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Diane Latiker

Loreal Paris "Woman Of Worth" Top Honoree 2016 / BET "Shine The Light" Awards 2013 / Red Cross "Community Impact" Award 2012 / CNN Top Ten Hero 2011 / Founder - Kids Off The Block

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Diane Latiker Biography

The mother of eight children, “Ms. Diane” has the children refer to her, is a 29 year resident of the Roseland community on the far south side of Chicago. She founded Kids Off The Block, Inc. (KOB) in her home in July of 2003. Ms. Latiker was given this vision through her mother Evangelist Ruth Jackson. Ms. Jackson, saw that the youth in the neighborhood liked and respected her daughter. Looking at the children that were always at her home, Ms. Diane saw health professionals, doctors, lawyers, professional musicians, professional sports figures, politicians, and actresses, and the list goes on. Ms. Diane believed that she could make a difference in the community, and in the many youth that she came in contact with daily. She became encouraged and opened up her home to get these young people off the streets and involved in programs that would benefit them for the rest of their lives.

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Speaking Topics
  • 1. Power of One

  • 2. Youth Violence

  • 3. After School Programs

  • 4. Education (Urban Youth)

  • 5. Youth Leadership

News
  • Kids Off The Block Founder Named 'Woman Of Worth' Finalist

    ROSELAND — Kids off the Block founder Diane Latiker has been named a 2016 L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Honoree. “When I found out, I got really excited,” she said. “I’m very honored and very proud to be included with some remarkable women who give me hope. This let’s me know I’m not alone out here in making this world a better place, especially for our young people.”

  • A safe space in one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods

    "Lord knows we have too many guns here. ... We're coming to the point when we accept that this is normal, when you have grandmothers, babies shot in the daytime," said Diane Latiker, founder of Kids Off The Block, who, like Hargove, lives in Chicago's Rosedale neighborhood.

  • Amid Growing Youth Violence In Chicago, One Woman Offers A Safety Net

    In a run-down stretch of Chicago's South Michigan Avenue, miles from the museums and skyscrapers, an army of foot-high paving stones stand on shelves along the street. It's a handmade memorial to honor the young people who have died at the hands of the city's street violence. A name is written on each of the 574 stones. But they are not just names to Diane Latiker.

  • How One Woman in Chicago is Combating Gun Violence

    Gun violence plagues Chicago. There were more than 2,000 shootings in the city last year alone. The shootings increase in the summer months: over the holiday weekend, dozens of people were shot and nine died in the gunfire. Beneath the sobering figures are personal stories, both of fear and resilience. NBC News' Tracy Jarrett spent time in Chicago to hear them.

  • Chicago's Kids Off The Block Founder Strives to Clean Up The Streets

    Following President Obama’s speech in Chicago today, addressing gun violence, CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo asks Diane Latiker how she helps fight the epidemic. Latiker, who started nonprofit organization Kids Off the Block, helps thousands of young people to stay off the streets.

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    Booking fees for Diane Latiker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Diane Latiker, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Loreal Paris "Woman Of Worth" Top Honoree 2016 / BET "Shine The Light" Awards 2013 / Red Cross "Community Impact" Award 2012 / CNN Top Ten Hero 2011 / Founder - Kids Off The Block

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Diane Latiker Biography

The mother of eight children, “Ms. Diane” has the children refer to her, is a 29 year resident of the Roseland community on the far south side of Chicago. She founded Kids Off The Block, Inc. (KOB) in her home in July of 2003. Ms. Latiker was given this vision through her mother Evangelist Ruth Jackson. Ms. Jackson, saw that the youth in the neighborhood liked and respected her daughter. Looking at the children that were always at her home, Ms. Diane saw health professionals, doctors, lawyers, professional musicians, professional sports figures, politicians, and actresses, and the list goes on. Ms. Diane believed that she could make a difference in the community, and in the many youth that she came in contact with daily. She became encouraged and opened up her home to get these young people off the streets and involved in programs that would benefit them for the rest of their lives.

