Joseph Green is a spoken word artist, educator, and narrative disruptor with over 20 years of experience creating dialogue that’s led to success in classrooms, boardrooms, and living rooms. He believes strongly in storytelling’s innate ability to connect people to their higher purpose and to one another – creating a world that is a better place for everyone. Joseph also serves as the CEO of LMSvoice, an educational consulting and production company.
With a background in theater and performance poetry, Joseph’s speaking engagements are a combination of his own life story, the stories of the hundreds of young people he’s worked with, and the wisdom of the infinite mentors he’s had through his journey. Having facilitated over 5000 workshops for audiences ranging from school-aged children to working... Read More >
Brian Hannon is the Director of Secondary Curriculum for LMSvoice. He currently teaches AP Literature and Composition, AP Language and Composition, and Team-Taught English 11 at Hayfield Secondary School in Alexandria, Virginia. Brian was the co-founder of the poetryN.O.W., a non-profit organization that partnered with schools in the area to provide educators with the materials and resources necessary to cultivate spoken-word poetry clubs in their schools. Through his involvement with this organization, Brian went on to found the two largest youth poetry events in the area, the Hyper Bole and Louder than a Bomb, events that brought students together from all walks of life from Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts, etc. to participate in poetry competitions, open-mics, writing workshops, and more. When poetryN.O.W. was absorbed by Split... Read More >
Conrado Muluc is the Director of Digital Media for LMSvoice. He is a multidisciplinary artivist creating socially conscious visuals for non profits, artists and local businesses. His photographic work has been published by the New York Times, Vice, USA Today and I-D. His work focuses on documenting the truth and helping to uplift BIPOC communities with photo and... Read More >
Elnatan Melaku Mulugeta is the Creative Director for LMSstudio at LMSvoice. LMSstudio (formerly Memento), is a production company under LMSvoice that pushes the edges of socially-responsible storytelling. LMSstudio partners with organizations and artists to further their particular social cause and advocate for a shared point of view.
Elnatan’s passion, through LMSstudio, is to create emotionally-charged visual content that shares authentic stories reflecting the human experience. Elnatan helps determine the creative vision of a project and manifests that vision through visual... Read More >
As an educator with over 15 years of experience working with youth of all ages and backgrounds, Ms. Sams has heard every label: troubled, disadvantaged, challenged, at-risk, high-risk… the list goes on and on. Labels are used when adults do not want to take the time to go deeper to uncover what makes a young person thrive.
Jamila Sams has experience in making the impossible possible with a “No Excuses” approach to change. She started her career as an elementary teacher at Robert W. Coleman Elementary, Baltimore City’s only year-round school, at the age of 21. She then went on to direct the Malcolm X Youth Center, an alternative school for 250 youth who required educational, health, and employment services in partnership with Baltimore’s Mayor’s Office of Employment Development. Later, she... Read More >