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Civic Engagement


APB is honored to represent compassionate men and women who have dedicated themselves to preserving and ensuring other individuals' well being. From award-winning actors and celebrities to politicians and entrepreneurs, APB's volunteerism speakers take a few hours out of their busy schedules to lend a helping hand where it is most needed. For an inspirational and motivational keynote, look no further than APB's speakers on volunteerism.


Humanitarian, Social Entrepreneur, Co-Founder & CEO at Global Citizen/Global Poverty Project

Hugh Evans’ breakthrough brand of action-oriented humanitarianism has mobilized millions to end extreme poverty and inequality around the world. A riveting speaker and irresistible motivator, Evans’ passion and purpose has captured the attention...

Actress, Author & Activist

Maria Bello is an internationally renowned actor, activist and author of Whatever… Love Is Love, a book due out in April 2015 that makes a compelling argument about the fluidity of partnerships, and how families today come in a myriad...

Social Entrepreneur & Veteran

The founder of an NGO and a former Marine, Rye Barcott has the distinction of being both a warrior and a peacemaker, a juxtaposition he explores in the memoir It Happened on the Way to War.

Inner-City Youth & Education Advocate

Profiled on 60 Minutes & featured in the documentary Waiting for Superman, Geoffrey Canada is the former President & CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, an agency that works to better the future of inner-city youth.

Politician & Founder of Citizens Energy Corporation

The oldest son of Robert F. Kennedy and a former Democratic congressman, Joseph P. Kennedy II devotes his energies to the nonprofit world.

Author & CBS Contributor

After ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff was wounded in Iraq, he and his wife, speaker Lee Woodruff, penned the best-selling In an Instant to help others cope with crisis.

Former Presidential Candidate & Consumer Advocate

A former Green Party candidate for president, Ralph Nader fights for the people on the issues that matter most: healthcare, safety, environment, ethics, education, and economic & social equality.

Award-Winning Actor & Activist

As one of the most sought after veteran actors, Oscar winner Gossett has reached the heights of success. His unique talent for portraying powerful and charismatic characters has charmed audiences worldwide. As Founder of the Eracism Foundation...

Children's Advocate & Founder of Stand for Children

One of the most inspiring leaders of his generation and one of the country’s leading education reformers and voices for children, Edelman is the Co-Founder and CEO of Stand for Children. In his inspirational presentation, he teaches advocacy...

Actor / Human Rights Activist

Even before becoming popular for his roles on the hit television series M*A*S*H and Providence, Farrell was dedicated to the belief that being a responsible citizen meant working for the ultimate benefit of all citizens. As...

Activist & Philanthropist

Wife of actor Chris Rock, speaker Malaak Compton-Rock is founder of the Angel Rock Project dedicated to volunteerism and philanthropy.

Chair of the NAACP

Recently named Chairman of the NAACP, Roslyn M. Brock has served the organization for the past 25 years. She is the youngest person and the fourth female chairperson in the organization's history.

Actress, Singer & Activist

Tatyana Ali is a Broadway-trained actress, singer, producer, activist & Harvard grad, well known for her role as "Ashley Banks" on the iconic television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

Former All-Pro Quarterback / TV Analyst

Esiason, who quarterbacked the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and the Arizona Cardinals during a 14-year NFL career, joined CBS Sports in February 2002 as a studio analyst for the CBS Television Network's NFL pre-game show The NFL Today...

Entrepreneur / Best-Selling Author / Syndicated Columnist

Gray is an American "rags-to-riches" story of success, perseverance, and hard work. Raised in the projects on Chicago's south side, Gray defied the odds and became a self-made millionaire by 14.

Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate, Political Commentator & Professor

Speaker Rosa Clemente engages communities through her discussions on Afro-Latino identity and politics, sexism within hip-hop culture, and hip-hop activism.

Investigative Journalist / Author

Goodman is an award-winning journalist and the best-selling author of the critically acclaimed Fault Lines: Journeys into the New South Africa, an account of the country's people trying to overcome a history of apartheid and adjust to a...

Actor / Director

Sentenced to 7.5 years in prison for stabbing a man to death, Dutton's story is one of incredible personal growth. The turning point in his life came when he was stabbed with an ice pick in prison, yet refused to retaliate. Instead, he decided...

Executive Director of the ACLU

The first Latino and openly gay Executive Director of the ACLU, Romero has greatly increased and energized members, transforming the ACLU into an organizational powerhouse championing civil liberties. In his new book, In Defense of America,...

Civil Rights & Peace Activist

One of the pioneers of the Civil Rights Movement, Nash helped form the Nashville Student Movement, which aimed to desegregate the city’s lunch counters, and coordinated the Freedom Ride from Birmingham, Alabama, to Jackson, Mississippi. Most...

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