Speakers and consultants
. As America experiences a mixed race baby boom, MAVIN Foundation can provide your organization, company, or conference with the nation's experts on multiracial issues and the changing face of diversity.

Currently Available Speakers and Consultants:

Louie Gong Louie Gong
President, MAVIN

Fee: please inquire
Inquiries: email here

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coming soon

Published Works Include
Mixed Race Experience
(Case-based teaching tool)
Mixed-Bood Native Americans
(MAVIN Magazine)

Louie Gong is a Native American of mixed heritage (Nooksack, Chinese, French, Scottish) who was raised by his grandparents, father, step-mom, and extended family both in Ruskin, B.C. and in the Nooksack tribal community. He is totally overwhelmed by recent media recognition (MSNBC and Blur Digital) of his activism on behalf of people who walk in multiple worlds.

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08/08/2008:        National Institute of Native Leadership in Higher Education
09/08/2008:        Antioch University
10/06/2008:        National Urban Indian Family Coalition
10/23/2008:        National Indian Education Association
11/11/2008:        University of Washington School of Education
10/05/2008:        .Kitsap County Council for Human Rights
10/19/2008:        Muckleshoot Tribal College
02/14/2009:        Washington Native American Education Consortium Conference
04/07/2009:        Washington Education Association
03/13/2009:       .. Mixed Chick Chat  (Radio)
05/19/2009:        Opportunity Conference, Keynote
05/30/2009:        University of Washington Mixed Race Seminar
06/03/2009:        .Native America Calling (Radio)
07/27/2009:      National Tribal TANF Institute, Keynote

Joe Sakay, Esq. Coming Soon

Coming Soon

Justin Leroy
Director and Editor
Chasing Daybreak:
Mixed Race in America

Fee: please inquire
Inquiries: email here.

Justin Leroy Bio
Justin Leroy graduated with a BA in film studies from Wesleyan University. There he received honors for his short documentary Eracesure, which examines the rising popularity of ethnically ambiguous fashion models. He is also the recipient of a Freeman Foundation grant to conduct original research on mixed race issues. His work has been screened at universities, museums, and film festivals, and combines art with social commentary.

Speaking + Workshop Topics
Justin is available to do workshops and screenings of his film, Chasing Daybreak: Mixed Race in America. For more information, please visit the Film website or download the info packet:
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Justin's Recent Engagements

11/30: Wesleyan University screening of Chasing Daybreak
11/6 : Detroit Film Festival
9/10: Seattle Screening of Chasing Daybreak
8/21: Roxbury Film Festival
8/20: Pioneer Valley Arts Festival
4/23: Wesleyan University
3/25: Generation MIX Tour Crew Workshop