8 Lessons in Love
Holley encourages us to choose love like our lives depend on it. Honor Your Past, Cultivate Empathy, Find Your Jam(s) and more.
About the speaker
Holley is an entrepreneur and strategist from New York City using her passions for the arts, education and culture to push the envelope. Valuing people over product and collaboration over competition, her work is driven by love and the power of human connection. In 2011, she co-founded the Hall Pass Tour; a collective collaborating with urban and rural schools to produce concerts celebrating the dreams and leadership of young people to spark school change. She also leads Oratory Glory, a communication agency and speaker collective based in Oakland, CA. Focused on amplifying the voices of marginalized groups to make waves in the world, they help diversify the playing field through learning experiences, coaching and strategy. Photo by SF/Sonoma based photographer, Sarah Deragon of Portraits to the People.
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You gotta keep your dreams in conversation. — Holley Murchison
Your past grooms you for your purpose. — Holley Murchison
We damn sure don't need permission to change the world. — Holley Murchison
If we are going to change the world, we have to be open to the perspectives of what other people are going through--whether you've experienced it firsthand or not. — Holley Murchison
Everyday I dream of a love in this world that flows so deep that no act could erase it, that no act could take it away. — Holley Murchison