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Jamila Lyiscott

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Tri-Tongue Orator Known for her TED Talk "3 Ways to Speak English"

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 Jamila Lyiscott Biography

Jamila Lyiscott is a community engaged scholar, a nationally renowned speaker and a spoken word artist. She serves as an Assistant Professor of Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Senior Research Fellow of Teachers College, Columbia University's Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME).

Across these spaces, Jamila's work focuses on racial justice, community engagement, and youth activism in education through the lens of what she has termed, "Vision-Driven Justice." She has been invited to over 100 institutions throughout the nation where she works with youth, educators, and people across disciplines to inspire vision and action. Her scholarship and activism work together to prepare educators to sustain diversity in the classroom, empower youth, and explore, assert, and defend the value of Black life.

As a testament to her commitment to educational justice for students of color, Jamila is the founder and co-director of the Cyphers For Justice (CFJ) youth, research, and advocacy program, apprenticing NYC high school youth, incarcerated youth, and pre-service educators as critical social researchers through hip-hop, spoken word, and digital literacy. She is the recent recipient of the 2019 AERA Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research Award and the 2019 Scholar-Activist & Community Advocacy Award (AERA).

Jamila is the author of Black Appetite. White Food. Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice Within and Beyond the Classroom. She is most well known for being featured on Ted.com where her video, 3 Ways to Speak English, was viewed over 4 million times, and for her commissioned TED Talk, 2053 in response to the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States.

She has also been featured in Spike Lee's "2 Fists Up," on NPR, Huffington Post, Lexus Verses and Flow, Upworthy, The Root, and many other media outlets nationally and internationally. Her poetry and scholarly work have been published in several peer-reviewed scholarly journals.

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Jamila Lyiscott

5 out of 5

Tri-Tongue Orator Known for her TED Talk "3 Ways to Speak English"

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Jamila Lyiscott Biography

Jamila Lyiscott is a community engaged scholar, a nationally renowned speaker and a spoken word artist. She serves as an Assistant Professor of Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Senior Research Fellow of Teachers College, Columbia University's Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME).

Across these spaces, Jamila's work focuses on racial justice, community engagement, and youth activism in education through the lens of what she has termed, "Vision-Driven Justice." She has been invited to over 100 institutions throughout the nation where she works with youth, educators, and people across disciplines to inspire vision and action. Her scholarship and activism work together to prepare educators to sustain diversity in the classroom, empower youth, and explore, assert, and defend the value of Black life.

As a testament to her commitment to educational justice for students of color, Jamila is the founder and co-director of the Cyphers For Justice (CFJ) youth, research, and advocacy program, apprenticing NYC high school youth, incarcerated youth, and pre-service educators as critical social researchers through hip-hop, spoken word, and digital literacy. She is the recent recipient of the 2019 AERA Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research Award and the 2019 Scholar-Activist & Community Advocacy Award (AERA).

Jamila is the author of Black Appetite. White Food. Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice Within and Beyond the Classroom. She is most well known for being featured on Ted.com where her video, 3 Ways to Speak English, was viewed over 4 million times, and for her commissioned TED Talk, 2053 in response to the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States.

She has also been featured in Spike Lee's "2 Fists Up," on NPR, Huffington Post, Lexus Verses and Flow, Upworthy, The Root, and many other media outlets nationally and internationally. Her poetry and scholarly work have been published in several peer-reviewed scholarly journals.

Jamila Lyiscott Videos

  • Dr. Jamila Lyiscott Closing Keynote, SRI Fall Meeting 2018 - San Antonio
    Dr. Jamila Lyiscott Closing Keynote, SRI Fall Meeting 2018 - San Antonio
  • Jamila Lyiscott: 3 ways to speak English
    Jamila Lyiscott is a "tri-tongued orator," and this powerful spoken-word essay celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of...
  • Jamila Lyiscott Video NYC
    Spoken Word poet Jamila Lyiscott from Urban Word, NYC stepping up to the Open Mic with her poem "Broken English" during the Artography Convening at...

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  • How to book Jamila Lyiscott?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jamila Lyiscott for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jamila Lyiscott, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jamila Lyiscott or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jamila Lyiscott?

    Booking fees for Jamila Lyiscott, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jamila Lyiscott, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jamila Lyiscott?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jamila Lyiscott for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jamila Lyiscott for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jamila Lyiscott or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jamila Lyiscott or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jamila Lyiscott is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jamila Lyiscott for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Jamila Lyiscott generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Yoruba Richen, Mitzi Miller, Ilyasah Shabazz, Malcolm London and Bobby Seale. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jamila Lyiscott for an upcoming event.

Jamila Lyiscott Speaker Videos

  • Dr. Jamila Lyiscott Closing Keynote, SRI Fall Meeting 2018 - San Antonio
    Dr. Jamila Lyiscott Closing Keynote, SRI Fall Meeting 2018 - San Antonio
    Jamila Lyiscott: 3 ways to speak English
    Jamila Lyiscott is a "tri-tongued orator," and this powerful spoken-word essay celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom...
  • Jamila Lyiscott Video NYC
    Spoken Word poet Jamila Lyiscott from Urban Word, NYC stepping up to the Open Mic with her poem "Broken English" during the Artography Convening at the Langston Hughes Library in Queens, NY, November...

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