Carvens Lissaint is an award-winning performance artist, slam poet and member of the Hip Hopera Theater troupe.
This particular Carvens Lissaint keynote utilizes his proficient language skills to communicate his message: post-secondary education has become inaccessible for too many young people due to ever-rising tuition fees and unequal access to sufficient financial aid. He makes a bold argument for lowering rates of academics and creating more opportunities for scholarship.
Lissaint's spoken word presentation is rich with imagery and artistic prowess, while also shedding light on an increasingly important issue in the United States and encouraging the audience to take action for students. His dynamic message is memorable and thought-provoking.