Program Options

Joe offers clients high quality service and flexible options. He understands that no two client’s needs are the same, and that pre-packaged solutions aren’t always the right answer. When you hire Joe, you will have a partner who is ready to work with you to fit your needs and budget. His services are divided into three main offerings, which are detailed below.

Keynotes

Designed for schools and conferences, Joe’s keynotes will leave participants motivated to impact their world. This isn’t your typical hour long speech – Joe actively engages his audiences by sharing stories, entertaining activities, and even bringing participants on stage. Those who see Joe speak will be ready to take action and lead.

Youth


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    Be Unfiltered

    This keynote focuses on how young people can impact their world by being active agents of leadership and positive change. It is designed to inspire youth to discover their passions and harness their creativity so they can positively contribute in their schools and communities.

Adults


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    Be The Catalyst

    This keynote focuses on the importance of adults supporting youth in the discovery of what their passions are. It will explore the role that a positive adult mentor can play, give tips on how to connect with youth, and have a little fun with the differences between adults and Millennials.

Workshops

We’ve all been to workshops that were less exciting than watching grass grow. That’s not Joe’s style. His workshops are fully hands on, engaging, and leaves participants ready to apply what they’ve learned. By utilizing multimedia, fun activities, and thought provoking ideas, Joe will leave your team prepared to execute its mission better than ever before.


Youth + Adults


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    Five Steps To Create Change

    This session focuses on the five steps that Joe has identified as a simplified method for accomplishing change – Identify, Engage, Activate, Amplify, and Mobilize. This provides participants with perspective a framework to utilize in creating change on their issues.


Youth


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    Stand Up

    This session focuses on the fundamental attributes of leaders and followers, while also examining their roles in successful organizations. Rather than only focusing on leadership, this workshop will also discuss the need to be a strong follower and the critical part they play.

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    Take Action

    This session focuses on the different types of change that you can implement for your issue to create long lasting impact. Participants will learn about social norms change, community change, and policy change, and how each are important to achieve to accomplish your mission.

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    Be Heard

    This session focuses on how to develop a strong issue-based campaign from start to finish. It will cover the importance of branding, messaging, target audiences, content development, new media platforms, utilizing influencers, social media, and how they work together.

Adults


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    You're not cool anymore (But that’s oK!)

    This session focuses on the differences and similarities between Millennials and adults. It will dive into how these attributes impact the adult-youth relationship in organizations and movement building while focusing on topics such as teen slang, youth culture, and more.

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    Youth Empowerment 101

    This session focuses on how adults can support the empowerment of youth in their organizations. It will dive into the methodology on how to foster youth leadership, building trust with your youth, the importance of being hands-off, creating a culture of feedback, and more.

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    Social Media 101

    This session focuses on what social media is and how youth are using it today. It will highlight the major social media platforms youth use to communicate, showcase positive usages of those platforms for social impact, reduce the intimidation of social media, and more.

Consulting

Sometimes we need help to reach our goals – Joe can help your team do just that. This is not your typical consulting where an outsider comes in and tells you what you’re doing wrong. Joe will work with your team to discover what methods work best for your organization and objectives, and help you develop a strong strategy for success.


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    Youth Empowerment

    Joe was a leader and activist in high school, so he can relate to your youth leaders on a different level. Joe can help your organization develop true youth leaders that will serve as your core foundation in the work your team is set to accomplish.

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    Community Organizing

    Every organization needs a good support system in the community, but sometimes we struggle with who to parter with. Joe can help you identify the right stakeholders in your community, and strategize how to work with them effectively on your issues.


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    Campaign Development

    Creating a strong brand and message can be a struggle sometimes, especially if you are trying to target Millennials to create impact. Joe can assist in your strategy by utilizing strong fundamentals and tactics that will reach your target audience.

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    Project Planning

    The key to a successful project is strong planning. Joe has worked with organizations to help them plan and execute projects such as policy change initiatives, coalition building, and issue campaigns, and he can help your team on your project.

Need Something Else?

The topics listed here for keynotes, trainings, and consulting are just a sample of what Joe offers. To find out what other topics he covers, or to inquire about custom services, contact him today!