Pitch


Pitch Pitch Pitch
Would your group benefit from an expert speaker on homelessness?
Try Ken Martin!

Why Ken?
  • Washington DC native with multi-faceted perspective on the subject developed through years of experience! 
  • A man of integrity willing to tailor his presentation to suit the needs of your group.
  • It is difficult to find a willing speaker that is equally knowledgeable/qualified and credible! 

Related Work History:
  • VISTA Volunteer                                       Youth Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Community Improvement Corporation           Crisis Intervention Counselor
  • DC Coalition For The Homeless                                             Shelter Manager
  • Associated Catholic Charities              Transitional Counselor/Program Administrator
  • Martin Real Estate Services                              Business/Property Manager
  • Mortgage America/DC                                   Marketing /Business Manager 
 
Related Life Experiences:

Recovering alcoholic.
Former homeless college student.
Displaced by fire
One-time simultaneous owner of four homes relegated to homelessness
Has Hidden Disabilities and has same in parental experience. Over 80% of homeless have hidden disabilities.
Couch-surfer, Park Dweller, Airport Tenant, [even stayed overnight in warming station (under threat of arrest)]
(Former) Street Sense Vendor
Advocate, Writer, Forum Planner/Panelist, and Exhibited Photographer. 


Street Sense Highlights:
Photographed Living Legend Congressman John Lewis, D-GA
https://www.streetsensemedia.org/article/behind-the-story-meeting-a-superhero/#.XDPHHM1G01k

Interviewed former Senator Al Franken, D-MN
https://www.streetsensemedia.org/article/a-conversation-with-senator-al-franken/#.XDPOVc1G01k
This one got me in the Smithsonian!
https://www.streetsensemedia.org/article/summer-2017-at-street-sense/#.XDPQhc1G01k

Participated with the Interactive Art Bus Project. 
https://vimeo.com/128988622

Contributor to National Presbyterian School Service Project
After hearing my spoken word "Can you see me?" and being "skooled" on Rap by Street Sense Vendor/Artist Marcellus Phillips this happened:

https://vimeo.com/305529522

For more information or to discuss projects, please email Ken at contactus@martinendeavours.com