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Speeches 2019

 

603 New Practice Institute Annual Gathering, December 8, 2019

602 Rotary World Peace Conference Las Vegas, Nevada, November 16, 2019

601 SDSU School of Public Health Pathways to Gun Violence Prevention, Nov 13, 2019

600 The Bishop’s School – The Woltman Lecture Series, November 4, 2019

599 Grandparents against Gun Violence Event in Overland Park, KS, October 14, 2019

598 The Nantucket Project, Nantucket, MA, September 19, 2019

597 Unity Church of Pomona Restorative Practices and Forgiveness, CA, Sept 8, 2019

596 Hands of Peace Santa Clara California, August 25, 2019

595 Summer Symposium at the University of Colorado Boulder, August 6, 2019

594 Hansen Summer Institute, July 12, 2019

593 EO San Diego, June 15, 2019

592 Heart of the Samurai, June 12, 2019

591 Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Meeting, Carlsbad, CA, June 10, 2019

590 Great Futures for Kids Annual Breakfast, CA, May 16, 2019

589 Rotary Club: Peace and Conflict Resolution Conference, Greenville, SC, May 3, 2019

588 IVAT Conference, Hawaii, April 23, 2019

587 Victim Impact Seminar, Milan, MI, April 10, 2019

586 Compassion In The City, Pomona, CA, February 18, 2019

585 National Conference of the National School Foundation,  CA, February 12, 2019

584 A World That Works for Everyone, San Diego, CA, January 20, 2019

583 San Diego League of Practitioners-Winter Meeting, CA, January 19, 2019

 

Speeches 2018

 

582 The Power of Forgiveness, Dallas, TX, November 11, 2018

581 From Forgiveness to Peace and Restorative Justice: Next Steps, CA, Sept. 27, 2018

580 TKF GALA, San Diego, CA, September 15, 2018

579 23rd San Diego Intl Summit on Violence -Keynote Panel Discussion, September 7, 2018

578 Restorative Justice & Forgiveness for Teens, Carlsbad, CA, July 19, 2018

577 Hansen Summer Institute, San Diego, CA, July 13, 2018

576 Next Level By Association, Private Online Event, June 19, 2018

575 Question and Answers with Azim Khamisa, San Marcos, CA, May 25, 2018

574 Graduation and Investment (Fundraising) Iftar, Pomona, CA, May 20, 2018

573 Inland Valley Interfaith Conference, LA Verne, CA, May 6, 2018

572 Blue Ribbon Training and Luncheon, Santa Rosa, CA, April 25, 2018

571 Aloha – Forgiveness – Restoration, Kailua, HI, April 20, 2018

570 IVAT Hawaii: The Journey of Forgiveness, Honolulu, HI, April 16, 2018

569 ASEI SoCal Chapter, Irvine, CA, March 10, 2018

568 Season for Peace, Encinitas, CA, March 4, 2018

567 Abraxas Continuation High School – Forgiveness Event, Poway, CA, March 2, 201

566 International Business Department Class at SDSU, San Diego, CA, February 28, 2018

565 Building Spiritual Resiliency, San Diego, CA, February 25, 2018

564 Rotary Peace and Understanding Month, Cardiff, CA, February 21, 2018

 

Speeches 2017

 

563 Beyond the Bench 24 – Uniting for a Better Future, San Diego, CA, December 19, 2017

562 TEDWomen 2017: Bridges, New Orleans, LA, November 2, 2017

561 Forgiveness and Reconciliation, San Diego, CA, October 10, 2017

560 International Business Protocol & Diplomacy, San Diego, CA, October 4, 2017

559 Institute on Violence Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA, September 21, 2017

558 Universal Spirit Center Talk, San Diego, CA, September 17, 2017

557 Positive Psychology and Wellness Class, Poway, CA, September 13, 2017

556 Chula Vista Rotary, CA, August 25, 2017

555 Passport to Life Career & Education Expo, San Diego, CA, August 18, 2017

554 2017 NAIN ‘Connect’ Conference, La Jolla, CA, August 7, 2017

553 Hands of Peace, Carlsbad, CA, July 26, 2017

552 Hansen Summer Institute, San Diego, CA, July 14, 2017

551 All-Staff Children’s Services Division Presentation, Cabazon, CA, April 19, 2017

550 SDSU Restorative Justice Class, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2017

549 Abraxas High School Forgiveness Presentation, Poway, CA, March 10, 2017

548 Under the Middle Eastern Sky, San Diego, Ca, March 5, 2017

547 The Blameless – Old Globe Event, San Diego, March 4, 2017

546 Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit and Meditation – Dubai, February 11, 2017

 

Speeches 2016

 

545 Restorative Justice Talk, San Diego, CA, October 27, 2016

544 FCI Milan, Life Connections Program, Milan, September 26, 2016

543 Compassion and Empathy, September 8, 2016

542 Finland Highschool Trip Workshop, September 8th, 2016

541 Secrets of a Bulletproof Spirit, Glen Osmond, Australia, August 24, 2016

540 USP Leavenworth LCP Seminar, Leavenworth, KS, August 11, 2016

539 Healing from Trauma, Riverside, CA, August 4, 2016

538      2016 Transportation In-Service Conference, Glendale, AZ, August 1, 2016

537 Hands of Peace Summer Program, San Diego, CA, July 28, 2016

536 The Life for the Light of the Future, Kailua-Kona, HI, July 21, 2016

535 Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership, San Diego, CA, July 15, 2016

534 Rotary Club of Los Angeles, CA, June 10, 2016

533 San Diego Downtown Lions Club, CA, May 17, 2016

532 Princeton Prize in Race Relations Awards Ceremony, San Diego, CA, May 13, 2016

531 Great Futures Breakfast, Monterey Park, CA, May 3, 2016

530 Aging & Independence Services All Staff Meeting, San Diego, Ca, April 7, 2016

529 SDSU Mini Forgiveness Workshop, San Diego, CA, April 7, 2016

528 The Journey of Forgiveness Train the Trainer, Honolulu, HI, March 28, 2016

527 The Journey of Forgiveness – Loyola Marymount, CA, January 22, 2016

526 World Affairs Council of Orange County, CA, January 10, 2016

 

Speeches 2015

525 California Institution for Women, Corona, CA, December 14, 2015

524 La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club, La Jolla, CA, December 4, 2015

523 Mini Forgiveness Workshop, San Diego, CA, November 4, 2015

522 Global Empowerment Summit, La Jolla, CA, October 17, 2015

521 Trauma-Informed Care and Organizational Wellness Conference, CA, October 9, 2015

520 Reaching Underserved Victims, Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 2015

519 The Journey of Forgiveness, Surrey, United Kingdom, September 19, 2015

518 Victim Impact Seminar, Leavenworth, KS, August 20, 2015

517 Passport to Life, San Diego, CA, August 7, 2015

516 Hansen Summer Institute, San Diego, CA, July 15, 2015

515 Hands of Peace California, Carlsbad, CA, July 14, 2015

514 National PTA Convention, Charlotte, NC, June 27, 2015

513 5th National Conference on Community and Restorative Justice, FL, June 2, 2015

512 Coastal Carolina University Student Affairs One Day Conference, SC, May 19, 2015

511 FCC Petersburg Life Connections Program, Hopewell, VA, May 7, 2015

510 California Judges Association Mid-Year Conference, Indian Wells, CA, May 2, 2015

509 Great Futures for Kids Annual Breakfast, Pacific Palisades, CA, April 30, 2015

508 Criminal Law Society at the University of San Diego School of Law, CA, April 23, 2015

507 Orange County Victims’ Rights Conference, Garden Grove, CA, April 14, 2015

506 The Journey of Forgiveness: Destination Peace, Honolulu, HI, March 30, 2015

505 FCI Milan Life Connections Program, Milan, MI, March 18, 2015

 

Speeches 2014

*Association of Student Conduct Administration Keynote Speaker 2014

*2014 National PTA Male Engagement Conference  Atlanta, Georgia, October 2014 Keynote Speaker

*Nexus XIX Training Conference Violence within the Home, Pasadena, CA, October 2014 Keynote Speaker

504 Life Connections Program, Petersburg, VA, November 17, 2014

503 Pacific Ridge School Assembly, Carlsbad, CA, November 5, 2014

502 National PTA Male Engagement Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 26, 2014

501 National Association of Women Judges, San Diego, CA, October 17, 2014

500 Cultivating Common Ground, Berkely, CA, October 16, 2014

499 Conflict Resolution Week, Gainesville, FL, October 13, 2014

498 Nexus Training Conference, Pasadena, CA, October 8, 2014

497 Democratic Foundation of Orange County Luncheon, Irvine, CA, October 1, 2014

496 International Conference – Certificate Training, San Diego, CA, September 4, 2014

495 Life Connections Program FCC Petersburg, Hopewell, VA, August 18, 2014

494 Victim Impact Presentation at US Penitentiary Leavenworth, KS, August 14, 2014

493 Passport to Life, San Diego City College, CA, August 8, 2014

492 Make a Joyful Noise, San Diego, CA, July 26, 2014

491 Center for Spiritual Living Bonita, San Diego, CA, July 25, 2014

490 Hands of Peace Summer Program, Carlsbad, CA, July 17, 2014

489 Hansen Summer Institute, San Diego, July 16, 2014

488 Rancho Bernardo Rotary Club Rotary Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 29, 2014

487 Escondido High School District Violence Impact Assembly, April 24, 2014

486 Peace Conference, Huntington Beach, CA, April 18, 2014

485 TKF Event, San Diego, CA April 15, 2014

484 Annual McGee Lecture Series, Milwaukee, WI, March 26, 2014 

483 Hawaii Forgiveness Project, Maitreya Institute, HI, March 14, 2014 

482  11th Annual Hawaii Conference, Honolulu, HI, March 11, 2014

481    Lisa Gates’ Communicating Leadership Class, San Diego, CA March 3, 2014

480    Association for Student Conduct Administration Annual Conference, FL, February 5, 2014

479    Peace in Action Summit, January 30, 2014 @ 5:30 pm

478    Luther King Jr Crown Forum, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA January 16, 2014

477   University Worship – La Sierra University, January 9, 2014

 

Speeches 2013

*Loyola Marymount University Belarmine Forum Restoring Justice, Speaker 2013

476      Maitreya Institute, Honolulu, HI,  December 21, 2013 

475       Forgiveness – A Community Forum, Oxnard, CA December 13, 2013

474 Journey of Forgiveness Workshop – Mile Hi Church, Lakewood CO – November 24, 2013

473 Living Success Center – October 11, 2013

472 El Cajon American Association of University Women – October 5, 2013

471 International Day of Peace Fundraiser Celebration Honoring Ric Kovic – September 21, 2013

470 The Peace Alliance – September 21, 2013

469 MLK Jr International Chapel Assistants Meeting – September 19, 2013

468 High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace – September 6, 2013

467 Passport to Life – August 13, 2013

466 2013 Asilomar Retreat – July 31 and August 1, 2013

465 Leavenworth Penitentiary Talk – July 22, 2013

464 2013 General Assembly of YMCAs – July 20, 2013

463 Emerald Circle Thought Leadership Summit – July 18, 2013

462 Hansen Summer Institute – July 12, 2013

461 2013 Corporate Wellness Symposium – June 18, 2013

460 Midwest Region Tri-Funds – June 3, 2013

459 Center for Spiritual Living, Capistrano Valley – May 26, 2013

458 The Journey of Forgiveness: Destination Peace – May 17, 2013

457 Head to Toe Conference – May 10, 2013

456 Anti Gang Commission Building Partnerships – April 26, 2013

455 Multicultural Leadership Program Graduation – April 13, 2013

454 San Diego Retired Employees Association – April 9, 2013

453 Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club – March 28, 2013

452 Art of Living Foundation – March 25, 2013

451 Bringing Hope to a Diverse Community – March 16, 2013

450 Youth in Court – March 8, 2013

449 Unity of El Cajon – March 3, 2013

448 Peace Week 2013 – February 27, 2013

447 Under One Sky – February 12, 2013

446 Fairfield High School Character Counts Kick Off – January 7, 2013

Speeches 2012

445 Inside Edge Foundation for Education – December 5, 2012

444 Mitgliederversammlung – October 23, 2012

443 Passport to Life – August 14, 2012

442 California Catholic Conference – August 3rd, 2012

441 Leavenworth Penitentiary – July 31, 2012

440 Forgiveness: The Crown Jewel of Personal Freedom Weekend Workshop – June 9th, 2012

439 Forgiveness: The Crown Jewel of Personal Freedom Introduction Night – June 8th, 2012

438 Peace Ambassador Training – April 4th, 2012

437 In Spirit OC – Forgiveness Workshop – March 25th, 2012

436 SDSU Communications 421 Class Presentation – March 6th, 2012

435 Bellarmine Forum – February 24th, 2012

434 Restorative Justice Seminar – February 21st, 2012

433 New Dawn Center – February 3rd, 2012

432 Season for Nonviolence Kick Off – January 29th, 2012

431 Next Level by Association – January 19th, 2012

 

Speeches 2011

430 MY HERO Film Festival and Award Ceremony – December 3rd, 2011

429 Shaping Our Future – Toronto, Canada – November 17th, 2011

428 Center for Restorative Justice – November 10th, 2011

427 School of Communication – October 17th, 2011

426 Building Bridges: The Reconciliation Project – October 3rd, 2011

425 Starr Commonwealth – October 10th, 2011

424 Passport to Life – August 10th, 2011

423 Victim Impact Seminar; US Penitentiary Leavenworth – July 21st, 2011

422 Train The Trainer San Diego 2011 Refresher – July 16th, 2011

421 Train The Trainer San Diego 2011 – July 15th, 2011

420 National Gang Symposium – June 9th, 2011

419 Utah State Courts Leadership – June 8th, 2011

418 Another Way: Restorative Justice for Youth – June 4th, 2011

417 Starr Commonwealth Board of Trustees – April 20th, 2011

416 Violence Impact Forum, SDSU – April 14th, 2011

415 Social Work Month Awards – March 25th, 2011

414 Public Health Advocacy – March 16th, 2011

413 Walk Toward Forgiveness – April 16th, 2011

412 Archdiocese of LA – March 18th, 2011

411 Seaside Church Service / Forgiveness Workshop – March 13th, 2011

410 Season for Peace – February 2nd, 2011

 

Speeches 2010

409 Australian Appearance 2010 – September 15th, 2010

408 TRAIN THE TRAINER WEEKEND – July 16th, 2010

407 Escondido Community Walk for Peace and Friendship Festival – June 5th, 2010

406 Social Venture Partner First Friday – May 7th, 2010

405 Seven Ray Annual Conference – April 15th, 2010

404 Walk for Peace and Friendship – March 27th, 2010

403 The View from the Bay TV Show – March 16th, 2010

402 Restorative Justice and Forgiveness Seminar – March 16th, 2010

401 Rotary Peace Initiative – March 4th, 2010

400 Vista Courthouse Youth in Court Day – March 5th, 2010

399 Peace, Forgiveness, and Freedom – April 16th, 2010

398 Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club – February 8th, 2010

 

Speeches 2009

397 Centennial Prayer Breakfast – October 23rd, 2009

396 First United Methodist Church – October 10th, 2009

395 Australian Appearance – August 24th, 2009

394 IONS Workshop – June 17th, 2009

393 Rotary Club – June 11th, 2009

392 Somali Family Service – May 28th, 2009

391 Sun Valley Wellness Festival – May 24th, 2009

390 Shasta College EOPS / CARE Program – May 11th, 2009

389 Human and Earth Rights – April 16th, 2009

388 Forgiveness Workshop – April 5th, 2009

387 Campaign for Kids Breakfast – March 26th, 2009

386 Peace Within Reach, People and Politics – March 21st, 2009

385 Youth in Court 2009 – March 6th, 2009

384 Talk and Signing for NEW book – March 4th, 2009

383 Faith Forum – March 2nd, 2009

382 The Doug Noll Radio Show 
- February 19, 2009

381 Benjamin Pusser Award
 – Reversing the Flow
- February 15

380 Talk and Signing for NEW book- February 12th, 2009

  1. February 9, Los Angeles, CA
   Sowing Seeds of Hope Resource Fair
   Opening Keynote – Private Event
  2. January 27 and 28, San Fransisco
    VIF International Studies Academy
  3. January 23, San Diego, CA
    WorldLink 12th Annual Town Meeting
    Private Event
  4. January 19
    Inside Out with David Brown
    Radio Show

 

Speeches 2008

  1. November 20, Del Mar, CA Rotary Club
  2. November 5-6, San Diego, CA Booster High School Summit Keynote Speaker
  3. October 30, 2008, University City, CA Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse Keynote Speaker
  4. October 29, 2008, Berkeley, CA City Points Meeting, Gang Prevention Network  Private Event

371.October 28, 2008, San Diego, CA

38th Annual Community College Legacy Conference

  1. October 26, 2008, Burnaby BC Canada Ismaili Women’s Development Group
  2. October 20, 2008, Chico, CA The Peace Institute at California State University
  3. Oct 18, San Diego, CA Health Inequities  Guest Speaker with Ples Felix
  4. October 1 and 3, 2008, Indian Wells, CA  Association for Global New Thought Conference – Keynote Speaker
  5. September 3, 2008, U Smile Radio  Live radio interview – 6 p.m.
  6. August 29 Sirus XM Radio – Seize the Day Show
  7. August 17, 2008, Leavenworth, KS
   Leavenworth Prison talk to Inmates
  8. August 10, 2008, San Diego, CA
   SD Center for Spiritual Living Service and Workshop
  9. August 9, 2008, Columbus, OH
 The Future is In Your Hands NYAP Conference
  10. July 27, 2008, San Juan Capistrano, CA
   Capistrano Church of Religious Science Service and Workshop
  11. July 16, 2008, San Diego, CA
   Hansen Summer Institute on Peace
  12. July 15, 2008, San Diego, CA
   Pacific Beach Toastmasters
  13. July 14, La Jolla, CA
   Jacobs International Teen Leadership Institute
  14. July 9, 2008, Westminster, CA
   West YFRC , Community Service Program
  15. June 30, 2008, San Diego, CA
   Baker Elementary VIF
  16. June 22 – 24, 2008, Rapid City, SD
   Reclaiming Youth International Public Appearance
  17. May 26-31, 2008, Australia
   School Assemblies, a Correctional Centre, and a Public Workshop
  18. May 1, 2008, San Diego
  SDSU Hansen Lecture
  19. April 30, 2008, Santa Rosa, CA
   CA Parenting Institute
  20. April 24, Beverly Hills
  Death Penalty Focus
 17th Annual Awards
  21. April 11, Las Vegas, NV
  Youth Workforce
  22. April 1, Brockport, NY
  American Democracy Project
  23. March 16, 2008, El Cajon, CA
   Christ Church Unity services
   For information, click HERE.
  24. March 14, 2008, San Diego, CA
   National City Middle School, VIF
  25. March 10, 2008, Spring Valley, CA
   Santa Sophia Church Speaking Engagement
  26. March 7, 2008, Vista, CA
    Judge Joan Webber’s Courthouse
    Private – Speaking Engagement for Youth
  27. March 6, 2008, San Diego, CA
    Fulton Elementary PEP / VIF
  28. February 29, 2008, Eugene, OR
    University of Oregon
    Realms of Forgiveness Event
  29. February 26, 2008, San Diego, CA
    Edison Elementary VIF
  30. February 23, 2008, Culver City, CA
    Agape International Spiritual Center
    All Day Forgiveness Workshop
  31. February 22, 2008, Culver City, CA
    Agape International Spiritual Center
    Evening Presentation
  32. February 20, 2008, San Diego, CA
    Encanto Elementary PEP / VIF
  33. February 20, 2008, San Diego, CA
    Heart of the Samurai – Guest Speaker
  34. February 13, 2008, Sausalito, CA
    Link TV filming (Private)
  35. February 12, 2008, San Diego, CA
    Rosa Parks Elementary VIF
  36. February 11, 2008, San Diego, CA
    Euclid Elementary VIF
  37. February 6, 2008, Dallas, TX
    Tasby Middle School Presentation
  38. February 5, 2008, Dallas, TX
    Florence Middle School Presentation
  39. February 4, 2008, Dallas, TX
    Season for Non-Violence Events
    DISD Counselors Program
    Samuell High School Presentation
  40. February 3, 2008, Dallas, TX
    Unity Church of Dallas Service and Workshop
  41. February 1, 2008, San Diego, CA
    International Conf on Child & Family Maltreatment
  42. January 30, 2008, San Diego, CA
     VIF Spring Valley Middle School
  43. January 22, 2008, San Diego, CA
     VIF Nester Elementary School
  44. January 15 and 16, 2008, Lynwood, WA
     Martin Luther King Celebration Public Speech
  45. January 11, 2008, San Diego, CA
 VIF Correia Middle School

 

Speeches 2007

  1. VIF, Roosevelt Middle School
  San Diego, CA, December 20, 2007
  2. VIF, Roosevelt Middle School
  San Diego, CA, December 17, 2007
  3. VIF, Muirlands Middle School
  San Diego, CA, December 14, 2007
  4. VIF, Euclid Elementary
  San Diego, CA, December 10, 2007
  5. VIF, KIPP Academy Bayview
 San Fransisco, CA, December 7, 2007
  6. VIF, Hoover MS
 San Fransisco, CA, December 7, 2007
  7. VIF Memorial Academy
        San Diego, CA, November 14, 2007
  8. Destination Peace Forgiveness Workshop
        San Diego, CA, November 10, 2007
  9. TKF Fundraising Event
        San Diego, CA, November 8, 2007
  10. VIF Roosevelt Middle School
        San Diego,  CA, November 7, 2007
  11. National Peace Alliance Event
        Newark, NJ, Nov 2, 2007
  12. Homes for Hope House Building, Public Appearance
        Tijuana, Mexico, October 19 and 20, 2007
  13. Heart of Samurai, Keynote Speaker     
        San Diego, CA, October 17, 2007
  14. VIF at Berry Elementary
       San Diego, CA, October 9, 2007
  15. Presentation for the 37th Annual CCCEOPSA Conference  
        San Diego, CA, October 8, 2007
  16. Gandhi Nonviolence Awards
      San Diego, CA, October 6, 2007
  17. Conference on Systemic Constellation Work
       Black Mountain, NC, October 4, 2007
  18. Warren Wilson College Event
      Swannanoa, NC, October 3, 2007
  19. Religion News Writers Association Annual Conference / Press Conference
         San Antonio, TX, September 28, 2007
  20. Public Forgiveness Keynote and Workshop, Visit of Two Schools
       Waterford, Australia, September 20 – 25, 2007
  21. Institute of Violence, Abuse, and Trauma International Conference   
 San Diego, CA, September 18, 2007
  22. The Power of Forgiveness Screening, Q & A session
        Blacksburg, VA, September 16, 2007
  23. Sun Valley Film Festival
      Sun Valley, ID, September 15, 2007
  24. Reflections Central Day Treatment Program
       La Mesa, CA  September 11, 2007
  25. Center for Spiritual Living Forgiveness Workshop
      Seattle, WA  August 5, 2007
  26. Independent Living Youth Conference
      Santa Fe, New Mexico  August 3, 2007
  27. Leavenworth US Penitentiary Talk
       Leavenworth, KS  August 2, 2007
  28. Georgia National Guard Youth Talk
       Augusta, GA  July 25, 2007
  29. Creating Culture of Nonviolence – Keynote
       Berkeley, CA  July 20 – 21, 2007
  30. SDSU Hansen Summer Institute – Public Appearance
       San Diego, CA July 13, 2007
  31. Reclaiming Youth International – Keynote
        Rapid City, South Dakota  June 23 – 26, 2007
  32. California Association of Equal Rights Professionals – Keynote
        San Diego, CA  June 6, 2007
  33. Heart of the Samurai – Guest Speaker
         San Diego, CA  May 31, 2007
  34. Vaughn Reno Starks Middle School and Community Presentations
         Elizabethtown, KY  May 24, 2007
  35. City Heights Gang Seminar
         San Diego, CA  May 22, 2007
  36. International Link Keynote
         San Diego, CA  May 15, 2007
  37. Collaborative Divorce Organization Keynote
         Orange, CA  May 8, 2007
  38. Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference
         Seattle, WA  May 5, 2007
  39. Public Keynote – Islamic Center of Saginaw
        Saginaw, MI, April 28, 2007
  40. Forgiveness Workshop
        Saginaw, MI, April 28, 2007
  41. Middle Schools: Ricker, White Pine
        Saginaw, MI, April 27, 2007
  42. Talk at Schools: Art Lewis, Saginaw High, Arthur Hill
        Saginaw, MI, April 26, 2007
  43. Special Event with Local Clergy – Speech.
        Saginaw, MI, April 25, 2007
  44. Talk at Middle Schools: Central, South, Webber
        Saginaw, MI, April 25, 2007
  45. Carry the Vision Community Conference on Nonviolence
        San Jose, CA, April 21, 2007
  46. Alameda County Library Juvenile Hall – Speaker
        San Leandro, CA, April 20, 2007
  47. Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Council
         Sacramento, CA, April 18, 2007
  48. Destination Peace All-Day Intensive
         San Diego, CA, April 7, 2007
  49. Christ Church Unity Award Ceremony
        San Diego, CA, April 1, 2007
  50. Art of Living Event
        Washington DC, March 28, 2007
  51. Evening Presentation for Children, Staff, Foster Parents
        Augusta, GA, March 14, 2007
  52. Academy Presentation
        Chicago, IL, March 8, 2007
  53. Forgiveness Workshop, Capistrano Valley Church of Religious Science
        San Juan Capistrano, CA,  March 4, 2007
  54. Capistrano Valley Church of Religious Science   
 San Juan Capistrano, CA March 4, 2007
  55. Greater Edmonton Teachers Convention Association   
 Edmonton, Canada, March 1 and 2, 2007
  56. American Civil Liberties Union – Guest Speaker
        San Diego, CA, February 22, 2007
  57. California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty
         San Diego, CA, February 22, 2007
  58. Art of Living Foundation’s “Heroes of Humanity” Event
        San Diego, CA., February 17, 2007
  59. Forgiveness Workshop, Celebration Center    
 Falls Church, VA, February 11, 2007
  60. Celebration Center of Religious Science
        Falls Church, VA, February 11, 2007
  61. Howard University “There is Another Way” Public Peace Event
       Washington D.C., February 10, 2007
  62. J.L. Long Middle School (250 Students)
        Woodrow Wilson High School (840 Students)
        Dallas, Texas, February 6, 2007
  63. Fred F. Florence Middle School (250 Students)
        W.W. Samuell High School (1200 Students)
         Dallas, Texas, February 5, 2007
  64. Forgiveness Workshop, Center for Spiritual Living
         Dallas, Texas, February 4, 2007
  65. Center for Spiritual Living Morning Services
         Dallas, Texas, February 4, 2007
  66. Boys and Girls Club Program, Women’s Museum
         Dallas, Texas, February 3, 2007
  67. Season of Non-Violence, Center for Spiritual Living
         Dallas, Texas, February 3 – 6, 2007
  68. Heart of the Samurai, Paradise Point Resort & Spa
         San Diego, CA, January 25, 2007
  69. 19th Annual Martin Luther King Jr All People’s Breakfast
         San Diego, CA, January 15, 2007
  70. Children’s Law Institute / Court Improvement Project
         Albuquerque, NM, January 10-12, 2007

