Artist with multiple talks

The U.S. Culture of Firearms / Dr. Warren Blumenfeld

The U.S. Culture of Firearms / Dr. Warren Blumenfeld

The U.S. ranks first among 178 countries for the highest per capita rate of firearm ownership. On average, each year firearms account for approximately 11 thousand homicides, another 22 thousand suicides and accidental deaths, and many more injuries. In the wake of these fatalities and high-visibility mass shootings, a very contentious debate has continued in [Read more…]

Show Me Democracy! / Dan Parris Showcasing NACA Mid-Atlantic, Mid-America and Northeast!

Show Me Democracy! / Dan Parris Showcasing NACA Mid-Atlantic, Mid-America and Northeast!

Amidst the storm of the Ferguson, MO, shooting, seven St. Louis college students evolved into advocates and activists as they demanded change through policy and protest. From 100 hours of footage shot over two years, the film Show Me Democracy has been woven into a powerful story of young people engaged in key issues: race, [Read more…]

Which Lives Matter?

Which Lives Matter?

Is it Black Lives? Is it Blue Lives? White Lives? Or is It All Lives?  Everyone knows that all lives matter, but the question is do they matter equally? “WHICH LIVES MATTER” is an intense, inclusive, educational program, intended to build bridges, not walls.  Speaker, poet, and activist Monti Washington helps students explore the history, conditioning, stereotypes, [Read more…]

ThunderDome! Face Your Fears, Build Your Dreams with Rob Lehr & Drac

ThunderDome! Face Your Fears, Build Your Dreams with Rob Lehr & Drac

Thunderdome is a feature length documentary that follows the true story of Rob Lehr, haunted by death after being in a deadly plane crash, who chose to engage life rather than escape it.  This film illustrates how the power of community can help us deal with tragedy and difficulty in life.  The main character is [Read more…]

Crazy In College / Tom Ryan

Crazy In College / Tom Ryan

An Uncensored Look Inside the Mind of Mental Illness: Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder Learn Tom’s 8 Ways to Kick ASS with Mental Illness! Harness the power of mental illness and use it to your advantage! Tom Ryan’s, Crazy in College program is an interactive, compelling, RAW, UNCENSORED exploration of depression, anxiety and bi-polar complete with [Read more…]

21 %: The Rise of Women & Entrepreneurs / Julia Garcia

21 %: The Rise of Women & Entrepreneurs / Julia Garcia

By the time she turned 21, author, PHD candidate and nationally renowned speaker, Julia Garcia, had already worked more jobs than years she had been alive. From dancing on bars, to taking pictures for an online newspaper, to being a licensed soccer coach and personal trainer, to a broadcast journalist and a Starbucks barista. Julia [Read more…]

#WAGINGPEACE: The Muslim Refugee Crisis / Jim Keady

#WAGINGPEACE: The  Muslim Refugee Crisis / Jim Keady

In the same way that soldiers in the U.S. Armed Forces gear up and wage war, so must social justice warriors gear up and wage peace. Jim Keady shares his experience of going to Greece to help with the Muslim refugee crisis. In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, Keady observed with great concern as [Read more…]

Mate Smart: Birth Order and Romantic Compatibility / William Cane

Mate Smart: Birth Order and Romantic Compatibility / William Cane

Best-selling author William Cane begins MATE SMART with a PowerPoint lecture explaining why celebrity couples like Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, and Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman were destined for conflict because of incompatible birth order. Then discover the secret to dating compatibility and career success based on YOUR unique sibling configuration. As part of [Read more…]

Subliminal Sex In Advertising / William Cane

Subliminal Sex In Advertising / William Cane

    Advertisers are hiding sexual, death, and religious messages in the backgrounds of advertisements you view hundreds of times every day. These ads appear on TV, on the Internet, and even on your cell phone. Most importantly, there is no way to defend yourself against the insidious effects of subliminal advertising. Now see these [Read more…]

Myth America: How We Get Our History Wrong and Why / Rick Shenkman

Myth America:  How We Get Our History Wrong and Why / Rick Shenkman

Did you know that: – The Pilgrims did NOT land on Plymouth Rock? – Betsy Ross did NOT sew the first flag? In this humorous presentation, historian Rick explains why Americans are fond of myths and he clarifies who’s behind the falsehoods. His research shows that many of the myths are the product of a [Read more…]