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Calvin Terrell is founder and lead facilitator of Social Centric; an organization he designed to provide education and training for all ages to enhance human interactions and global progress. He is a former Assistant Director of the National Conference for Community Justice/Anytown USA Arizona Region. He has taught for Upward Bound at Arizona State University and the Arizona National Guard's Freedom Academy.
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For the past 18 years, Calvin has lectured, trained, and lead comprehensive workshops for valuing diversity, equity, and justice building in schools, corporations, and civic organizations for thousands of adults, children, and youth throughout the United States.
Calvin has received awards and honors from Arizona Affirmative Action, Davis Monthan Air Force Base, various religious institutions, and the year 2000 city of Phoenix Martin Luther King, Jr. “Living the Dream” award for his dedication to human rights. A compelling story about Calvin’s work with youth is featured in the book “Chicken Soup for the African American Soul” of the Chicken Soup series. Calvin’s reputation for excellence and sustainable impact have afforded him collaborative venues with Chief Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Janet Napolitano, and even prompted Harpo Inc., Oprah Winfrey’s production company, to seek out and contract him to provide justice seminars for Harpo employees and coaching for management. Calvin is an educator and healer at his core. He employs techniques that are engaging, relevant to all populations, multidisciplinary, and integrate modern advances of technology or research partnered with ancient arts of storytelling and visualization.
Some organizations Calvin has rendered services to are: Colorado River Indian Reservation, Fort McDowell, White Mountain Apache, other Tribal Nation youth gatherings, and Osborn Elementary School District Native American Parent Education Program (workshops on Indigenous Solidarity, 21st century parenting, and ongoing prejudice/internalized oppression prevention trainings) AZ Adult and Youth Probation Departments (workshops at El Puente Conference on Latino Solidarity and prevention of internalized oppression, statewide conference keynote and workshop on racial/generational prejudice, and youth violence prevention work) Lambda Phi Epsilon, Oldest Asian American Fraternity, Keynotes for conference and facilitation of collaboration dialogues on intra-racial collaboration among Asian American communities and inter-racial collaborative efforts with wider community Human Rights Campaign in Washington D. C. (ongoing lectures in Historical Black Colleges and universities on Black Solidarity, internalized oppression prevention, and Social justice workshops) Girl Power Conference at Arizona State University West (keynote on male responsibility to gender equality and justice workshops) City of Flagstaff (on going generational/racial justice and parent trainings for Police Department. Community mediations/facilitated dialogues after fatal shooting of a teen by officer, LGBTQ recognition as protected groups, Tribal nation concerns of usage of reclaimed water on San Francisco Peaks mountain) City of Phoenix Head Start (keynotes for summer and winter conferences on racial prejudice and investing in the arts, facilitate ongoing workshops on organizational change, communication, and global diversity) Muhammad Ali Center and Museum in Louisville, KY (assisted in development of a permanent youth interactive display) International Conference of Parks & Recreation (lectures on elements of underground Hip Hop culture uses as tools for constructive social change and racial prejudice prevention) Minority Student Association Network (keynote and panelist at Cleveland Conference on closing the achievement gap in schools, ongoing consultation and services provided to Connecticutt State Education Resource Center, Cleveland Municipal, Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights, and Windsor CT, school Districts related to race based disparities in achievement, violence prevention, staff development on power/privilege understanding, and student trainings/workshops)
Calvin’s greatest motivations are his marriage of 18 years, four children, faith, and service to humanity as a vigilant spiritual evolutionary, servant of justice, and warrior.
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Office number: 602-265-6812