Monthly Archives: November 2017

Ken E. Nwadike Jr. & This Year’s Change Makers Conference

Open to everyone at Salem State, this year’s Change Makers Conference has a powerful speaker. Ken E. Nwadike Jr. is a video journalist, peace activist, and YouTube personality widely known as the Free Hugs Guy. Nwadike Jr. founded the Free Hugs Project, which aims to spread love, invoke change, and raise awareness of social issues. On Facebook and Youtube, his Free Hugs video has millions of views.

Within this interactive conference, Nwadike uses the framework of his Free Hugs Project to actively engage students in discussions about understanding and compassion surrounding the uprising of hatred and racism. With the use of games, props, and of course hugs, Nwadike will transcend his message of a loving atmosphere.

The Change Makers Conference at Salem State has a goal of creating a sense of unity and respect, and to lift up community values. Come to the Ellison Campus Center at 9am this Sunday, 11/19, to check in! The conference starts at 10am. 

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please sign up using the link/QR code below!


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