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Mar 11, 2021

Lydia is the Executive Director of the Rebuild, Overcome, and Rise (ROAR) Center in Baltimore, MD where survivors of crime can access a full range of wraparound services such as legal support, therapy, case management and community nursing care. 

In this episode, Lydia is joined by her colleague Monifa Jeffrey-Riggins who serves as the Senior Therapist at the ROAR Center. Lydia and Monifa will talk about their approach to supporting victims of crime in Baltimore. 

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