Adam F.C. Fletcher is a Speaker

Adam F.C. Fletcher motivates and educates about engaging everyone, everywhere, all of the time. His powerful life story is punctuated by meaningful research, practical projects, and more!

Combining humor, stories, research, and professional and personal experience, Adam Fletcher goes beyond “guesswork” and examines exactly how youth connect, sustain and change the world!


  • “Democracy Deficit Disorder: Youth Saving the Future Today”
  • “More Than Youth Engagement: Modern Youth Leadership”
  • “Do Better: The Realities of Human Engagement”
  • “Build Power to Engage the Disengaged”
  • “Homelessness, Border Crossing, Poverty and Power: My Story”

Each of Adam’s topics can be customized to meet event needs and outcomes.


This is Adam F.C. Fletcher speaking in London, UK, in 2019.
Adam F.C. Fletcher speaking in Vancouver, WA, in 2018.
Adam F.C. Fletcher speaking in Baltimore, MD, in 2014.

Past Appearances

This is a list of select past keynotes, speeches and other public appearances by Adam Fletcher.

  • Great KIDS Make Great Communities Conference on Youth, Ft. Wayne, IN (2022)
  • Antioch University LA Education Series, Los Angeles, CA (2022)
  • Affton School District, Affton, MO (2022)
  • Unraveling Racism, Anti-Defamation League of the Plains States, Omaha, NE (2021)
  • Australia Student Voice Symposium, Australia Education Research Association, Sydney, Australia (2021)
  • New Mexico Spring Advanced Placement Workshops (2021)
  • Linden School District Staff Kickoff, Linden, NJ (2021)
  • North Seattle Community College Staff Development Day, Seattle, WA (2019)
  • Mockingbird Society Staff Retreat, Seattle, WA (2019)
  • Community Development Journal Thinkery, London, UK (2019)
  • Community Organisers Youth Residential, London, UK (2019)
  • Preston Youth Movement, Preston, UK (2019)
  • Teens Care Too! Youth Summit, Vancouver, Washington (2018)
  • San Rafael Schools School District Student Voice Summit, San Rafael, California (2018)
  • Guega County Youth Prevention Leadership Conference, Painseville, OH (2018)
  • Madison Student Engagement Conference, Madison, Wisconsin (2018)
  • Michigan Association of School Boards Students on School Board Events, Lansing, Michigan (2018)
  • Antioch University Friends of Education Speaker Series, Los Angeles, California (2018)
  • San Rafael School District Student Voice Summit, San Rafael, California (2017)
  • CYFAR Workshop, Alexandria, Virginia (2017)
  • Georgia Network to End Sexual Abuse Statewide Sexual Violence Prevention Summit, Buford, Georgia (2016)
  • Georgia Afterschool Youth Development Conference, Savannah, Georgia (2016)
  • Youth Employment Summit, Lincoln, Nebraska (2016)
  • Arizona Dairy Council/Arizona Cardinals Fuel Up to Play 60 Youth Leadership Summit, Phoenix, Arizona (2016)
  • Marin County Youth Empowerment Summit, San Rafael, California (2016)
  • Alberta School Boards Association Annual Conference, Edmonton, Alberta (2015)
  • Youth Collaboratory, Baltimore, Maryland (2014)
  • CENPEC – Center for Studies and Research in Education, Culture and Community Action, São Paulo, Brazil (2014)
  • United Way of Allegheny County – APOST Youth Worker Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2014)
  • Green River Regional Education Collaborative kid FRIENDLY Race To The Top Conference, Lexington, Kentucky (2014)
  • Project-Based Learning Conference, Seattle, Washington (2014)
  • North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Inc. (2013)
  • Washington State Youth Summit, Everett, Washington (2013)
  • Parks and Recreation Department Teen Services Division, Bellevue, Washington (2013)
  • Seattle Public Schools, Seattle, Washington (2013)
  • College Success Foundation, Bellingham, Washington (2013)
  • Parks and Recreation Youth Event, Tukwila, Washington (2012)
  • Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County, Tumwater, Washington (2012)
  • Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic 21st Century Community Learning Center Conference, Yakima, Washington (2012)
  • Arizona Department of Education Coordinated School Health (2012)
  • Seattle Seahawks/Seattle Sounders Youth Leadership Conference, Seattle, Washington (2011)
  • YMCA Youth Council Summit, Auburn, Washington (2011)
  • Eastern Washington University Child Studies Department, Cheney, Washington (2011)
  • Catalyst Miami Youth Engagement Seminar, Miami, Florida (2011)
  • Arizona Dairy Council Conference, Phoenix, Arizona (2011)
  • Action For Healthy Kids Conference, Nashua, New Hampshire (2011)
  • City Council Presentation, Ephrata, Washington (2011)
  • Manchester Youth Commission, Manchester, Connecticut (2010)
  • Imagine Miami Meaningful Youth Engagement Workshop, Miami, Florida (2010)
  • Thurston County Youth Workers Summit, Olympia, Washington (2010)
  • American Institutes for Research Technical Assistance Program Conference, Washington, DC (2010)
  • White River High School Martin Luther King, Jr Summit, Randle, Washington (2010)
  • Santa Barbara County Service Learning Conference (2010)
  • Washington Recreation and Parks Association Policy Conference, Olympia, Washington (2010)
  • Baltimore Mental Health Systems, Baltimore, Maryland (2009)
  • Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together Conference, Burlington, Vermont (2009)
  • Alberta Ministry of Education Student Engagement Conference, Edmonton, Alberta (2009)
  • Teen Leadership Council Event, Burien, Washington (2009)
  • Sumner School District Community Building Summit, Sumner, Washington (2008)
  • New York State Student Support Services Center Safe and Supportive Schools Conference, LeRoy, New York (2007)
  • University of Washington GEAR UP Program Conference, Seattle, Washington (2007)
  • Seattle Public Schools Service Learning Symposium, Seattle, Washington (2007)
  • Suncoast EarthForce Youth Rally, Tampa, Florida (2006)
  • New York State Student Support Services Center, Albany, New York (2006)
  • EarthForce Educator Empowerment Conference, Denver, Colorado (2006)
  • Alternatives, Inc. Youth Rally, Hampton Roads, Virginia (2005)
  • Penny Harvest Conference, Seattle, Washington (2005)
  • Pierce County Prevention Program (2005)
  • University of Washington College of Education, Seattle, Washington (2005)
  • Pinnacle Charter School, Denver, Colorado (2005)
  • New York State Student Support Services Center Educator Training, LeRoy, New York (2005)
  • United Nations Development Program, São Paulo, Brazil (2004)
  • Small Schools Conference, Seattle, Washington (2004)
  • Washington State Commission for Community and National Service, Seattle, Washington (2002)
  • Seattle Public Schools, Seattle, Washington (2003)
  • Nebraska Commission on Community and National Service, Lincoln, Nebraska (1998)

Cost and Availability

Adam’s rates vary according to event type and size. Contact him for more information!

You Might Like…

  • About Adam Fletcher – Including Adam’s resume, past clients, awards and honors, and more
  • Videos – Examples of Adam’s speeches, interviews, and more.
  • References – Adult and youth testimonials from Adam’s clients and collaborators.
  • Writing – Adam freelance writes articles, booklets, and more for organizations nationally .
  • Consulting – Program planning, organizational development, and evaluation services are among Adam’s specialty areas.
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Adam Fletcher keynotes at events around the world. Specializing on all aspects of Community empowerment, Youth engagement, Student voice, and Personal engagement, Fletcher provides a powerful, inspiring, and ENGAGING message for all kinds of audiences!

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