Actress Debra Wilson recently hosted the Spirit Awakening Foundation’s “Voices of the Unheard” fundraiser at the Rogue Machine Theater and featured readings by detained and at-risk youth from the juvenile justice system. In addition to Wilson, actors Carmine Giovinazzo (CSI: NY), Frances Fisher (Titanic), and Esai Morales (NYPD Blue), the Rev. Michael Beckwith of the Agape International Spiritual Center, and founding director of the Spirit Awakening Foundation Akuyoe Graham also participated in the dramatic staged readings.

The mission of the Spirit Awakening Foundation is to facilitate spiritual transformation and positive social change through creative expression. For more information, visit the foundation online at