Diversity and Multicultural

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]