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September 9 Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT September 17-19 Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas September 24 Jewish Teen Learning Connection, Hartford, CT September 28 Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia October 2-4 Congregation B’nai Israel, Boca Raton, FL Sexuality Retreat October 5 Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS DECA Club, Parkland, FL October 6 Congregation B’nai [...]

Podcast: Stillness

There are times in life when we exercise that impulse to NOT feel our feelings. This is a short excerpt from a talk I gave on stillness: the art of sitting with our emotions, walking with our pain and simply being with our feelings. As sixteen year-old Robbie from London says, “We must learn [...]

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00 Real Talk About Real Consent

Many college and university campuses have adopted affirmative consent policies. More than the standard of human decency, it is the law. Issues of sexual assault, rape and consent are nowhere near as cut-and dried as we were once raised to believe. In this important lecture, using his own life experiences that led to his [...]

Podcast: Caring for the Caregiver

Who takes care of us while we are taking care of someone else? How can we believe in our ability to transcend the darkness and begin again? What are the things we can do to help navigate through, what one teen poetically coins, “my private midnight?”  Caring for ourselves while we take care of other people, [...]

PSU Consent

Scott Fried speaks to Penn State students about consent, HIV, AIDS Scott talked to PSU students about the importance of consent and how this lesson affected his life. Published: February 8, 2016

A Friend In Fried

A Friend In Fried Marjory Stoneman Douglas invited Scott to speak to the student body about importance of loving yourself and living with your mistakes. Published: October 6, 2015