Speakers

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…]

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.

NO, I Am Not a Terrorist! / Zohra Sarwari

NO, I Am Not a Terrorist! / Zohra Sarwari

Are all Muslims terrorists?  What does Islam say about “terrorism”?  What is behind the veil? This is a golden opportunity to change the way your students think about Muslims and other religions.  Over 50% of Americans have no basic understanding of the Muslim faith, which causes discrimination and intolerance everywhere. Using humor and personal experiences, [Read more…]

Other: The New Normal? / Teja Arboleda, M.Ed

Other: The New Normal? / Teja Arboleda, M.Ed

This one-man, multimedia show will make you laugh and cry, and seriously contemplate your own identity. Ride along with Teja through generations of mixed-race and cultural experiences from all over the world.Entertaining Diversity’s flagship one-man show (originally titled ‘Ethnic Man!’) is a fast paced, humorous and dramatic autobiographical multimedia performance. Having enjoyed countless standing ovations, unforgettable messages [Read more…]

Dirty Girl: What Does It Mean To Be A Woman Today? / Julia Garcia

Dirty Girl: What Does It Mean To Be A Woman Today? / Julia Garcia

After her spoken word poetry video “DIRTY GIRL” caught the attention of over 30,000 viewers on YouTube, nationally renowned Speaker, Julia Garcia, responded with this raw and highly relevant program for college students everywhere. she wished she could remember how it got to a point, where she became the kind of girl who didn’t know [Read more…]

Terms and Conditions May Apply / Cullen Hoback. Showcasing NACA Central!

Terms and Conditions May Apply / Cullen Hoback. Showcasing NACA Central!

Think you have nothing to hide?  Guess again! Admit it: you don’t really read the endless terms and conditions connected to every website you visit, phone call you make or app you download. But every day, billion-dollar corporations are learning more about your interests, your friends and family, your finances, and your secrets…and are not [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…]

From the Streets to the Stage / Monti Washington. Showcasing NACA South, Central, Mid-America & Northeast!

From the Streets to the Stage / Monti Washington. Showcasing NACA South, Central, Mid-America & Northeast!

A product of a one night stand, abused in foster home after foster home, and raised sleeping in parks were just a few of the daunting obstacles in Monti’s journey from the streets to the stage. This is an interactive presentation, designed to help students gain the problem solving skills needed to be successful, both inside [Read more…]

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 [Read more…]

Fight The “Freshman 15”: Nutrition for ALL Students / Tom Ryan

Fight The “Freshman 15”: Nutrition for ALL Students / Tom Ryan

This is NOT a diet program! You will learn how to KICK BUTT nutritionally on foods students love to eat: pizza, burgers, chips, & yes even BEER! You’ll learn to: 1) Wake your brain before an exam. 2) Exercise less than 3 hrs./week & be in great shape 3) Learn to fill your backpack w/ [Read more…]