to save their home. He shares his experience and talks about the lessons that he learned. Robert is an award winning actor and writer whose essays and short stories have been adapted to film, theater, and now his first book, Malibu Burning: The Real Story Behind LA’s Most Devastating Wild Fire.
Christian Conte, PhD
Today, more than ever, it seems like people are emotionally charged – on edge ready for conflict. It is so easy to get caught up in that energy. According to Dr. Christian Conte, anger is natural and we’re not wrong or bad for feeling it, but it can lead to acting impulsively, with regrettable consequences. Dr. Conte discusses how we can deal with anger and inflamed emotions.
Dr. Conte is a counselor, a certified domestic violence counselor, and a certified Level V anger management specialist. He was the resident therapist on VH1’s Family Therapy, co-host of USA Network’s The Secret Life of Kids, and co- host of Spike TV’s Coaching Bad with football Hall of Famer, Ray Lewis. He is the author of the book, Walking Through Anger: A New Design for Confronting Conflict in an Emotional Charged World.