Events

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Below you will find upcoming dates for exhibits and speaking engagements across the country.

Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, Washington
March 11-17, 2018
Our American Stories exhibit will be on site as we engage in a week-long residency with students.

Groves Academy
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
April 2-3, 2018
A Peace of My Mind will set up a studio to gather stories from the students around the idea of service.

JCEP Conference
Arlington, Virginia
April 8 – 11, 2018
I will gather stories and speak at the Public Issues Leadership Development Conference
around the theme of “Cultivating a Climate of Civil Dialogue.”

Longwood University Farmville Virginia
April 15 – 22, 2018
We will return to Longwood University with our American Stories exhibit and programming with students.

Northeast Youth and Family Services Leadership Luncheon
Roseville, Minnesota
May 2, 2018
I will present the keynote lecture at the NYFS annual Leadership Luncheon.

The Colorado Chautauqua
Boulder, Colorado
May 9, 2018
Join John for an evening of storytelling and stunning imagery as he shares this personal journey of discovery and stories of the inspiring people he met along the way. Multimedia lecture at 7pm.

Project Sanctuary
Grand Lake, Colorado
May 18-21, 2018
We will return for a second year of gathering stories with Walton’s Warriors, dedicated to suicide prevention among veterans.

Epworth Assembly
Ludington, Michigan
July 26-31, 2018
We will bring our American Stories exhibit to the shores of Lake Michigan and present a week of programming.

Holden Village
Chelan, Washington
August 4-18, 2018
We will bring our American Stories exhibit to Holden Village for my fourth year of serving on the Holden educational staff.

University of Richmond
Richmond, Virginia
October 29-November 5, 2018
I will install the American Stories exhibit and be on site for a week-long residency.

Tennessee Tech
Cookeville, Tennessee
November 14-15, 2018
A Peace of My Mind will gather stories and present a keynote at a two-day event.

              

Past Exhibits and Presentations (partial list)

  • National Civil Rights Museum – Memphis, TN
  • March for Civility – Washington, DC
  • Kent State University – Kent, OH
  • University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA
  • Memphis Theological Seminary – Memphis, TN
  • Thrivent Financial – Minneapolis, MN
  • University of North Dakota – Grand Forks, ND
  • Saint Joseph’s University – Philadelphia, PA
  • NACA National Conference – Boston, MA
  • University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College – North Little Rock, AR
  • Thiel College – Greenville, PA
  • Stillwater Public Library – Stillwater, MN
  • University High School – Carmel, IN
  • Bonita Springs Centers for the Arts – Bonita Springs, FL
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College – Eau Claire, WI
  • Project Sanctuary – Grand Lake, CO
  • Clarion University, Venango – Oil City, PA
  • Women of the ELCA: Triennial Gathering – Minneapolis, MN
  • Lakeside Chautauqua – Lakeside, OH
  • Plymouth Congregational Church – Minneapol
  • The Miami Valley School – Dayton, OH
  • Holden Village – Chelan, WA
  • Normandale Community College – Bloomington, MN
  • Longwood University – Farmville, VA
  • University of Nebraska – Omaha, NE
  • Gilmour Academy – Gates Mills, OH
  • Hawkeye Community College – Waterloo, IA
  • Carleton College – Northfield, MN
  • Gandhi-King Conference on Non-violence – Memphis, TN
  • Gustavus Adolphus College – St. Peter, MN
  • Global Citizenship Experience – Chicago, IL
  • Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality – St. Paul, MN
  • Hamline University – St. Paul, MN
  • Lutheran Social Services – Minneapolis, MN
  • HealthEast – St. Paul, MN
  • Central College – Pella, IA
  • Bucknell University – Lewisburg, PA
  • Sojourners Summit for Change – Washington, DC
  • Peace & Justice Studies Association – Memphis, TN
  • New York University – NY
  • Peace Lutheran Church – Lauderdale, MN
  • Northeastern Illinois University – Chicago, IL
  • Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church – Chicago, IL
  • Eagan Public School District – Eagan, MN
  • Lakeville Public School District – Lakeville, MN
  • Saint Cloud Public Library – St. Coud, MN
  • Nobel Peace Prize Forum – St. Paul, MN
  • Laman Public Library – Little Rock, AR
  • United World College – Montezuma, NM
  • Viterbo University – La Crosse, WI
  • FAIR School – Crystal, MN
  • The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Remembrance Museum – Atlanta, GA
  • Elmira College – Elmira, NY
  • Wilmington College – Wilmington, OH
  • Macalester College – St. Paul, MN
  • Old Dominion University – Norfolk, VA
  • Loras College – Dubuque, IA
  • Carthage College – Kenosha, WI
  • Hennepin County Government Center – Minneapolis, MN
  • St. Paul Area Council of Churches – St. Paul, MN
  • University of St. Thomas – St. Paul, MN
  • Monmouth College – Monmouth, IL
  • Indiana University – Kokomo, IN
  • Breck School – Golden Valley, MN
  • Bloomington Civic Plaza – Bloomington, MN
  • Waukesha County Technical College – Waukesha, WI
  • Morningside College – Sioux City, IA
  • Landmark Center – St. Paul, MN
  • Augustana College – Sioux Falls, SD
  • University of Minnesota – Crookston, MN
  • University of North Carolina – Asheville, NC
  • Rutgers University – Camden, NJ
  • Everyday Democracy Conference – Baltimore, MD
  • ISACS conference – Columbus, OH
  • Columbus Academy – Columbus, OH
  • Augustana College – Rock Island, IL
  • Rhodes College – Memphis, TN
  • Center for Transforming Communities – Memphis, TN
  • Zion Lutheran Church – Anoka, MN
  • Buchanan Center for the Arts – Monmouth, IL