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SPEAKING & WORKSHOPS

Ensuring children and families thrive. Check out exclusive interviews, podcasts, and press below. 

FOSTER CARE TO FOSTER SYSTEMS ADVOCATE

Duration 1:54

Growing up in foster care inspired Cordelia to become a social worker and share her story with the world. She believes everything happens for a reason.

MISS DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA USA 2019 & FOSTER CARE AWARENESS

Duration 10:24

Cordelia speaks on her plans serving as the 2019 District of Columbia USA titleholder, preparation for Miss USA, continuing to impact the DC community, and raising awareness for the foster care system.

PODCASTS

BEATING THE ODDS AFTER FOSTER CARE

Cordelia Cranshaw, who spent her childhood in and out of the US Foster Care System – an upbringing that meant she didn't have a real home. Instead of letting her circumstances define her, Cordelia used her experiences as fuel to transform her life and those around her.

UNBELIEVABLE RESILIENT

With many words to the wise Cordelia embodies resilience in her everyday. Tune in to hear about how you can build strength and persevere from the mouth of a resilient warrior.

UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM

Cordelia Cranshaw talks about growing up in a tumultuous household.

She talks about how she ended up bouncing around in different foster care homes, and went from being a trouble-making 9th grader to college student and pageant winner.

MORE PODCASTS

BRINK OF GREATNESS

A Remarkable Story of Determination; A Challenged Life to a Crowning Achievement, Cordelia Cranshaw is Miss DC.

MILLENNIALMINDS

RESILENT VOICES AND BEYOND

Beating the odds. A story about Cordelia's experience in care to transition into being on her own and more.

99.3 KISS FM

PRESS

THE WASHINGTON INFORMER

Cordelia Crenshaw: Bridging the Gap Between Policy & Pageantry

LET'S TALK LIVE - WJLA

From Foster Care to Miss District of Columbia U.S.A.

AFRO

From Foster Care to Miss D.C.

THE PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE

Young lady goes from foster care to Miss D.C.