What Others Are Saying

TestimonialPlease watch a video and read below to find out what others are saying about Ken Streater’s work and desire to make better communities.

The Gift of Courage Book

“One of the good news stories that resonates within every life…that anyone can take to heart.”–Meryl Streep

“This book is a reminder to us all that our finest moments are when we take those courageous risks on others’ behalf. In a world where we are often disappointed in the lack of courage in our national and local political leaders, ‘The Gift of Courage’ is a respite. We see the difference everyday heroes can make in the lives of others. The reporting here is solid and the inspiration profound.”–Geraldine Laybourne, Founder of the Oxygen Network and former President of Nickelodeon

“Ken Streater has created a collection of real life stories that not only grip your mind and heart, they uplift and inspire you. ‘The Gift of Courage’ is a gem, I’m personally better for having spent time with it, and you will be too. Read this book and you will be changed.”–Roger Seip, Author of the Best-Selling Book “Train Your Brain for Success”

“‘The Gift of Courage’ is a powerful book about leading with love. It’s full of inspiring stories of courageous, purpose-driven people who are finding happiness while helping heal the world.”–Marci Shimoff, #1 NY Times Bestselling Author, Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul

“Ken Streater’s profile of Josh Kern and Thurgood Marshall Academy tells the compelling story of persistence in the face of skepticism. The Motley Fool is proud to support Thurgood Marshall Academy…and is glad it has been brought to the forefront as part of ‘The Gift of Courage.'”–Tom Gardner, The Motley Fool

Find out more and order the book

Live Events

“Loved it. Thanks so much to Ken and his team for bringing this wonderful event to our community!”

“It is speakers like you who make the day the most special for our community.”

“I believe the evening had a direct effect on our son deciding to pursue something that has been a dream. Thank you, Ken, for your power of encouragement.”

“Thank you for sharing your experience and giving me tools to make life better.”

“This event created a real feeling of community building and inclusiveness. I found this valuable as did my 13 and 16 year old kids. It was important for them to have such an experience. Thank you!”

Learn more about Ken Streater’s speaking engagements.

Workshops/School Curriculum

“It really opened my eyes to possibilities. I am committed to do what I want and not to what is stopping me.”

“I am leaving here completely committed to positive change and adding purpose to my life.”

“This is brilliant.”

See more on our workshops and school curriculum



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