On April 15, 2013, the city of Boston, Massachusetts was shaken by the bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line. During the city’s time of need, APB stood by the community as did many. Four years later, APB continues to stand by those affected by the tragedy, representing speakers who make us and others stronger.
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Oprah Winfrey Network announced the first ever Super Soul 100, “a collection of 100 awakened leaders” that includes APB speakers Troy Carter, Maxine Bédat and Tim Shriver. In a press release, Oprah Winfrey discussed the significance behind the list: “Each one of these individuals is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters…These inspired leaders are using their gifts and voices to help elevate humanity.”
Based on APB Speaker Ron Suskind’s book of the same name, Life, Animated is an inspirational movie you won’t want to miss. Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, Life, Animated opens in select theaters on July 1st.
APB speaker Kevin Powell recently announced his new blog series with Utne Reader to address race, gender, politics, and pop culture in America in Utne Reader’s new cover story, “Will Racism Ever End, Will I Ever Stop Being a Nigger?”
February is when the annual TED Conference is held in Vancouver, Canada, where 1,500 people attend talks highlighting TED’s three tenants—Technology, Entertainment, and Design. This year’s conference features three APB speakers: Parag Khanna, Hugh Evans and Tim Urban, who are presenting their “ideas worth spreading,” which is the TED slogan.
Audiences from across the country heard thought-provoking, heartfelt and fascinating speeches from APB speakers who are committed to carrying on the legacy of the great Civil Rights pioneer, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From racial profiling and its impact to lessons from Little Rock to creating understanding through the principles of MLK and becoming a transformational leader, these topics and others were addressed by APB speakers who inspired and empowered during their MLK Day and Black History Month events.
Through stories of resilience and courage, bestselling author and APB speaker Casey Sherman weaves some of the most captivating real life experiences on page and screen today. Sherman’s masterful storytelling transformed his maritime masterpiece The Finest Hours — starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck and Eric Bana — into a worldwide Disney blockbuster.
Many of the speakers American Program Bureau works with have published books on their stories and experiences, providing enriching insights to readers like they do to audiences during their keynotes. October is National Book Month, and as APB continues to answer #50ReasonsWhyAPB, the company would like to recognize the literary talents that have truly made a difference in our lives.
American Program Bureau continues to remember the many people whose diverse stories and backgrounds have been shared over the past 50 years. September is National Hispanic Heritage Month; here are speakers who share their heritage and their journeys.
American Program Bureau and I have not only lost a great speaker, but an APB family member. One of the true pillars on which our company was founded, Julian Bond played an integral part in helping us bring to the forefront the most important issues for over 50 years.