This podcast series is part of Hear My Heart - Oakland Dads Speak, a Dads Evoking Change project.
In episode 1 of A podcast for Pops, we feature two co-parents having a honest, in depth conversation. They reflect on their journey, fears, and hopes moving forward as the navigate the difficult task of raising their child in separate homes.
In Episode 2 of A podcast for pops, family law attorney Norah Alyami covers a wide range of topics concerning the road fathers take while navigating the child custody systems. Get first hand knowledge about how as a father you can reach your desired outcome when going into a family law court situation, and some of the things she has seen while working in Family Courts. This podcast is brought to you by non profit organization Dads Evoking Change.
In Ep. 3 of A podcast for pops host Pen gets an intimate look into one fathers journey as he navigates co-parenting and raising his daughter with his ex wife. He touched on the importance of schedules, being understanding, and the role fathers play in mixed families in 2022. The good fathers have been here.
In Ep. 4 of A podcast for pops host Pen gets an intimate look into one fathers journey while he was able to secure full custody. They discuss the fathers journey , some of the trials and tribulations he faced. They also touch on what other fathers can do while they work towards being more physically present in their kids lives.
In Episode 5 of A podcast for Pops host Pendarvis Harshaw talks with father, musician, and film director Dame Drummer about his latest film "Black Daddy the Movie". They go over the inspiration for the film, and how he plans to use the piece to spark change within communities.
Let's talk therapy! In this episode of A Podcast For Pops host Pendarvis Harshaw sits down with therapist Gerald Chambers to talk how therapy can help two parents as they navigate the sometimes tough terrain of co-parenting. This is a must listen for all parents!
In this episode of A podcast for Pops Host Pen Harshaw talks to a custodial father about how using abuse claims sometimes take place to gain the upper hand in child custody cases. Host Pen talks with Brandon, a father who details his trials navigating co parenting, and ultimately becoming successful in receiving custody in Family court. This is a MUST WATCH!
This episode features Sizwe Andrews-Abakah & Mizan Alekbulan-Abakah the founders of SpearItWurx an Oakland-based organization that inspires Intergenerational wellness & racial healing. Host Pendarvis Harshaw leads a conversation on family, health, and community and how that plays a part in raising our children.