Tonight I sat down with my good friend and band of brother, Ryan Grammatico. Ryan is the Community Engagement Director for Right Moves for Youth in Charlotte, North Carolina. We met over a decade ago but if you watch the video, you’ll see that this was literally only the third time we’ve talked face to face. I am blessed to call him friend. You’ll hear about the incredible work he is doing in his community both in his job and on his own. We talk race, changing the score and end talking about being a “Girl Dad.” Video and podcast available below. Links to items mentioned throughout the video below as well.

Key takeaways:

“Seek less to be understood, seek more to understand.”

“You can’t just put a black box on your social media and think you changed the world.”

“God stays faithful to those who are faithful.”

“We have 150,000 students in Charlotte Mecklenburg county and one school district”

“My girls shifted the way I view humanity”

Available via Podcast:


Right Moves For Youth –

Equitas –

Ryan Grammatico on Twitter – @RyanGrammatico

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz –