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SpeakOut is dedicated to the advancement of education, racial and social justice, cultural literacy, leadership development and activism.

Our network of speakers, artists, and strategic partners provide experiential learning opportunities through lectures, workshops, film screenings, performances and curriculum development.

SpeakOut is present in colleges, universities, schools, organizations, government agencies and the private sector, promoting critical analysis, creativity and sustainable strategies for 21st century problem solving.

On our web site, you can:

  • Review our roster of speakers and artists, exhibits and films. Then contact us for more information on costs and availability and to schedule an event for your campus or community.

  • Shop in our online store where you'll find educational materials, curriculum and diversity resources produced by SpeakOut as well as books, DVDs, CDs and other merchandise from our partners.
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  • Learn about the conferences SpeakOut attends that explore issues facing educators and activists.

  • Hear about SpeakOut speakers and artists who are making news, running the edge, winning honors, and challenging the status quo.

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SpeakOut Publication on White Privilege, U.S. History & Native America "Free Land Curriculum Guide" by Ariel Luckey, Forewards by Lakota Harden and Tim Wise Read More