A skillful and authentic, inspirational storyteller and trainer, Lavon's powerful, personal and professional experiences resonate with audiences and motivate them to take action both in their own lives and in their communities.


Lavon’s no-nonsense style struck a chord with World Shelter conference goers and she was one of the few speakers that received a spontaneous standing ovation.

– Joyful Heart Foundation

Presentations Customized for Your Event

Lavon will work with you to develop a keynote or presentation specifically designed for your audience. Past presentation topics include:

  • Healing through Trauma

  • Racial Equity

  • Mama's Boys: Raising Boys to Men who Witnessed Domestic Violence

  • Black Women's Trauma & Wellness

  • Economic Empowerment

  • Building Relationships in Communities of Color


Book Your Next Event

Lavon has spoken at conferences, forums, trainings, and webinars. Past clients include:


  • White House

  • World Shelter Conference

  • Women’s Crisis Center (Canada)

  • First Nations Community (Canada)


  • National Center on DV Mental Health & Trauma

  • National Coalition against Domestic Violence

  • National Network to End Domestic Violence

  • National Association of Black Social Workers

  • Black Women's Blueprint

  • Futures Without Violence

  • A Call To Men


  • Washington State Coalition against Domestic Violence

  • California Partnership against Domestic Violence

  • Texas Council on Family Violence

  • New York State Coalition against Domestic Violence


  • Morehouse College

  • Spelman College

  • Barnard College

  • Miami University Law School

  • Albany Law School


  • Verizon

Sister, you gave us Life! Your spirit and energy blessed us in an amazing way. Thank you for sharing your truth and being open to the flow.

– Audience Member, WSCADV Conference