 

Speeches 2006

  1. KPBS Premier of “The Mystery of Love” – Guest Speaker

San Diego, CA  12-13-06

  1. Senn-Delaney Corporate Leadership Meeting – Guest Speaker

Long Beach, CA  12-12-06

  1. Seeds of Hope Breakfast, Promoting the work of TKF

San Diego, CA  12-1-06

  1. Peace Resource Center Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA 11-19-06

  1. Special Speech Presentation

Long Beach, CA 11-17-06

  1. National Freedom Heroes Celebration

Cincinnati, OH 11-11-06

  1. Community of Christ Temple, Peace Colloquy

Independence, MO  10-28-06

  1. Montgomery High School, Informal Speaker’s Bureau

San Diego, CA  10-20-06

  1.   Heart of the Samurai – Guest Speaker

San Diego, CA 10-19-06

  1. Inside Edge Meeting

Irvine, CA 10-18-06

  1. Keynote Talk – Soroptimist Rotary Luncheon

Kalamazoo, MI 10-17-06

  1. Council of Michigan Foundations, Fetzer Institute

Kalamazoo, MI 10-16-06

  1. Klamath Lake Employer’s Council, Forgiveness Workshop

Klamath Falls, Oregon 10-12–06

  1. Triad Private School, Bible Baptist Minstrel Youth Group

Klamath Falls, Oregon 10-11-06

  1. Public Forgiveness Event

Klamath Falls, Oregon 10-10-06

  1. Southeastern Family Night – O’Farrell Community School

San Diego, Ca  9-20-06

  1. Violence and Terrorism talk

Qualcomm Auditorium San Diego, CA  9-17-06

  1. Conference for Violence Abuse and Trauma

San Diego, CA  9-17-06

  1. AMV Convention

San Jose, CA  8-20-06

  1. New York Circle of Courage Award

New York, NY  8-6-06

  1. CDCSD Keynote Speech Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA   7-27-06

  1. FFTA’s Conference on Treatment Foster Care

Pittsburgh, PA  07-16-06

  1.   City of Angels Public Speech

Los Angeles, CA  7-9-06

  1.   Black Hills Conference

Rapid City, SD  6-24-06 to 6-27-06

  1.   Peace Alliance

Sherman Oaks, CA  6-23-06

  1. Heart of the Samurai Event

San Diego, CA  6-15-06

  1. Forgiveness Workshop

San Diego, CA  6-10-06

  1. CWLA-Juvenile Justice National Symposium

San Francisco, CA  05-31-06

  1. University of La Verne Commencement Ceremony

La Verne, CA  05-27-06

  1. Youth Praise Christian Assembly

Spring Valley, CA  05-14-06

  1. Forgiveness Workshop

San Diego, CA  5-13-06

  1. Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families & Communities

Oxnard, CA  04-26-06

  1. A One Day Forgiveness Workshop with Azim Khamisa

Toronto, Canada  04-01-06

  1. St. John of the Cross Religious Education

Lemon Grove, CA  03-28-06

  1. Edison Elementary School

San Diego, CA  03-28-06

  1. Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma

San Diego, CA  03-21-06

  1. Government and Legal Forum on Restorative Justice

Richmond, VA  03-17-06

  1. Make A Difference Public Forum

Richmond, VA  03-16-06

  1. Scottish Rite Masonic, Parenting Conference

San Diego, CA  03-04-06

  1. UCSD: Undergraduate Investment Society

La Jolla, CA  03-04-06

  1. Child Welfare League of America National Conference

Washington, DC  02-28-06

  1. Heart Of the Samurai

San Diego, CA  02-16-06

  1. AGAPE International Spiritual Center

Culver City, CA  02-05-06

  1. CK McClatchy High School

Sacto, CA  01-19-06

  1. Midtown Church Sunday Celebration Workshop

San Diego, CA  01-15-06

  1. Digital Media & Design High School

San Diego, CA  01-10-06

 

