Brian Early: Motivational Speaker: Brian Earley is the President and founder of Think2change. Think2change raises awareness for abuse, bullying, depression, and teen suicide. As a child, Brian faced all of these topics until one person changed his life forever. Since the start of Think2change 5 years ago, over one hundred thousand students have heard the power of one message.
District Attorney Robert Wilters: District Attorney: During this session students will learn about trending actions taken by teens and the resulting consequences. Topics will include technology misuses, drugs, and assault.
Circuit Judge Edmond Naman: Judge: During this session, students will learn about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and safeguarding communication…Every Action Has a Consequence.
Crystal Yarbrough, Alabama Director for Eye Heart World & Laren Wimberley; Educator: Crystal Yarbrough, the Alabama Director for Eye Heart World, and Laren Wimberley will be sharing about value and empowerment. Healthy relationships are so important in the lives of teenagers today. They will be sharing about what it means to have these kind of relationships and how to implement them. Laren will also share her experiences on her 11 month trip all over the world and how the topic of value and empowerment is important in our lives regardless of where we are located or what culture we are from. Crystal will also give a brief synopsis of sex trafficking in our area and how it relates to healthy relationships.
Allison Faircloth, Executive Director; Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation: Peer Helpers are leaders, and the best leaders throughout time have been servants. Students will learn about the qualities of a great leader and the tough decisions they have to make to lead and serve for the good and betterment of all. Key Points include servant leadership, responsibility, confidentiality and referral processes.