Speakers

Surviving Inside the American Drug War / Kevin Booth

Surviving Inside the American Drug War / Kevin Booth

Surviving Inside the American Drug War Even Minor Marijuana Charges Could End Your College Career! Every state and every university is different. This program is an interactive multi media presentation utilizing audience participation to keep the conversation focused on what matters to you. Institutions won’t allow students to use marijuana on campuses for fear of running afoul [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…]

Terms and Conditions May Apply / New NetEvent

Terms and Conditions May Apply / New NetEvent

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…]

The Age of Lies: How to Protect Yourself From Politicians/Rick Shenkman

The Age of Lies:  How to Protect Yourself From Politicians/Rick Shenkman

  Learn about the 25 ways politicians con voters and how you can recognize a con when you see one.  In this presentation, New York Times bestselling author Rick Shenkman uses striking video clips to show the many ways politicians fool voters by appealing to their fears and exploiting their anger.  In a well-timed talk [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…]

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…]

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…]

White Privilege Pop Quiz: The Test You Can’t Fail / Molly Secours

White Privilege Pop Quiz: The Test You Can’t Fail / Molly Secours

With humor and compassion, Molly Secours deftly navigates the murky waters of racial bias and encourages honest discussion. Secours effectively reveals how even those with ‘good intentions’ inadvertently promote division and disparity. By asking ourselves a few key questions, we develop empathy while learning how a lack of inquiry can perpetuate ‘white privilege’ and inequity [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…]