Upcoming Speaking Gigs

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You can book MC to come to your community!

Check out this listing of upcoming MC speeches and events 🙂

February 16th 2017
VOICE Research Project Conference (Brandon. MB)

February 24th 2017
MC Keynote Committee of Youth Officers of Ontario Strengthening Youth & Ourselves Conference (Niagara Falls, ON)

February 27th 2017
MC keynote at Project Sunset (Kenora, ON)

March 16th 2017
The Walrus Talks “We Desire A Better Canada” (Winnipeg, MB)

March 17th 2017
2017 National Mental Health Conference (Winnipeg, MB)

March 22nd 2017
MC talks Positive Mental Health at Roseau Valley School (Dominion City, MB)

April 20th 2017
Community Mobilization & Youth Leadership @ MASS/MTS Our Human Rights Journey Conference (Winnipeg, MB)

April 21st 2017
Youth Embracing Diversity (Thunder Bay, ON)

May 1st 2017
MC visist the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (Hamilton, ON)

May 2nd 2017
Hamilton Community Prayer Breakfast (Hamilton, ON)

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Past Public Speaking Engagements

Here is a list of some speeches of note!

February 2012

TEDxManitoba – “Oppression to Opportunity”

Summer 2012

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority CEO Grand Rounds

University of Manitoba Biomedical Youth Program Address

Fall 2012 

MC speaks at U of MB Student Teacher Candidate Mentorship Program Launch

Winnipeg General Authority CFS 18th Birthday Party Address

MGEU Annual Convention Keynote Address

ARROWS Youth Engagement Training Sessions with the 595 Prevention Team

Winter 2012

Nov 16 – 1 year Anniversary of Meet Me @ the Bell Tower  – Stop the Violence Movement

Children’s Block Party at the Santa Claus Parade

MC emcees the LITE 16th Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast @Indian & Metis Friendship Centre

MC facilitates “Community Organizing” w/Rebecca Blaikie at the Winnipeg Labour Council Conference

Adolescent Parent Interagency Network Speech “Oppression to Opportunity”

MC emcees Aboriginal Aids Awareness Week 2012 Launch Event (Delta Winnipeg)

Dec14 – AYO! appears on APTN Investigates

January 2013

Keynote at Manitoba Safety Services Conference

Keynote at Canadian Safe School Network – Creating A Positive School Climate

Aboriginal Circle of Educators Conference – AYO! Workshop

Spring 2013

Saskatchewan Safe Schools Conference Keynote & Workshop (Saskatoon, SK)

 eMCee @ Seven Oaks School Division Keeping Balance Youth Conference

 Keynote @ Hope & Resillience Conference (Flin Flon, MB)

MC ‘School Hopping’ with Mountain View School Division (Dauphin, MB)

Presentation @ Champions for Children and Youth 2013 B.C. Summit: A National Conference on Keeping Kids Safe and Connected (Vancouver, BC)

 Saskatoon General & Government Employees Union Keynote Address (Regina, SK)

Summer 2013

Winnipeg Water Wednesdays

Wahbung Youth Forum (Winnipeg, MB)

Couchiching Conference- Coming Together As One (Couchiching, ON)

Fall 2013

Lord Selkirk School Division PD Day (Selkirk, MB)

Western Cities Human Resources Conference (Winnipeg, MB)

Child Health Research Day with MB Institute of Child Health (Winnipeg, MB)

Safe Schools Conference – Youth Address (Regina, SK)

Red River Valley School Division PD Day (Sanford, MB)

Champions for Change Indigenous Education Conference – Keynote (Six Nations, ON)

Winter 2013

Kids Help Phone Monster Jam VIP event (Winnipeg, MB)

AYO Language Events

MC emcees “Urban Eagle Service Provider’s Forum” (Winnipeg, MB)

Inspiring More Conference with Kani Kanichihk (Winnipeg, MB)

Friendship’s Best Dance Crew (Indian Metis Friendship Centre – Winnipeg, MB)

SPRING 2014

MC hangs out with Lunches With Love (Winnipeg, MB)

Mini We Day “Youth Movements” Workshop w/Shane Feldman (Baudette, MN, USA)

MC in Macgregor, MB

Count Me In Conference (Toronto, ON)

Summer 2014

Manitoba A.L.I.V.E. (Winnipeg, MB)

Horizon School Division Speaking Tour (Humboldt, Watrous, Raymore, Strasbourg and Lanigan, SK)

Alberta Safe Schools Network Keynote Presentation (Calgary, AB)

North End Community Renewal Corporation Annual General Meeting (Winnipeg, MB)

AYO Politix Brain Storms (Saturdays)

Voices Manitoba Youth in Care MASSIVE Retreat (Pinawa, MB)

12-1pm – MGEU Fairness Day (Winnipeg, MB)

11am-12pm – CEO Sleepout Media Launch 

Picnic in the Park feat. the Aboriginal Music Week Stage (St. John’s Park, Winnipeg)

Fall 2014

 Renewed Spirit In Winnipeg’s North End Master’s Thesis Launch (Murdo Scribe – Winnipeg, MB)

 Pimicikamak Youth Conference #OurVoicesTogether14 (Pimicikamak)

 Manitoba Heroes 2014 Gala Dinner (Winnipeg, MB)

