“Domestic violence is, in many ways, a quiet epidemic. Though in plain sight, victims are often invisible, fearfully denying their situation and hiding behind the facade of a happy home. But the statistics reveal a shocking reality. Every nine seconds, a woman in America is assaulted or beaten, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. A mind-boggling one in three women (and one in four men) has been a victim of physical brutality by an intimate partner, the group also reports. ” GoodHousekeeping
Self-made momprenuer and human potential advocate, Ally Loprete is nationally recognized as a vibrant and dynamic public speaker, radio personality and television host. She is the founder of OurMilkMoney.com, a nationwide online business directory of self-employed parents, the host of iHeart Radio’s THIS LITTLE PARENT STAYED HOME where 6 million listeners tune in for resources and support, and the cohost of WAKE UP TV, a nationally televised broadcast for the new mainstream.
JENNIFER SARAN is a North American artist, songwriter, and vocalist based in Hong Kong. In 2016, Jennifer teamed up with Narada Michael Walden (they obviously love working together) and Ladysmith Black Mambazo to create her new album’s titular single “Wake Up.” Also, making a special guest appearance on the track is multiple Grammy-winning legend Carlos Santana. This stunning collaboration is a heartfelt appeal to recognize and address worldwide inequality and impoverishment, a cause incredibly important to each of these amazing artists involved. Jennifer travelled to South Africa to record with Ladysmith and to film scenes for the song’s music video, released with the single on November 11, 2016.
Originally from New York City, Roger attended the High School of Performing Arts, where he appeared in the film “Fame”. After receiving his BFA in Acting from Emerson College in Boston, Roger returned to NYC to study with teachers such as: Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Herbert Berghof, Ernie Martin, Elaine Aiken, Gene Frankel and George Morrison (Juilliard). Theatre credits include: Cominius in “Coriolanus”, Petruchio in “The Taming of The Shrew” at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, “An Enemy Of The People” at the Lyric Stage in Boston, Edmund in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (off-broadway), Lee in “True West” and Danny in “Danny And The Deep Blue Sea” at the Actors Studio in NYC.