Engaging The Community and Making Meaningful and Lasting Change

In this powerful talk, John Bostain talks about the importance of community relationships, trust and mentoring. As a police officer in Virginia, John became a mentor for a young man and the relationship drastically altered both if their lives. Cops influences peoples lives day in and day out. How those lives are influences positively or negatively often depends on the circumstances. Circumstances matter and circumstances can be reshaped if we are willing to fix the problem and not the blame. Owning problems makes us accountable to solving that problem.

John has some great advice here.

Stay Oriented!