Looking to do a virtual program? We’ve added virtual playlists to our website featuring our speakers in a variety of virtual formats that are happening right now. Take a look. I’d love to hear your thoughts.   

Fees are more flexible for virtual events, so this is a great time to do more with your budget. Engaging programs are more affordable than ever before - you might be surprised at what type of program you can put together on a limited budget. Give me a call to get the conversation started.

 

The Harry Walker Agency is proud to represent the leading authors on issues of Justice, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI):

 

AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN: Leading and Inspired Voice on Racial Justice; Executive Producer of The Next Question

Few speakers can cover the depth and breadth of the national climate as it relates to social justice and equity as AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN. In her fun, disarming, and transformative talks, Austin engages the audience using storytelling, music, and pop culture to uncover the realities of systemic racism and the everyday actions that allow racism to thrive. In the end, her audiences leave informed, energized, and ready to be a steward of racial justice in their organization and community. She is the author of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, which was hailed as [a] deeply personal celebration of blackness that simultaneously sheds new light on racial injustice and inequality while offering hope for a better future. and selected as the book of the month for Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine book club. 

 

ROBIN DiANGELO: Educator on Race & Social Justice; Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington, Seattle

ROBIN DiANGELO is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism, which has been on the New York Times bestseller list for almost two years and been translated into multiple languages. Her book is widely considered an essential guide for white people seeking to understand and challenge racism. Her research has been the subject of conversations taking place in business and organizations worldwide and has influenced the international dialogue on race. In her talks, Dr. DiAngelo, an academic, author, and facilitator, explains systemic racism with clarity and accessibility. She has the exceptional ability to speak directly about what has traditionally been a deeply challenging and taboo conversation in a way that opens and engages her audience. In so doing, she provides the questions and perspectives needed to develop more racially-just practices.

 

STACEY ABRAMS: Political Leader; Founder, Fair Fight; First Black Woman to be a Gubernatorial Nominee of a Major Party in the U.S.

STACEY ABRAMSvirtual programs are sharp, passionate, insightful, and speak to the most pressing political and social issues of the day. In an interview to discuss protest, voting, and civil engagements, the former Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Georgia and social justice advocate shared a message for many protesting in Atlanta and throughout the country. “What we need them to do is not only march in the street but also march on ballot boxes,” she continues, “Because the reality is that protest is necessary to draw attention to inequities but voting is how we make those changes permanent.” After her gubernatorial race, Abrams launched Fair Fight to ensure free and fair elections. Her newly released book Our Time is Now is a blueprint to end voter suppression and chronicles a chilling account of how the right to vote and the principles of democracy have been and continue to be under attack. Read an excerpt >> 

 

TIFFANY D. CROSS: Co-Founder & Managing Editor, The Beat DC; Resident Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics

Known for her unique ability to engage audiences with digestible dialogue about some of today’s most complicated issues, renowned journalist, Harvard Resident Fellow and media entrepreneur TIFFANY D. CROSS' first book Say It Louder! Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy examines the perspectives of Black voters, our role in shaping democracy, and the media’s role in shaping these narratives. She's been sought-out to discuss the importance of the black vote and her book in an engaging virtual conversation with Joy-Ann Reid, and in a virtual Town Hall on the politics of the coronavirus. Cross also helped pen a powerful op-ed with a video component for The Washington Post and was interviewed in Harvard's Political Review. In her compelling engagements, Cross dives into timely topics including: the Vice President stake, economic anxiety, Black voter engagement and turnout, the modern day women’s rights movement, cable news and campaign coverage, and the consequences of Election 2020 on our democracy.

 

SUNNY HOSTIN: Emmy Award-Winning Co-Host, ABC's The View; Journalist; Attorney

Emmy Award-winning attorney, journalist, and co-host of ABC's The ViewSUNNY HOSTIN’s forthcoming book, I Am These Truths: A Memoir of Identity, Justice, and Living Between Worlds is a powerful memoir that offers an intimate and unique look at identity, intolerance, and injustice. In their coverage of Hostin’s new book, People Magazine writes, “she traces her journey from growing up Afro-Latina in the South Bronx to becoming an assistant U.S. attorney and influential journalist. Constantly battling racism and sexism, Hostin says her struggles have given her even more reason to fight for justice — and bring a national spotlight to some of the most important news stories of our time.”