Speeches 2005

  1. Many Paths to Social Change, LEAD Center UCSD

La Jolla, CA  10-29-05

  1. Practical Implementation of Effective Correctional Practices

Dublin, OH 10-27-05

  1. The Faith & Politics Institue

Washington, DC  10-19-05

  1. NEXUS Training Conference 2005

Universal City, CA 10-06-05

  1. Fathers:  Their Powerful Influence of the Lives of Children

Sacramento, CA  09-21-05

  1. Family Violence & Sexual Assault Institute

San Diego, CA 09-20-05

  1. Albemarle High School

Charlottesville, VA  09-13-05

  1. Peace Alliance 2005 Conference

Washington, DC  09-10-05

  1. Josephinum Academy

Chicago, IL  09-07-05

  1. Center of Spiritual Awareness

Edmonton, AB  08-21-05

  1. FFTA’s Treatment Foster Care Conference

Atlanta, GA  07-27-05

  1. Clackamas Gang Awareness Conference

Clackamas, OR  05-12-05

  1. Violence in the World of Our Youth Conference

San Diego, CA  05-05-05

  1. The Evans School

La Jolla, CA  05-02-05

  1. Peace as a Lifestyle Conference

Poway, CA 04-28-05

  1. Torrey Pines Rotary Meeting

San Diego, CA 04-27-05

  1. Balanced and Restorative Justice Training

Lancing, MI  04-15-05

  1. New Vision Spiritual Growth Center

Scottsdale, AZ 03-20-05

  1. Windy City International Documentary Festival

Chicago, IL 03-15-05

  1. Colorado State Judges Mid-Winter Conference

Denver, CO  03-05-05

  1. Unity Center of Christianity

Baltimore, WA 03-02-05

  1. Celebration of the Season of Non-Violence

Encinitas, CA  02-25-05

  1. Los Angeles Religious Education Congress

Anaheim, CA 02-19-05

  1. Linda Vista Civic Association: General Meeting

San Diego, CA 02-17-05

  1. University of San Diego: All Faith Service

San Diego, CA 02-04-05

  1. University of La Verne Faculty Retreat

Ontario, CA 01-29-05

  1. San Diego League of Practitioners

San Diego, CA 01-15-05

 

Speeches 2004

  1. California Sept.11 Victim Compensation Board

Simi Valley, CA 12-11-04

  1. Rotary Chula Vista

Chula Vista, CA 12-10-04

  1. Toastmaster of La Jolla

La Jolla, CA 12-07-04

  1. Hospice of the North Coast

Carlsbad, CA 12-05-04

  1. Toastmasters Club:  A Toast to Health

San Diego, CA 11-30-04

  1. TKF-Violence Impact Forum

Stronghurst Alternative 11-18-04

  1. TKF-Violence Impact Forum

Ernie Pyle Middle School 11-18-04

  1. TKF-Violence Impact Forum

Van Buren Middle School 11-18-04

  1. TKF-Violence Impact Forum

Sierra Alternative 11-17-04

  1. TKF-Violence Impact Forum

East San Jose Elementary School 11-17-04

  1. TKF-Violence Impact Forum – Monroe Clark Middle School

San Diego, CA 11-08-04

  1. Current Social Problems – National University

San Diego, CA 11-03-04

  1. TKF-Violence Impact Forum – Pacific Beach Middle School

San Diego, CA 10-28-04

  1. ICAN Nexus IX

Universal City, CA 10-22-04

  1. Wisdom & Wealth

Keystone, CO 10-5-04 to 10-9-04

  1. The 9th Family Violence Conference

San Diego, CA 9-22-04

  1. Gandhi Nonviolence Awards

San Diego, CA 9-18-04

  1. The Center of Peace

Southhampton, PA 9-11-04

  1. Ohio Youth Advocate Program

OH, 9-8-04

  1. Georgia Interventions For Teens

East Point, GA 09-01-04

  1. Child Abuse Prevention Council

Sacramento, CA 8-25-04

  1. NOVA Conference

Sacramento, CA 08-24-04

  1. Church of Religious Science

San Diego, CA 8-8-04

  1. Ismaili Mosque

Mira Mesa, CA 8-6-04

  1. Church of Today

San Diego, CA 8-5-04

  1. Institute of Ismaili Studies

London, England 7-30-04

  1. International Youth Advocacy Program

Chicago, IL 7-22-04

  1. Foster Families Treatment Association

Nashville, TN 7-20-04

  1. La Mesa Rotary

La Mesa, CA 7-7-04

  1. Synthesis Dialogues with the Dalai Lama

Castelgandolfo, Italy 6-1-04 to 6-7-04

  1. California Assn. of School Counselors

Pamona, CA 4-30-04

  1. New World Religion Conference

Mesa, AZ 4-2-04

  1. Mile Hi Church – Peace Rap

Lakewood, CO 3-20-04

  1. Mile Hi Church – Spiritual Activism

Lakewood, CO 3-19-04

  1. United Church of Religious Science Annual Community

Gathering

Chicago, IL  3-6-04

  1. Swedenborg Library

Chicago, IL 3-5-04

  1. Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Anaheim, CA 2-21-04

 

