Author Advocate Motivational Speaker

Presentations and Events

Youth and Police Dialogue

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This event, staged by my organization, Manhood Camp, brought youth and police together in order to have a spirited and respectful conversation about ideas to help strengthen the relationship between the two parties and law enforcement's relationship with the community. 

Keynote Speaker @CalState LA

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Keynote Speaker at CalState LA's 2019 Men of Color Success Network's seminar on Fatherhood and Brotherhood.  

Coding Literacy Seminar

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Understanding that coding is basic literacy in the digital age, and is vital for kids to understand and be able to work with and learn the technology around them, Manhood Camp and Apple partnered to conduct coding classes for the youth we service.   

Young Men And Peace Officers

Mark Winkler and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-TYhomas

Manhood Camp and Los Angels County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas (pictured right) joined the Empowerment Congress to participate in a dialogue between young men and peace officers that focused on mutual accountability, perceptions and how to improve community relationships.  

Keynote Speaker @Audubon

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Mark Winkler addressing a group of students at a Los Angeles based school on the expanding dangers of Human Trafficking.

Christmas Fundraising Gala

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Multi Talented Wayne Brady joined Manhood Camp for the organization's fundraising gala. The fundraiser, in partnership with Crystal Starr, benefited Hathaway-Sycamores Child & Family Services (HSCFS