What I shared in my public speaking class

Linkin Park – Hands Held High Travis McCoy ft. Bruno Mars – Billionaire Eminem – Not Afraid Woodie Guthrie – This Land is My Land Flobots – Handlebars Wiz Khalifa ft 2 Chainz – We Own It William Shakespeare – Sonnet 116 Anne Lamott – Graduation Speech Anne Lamott – Bird by Bird David Foster Wallace […]

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5 videos that inspire me to speak publicly

Today, at noon, I’m giving a presentation to a group of Fellows on public speaking. I’ll talk a lot tomorrow about tactics. About writing out every word of a speech by hand your first few times to make sure the words live in your head. About standing on one foot and wiggling before you go on […]

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Curriculum for a 10 week sewing circle

I work at an organization that combats human trafficking, and one of the ways we do that is by serving the survivors of that horror. There are amazing social workers who help our clients find ESL classes, vocational training, housing, jobs, benefits, healthcare, legal help, pretty much everything a person needs to rebuild her (and […]

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