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Now booking for Black History Month and 2018!

January 28th, 2016

Every February we learn about Black History but too often we focus on the same things. It’s important to know about historic and inspirational heroes such as Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, but we also need to dig deeper and learn more about inspirational leaders from Canada. Our Black History presentation specializes in Black Canadian History.  I talk about Viola Desmond who stood up for her rights by sitting […]

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New Mental Health Assembly added for 2015-2016

August 25th, 2015

I’m excited to add a new presentation that focuses on Mental Health. This is a subject that I have been asked about a lot over the last few years. The program will address early warning signs and provide tips and solutions in an entertaining and educational way.  

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Email from parent 05/15/2015

May 19th, 2015

“You went to my sons school today in Toronto. I want to thank you from the bottom of My heart for your positive influence on my Kids. They came home listening to your songs and saying that you were nice and you taught about bullying. My sons have been bullied in that school. It’s been an ongoing battle. Thanks for dedicating yourself to serious and crucial topics. Such as bullying […]

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I Stand Up feat Fred Penner

April 16th, 2015

I had the pleasure of connecting with the legendary Fred Penner on this video.  It’s a remix of my original “I Stand Up” song which features a strong anti-bullying message.

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March 26th, 2014

Welcome to Stay Driven I am excited for the upcoming 2015-16 school tour! My name is Duane Gibson (though most of my friends call me D.O.) and I am Guinness World Record setting rapper and University graduate that is committed to inspiring youth. Over the last ten years I have visited hundreds of school and had the opportunity to speak in front of hundreds of thousands of youth. Click HERE […]

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