Diane Latiker Videos

  • Diane Latiker - YouTube
    Sep 17, 2020 ... StreetWise & The Kaden's Family Foundation are proud to present the "20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans" of 2020! Today, meet Diane...
  • South Side Chicago Woman Protects Thousands Of At-Risk Kids ...
    Aug 24, 2020 ... Diane Latiker created Kids Off The Block, which is an organization that helps provide positive alternatives for at-risk youth who...
  • Diane Latiker Interview: Fighting Violence in Chicago, one stone at a...
    Jan 23, 2020 ... An interview with Kids off the Block founder, Diane Latiker. Filmed live in Nashville's Ryman Auditorium at the November 2018 Tokens...

Diane Latiker Speaking Topics

  • 1. Power of One

  • 2. Youth Violence

  • 3. After School Programs

  • 4. Education (Urban Youth)

  • 5. Youth Leadership

FAQs on booking Diane Latiker

  • How to book Diane Latiker?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Diane Latiker for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Diane Latiker, 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 Diane Latiker or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Diane Latiker?

    Booking fees for Diane Latiker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Diane Latiker, 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 Diane Latiker?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Diane Latiker 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 Diane Latiker 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 Diane Latiker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Diane Latiker 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.

Diane Latiker is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as 1. Power of One, 2. Youth Violence, 3. After School Programs, 4. Education (Urban Youth) and 5. Youth Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Diane Latiker for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Diane Latiker generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Liz Dozier, Coach Ken Carter, Gail Harris, Nikki Giovanni and Kristie Kennedy. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Diane Latiker for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Diane Latiker Speaker Videos

  • Diane Latiker - YouTube
    Sep 17, 2020 ... StreetWise & The Kaden's Family Foundation are proud to present the "20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans" of 2020! Today, meet Diane Latiker, ...
    South Side Chicago Woman Protects Thousands Of At-Risk Kids ...
    Aug 24, 2020 ... Diane Latiker created Kids Off The Block, which is an organization that helps provide positive alternatives for at-risk youth who live in ...
  • Diane Latiker Interview: Fighting Violence in Chicago, one stone at a ...
    Jan 23, 2020 ... An interview with Kids off the Block founder, Diane Latiker. Filmed live in Nashville's Ryman Auditorium at the November 2018 Tokens Show.
    Diane Latiker "Women Of Worth" Loreal Paris USA 2016
  • Friday Dome - Diane Latiker - YouTube
    LIFT-Chicago Summit 2013: Diane Latiker, Keynote - YouTube

Diane Latiker Speaking Topics

  • 1. Power of One

  • 2. Youth Violence

  • 3. After School Programs

  • 4. Education (Urban Youth)

  • 5. Youth Leadership

Diane Latiker News

  • Kids Off The Block Founder Named 'Woman Of Worth' Finalist

    ROSELAND — Kids off the Block founder Diane Latiker has been named a 2016 L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Honoree. “When I found out, I got really excited,” she said. “I’m very honored and very proud to be included with some remarkable women who give me hope. This let’s me know I’m not alone out here in making this world a better place, especially for our young people.”

  • A safe space in one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods

    "Lord knows we have too many guns here. ... We're coming to the point when we accept that this is normal, when you have grandmothers, babies shot in the daytime," said Diane Latiker, founder of Kids Off The Block, who, like Hargove, lives in Chicago's Rosedale neighborhood.

  • Amid Growing Youth Violence In Chicago, One Woman Offers A Safety Net

    In a run-down stretch of Chicago's South Michigan Avenue, miles from the museums and skyscrapers, an army of foot-high paving stones stand on shelves along the street. It's a handmade memorial to honor the young people who have died at the hands of the city's street violence. A name is written on each of the 574 stones. But they are not just names to Diane Latiker.

  • How One Woman in Chicago is Combating Gun Violence

    Gun violence plagues Chicago. There were more than 2,000 shootings in the city last year alone. The shootings increase in the summer months: over the holiday weekend, dozens of people were shot and nine died in the gunfire. Beneath the sobering figures are personal stories, both of fear and resilience. NBC News' Tracy Jarrett spent time in Chicago to hear them.

  • Chicago's Kids Off The Block Founder Strives to Clean Up The Streets

    Following President Obama’s speech in Chicago today, addressing gun violence, CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo asks Diane Latiker how she helps fight the epidemic. Latiker, who started nonprofit organization Kids Off the Block, helps thousands of young people to stay off the streets.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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