In this episode, Dr. Zeitz sits down with Jesse Leon, author, speaker and powerful advocate for change. Jesse’s story is a testament to the indomitable human spirit. A survivor of childhood sexual violence and sex trafficking, Jesse shares his harrowing yet triumphant journey from darkness to empowerment. His memoir “I’m Not Broken” serves as a guiding light, shedding light on his path of resilience and healing.
Dr. Zeitz and Jesse engage in a candid conversation, delving into the depths of Jesse’s experiences and the transformative power of embracing one’s heritage. Jesse’s Mexican and indigenous roots played a pivotal role in his healing journey, revealing a unique blend of spiritual wisdom and ancestral strength that he continues to draw from. Jesse declares that, “We Are Not Broken” underscores the significance of embracing our stories, finding strength in our heritage, and working collectively towards a world where all survivor’s voices are heard and honored.
Tune in for an enlightening conversation between Jesse Leon and Dr. Paul Zeitz as they discuss the urgent need to destigmatize discussions around childhood sexual violence, create safe spaces for healing, and incorporate the invaluable expertise of survivors into policy-making processes. This episode is an exploration of hope, resilience, and the power of unity in the face of adversity.