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Empowered for Change – Youth Connect

Travis Angry discusses issues facing youth, answers their questions, and offers support and resources to help youth with their concerns.

The Youth of America

In contemporary American society, the youth population faces significant challenges and struggles. From middle school to high school and into adulthood, adolescents are dealing with matters that may affect them forever, including skipping classes to dropping out of school, to feeling an absence of love at home, to getting pregnant.…

The Oval Office

Our last great president, Ronald Reagan, sat at this most powerful desk in the world. In the oval office sits the most powerful desk in the world. It is where the leader of the free world sits. America has been very consistent in electing the most incredible presidents through our…

Walking With Faith

As I was walking down the road at the end of 2016, I reflected on my life’s journey – of the ups and downs as this year comes to an end. What started off as hopeful became dark and gloomy. How do you handle the challenges of your life? For…

Tom Still: Against All Odds

My good friend, Tom Still, has a truly remarkable “beating all odds” story. Tom was a man who was minding his own business, concentrating on what he loved to do, and then life threw him a curve ball. He could have sulked, given up,and went into a downward spiral, but…

The American Education System

The American Education System has been on the decline. The numbers confirm this when you look at the new Fox News statistics regarding how our students rank in the world. America is a global super power, but is not super when it comes to investing in our kids and developing…

The American Flag

There she is, our beautiful American flag, as she shines bright from the blue skies of America. When you look at the American flag, what value do you take away from it? I take the value of knowing that my kids live in a free American society that values the…

The People’s House

It’s called The People’s House, where the representatives from across our nation gather to create and pass legislative bills, which affect our everyday lives in countless ways. This election year, has seen 4 incumbents unseated by bright, everyday American citizens who are not career politicians. These oustings are evidence of…

America’s Powerful Instrument, YOU

The reality of the current situation in America as it faces our youth is that we are at a crossroads. Division within our country runs deeper each day, and solutions to problems remain unseen. Divided as we are, our thought patterns often develop into an attitude of “I don’t care”:…

The Value of Life Within the Student-Athlete

Throughout my speaking career, one word has peppered the message I give to the many student-athletes I meet when visiting high schools and universities: discipline. Too often, this word and its value in a life are taken for granted. For a long time, I didn’t understand the value of discipline…

Foundation of Homes in America

In contemporary American society, our youth population faces significant challenges. From a young age, adolescents deal with matters that will affect their lives forever. For some, it involves skipping classes or dropping out of school; for others, it may be feeling an absence of love at home or getting pregnant.…