Speeches 2003

  1. Young Presidents Club San Diego, CA 11-18-03
  2. Resource Center for Nonviolence Santa Cruz, CA 11-16-03 to 11-17-03
  3. Klemmer & Associates – Heart of the Samurai San Diego, CA
  4. TKF- Seeds of Hope Ask Event San Diego, CA 11-12-03
  5. 10th Annual Family Strengths Training Institute Sacramento, CA 10-28-03
  6. NM Foundation for Human Rights/ YMCA New Mexico 10-23-03
  7. 6th Annual Safe School Institute San Diego, CA 10-8-03
  8. VIF- Monroe Clark San Diego, CA 10-7-03
  9. TKF Gandhi Nonviolence Awards San Diego, CA 8-27-03
  10. Lemon Grove Annual Community Breakfast San Diego, CA 8-26-03
  11. AGNT/IONS Awakening a Global Vision: Collective Wisdom and Spiritual Activism Palm Springs, NV 9-20-03
  12. Family Violence- Youth Violence Mini-Conference San Diego, CA 8-21-03
  13. FFTA’s 17th Annual conference CANEI – Serious and Violent Offenders: A Restorative Justice Model for Foster Care  Universal City, CA 7-21-03
  14. Klemmer & Associates- Heart of the Samurai San Diego, CA 7-11-03
  15. Aging & Independent Services San Diego, CA 06-5-03
  16. Minnesota Annual Conference on Crime Victims Brainerd, MN 05-28-03
  17. Corona Del Mar High SchoolNew Port Beach, CA 05-21-03
  18. Think First, VIP San Diego, CA 04-26-03
  19. Southwestern College San Diego, CA 3-29-03
  20. Archdiocese of Los Angeles   Los Angeles, CA 03-15-03
  21. Fields Elementary School  San Diego, 3-12-03
  22. Klemmer & Associates – Heart of the Samurai  San Diego, CA 03-11-03
  23. Horton Elementary School San Diego, CA  03-11-03
  24. Conference on Restorative Justice  University of Oregon School of Law

Keynote Speaker, Eugene, OR   2/28/03

  1. Day of Harmony Keynote speaker  3 middle schools to 1,700 students, Houston, TX   2/13/03

 

Speeches 2002

  1. 4th Annual Penn Pathways for Victim Services

Conference, Keynote speaker

Philadelphia, PA   12/04/02

  1. Brigham Young University

Keynote speaker, Laie, HI   11/26/02

  1. Tokai University Pacific Center

Keynote speaker, Honolulu, HI  11/26/02

  1. Educating At-Risk Youth Conference

Keynote speaker,  Louisville, KE 11/21/02

  1. Heart of the Samurai

Organizer: Klemmer & Associates

Keynote speaker, Coronado, CA 11/15/02

  1. Nonviolence Week-Closing Ceremony

Pasadena, CA   10/25/02

  1. Faith/Therapy Conference

Redondo Beach, CA   10/25/02

  1. 7th International Conference on

Family Violence, San Diego, CA   9/26/02

  1. Creating a Culture of Peacemakers

Pueblo, CO   9/23/02

  1. Preventing Youth Violence in School and the Community

El Cajon, CA  9/11/02

  1. Chula Vista Principals & Associates Leadership Kickoff 2002-2003

Chula Vista, CA. Keynote speakers  8/13/02.

  1. 11th Annual Violence Prevention Conference

Boulder, CO. Keynote 6/11/2002

  1. National Conference Preventing Crime

Atlanta, GA. Keynote  5/24/2002

  1. Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice

Louisville, KY. Keynote  5/16/2002

  1.   Heart of the Samurai

San Diego, CA. Keynotes  5/14/02

  1.   11th Annual Child Welfare Conference

Keystone, CO. Keynotes  5/1/2002

  1.   Sunrise Rotary Club,

21st Annual Prayer Breakfast

Event Speaker, La Mesa, CA  4/26/02

  1.   Multi-Cultural Conference

Los Angeles, Keynote,  4/25/02

  1.   Kansas Symposium on Behavior Disorders

Kansas City, MO  2/21/02

  1.   St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

Los Angeles, Keynote & workshop,  4/20/2002

 

Speeches 2001

  1.   Heart of the Samurai Symposium

San Diego  11/28/01

  1.   Rotary Club of La Jolla, CA  11/27/01
  2.   ICAN (Interagency Council on Child Abuse

& Neglect) Conference

Keynote Address and Workshop

Los Angeles, CA 11/12/01

  1.   CWLA, workshop

Cleveland, OH, 10/31/01

  1.   Giraffe Project

Seattle, WA  10/29/01

  1.   Veerstichting Conference, Address & workshop

Amsterdam, Holland  10/17/01

  1.   “An Island of Non-violence” (Annual Fundraiser)

San Diego, CA   9/15/01

  1.   “Day of Harmony” & Anti-Defamation League

address,  Houston, TX   9/12/01

  1.   “Day of Harmony” VIF & dinner address

Beaumont, TX  9/11/01

  1.   Colorado Forum for Community & Restorative

Justice  9/5-6/01

  1.   Probation & Parole Training Conference

St. Paul, MN,   8/27/01

  1.   SDG&E Donors Club

San Diego, CA   8/9/01

  1.   Victory over Violence, Family Peace Festival

San Diego, CA   7/29/01

  1.   EMPACT Suicide Prevention Conference

Tucson, AZ,  7/10/01

  1.   Murder Victim’s For Reconciliation Conference

Boston, MA  6/7/01

  1.   Heart of the Samurai

San Diego, CA   6/2/01

  1.   Preventing Crime in Black Communities

Tampa, FL   5/31/01

  1.   Thich Nhat Hahn Lecture

(Azim introduced TNH), San Diego, CA  5/12/01

  1.   California Youth Authority

(Parole/Victims Coordinators Meeting)

San Diego, CA, 5/11/01

  1.   Signs of Silence

San Marcos, CA   4/28/01

  1.   Peace Builder’s Workshop

Costa Mesa, CA   4/28/01

  1.   Planting Seeds of Hope, Church of Today

San Diego, CA   4/26/01

  1.   Rotary Club

San Diego, CA  4/24/01

  1.   Healthy Start Conference

Palm Springs, CA  4/4/01

  1.   Diversity Week

La Jolla, CA,  4/2/01

  1.   Agape Church

Culver City, CA   4/1/01

  1.   Southwest College, Ethics Class

Chula Vista,  2/14/01

  1.   Juvenile Delinquency & the Courts Conference

San Diego, CA   1/26/01

  1.   Shared Vision Network Luncheon

Del Mar, CA,  1/10/01

 

