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S.T.R.O.N.G. Talks

S.T.R.O.N.G. Talks are workshops, assemblies, and professional development sessions used to motivate, educate, and empower both adults and youth on the importance of reducing gang and youth violence. With a wide array of inspirational speakers who share real-life experiences and tangible truths, our STRONG Talks carry the message of non-violence and community empowerment to thousands.

Every keynote, workshop, assembly, and PD session is tailored to fit the needs of your group, school, or organization. STRONG Talks are a main source of fundraising for our organization.


Interested in hosting a STRONG TALK

Do you have a budget available for this Talk?
Please refer to the fee schedule listed in the Request Form before answering this question. Due to limited resources and staffing, if a budget is not available,  we will do our best to accommodate your request but cannot guarantee scheduling.

Honorariums are required for presentations and workshops.

  • Starting at $1,000 per workshop or presentation (approximately 1 hr). 

  • Discounts will be given for multiple presentations booked for the same day and/or workshop series of 6 or more.

Note: Travel expenses may be added for Talks outside of the Long Island region.  

All funds collected from S.T.R.O.N.G. Talks assist us in providing quality programs and services  in order to achieve our mission of ending youth and gang violence.  

To inquire or request a Talk for your group, please complete the STRONG Talk Request Form by clicking here and submit.

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