John's Speaking Availability


John has been a speaker at numerous public and civic events since the death of Philando Castile, from protests and demonstrations to city council meetings to addressing the Minnesota State Legislature.  John was active in advocating for removal of police officers from the Police-Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission in St. Paul.  This initiative as approved by the St. Paul City Council in December 2016.  He has worked with numerous activist and civic groups working for social justice. 

If you want John to speak to your organization or group, or for John to coordinate a workshop or other event on a topic of racial justice, please call or email, you can also click on our CONTACT page to send us a message with your request.  We will plan and coordinate, based on your needs and John’s schedule. 


John wants to build trust between the police and communities, and especially to help the police and minority communities begin to communicate better, and work together for safe and fair communities.


John speaking at a U.S. Department of Justice listening session at Falcon Heights Elementary School.


John is a fighter for human rights and fairness.  He will speak out about justice.  He wants change in our community, in areas where racial disparities exist, and where human rights are overlooked.


John speaking at a U.S. Department of Justice listening session at St. Anthony Village High School.