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Testimonials

Our speakers have appeared at almost 300 events and over 100 000 Australians from all walks of life have heard our voice.  

We have spoken in over 100 schools in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia.

“I just wanted to let you know we were all SO impressed by Isaiah-he has certainly left a lasting impression on us all, and I thank you for giving him the opportunity to get his story out there!” 

Bianca Blatchford, Acting Unit Manager, Austin Hospital

“All I can say is ‘thank you, thank you, thank you’. The speakers and presenters that you sent were AMAZING!!! I cannot speak more highly of your very enthusiastic, brave and compelling presenters.”

Sandra Vella, Faith Community Coordinator, Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, Braybrook

I just want to thank you again for bringing your speakers for our Reflection Days. They were all great. I was especially touched by the presentations yesterday – you can get dragged into the dominant narrative until a personal story brings you back to reality. The boys really liked each of the speakers too.”

Kylie Kuppe, Pastoral Care Worker / Ministry Team, Parade College, Bundoora

Thank you for bringing the talented group with you to our Streetsleep event. It was terrific to be able to have some of the Artful Dodgers and Paulie both singing and chatting on the night.

Wendy Brakey, Property Industry Foundation

“THANK YOU!!!! You guys rocked our forum. Students took so much home from the day – inspiration, awareness, knowledge, liberation and motivation to take on what they have heard and learned and step up for themselves and others. You guys left a legacy with our Forum and it will be so hard to top that next year.  In the meantime, we cannot wait for the next opportunity to welcome you both back to Ballarat and shake things up in a wonderful way!”

Katja Fiedler, Youth Development Officer, City of Ballarat

“Our students were amazed at Isaiah’s story, and the resilience and determination he showed to overcome the cruelty and heartache he suffered. He inspired all of us with his incredible courage and his desire to help others. Even now the students are still talking about him and we often pray for him in our daily prayers.”

Jo Howell, Teacher, St Finbar’s Primary Brighton East.

“I found Mimi’s speech to be very inspiring and in overhearing students’ conversations, it is evident she touched many of them too.  One, on leaving the room, was overheard to say, “She was awesome. I’m going to change the world”. Wow!”

Eileen Rigby, Principal’s Assistant, Mercy College Coburg

“Amazing!! I wish the whole year level could have seen it, even the whole campus. It was really eye opening, I didn’t realise how bad the situation was. It really put things into a different perspective for me.”

Student, St Monica’s Epping.