Founder AnnMarie Baines Featured in Rostrum Magazine
In this profile featured in Rostrum magazine, a publication by the National Speech and Debate Association, AnnMarie shares her personal journey as a speech and debate alumna and explores the significant role speech and debate plays in promoting equity. She also highlights our book, 'Amplify Student Voices,' which introduces innovative techniques for promoting equitable public speaking within classrooms through Expression-Driven Teaching. Don't miss the chance to gain deeper insights into the transformative power of public speaking and our unique teaching method.
The Practice Space: National Award-Winning Organization for Activating Equity
We are humbled and honored to be recognized by the esteemed National Speech and Debate Association with this prestigious award. This accolade exemplifies our unwavering commitment to elevating underrepresented voices through comprehensive public speaking education.
AnnMarie’s TED talk "Speak for Yourself" Inspires People to Break Free from Societal Templates
Check out our founder, AnnMarie Baines, as she delivers her captivating TEDx talk titled "Speak for Yourself." In this enlightening discussion, she addresses the crucial significance of liberating oneself from societal norms and shares her personal journey of how public speaking has profoundly impacted her life.
Coaches Wanted for Fall and Spring After-School Programs: Join Us Now!
Become a mentor to children, enhance your public speaking skills, and create a meaningful impact within your community by joining The Practice Space as a Coach for our upcoming Fall and Spring after-school programs.
Unleash the Power of Public Speaking and Storytelling for Equity!
Are you interested in utilizing the transformative potential of public speaking and storytelling to advance equity within your team or enhance your organization's mission-driven work? The Practice Space can help! Learn more about how to bring our impactful workshops to your workplace.
Thanks to our Corporate and Nonprofit Partners!
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our awesome corporate and nonprofit partners: Richmond Promise, NIAD Art Center, Richmond Art Center, Freedom Schools, Girls Crushing It, Title Nine, Kaiser, Pogo Park, Visa, CA Competes, Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Students Rising Above, YES Nature to Neighborhoods, and Greenbelt Alliance.