Speeches 2000

  1.   Colorado State Assembly

Partnerships for Effective Policy, Denver, 12/6/00

  1.   Samurai Community Action Council

Reno, NV, 11/28/00

  1.   Sharp Health Care

Think First School Nurse Training

San Diego,  11/21/00

  1.   Heart of the Samurai

Berkeley, CA,  11/19/00

  1.   Committing to Conscience

San Francisco, CA,  11/18/00

  1.   CAMP (Christians & Muslims for Peace)

Conference for Peace & Understanding

Garden Grove, CA,  10/7/00

  1.   California Probation

Parole & Correctional Association

Conference

Los Angeles, 9/13/00

  1.   26th Annual Victim Assistance Conference,

Miami, FL, 8/2/00

  1.   Zamorano Elementary School,

6th Grade Graduation,

San Diego, 7/21/00

  1.   Justice Department

Meeting of the Special Emphasis States,

San Diego, 7/14/00

  1.   Business Roundtable for Education,

San Diego,  7/13/00

  1.   2nd International Conference of Character

Education,

San Diego,  6/27/00

  1.   Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Conference,

Ithaca, NY,  6/19/00

  1.   Kiwanis Club

San Diego,  6/13/00

  1.   Dean International Personal Development

Seminar,

Berkeley, CA,  6/11/00

  1.   Visions For Prisons Fundraiser,

Costa Mesa, CA, 6/10/00

  1.   Balanced & Restorative Justice Conference,

Traverse, MI,  5/15/00

  1.   Ohio Youth Advocate Program,

Columbus, OH,  5/13/00

  1.   21st Annual

Conference of Agencies & Organizations

Serving Troubled Youth,

Snowbird, UT, 5/11/00

  1.   Learning Love Conference,

Vancouver, BC, Canada,  5/4/00

  1.   Scripps Center of Integrative Medicine,

La Jolla, CA,  5/2/00

  1.   International Attitudinal Healing

Conference 2000,

Oakland, CA,  4/14/00

  1.   National Crime Victims’ Rights Week,

Ventura Youth Correctional Facility,

Camarillo, CA, 4/12/00

  1.   Southwest College,

Alternatives to Violence Class,

San Ysidro, CA,  4/4/00

  1.   Open Your Eyes Fest (Benefit Concert),

Poway, CA,  4/1/00

  1.   Children’s Defense Fund

National Conference 2000,

New York, NY,   3/25/00

  1.   Christian Community Presbyterian Church,

Bowie, MD,   3/19/00

  1.   La Costa Canyon High,

La Costa, CA,  3/9/00

  1.   National Advocate Youth Program,

Overland Park, KS,  2/17/00

  1.   Vancouver IONS,

Garden of Life Tree Planting Ceremony, 1/21/00

 

Speeches 1999

  1.   Millennium Breakfast Bash

from HK Financial,

La Jolla, CA,  12/15/99

  1.   The Institute of Noetic Sciences,

Vancouver, Canada,  11/9/99

  1.   “Putting It All Together”

San Diego,  10/6/99

  1.   2nd Annual Siblings Survivor Conference,

Boston, MA,  9/17/99

  1.   NOVA Conference,

Los Angeles, CA,   9/1/99

  1.   8th Annual Conference

Institute of the Noetic Sciences,

Orlando, FL,  7/9/99

  1.   California Youth Authority,

Berkeley, CA,  6/10/99

  1.   Attleboro High School,

Attleboro, MA,  5/27-28/99

  1.   Youth Violence Conference,

Cleveland, OH,  5/25/99

  1.   Juvenile Law and Education Seminar,

Richmond, VA,  5/14/99

  1.   Death Penalty Focus Hearing,

Sacramento, CA,  4/12-13/99

 

Speeches 1998

  1.   Torrey Pines Kiwanis Club,

La Jolla, CA, 12/9/98

  1.   Conference on Preventing Violence in Schools,

Marlborough, MA,  11/17/98

  1.   A Celebration of Children and Families

National Conference,

Columbus, Ohio,  11/12/98

  1.   Secretary Initiative Summit,

Louisville, KY, 10/21/98

  1.   Rolling Readers 2nd Annual Recruitment Kickoff,

Lincoln High School,

San Diego, 10/16/98

  1.   National Community Sentencing Association,

Huntington Beach, CA, 10/14/98

  1.   Medical Society Alliance Meeting,

San Diego, 10/6/98

  1.   Statewide Restorative Justice Conference,

St. Paul, MN, 10/1/98

  1.   Office of Juvenile Justice and

Delinquency Prevention, Covina, CA,  9/14/98

  1.   St. Stephen’s Church,

San Diego,  9/12/98

  1.   Regional Conference on Gangs,

San Diego,  8/5/98

  1.   Golden Triangle Rotary Club,

San Diego,  7/10/98

  1.   Murrieta Rotary Club,

Murrieta, CA,   6/8/98

  1.   Juvenile Justice Commission,

Restorative Justice Conference,

Trenton, NJ, 5/21/98

  1.   Victims’ Rights Week Conference,

Massachusetts,  4/29/98

  1.   Round Table Presidential Panel

School Violence,  4/24/98

  1.   Victim Assistance Coordinating Council

Annual Candlelight Vigil,  4/20/98

  1.   Boys and Girls Club of America

4th Annual Symposium,

Bloomington, MN,  3/20/98

 

Speeches 1997

  1.   5th Joint National Conference on

Gangs, Schools, and Community,

Orlando, FL,  9/26/97

  1.   19th Annual Conference,

Services for Children & Adolescents with

Emotional Disturbances & their Families,

Helena, MT,  9/25/97

  1.   Louisiana Governors’ Conference,  8/28/97
  2. Safe and Drug-Free Schools,

Washington DC,  6/16/97

  1. Coalition for Juvenile Justice Conference,

Washington, DC,  3/16/97

  1. Children’s Defense Fund National Conference,

Bethesda, MD,  3/14/97

 

Speeches 1996

  1. Reconciliation Day Rally, San Diego,  10/27/96
  2. California Youth Authority, Pomona, CA,  10/7/96
  3. 22nd Annual NOVA Conference, Tulsa, OK,  8/14/96
  4. Stand For Children, Washington, DC,  6/1/96
  5. Solutions San Diego,   3/23/96
  6. San Diego Educators, Annual Breakfast,  3/15/96