Social Justice

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…]

A Day With Dr.J

A Day With Dr.J

  Calling all College Students!  When your classmates struggle, where do they go?  After working with hundreds of thousands of students nationwide, Dr. J’s research reveals how students often stay silent about their struggles because: 1. They don’t think anyone will care 2. They don’t want to burden people with their problems. 3. They think 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…]

#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…]

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!

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…]

Which Lives Matter? / Monti Washington

Which Lives Matter? / Monti Washington

    “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, and racism that separates and divides our community and nation.   He addresses the issues from a social media and social justice perspective.     With spoken word [Read more…]