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From a Cocoon to a butterfly
This Metaphor is what I describe myself as.
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The Butterfly is what I am. I came from a very abusive background where I was told I would never amount to anything and my first love which would be my father called me a whore since I can remember. I am a survivor of child sexual abuse and was a part of all the foster care systems you can think of and I was abused there as well! I ended up in a street gang and got infected with HIV by my first bo...

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Travels From: Miami, FL
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A.C.T. of Resilience!
Attitude, Courage and Tenacity - Leadership principles to apply for positive change
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Ria’s leadership program, A.C.T. of Resilience, encourages audiences to choose a positive ATTITUDE in adversity; find COURAGE to make the right choices and create positive change; and develop TENACITY to achieve professional goals and personal dreams. Ria escaped from her father and the sexual abuse she had suffered since age 12, by leaving home at 19 without money, a job or even a high scho...

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Travels From: AL
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10 things my mama said, and a few I wish she hadn't!
A hilarious, heartbreaking and transformative journey presented by a gifted storyteller, healer and teacher that is sure to deliver.
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If you are looking for a witty, dynamic and authentic experience, look no further. By far, my most popular program “Things my mama said and a few I wished she hadn’t” is part stand-up comedy, part autobiography and wholly transformative. This presentation follows the journey my mother and I have taken. It is a story of deep wounds, profound forgiveness and radical transformation wit...

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Travels From: Minneapolis, MN
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Teen Addiction: It's More Than a Keg
How To Hear HELP When They Aren't Saying It
  

Sharing her personal experiences, this dynamic and emotional presentation captures the attention of students and parents. The difference between substance abuse and addiction is very slight. Substance abuse means using an illegal substance or using a legal substance in the wrong way. Addiction begins as abuse, or using a substance like marijuana or cocaine. Kids (and adults) often begin the...

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Travels From: Salt Lake City, UT
Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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Forgiving the Unforgivable
Three Steps to Forgive and Be Free
  

Brenda brings 45 minutes of her dynamic and powerful one-woman show to your audiences to wake them up, have them feel and believe they can love and trust again. She follows her performance with a 20 minute talk which introduces the 3 Step System she used to forgive her father for murdering her mother and then marrying her aunt, her mother's sister. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be inspired to h...

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Travels From: San Diego, CA
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Abuse, Trauma, and PTSD
Birthing Hope and Providing Education
  

During each of Tiffani’s speaking engagements, one can see that her goal and passion in life is to birth hope into women and men who have experienced abuse, trauma, or PTSD. Through her own personal experience, professional training and wisdom, Tiffani has a gift in inspiring and supporting individuals in reaching their goals of leading a healthy and productive personal and social life. ...

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Travels From: MD
Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500

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Homeless To Harvard
From the streets of despair to the halls of the Ivy League
  

HOMELESS TO HARVARD At the age of 18, Doug Luffborough was homeless and living on the streets of Massachusetts and did not know if he wanted to live anymore. Growing up the oldest son of a housekeeper, he grew up in an impoverished background and struggled to make ends meet. During his senior year in high school his guidance counselor told him that he was not college material and should stay ...

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Travels From: San Diego, CA
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At Risk Youth Behaviors: what you don't know could be harming your teen
Self-injury, Pornography, Your Child as a Perpetrator, Drugs, Social Media, Cyberbullying, Depression, and Suicide
  
Sound the Alarm! Teen Dating Violence is not a LOVING Swag
This program can also be delivered at colleges, conferences, and in the community - PTA organizations, Youth Organizations
  

Sound the Alarm! Teen Dating Violence Is Not a LOVING Swag is an awareness and prevention program that presents the issues, cause and effects of teen dating violence. It addresses the early signals and indicators of trouble, and discuss strategies to get help, get out, and set a new standard for safe, non-abusive, healthy, and loving relationships moving forward. This program can also be delive...

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Travels From: Baltimore, MD
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The power of responsibility
Transforming anger and creating potential
  

It's not about what happened to you. It's about what you make happen. All of us have the power to tap our limitless potential. All of us have the ability to control our destiny. No matter where we came from or what has happened to us, we can all achieve happiness, success, and inner peace. We can all be "game changers." It starts with responsibility: Taking control of our lives and our poten...

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Travels From: CA
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