Public Speaking & Presentations
As the Founder, President and CEO of SoulTouchin' Experiences, Keith Jones has become a powerful voice on the issues of access, inclusion and empowerment, including education and employment. Over his years as and advocate Mr. Jones has been awarded the Disability Law Center's 2011 Individual Leadership Award, New Leadership Development Award From The President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. The Commonwealth Coalition's Progressive Leadership Award the 2006 Moro Fleming Consumer Involvement Award from the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, with as well as, a graduate of the inaugural class of Initiative for Diversity in Civic Leadership.
Mr. Jones over the past years has been recognized nationally and internationally as a strong advocate on a wide breath of issues. During the course of his work Mr. Jones has given keynote presentations on some of the issues facing the individual groups business and organizations.
Past Keynotes (partial):
Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity
9th Annual Second City Conference on Disability Studies in Education
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates Conference
the second annual Janet Krumm Disability & Media Lecture Series
The Interprofessional Education Committee of Nazareth College presents "Confronting the Myth: Disability Beyond the Four Walls"
The Idaho Self Advocacy Conference Jefferson Parish Family Empowerment Forum: Breaking Down Barriers
Pennsylvania's Education for All Coalition Annual Conference
The Rockland Transition Consortium's "Transition: Pathways to Success" conference
A Massachusetts Statewide Conference for Direct Support Professionals
Voices for Choices Conference
21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Summer Institute
Syracuse University's School of Education: Annual Summer Leadership Institute: Equity Inclusion & Excellence
Mr. Jones as a presenter and trainer covers various issues that faces people with disabilities their families as well as, your group business and/or organization. The topics are discussed in a multi-cultural, cross-disability manner that reflects the communities in all their diversity. Also, each presentation is tailored for each specific audience in order to ensure current and relevant information is delivered to those who desire and request it.
Presentations are for:
Advocates and Families,
Educators and Administrators
Direct Support Providers and Workers
Businesses and Community Organizations
Legislators and Public Policy Advocates