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Helping Children Cope with Loss; Blockchain and Real Estate; Vote for Nikki Fried

Episode 490: 11-01-18

Helping Children Cope with Loss

Chira Cassel, MAPP, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Children’s Bereavement Center (CBC) in Miami. Under Chira’s leadership, the CBC has launched a site in Parkland in response to the crime endured by the community and has expanded the CBC Institute to bring grief education and training to the Overtown community.

The Children’s Bereavement Center provides free Peer Support Groups for children, young adults, and adult caregivers after the death of a loved one. Groups are open to anyone who has lost a parent, sibling, grandparent, relative, or friend because of illness, accident, suicide, or homicide. Losses can be recent or in years past. We discuss helping kids cope with loss, what the CBC does and how it gets support.

The CBC Steps for Healing is a 5K run/walk benefiting the Children’s Bereavement Center at Zoo Miami on November 17th. Every $1,000 they raise together sponsors a child for one year at the CBC, maintaining free grief support for all participants!

Jim and Chira discuss helping children cope with loss, the CBC, the event and how you can help.

Blockchain and Real Estate

DJ Van Keuren is Vice President for Hayman Family Office, the Single-Family Office of the Hayman Family (Los Angeles, CA), which was the founder of Giorgio Perfume. Van Keuren is responsible for family office capital and the real estate activities that support Hayman Properties, an affiliate of the Hayman Family Office.

Previously Van Keuren worked as the Director of Family Office Capital for the Arsenal Family Office (SFO) working on their real estate portfolio and investments. Before that he was the Managing Director for the Jain Family Office (SFO), a real estate family out of Mumbai, India. Here he was responsible for all underwriting and placement of debt and equity on their projects in the U.S. In New York City, they focused on luxury condos and hotels from $75 million to $400 million.

Over his 25 years of experience in real estate, finance, investment banking, and fund management, Van Keuren has been responsible for the underwriting of over $2 billion of real estate assets. He is a subject matter expert in real estate and family offices and a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. Mr. Van Keuren is the author of “Real Estate Investing for Family Offices,” founder of the Family Office Real Estate Institute and The Family Office Real Estate Magazine.

Jim and DJ discuss the future disruption of real estate – Blockchain – and how it will change the real estate landscape.

Vote for Nikki Fried

Jim’s niece, Nikki Fried, is running for the statewide office of Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services in Florida. Jim urges you to vote and explains why you should consider voting for Nikki.

Episode 490: 11-01-18

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