AYO! North End Tour with educators from cross Canada, USA, Australia & New Zealand

Winnipeg Foundation Youth Vital Stats Mayoral Candidates Forum [feat AYO & YAA]

Winter 2014

How Will We Walk Together (Winnipeg, MB)

An Evening Discussing “The Comeback” with John Ralston Saul (Winnipeg, MB)

Meet Me @ the Bell Tower THREE YEAR Celebration

Keynote Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards Dinner

Youth Parliament of Manitoba Alumni Achievement Award Recipient

2015

Keynote: United Way of Winnipeg “Celebration 2014”

MC Reads with Niji Makwa Elementary Students – I Love To Read Month

MC Keynote – Working Together to Support Youth Success: Youth Voices Forum (Brandon, MB)

“Leading By Example” Public Address to Students –  McGill University (Montreal, QC)

“Medicine Wheel Glasses” Presentation for Students – Kahnawake Survival School (Kahnawake, QC)

“Get Organized!” Urban & Inner City Studies Panel on Activism feat. Brigette DePape & MC (Winnipeg, MB)

MC Presentation @ St.Amant Lunch & Learn (Winnipeg, MB)

MC Keynote & Workshop – Canadian Roots “Bridging The Gap” National Youth Forum (Winnipeg, MB)

MC emcees the All Children Matter Conference (Winnipeg, MB)

MC emcees Southern MB First Nations Commercial Tobacco Reduction Conference (Winnipeg, MB)

COUNT ME IN LIVE Global Broadcast

Hanover School Division Social Justice Keynote

QNET Rethink Motivation Closing Plenary w/CTV’s Gord Leclerc

NECRC Jane’s Walk “Rediscovering Selkirk Avenue”

YMCA Winnipeg Peace Medallion Ceremony – MC Keynote (Winnipeg Art Gallery)

Healing Soul Wounds: Building Healthy Relationships to Create Communities of Support

MC Keynote address MATC Annual General Meeting

Meet Me at the Bell Tower 4 Year Celebration

Manitoba First Nations Centre for Health Research Conference – Panel w/AYO

Marymound Annual General Meeting – MC Keynote

Santa Claus/Grey Cup Parade – MC Megaphoning

YouthSpeakYXE Event (Saskatoon, SK)

2016

LOVE & RESPECT in the 7 Teachings Series with West Kildonan Collegiate School

MC emcees “Everybody Has A Right” with Winnipeg School Division (St John’s High School)

MC Keynote @ Red River College Business Students Association “DIRECTIONS Conference”

MC as a panelist at The Uniter Presents: Red Rising Magazine Speakers Panel

U of W CHARGE Education Students Professional Development Conference

MC emcees the SCO Southern Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Strategy Conference

MC keynotes at Embracing Equity Conference at Balmoral Hall

Assiniboine Community College Aboriginal Youth Conference (Brandon, MB)

MacDonald Youth Services Foster Parent Meeting – MC Presentation

Spring

Pink Day @ Strathcona Elementary School

MC Keynote the Aboriginal Youth Mentorship Day (Shamattawa, MB)

Anti-Bully Presentation to Ecole John Henderson School

MC co-hosts #MBedChat on twitter at 8pm CST

MC to present reconciliation / “reconciliation” / Reconciliation at University of MB Health Conference

MC appointed to Bank of Canada #BankNOTEable Canadian Woman Advisory Committee

St. John’s High School Aboriginal Knowledge & Celebration Event

“Ideas to Action with AYO!” Workshop at VisonQuest Conference (Winnipeg, MB)

MC speaks on “Building Up the Village” (Brandon, MB)

Summer

Canadian Association of School System Administrators Keynote Address (Winnipeg, MB)

Canadian School Board Conference Annual Conference (Winnipeg, MB)

Fall

MC speaks to Sturgen Heights Collegiate on “Reconcilliation”

MC awarded MB Red Cross Young Humanitarian of the Year Award

Steinbach CEO Sleepout Keynote on Addiction & Homelessness

MC attends Good Sheperd Gathering on behalf of Marymound Inc (Detroit, MI)

#TEDxUniversityOfWinnipeg “Street Education”

Morden Collegiate Staff Proffessional Development Day (Morden, MB)

Leadership Winnipeg event @ Government House

Moderate Panel on MENTORSHIP at GenNext United Way Conference

Winter

MC announced as member of Expert Panel on Youth Employment for Government of Canada

Keynote address at UFCW Policy Conference

Meet Me at the Bell Tower 5th Anniversary

Moderate Panel and announce #YouthPanel at Business & Reconciliation event

MC announced as The Uniter Favourite Local Achiever Under 30 (2016)

Featured as Stranger #34 in Carl Seir’s The Stranger Connection Blog

MC speaks to St James Collegiate students

2017

Keynote talk to Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students at Beyond Boundaries Conference

MC speaks at Health Promotion Conference (Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation, Ontario)

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“We can make a difference. It starts with learning about your own gifts, and sharing those with others. It continues when you begin to look at your community and start helping them share their gifts. It’s about taking care…of one another, ourselves and the entire Turtle Island. Mother Earth and our entire human nation deserve it…when it comes to sharing our gifts and acting with integrity, bring it!” – MC [excerpt: Open Letter to North End Youth]

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