Idealistic young adults, and the inexperienced believe that a college degree, a good job, fancy clothes, a top-of-the-line car, and of course finding a six-figure mate to marry are the pinnacle to success and the strategy to happiness. On the contrary, when stripped of our material make-up, faced with racism, sexism, stress, an unpredictable economy, and health challenges that set in with life; what does it take to survive in a stress-filled, egocentric, capitalistic world? Cultural memoralist, Anthony “Tony” Browder provides audiences with in-depth techniques to analyze one’s purpose and the inner-power they possess to endure life’s uncertainties. He skillfully connects the importance of ethics, integrity, to one’s critical thinking skills. Anthony Browder effectively identifies steps necessary to achieve and maintain a state of freedom and stability with in American society. Audiences are positively encouraged to appreciate themselves, their historical and culture differences, as well as understand their civic responsibility to behave as global citizens, ready and able to survive under the myriad of unpredictable conditions and changes they will face in thing called life.
Student Learning Outcomes: As a result of attending “Survival Strategies” students will:
- Be introduced the Ghanaian concept of Sankofa which is interprets that “one must learn from their past in order not to repeat it.” Students will be able to students will be able to:
- Develop skills to critically examine personal and general history lessons that impact their present reality, and conduct themselves in a manner that contributes to successful outcomes in diverse environments
- Question the educational system’s section of teaching methods that pertain to essential people, places, discoveries, and events that shape our appreciation and understanding of Diaspora history, and improve their techniques for learning throughout life.
- Identify core values that are aligned with student’s behavior, identify, and acceptance of self in order to recharge their spirit and enhance their lives in college and beyond.
“Survival Strategies” can be delivered as a minute keynote speech, 1-hour presentation or workshop. It is ideal for Student Orientation programs, Freshman Orientation, Academic Achievement and Enrichment programming, University Lecture series, Political and History Programs, Career Day/Week, Career Preparation, Personal Development, or Life Skills activities.