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Your Greatest Version Awaits You / Funmilola Fagbamila

Your Greatest Version Awaits You / Funmilola Fagbamila

FOUNDING MEMBER OF BLACK LIVES MATTER In this presentation, award-winning playwright, artist and scholar Funmilola Fagbamila explains the necessary steps to create your most authentic and courageous self. By pulling from her greatest challenges and life lessons — from touring her one-woman stage play internationally to working as a political consultant for the president of [Read more…]

Freedom Dreams: A Formula for Justice / Funmilola Fagbamila

Freedom Dreams: A Formula for Justice / Funmilola Fagbamila

Playwright, artist, and founding member of Black Lives Matter, Funmilola Fagbamila, presents a discussion on the necessity of emotional intelligence in our pursuit of more just and healthy societies. Utilizing a solution-oriented approach, Prof. Fagbamila breaks down the ways that bias is not only learned intellectually but articulated emotionally. Via storytelling, spoken word, and interactive [Read more…]

Can I REALLY make a difference?: A Game Plan to Identify and Pursue Your Purpose / Dan Parris

Can I REALLY make a difference?: A Game Plan to Identify and Pursue Your Purpose / Dan Parris

We all want to pursue our purpose and want to change the world in the process. The trouble is figuring out how to start, overcome doubt, push through struggles that are bound to come and ultimately, leave the world better than you found it. In this presentation, audiences will take-away: •The two questions that will [Read more…]

The Intersection: Woke Black Folk w/ Funmilola Fagbamila

The Intersection: Woke Black Folk w/ Funmilola Fagbamila

The Intersection: Woke Black Folk There are 3 versions of this theatrical production available at 3 different fees: The self-contained 70 minute FULL stage production with 5 people including a DJ & Pianist plus Q&A.  You only have to provide the venue and box office. The self-contained 70 minute FULL stage production with 2 people [Read more…]

Healing the Hate: Civil Discourse in the age of online mobs and viral videos

Healing the Hate: Civil Discourse in the age of online mobs and viral videos

  Healing the Hate – Civil Discourse in the Age of Online Mobs and Viral Videos seeks to create a much needed dialogue about changing the toxic culture in social media and news coverage.  Starting with an examination of their documentary film Rush to Judgement, filmmakers Steve Oldfield and Ryan Anderson begin the discussion with an inside [Read more…]

Technology and Human Rights / Clyde Ford

Technology and Human Rights “How many of you want to have a positive impact on the world? To fight climate change? To advocate for racial justice? To actively work for gender equality? LGBTQ rights? Income equality?” Clyde Ford asks his audience— young, idealistic, full of students. Most hands shoot up.  “For those of you with [Read more…]

The Age of Lies: How to Protect Yourself From Politicians/Rick Shenkman

The Age of Lies:  How to Protect Yourself From Politicians/Rick Shenkman

  Learn about the 25 ways politicians con voters and how you can recognize a con when you see one.  In this presentation, New York Times bestselling author Rick Shenkman uses striking video clips to show the many ways politicians fool voters by appealing to their fears and exploiting their anger.  In a well-timed talk [Read more…]

#MeToo: Overcoming Sexism and Harassment Hollywood Style / Lauren LoGiudice

#MeToo:  Overcoming Sexism and Harassment Hollywood Style / Lauren LoGiudice

    VIRTUAL OPTION: #MeToo and LGBT Pride: A Virtual Experience Through Hollywood From the comfort of your living room experience a journey through Vintage Hollywood and beyond. Actor and comedian Lauren LoGiudice uses video clips, audio samples, and rare photos to bring you stories of the fierce women and LGBT people of Hollywood’s scandalous [Read more…]

Show Me Democracy!

Show Me Democracy!

Virtual Option: Individual screenings followed by your choice of various technology options (ie: Zoom, Skype) for group Q & A/discussion with the principals from the film. 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 [Read more…]

Eyewitness to Climate Change: Melting Ice & Rising Seas / David Thoreson

Eyewitness to Climate Change: Melting Ice & Rising Seas / David Thoreson

This powerful presentation by photographer and explorer David Thoreson exposes the truth about climate change affecting YOU and everything on Planet Earth!  His fearless exploration of the world’s oceans and polar regions have brought him face-to-face with the most important issue of our time – Climate Change. Not confined to the Arctic, weather weirding is spreading across [Read more…]