We are on Michigan RADIO

Want to hear what we are REALLY all about and where we are going? This is it. LISTEN to the audio HERE “Take poetry and the spoken word. Mix in two stories of redemption. Stir in a meeting at a Poetry … Continued

IMPACTing Video!

Together with HUMANeX and other leaders from every field, we bring you the Discovery & Impact Summit. Watch the video below to SEE the IMPACT that this NEW young adult leadership program is already making.

See Our SILLY Side!

The hard things in life remind us how important it is to have fun and enjoy the years we’ve been given on this planet. If you think we’re all about the dark and depressing, then you’ve never seen what we … Continued

Calling All Young Leaders

What do you get when you bring together a brain specialist, powerful speakers, emotional poetry and amazing self assessment tools? THIS. Have you ever wondered how your personality and interests could match your career path? Rather than wander and wait, … Continued

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A Surprise Proposal

Gabriel pops the question! Did she say YES??? A note from Gabriel Giron of Kinetic Affect and Speak It Forward Inc.: Normally I wouldn’t share something this personal on social media but a good friend (Kirk Latimer) told me, “There aren’t enough good … Continued

Kinetic Affect Opens for Emmy Award Winner

See us in rare form in this video of our performance in Traverse City, opening up for actress Kristen Jonhston. Rarely are there any videos that show what we really do on stage in a performance. But here it is, … Continued

Video of Ex-Juvenile Pouring Out His SOuL

Our SOuL Project culminated in a series of performances by Battle Creek’s community’s most vulnerable youth. Felipe is one of them. And his story has the power to transform the lives of others. There isn’t much that we can say … Continued

Tearing Down Walls with Grantees: The Video

Working with artists from all around Michigan, we find a powerful way to uplift W. K. Kellogg Foundation Michigan Grantees through poetry, art and music. SEE THE VIDEO on the W. K. Kellogg Foundation website here:http://www.wkkf.org/knowledge-center/multimedia/video-clips/2012/Collective-Impact.aspx The W.K. Kellogg Foundation wrapped up … Continued

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Don't Let Them Die

It’s time for you to join the movement and SPEAK IT FORWARD. Click to SEE OUR VIDEO and begin saving lives by saving VOICES.   (This post is about a SPECIAL PROJECT to put these “youth voices” on CD and get them … Continued

Speak It Forward Lands New Office Space

Our non-profit organization finally has a home in downtown Kalamazoo. It’s just the start to growing our work and changing lives in deeper and more profound ways. The office will be located downtown across the street from the popular Entertainment … Continued