Speakers

#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…]

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…]

Accept Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself / Robin Cloud

Accept Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself / Robin Cloud

Have you ever thought about what your life would be like if you had the courage to follow that voice inside you?  Gay or straight, coming out to the world in a way that reveals your authentic self is the greatest act of courage.  Combining humor and her own personal experience, Cloud explores the power [Read more…]

Addicted to Plastic / Ian Connacher

Addicted to Plastic / Ian Connacher

For better and for worse, no ecosystem or segment of human activity has escaped the shrink-wrapped grasp of plastic. ADDICTED TO PLASTIC is a global journey to investigate what we really know about the material of a thousand uses and why there’s so darn much of it. On the way we discover a toxic legacy, [Read more…]

Amiss Manners! Etiquette in the Digital Age / Robin Cloud

Amiss Manners! Etiquette in the Digital Age / Robin Cloud

With new ways to communicate emerging daily, we’re all at risk of making mistakes that could haunt your online existence. Become an expert in navigating in the digital age with your dignity intact! Robin will cover: Cyber-bullying. Your online image and why it matters. Balancing your digital life. Don’t Be A Registered Text Offender.

Behind the Swoosh:Sweatshops and Social Justice / Jim Keady

Behind the Swoosh:Sweatshops and Social Justice / Jim Keady

Jim Keady shares his stories of living with Nike’s factory workers and his decade long effort to end sweatshop abuses. He also shows audience members what they can do to get involved and join this fight for justice. This interactive multi-media event includes role-playing, powerful video footage, and a question-answer period.  Jim Keady is an [Read more…]

Chris Eyre, Native American Director

Chris Eyre, Native American Director

An Evening with Chris Eyre On your campus, Chris will introduce a film of your choice, screen it, and then lead discussion, Q & A with the audience. For more info on Chris, please see – WWW.CHRISEYRE.ORG. Nearly every Native American living in Indian Country has seen Chris Eyre’s 1998 Smoke Signals.  All audiences enjoyed the film [Read more…]

Claim The Dream – An Inspiring One-Woman Historical Drama with Dianne Dixon

Claim The Dream – An Inspiring One-Woman Historical Drama with Dianne Dixon

  Designed to educate, enlighten and empower people to respect the past, “Claim the Dream” dramatically portrays the dream of freedom, justice and equality for all. Audiences are transported across time as each character is colorfully communicated through dramatic monologue, dance, music, slide presentation and audience participation. “CLAIM THE DREAM” is a chronology of noted [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…]

Crossing the Line: Comedians, Politicians and Shock Jocks / Teja Arboleda, M.Ed

Crossing the Line: Comedians, Politicians and Shock Jocks / Teja Arboleda, M.Ed

This multimedia lecture by actor/speaker/educator Teja Arboleda, digs deep into the freedom of speech issue. By asking the current hot-button question – Where is the line, and who, if anyone, is allowed to cross it? – Arboleda challenges the audience to consider the consequences of stereotypes reinforced by the famous, the powerful and the media. [Read more…]