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For Parents, Educators and Caring Adults

John’s childhood was one of extreme adversity. Growing up surrounded by drugs and violence, facing personal struggles, and being bullied for his differences, he had every reason to give up, but he pushed through thanks to a caring adult. In this speech, he shares how educators and caring adults can make a life-changing impact in the life of a kid.


  • Why educating the WHOLE CHILD matters
  • How to integrate practical, relational tools
  • How to connect with empathy