Artist with multiple talks

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…]

Heterosexism & Cissexism / Warren Blumenfeld

Heterosexism & Cissexism / Warren Blumenfeld

This one-of-a-kind program offers a unique approach to issues surrounding sexual identity, gender identity, and expression. Warren J. BLUMENFELD discusses how the fight to end heterosexism and cissexism is everyone’s fight if we are to bring about a less oppressive and more productive society for all. He invites heterosexual males and females, lesbians, gay males, [Read more…]

What Matters? / Dan Parris, David Peterka, Rob Lehr

What Matters? / Dan Parris, David Peterka, Rob Lehr

Dan Parris@ TEDx Gateway Arch, St. Louis, on 9/11/14   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.   PERFECT for Poverty Awareness and National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Weeks. What breaks your heart?  What makes you [Read more…]

Dare to Ask! / Phillip Milano

Dare to Ask! / Phillip Milano

Media appearances:   With 20,000 live student conversations and 10 million visits at DareToAks.com (formerly YForum.com), Phillip has found that opening up about the very things that ruffle our feathers — from stereotypes to insensitivity to microaggressions — is what helps us move past them. Students roll in the aisles AND gain powerful new insights in an [Read more…]

Diversity University / Monti Washington

Diversity University / Monti Washington

Beginning at very young ages, Monti  had every excuse in the world to give up and be unsuccessful. From broken homes, poverty, abuse and foster care, to family tragedies, bullying, rehab, and even rape, they could have easily fallen under the radar. Using slam poetry and role-playing, there has never been a more powerful team [Read more…]

RaceOff / Teja Arboleda, M.Ed

RaceOff / Teja Arboleda, M.Ed

This live, multimedia and musical, beat-entrenched audience interactive program is based on Teja Arboleda’s wildly successful, national touring video, RaceOff. Arboleda challenges the audience to wipe away assumptions about racial identity and jumpstart a cultural revolution that will turn the word race into a four-letter word!  The main feature of RaceOff is a video which [Read more…]

Your Brain on Politics / Rick Shenkman

Your Brain on Politics / Rick Shenkman

  We’ve just been through one of the most fascinating and disturbing elections in American history. Why did people vote the way they did? Until recently, no one really knew because we lacked insight into how the human brain digests political information. But now we do. With the help of science we now know why [Read more…]