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Mamas Know Best, We Got Something to Say!


Sep 17, 2021

Dustin Young is a Mentor, Physical and Mental Health Advocate, and a Doula. He is also the founder of Our Own – a nonprofit organization serving as a catalyst for innovation and epicenter to provide resources in untapped communities. Dismantling systemic barriers in nutrition, education, entrepreneurship, maternal health, and mental & physical fitness to further bridge the gap and ensure racial equity and social justice. After graduating with a degree in Psychology and Sociology, Dustin went on to work for various organizations that focused on mental, physical as well as behavioral prevention with inner city youth. His firsthand experience has given him deep knowledge and understanding of issues in providing optimal health solutions. This has also prepared him for the new role he has take as a Male Doula.  

On this episode we discuss the inspiration behind creating Our Own, breaking generational curses, empowering the youth, the red tape of the nonprofit world, programs he provides, and his journey to become a doula & advocate for black women during birth. 

You can learn more about Dustin and Our Own here: ourown.com and Instagram