Speaking Engagements


As an advocate for youth, community and literacy, Charles L. Chatmon has shared his views and experience to young people in Career Days at several elementary and secondary schools, panels at literary festivals, and luncheons. He brings a wealth of knowledge as shown in his writers workshops throughout the state of California.

Charles has been a guest speaker at the following places:

West Coast Black Writers Festival – Panelist
UCLA Bruins Speakers Series – Panelist
Empowerment Luncheon – Speaker
Meet The Authors (AAMLO) – Speaker
YMCA :Y Winners function – Speaker
Southwest Community Day School (Hawthorne, CA) – Speaker
Vallejo Senior High (Vallejo, CA) – Presenter
Hogan Senior High (Vallejo, CA) – Presenter
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary (Los Angeles) – Career Day
Several churches in the Los Angeles area

Would you like to make a request for Charles to speak at your next function or seminar? If so, please send an email to indicating your interest. We look forward hearing from you.

If you’re in the need for a moderator, Charles also is available for this duty as well.
He led panel discussions in places such as:

Barnes and Noble at the Grove – Authors Spotlight
KRST Unity Center – He Said, She Said Relationship panel
African American Spoken World Festival – Relationship Panel
Say The Word, L.A. Southwest College – Moderator, The Blueprint for Success

The following clip is from the ‘He Said, She Said’ relationship forum from 2007:



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