A Father’s Role in Parenting ~ Table Talk with Yolanda

Table Talk with Yolanda Parenting Family Faith ~ Fathers

June 25th 6:00 PM CST ~ Table Talk with Yolanda and Special Guest ~ Papa Joe Bradford ~ Scott Chevalier and Marcus Meneese ~ Join us at the Table for a conversation about a father’s role in parenting. These 3 men are also doing great work in the community and you don’t want to miss out on what they will share. ‪#‎fathersday‬ ‪#‎Dads‬ ‪#‎Parenting‬ ‪#‎Fatherhood‬ ‪#‎Community‬ ‪#‎Nonprofit‬ VISIT TABLE TALK TO RSVP  The show will air live on Google and YouTube on June 25th. Visit the Letters to Our Sons 

Meet My Special Guests

Papa Joe

Papa Joe Autobiography

Some people would give up, but Papa Joe chose to stand and inspire the world. His is a touching story that can be summed up in four words: a walk of love. He is the founder and director of Elijah’s Heart. In his journey, he has come across people facing extreme poverty and has led him to want to do his part to change this. He is the father of love and is in a journey to ensure people can take the necessary steps to walk their own journey of love. Come hear what he has to say about the father’s role in parenting.

Papa Joe & Michael Ealy

His amazing story was made into a movie http://elijahsheart.com/whoweare/papajoe/unconditional-the-movie/ and the book about his life was recently released http://elijahsheart.com/whoweare/papajoe/awalkoflove/

Scott Chevalier


Scott grew up in Southeastern Ohio, graduated with a communications degree in 1988 and has never accepted the “norm”.  His passion today is encouraging young people to follow their dreams and achieve their potential. He is a motivational speaker and founder of the Powerhouse Youth Project, an organization focused on assisting every student to recognize their uniqueness and achieve that potential by discovering the best path in life.


He currently lives in Nashville Tennessee with his wife Valerie and children Zac and Peyton. www.powerhouse.org

Marcus Meneese


Founder and Executive Director of Stronger than My Father, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization using faith based principles to uplift and empower fatherless youth currently residing in homes without a positive paternal role model.

Slide1Marcus acknowledges that his life experience, growing up in a two-parent home that was rooted in church, is very much a minority opportunity, considering many young kids are growing up without a father, and some not even knowing who their father is.  Marcus currently host a radio segment every Tuesday on 760 am “The Gospel” entitle “Tough Talk Tuesday” where he focuses on issues that’s affecting our young men. Marcus and his lovely wife reside in Nashville, Tennessee and are proud parents of one son. www.strongerthanmyfather.org



AUTHOR of Letters to Our Sons 


About lettertooursons

Yolanda Shields best-selling author has over 20 years of experience as a business leader and also does international workforce development and social entrepreneurship work in the continent of Africa and other 3rd World Countries. She is a much sought-after speaker and trainer in the area of small business, entrepreneurship, nonprofit startup and sustainability, fund development, grant writing, diversity, human capital management, career development, and social entrepreneurship. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, France, and Africa. “I serve and guide individual solopreneurs or companies to new levels, expand growth and scale businesses to make a significant impact to produce an increased value that stands out among others. I love working in a collaborative way with leaders to translate business vision into strategic plans that are aligned to execute with excellence and sustainability”. She has earned a B.S. in Education and Social Work (APSU) MBA (HRM and Entrepreneurship). She has been appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to the Statewide Disability Board and the Labor and Workforce Development Board for the State of Tennessee and Vice Chair the Oversight Committee. She has assisted over 20 corporations in the areas of fund development, talent development, strategic planning, executive coaching/training, business operations and celebrity charity management. She is currently a mentor at the Vanderbilt University Wond’ry Innovation Center. She has worked with such celebrities as CeCe Winans, Darrell Green, Art Monk, Tony Boselli, and many others. Yolanda’s first book released in September 2013 which included a 10 city tour in 2013-2014 across the United States, France and continent of Africa where she shared her inspirational book dedicated to “Mothers & Son’s” – “Letters to Our Sons” – A Mother’s Journey Raising Sons to Become Men with Character and Courage. Her 2nd Book focused on Entrepreneurship and Business Strategy released February 2016 “Entrepreneurship is a MindSet not a Storefront”. For more information on Ms. Yolanda Shields visit www.YolandaEShields.com To Book her Email Booking@YesBuilds.com
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