NeighborhoodTALKS: Southeast Greater Than…


Calling all SE Seattle residents! NeighborhoodTALKS is live eduTainment, featuring raw and uncut expert testimonials and presentations surrounding neighborhood health and safety, brought to the mainstage. The event will feature TED style presentations for youth and young adults, parents, and community leaders in SE Seattle. We will address preventing youth violence and substance abuse, fatherhood and entrepreneurship!

NeighborhoodTALKS promotes transformative discourse between neighbors and neighborhood groups, delivering information in ways that engage, inspire, and empower, propelling entire neighborhoods into courageous leadership and action.

We will also be recognizing youth and adult leaders who are making positive change in the community through our “206 Rising – Who’s Rising” award and will feature local artists and entertainers.

Featured speakers and presentations include:

Poets Nakeya Isabell and Sean Goode

Kathei McCoy, Life Coach, “Turning Tragedy into Hope and Restoration”

Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, UW, “A Conversation about Shots Fired and the Reality of our Community/ Violence: The Public Health Perspective”

Ezell Stephens, Ezell’s Chicken, Heaven Sent Founder

Dr. Jazmine Zavala, Seattle Children’s Hospital, “[Drug Abuse and] The Teen Brain”

Performing Artist/ Artist, Kei’Asha

Edward Howard, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, “Fatherhood as Prevention”

This event is free and open to the public.

Dinner provided. Childcare and interpretation available.

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