Speaking Engagements

Charles F. Coleman, Jr. is available for speaking engagements, participation on panel discussions, and to facilitate workshops and discussions about the following topics:

  • Strategies for Young People of Color in a World of Obstacles
  • Understanding the Relationship Between Blacks and Law Enforcement
  • Unlocking the Leadership Potential Inside You
Previous speaking engagements include:
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) Labor and Employment Section, Panelist: Updates in Employment Law: What to Watch
  • Urban League of NYC, Panelist Brother's Speak: What Our Men Really Want.
  • NYC's Metro Omega Founder's Day Program, Keynote Address: Preparing to Bridge the Generational Gap for Omega's Next 100 Years
  • Caribbean Business Assoc. of Kings County: Panelist, Understanding Your Rights
  • New York Association of Black Teachers Annual Scholarship Luncheon, Keynote Address
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Omicron Iota Chapter Annual Scholarship Breakfast, Keynote Address
  • Harlem, NYC Young Achievers Mentoring Program Commencement, Commencement Address
  • Concord Baptist Church of Christ, Keynote Address, Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet
  • Brooklyn Domestic Violence Awareness Forum, Panelist, Knowing Your Rights and the Law
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Workshop Facilitator, Youth Leadership: Answering the Call to Civic Responsibility
Some of Charles' specific seminar topics include:

Mastering the Mystery, Motivating the Champion: The Young Black Man's Roadmap to Success

As a young man growing up in Queens, NY, Charles Coleman, Jr. was often faced with the temptations of the street, peer pressure, and myriad detours from the path of success. Over time, he developed simple rules which equipped him with the tools to stay the course and help him achieve his goals. This seminar is designed to share these life lessons in an anecdotal fashion that is conversational yet relevant and still on topic.

Can a Black Prosecutor Serve the Community? Understanding the Role of Law Enforcement in Your Life

While being a successful prosecutor in NYC's largest borough, attorney Charles Coleman, Jr. worked hard to protect his community from wrongdoing while balancing the interests of the accused. This often resulted in conflict springing out of the multi-faceted identity struggles involved with being a young man of color raised in an urban environment. In many respects, he was viewed as the enemy. This seminar reveals the truth behind the role of blacks in law enforcements and helps shed light on how they can do more than any group to help secure our communities and keep us safe, while keeping many who have made mistakes out of prison.

If You Lead, Will They Follow? Moving Beyond Doubts to Assert Leadership Among Challenging Groups

As a young leader, Charles Coleman, Jr. often has found himself tasked with galvanizing diverse groups of people around central causes. In order to achieve success, he has learned to bridge cultural and generational gaps to overcome resistance from groups within organizations. This seminar addresses how to effectively combat leadership obstacles which may challenge a young leader or those facing unique adversity.

For more information about Charles Coleman, Jr. or to explore booking him for upcoming events or conferences, please visit www.charlescolemanjr.com or contact info@charlescolemanjr.com.