August 7, 2023
BEST OF SEASON 4: Featuring Stacy Huston
Originally airing in May during National Foster Care Awareness Month, on today’s “Best of” episode of Fostering Change Rob interviews Stacy Huston, Executive Director of SixDegrees.org, the award-winning nonprofit founded by Kevin Bacon with a mission rooted in connecting people to resources. Six Degrees supports impactful initiatives to sustain and enrich local communities by developing partnerships and solutions working collaboratively with local leaders, residents, and celebrities, on increasing youth empowerment, justice and equality, and improving a sustainable living environment.
The organization prioritizes the lived experiences of communities that are commonly underserved and under-resourced. They reach their audiences through video, content, and Public Service Announcements about subjects that are meaningful to the community, with a big focus on youth: particularly early education, arts programming, and early literacy.
Stacy received the 2022 Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award for her work with SixDegrees related to Hunger. She has overseen social media campaigns such as “l Stay Home For”, garnishing more than 1.2 million posts and 2.1 Billion engagements globally, winning 4 Webbys and A Shorty Social Good award.
Story Key Notes:
🖐️ “Cake it Like a Kid” – in support of Pediatric Cancer Awareness
🖐️ SixDegrees.Org produced Play On
🖐️ Getting People Moving the Right Direction
You can find out more about Stacy by visiting:
Learn more about how you can affect change to the lives of youth in foster care by visiting https://www.comfortcases.org/
Listen to previous episodes of Fostering Change at https://www.comfortcases.org/podcast