Speaker Series

Saturday February 10, 2018

Mulhurst Speaker Series: Sowing Seeds of Caring Communities

 

Description

Mulhurst Camp welcomes Paul Coughlin and Jesse Lipscombe for the inaugural Mulhurst Speaker Series, February 10, 2018 at The Oasis Centre.

This event brings our community together moving us to action through inspiration and education. We invite you to explore the challenges surrounding bullying, social justice and when being nice instead of good hurts you, your family and your friends.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

2:30 pm Doors Open

AFTERNOON SESSION

3:00 - 4:30 Paul Coughlin "No More Christian Nice Guy/Girl" When being nice - instead of good hurts you, your family and your friends, men women and children

4:30 - 5:00 OPEN MIC Q&A with Paul

5:00 - 6:00 Light Dinner Break (Included in full event ticket)

EVENING SESSION

6:00 - 6:45 Jesse Lipscombe "Make it Awkward"

6:45 - 8:30 Paul Coughlin "Freedom from Bullying: Through Courage, Character and Leadership

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Speaker Bios

About Paul Coughlin

Paul Coughlin is an expert witness regarding bullying and the law, and is a FoxNews analyst and contributor. He is a popular speaker who has appeared on Good Morning America, Nightline, C-Span, The LA Times, The New York Times, Newsweek and other media outlets. Paul is a best-selling author of eight books, including the freedom-from-bullying parent and teacher resource Raising Bully-Proof Kids, as well as a former newspaper editor. He works with numerous professional organizations to diminish bullying, including the Baltimore Ravens. His anti-bullying curriculum is used throughout North America as well as in South Africa, Uganda, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil among other countries.

Paul is a boys varsity soccer coach, where he was voted Coach of the Year twice. Paul has also previously served as a member of the Board of Trustees for St. Mary’s School in Medford, Oregon.

Jesse Lipscombe

Jesse Lipscombe is an actor, producer, entrepreneur and activist based in Edmonton, Alberta. Born and raised in St. Albert, Jesse started his acting career at age 14 alongside Sidney Poitier in the Calgary-shot film Children of the Dust. At 18, he received a full track-and-field scholarship to Martin Luther King Jr.’s alma mater, Morehouse College, in Atlanta, Georgia. Jesse went on to win multiple national high-jump championships in both Canada and the U.S., and was ranked 6th in the world in his sport.

Back in Edmonton, Jesse launched a full entrepreneurial and artistic career, opening fitness studios and restaurants, while continuing to act and produce in award-winning film and television productions. Jesse has been nominated for several Canadian Screen Awards and Alberta film and television awards. This year, Jesse was the recipient of the Obsidian Award for Top Business Leader in Western Canada, and he was named Community Man of the Year by Diversity Magazine. Through it all, Jesse’s top priority has been giving back to his community, which he’s done through multiple annual fundraisers and partnerships with Edmonton charities such as WIN House and iHuman. In September, Jesse and his wife Julia launched the #MakeItAwkward campaign to combat racism, misogyny, homophobia and hatred of all kinds. Jesse and Julia are parents to three young boys, aged 8, 6 and three-months old.

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