Welcome to the homepage of Scott Fried – international award-winning speaker, youth educator, and HIV/AIDS advocate.

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When teaching parents how to effectively communicate with a teenager, I ask them to consider the power of the "shush moment and the seeming absence."

We all long to be heard and held in the darkness of our private midnights.

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I was very honored to present on a panel with Yavilah McCoy and Matan Koch on the Intersectionality of Identities at the Hillel International Conference in St. Louis. ... See MoreSee Less

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Here's another excerpt from my recent TEDx talk:

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One of my favorite places to teach every July is Camp Biluim, situated in Mont Tremblant, Quebec. This week, in front of a sylvan lake, with mosquito bites and open hearts, 123 beautiful 16 year-olds learned about AIDS, love and staying alive. ... See MoreSee Less

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Spent the weekend at the Grand Canyon with a lovely group of teens. Every time I visit, I'm reminded that the magnificence around us is also a reflection of the magnificence inside each of us. ... See MoreSee Less

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