SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Richard Anthony Celestin has participated in numerous speaking engagements focused primarily on the criminal justice and juvenile justice arenas. In addition, the focus has also been on an educational capacity, including keynote graduation speeches, Career Day programs, and Read Aloud programs.

Below is a list of some of the speaking engagements Richard has participated in.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS


Below is a list of some of the speaking engagements Richard has participated in.

Workshop Facilitator, Soft Skills and College Success
Academy of Finance and Enterprise High School, Grades 9-12

Presenter, Demystifying the College Application Process
Queens Library – Teen Directors Professional Development

Co-Facilitator/Presenter, “The Celestin Brothers – A Tale of Two Brothers”
Jamaica Performing Arts Center

Presenter, Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop
Queens College – Academic Advisement

Presenter, Author Talk – “The Hard Facts About Soft Skills”
Langston Hughes Library (Queens)

Professional Development, “Tough Conversations in Tough Times”
Partnerships for After School Education (PASE)

Workshop Facilitator, Success Coaching and Planning
Transit Tech Career and Technical Education High School

Workshop Facilitator, Success Planning and Coaching for Young Men – 6-Part Series
Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts

Workshop Facilitator, Debate and Advocacy / Conflict Resolution
Osborne Association, Youth Action Council

Facilitator, Social Justice Workshop Series
LaGuardia Community College – College Now Program

Panelist, Police, Youth and Community Relations
Pathways College Preparatory School

Coordinator, Law Day “Color Of Justice”
Queens Criminal Court / Queens County Bar Association

Moderator, School-To-Prison Pipeline Panel Discussion
Middle School 358 / Queens South Borough Field Support Center

Workshop Facilitator, Success Coaching, Networking and Conflict Resolution
Fortune Society, Alternative-to-Incarceration Program

Workshop Facilitator, Conflict Resolution
Osborne Association, Youth Excellence Program

Workshop Facilitator, Job Interview Skills
CUNY Fatherhood Academy

Moderator, Attorney Career Panel
CUNY John Jay – Pre-Law Boot Camp

Keynote Speaker, Las Siete A’s / The 7 A’s Mentoring Program Kickoff
Queens South Borough Field Support Center / M.S. 210

Workshop Facilitator, Justice Community Program
Educational Opportunity Center, York College

Panelist, “The Perfect Selfie”- The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Social Media
Turtle Hook Middle School – Delta Sigma Theta Event

Keynote Speaker, Young Adult Internship Program Commencement (October 2014)
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (Brooklyn)

Keynote Speaker, Young Adult Internship Program Commencement
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow / Y Roads (Queens)

Panelist, Law Day “Color Of Justice”
Queens Criminal Court / Queens County Bar Association

Panelist, Racial Disparities in the Administration of the United States Legal System
CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference – York College

Panelist, Is a JD Still a Worthwhile Investment for People of Color?
Center for Diversity in the Legal Profession – CUNY School of Law

Panelist, Incarcerated Until Proven Guilty – Conversation on Bail
Criminal Defense Clinic/The Law Review – CUNY School of Law

Panelist, What You Can Do With a Law Degree- Alternative Careers for Attorneys
Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Panelist, Prepping for the Penitentiary: An Exploration of the School to Prison Pipeline
Emerging Black Leaders Symposium – TUFTS University

For information on how to book Richard for a public speaking engagement, workshop, or a large or small presentation.
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