“Gabriel began partnering with ACS in 2004 by sharing his story at fund raising events, committee meetings, Relay For Life and any other gatherings in which he was asked to participate. His perspective is valued because his poetic talent is not directed to any specific age or ethnicity. He connects to the community in its most pure form, but to be able to do it in an entertainment type venue could transform lives in ways we could never imagine. The American Cancer Society is truly honored to have Gabriel as an advocate, his talents are numerous and his life experiences remarkable.”Jean Thompson, Quality of Life Director, American Cancer Society
Words and rhythm collide on stage with real and raw stories of survival that speak to the universal heart of people. Two men from different walks of life share, with power and raw intensity, their trials and tribulations and eventual triumphs through spoken word poetry and honest storytelling.
Humor blends with poignant moments on (and off stage) taking audiences on a rollercoaster ride of emotion, one that opens their hearts and minds and them fills them with hope.
Here is an example of a keynote that we did for the incoming class of 2014 at WMU.