Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the final AAA event of the school year. You won’t want to miss Jeff Veley, as he helps empower youth and parents and equips them with the skills needed for successful conflict resolution. The Forest Hills Public Schools AAA team stands for and promotes the Awareness, Acceptance and Advocacy of Mental Health and has coordinated more than two dozen inspiring, thought-provoking, and powerful events. Jeff Veley is from West Michigan and makes his home in Byron Center, Michigan. He has presented to area schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, St. John’s Home for Children, and much more. This event is underwritten by a grant from the Forest Hills Public Schools Foundation.
More About Jeff…
Jeff Veley is an award-winning youth crisis coach, social skills educator, and youth motivational speaker who is widely recognized for his ability to connect with diverse audiences through clean comedy, real-life stories, and the life-changing message of the Golden Rule.
Jeff’s message has reached over one million people, touching the lives of students at schools, detention centers, and national youth conferences. In addition, he provides professional training seminars for groups of parents, educators, and mental health professionals.
Drawing from his experience working in the social work field and time spent teaching students in an educational setting, Jeff shares wisdom well beyond his years. His stories of walking through difficult situations with teens often mirror his own story of struggle growing up. He candidly shares these moments with his audience on a journey to find hope and teach life-changing skills that empower individuals to rise above their circumstances.
As a youth expert known for practical solutions that solve social conflicts and form healthy relationships, Jeff is frequently featured on radio and television. His on-air contributions include appearances on NBC, ABC, FOX, TV Chile International as well as numerous local TV and radio stations. A respected leader in his industry, Jeff serves as the Acting Ambassador to the Campus Peace-Building Initiative and is the National Director of Golden Rule School.
Jeff is a recipient of the Golden Rule International Award which was presented to him by the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative of the United Nations for his effectiveness in teaching conflict resolution skills. The U.N. officially recognizes Jeff as a Goodwill Peace Ambassador in over 120 nations of the world.