When I was young, I was involved in programs at a church in the low-income, predominantly African American neighborhood where my family lived. One day when I was 16 years old, some friends and I were walking down the street when we came across a couple of shiny new vans delivering a small hoard of whiteContinue reading “Why I Think We Should Examine Our Motivations to Help Others”
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Radical Engagement in My Own Life
I don’t understand. In the neighborhood where I grew up, in this last week there have been A LOT of shootings, several murders, three home invasions, and a lot of robberies. I turn on pop music though, and here’s another rapper claiming to “rep the hood” while they’re driving expensive cars, wearing expensive jewelry andContinue reading “Radical Engagement in My Own Life”
Join Me in Marin!
Join me today in San Raphael, California for a series of presentations! This morning I’m talking with more than 300 middle school students focused on my talk, GET ENGAGED WITH PURPOSE, PASSION AND POWER! Then this afternoon I’m talking with community members, including parents, nonprofit workers and others, focused on The Big Ideas in Youth Engagement. Continue reading “Join Me in Marin!”