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Eugene Rivers

Eugene Rivers

Keynote Speaker: Pastor of the Azusa Christian Community

Eugene Rivers Biography

Reverend Eugene F. Rivers III is a widely published writer, diligent community activist, and renowned worldwide speaker. As an activist for over 35 years, Reverend Rivers has worked on community development, faith-based initiatives, and domestic and foreign policy issues. He also advised both Bush Administrations and the Clinton Administration on their faith-based initiatives and in the foreign policy arena regarding the AIDS crisis in Africa. As a highly sought-after speaker, he has provided commentary for ABC (Prime Time, Nightline, and ABC Morning News), NBC (Hardball and MSNBC), CBS (CBS Evening News, Sixty Minutes II), PBS (Charlie Rose, Bill Moyers Show) and Fox Television (The O’Reilley Factor).

Reverend Rivers received international recognition for violence prevention strategies developed in Boston, variations of which are being adapted in cities all across the US, in Toronto, the United Kingdom, South America and in the Caribbean. He was featured in a CNN documentary, A Question of Accountability, with Bernard Shaw and Frank Sesno and an Ed Bradley special: Street Stories. Other documentaries involving Reverend Rivers include three Bill Moyers’ specials: one on violence reduction, one on the book of Genesis, and one on Black America. He has also been featured on the BBC and on French, Italian, German, Brazilian and Chilean television. He has been featured on Meet the Faith on BET and was the subject of a one hour profile, Exalted, on the same station.

Reverend Rivers’s work was the subject of a Newsweek cover story in June 1998. His work has attracted extensive coverage in the print media, leading to cover features in Christianity Today, Sojourners, The New Yorker, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Ford Foundation Report, Reconciliation, and Impact Magazine. In addition, his work has been covered by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, the Economist, the New Republic, The Boston Globe, the Times of London, Books and Culture, America, and numerous books and other magazines and newspapers in the US, Canada, United Kingdom, and South America. His work and that of his colleagues has been cited in over 40 different books to date.

Reverend Rivers’s activism on the AIDS epidemic in Africa has led to appearances on South African, Zambian, Zimbabwean, and Ghanaian national television programs. His work in Africa also led to another Newsweek cover story in January 2000, and a four part series, AIDS and the African, published in The Boston Globe in October 1999.

Reverend Rivers has published articles in the Boston Review, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, the Toronto Globe and Mail, Sojourners, Charisma Magazine and in numerous books. He lectured at Harvard University, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Bookings Institution, Calvin College, London School of Economics, Hailie Selassie University in Addis-Ababa, universities in South America, in Belfast, Ireland, and over three hundred other venues nationally and internationally.

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Eugene Rivers Speaking Topics

Impact of China in Africa on US Foreign Policy

Trends in Islamic Presence in the Black Community

US Foreign Policy as it Relates to AIDS in Africa

Marital Instability in Black Families

Black-On-Black Violence

Eugene Rivers Videos

Nexus 2017 - Reverend Eugene Rivers - Draw Near with ...
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Rev. Eugene Rivers ...
Eugene Rivers: Resurrecting Cultural Family Values - YouTube

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Eugene Rivers is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Authors, Inspirational, Diversity & Inclusion, Faith & Religion, Political, Black Heritage, Family & Parenting, Motivational, Government, Education, Leadership and Culture.

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Eugene Rivers generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Eugene Rivers is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Inspirational and Diversity & Inclusion. The estimated speaking fee range to book Eugene Rivers for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Eugene Rivers generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jonah Edelman, Farrah Gray and Judge Greg Mathis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Eugene Rivers for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 08/11/2023.

Eugene Rivers Speaking Topics

  • Impact of China in Africa on US Foreign Policy

  • Trends in Islamic Presence in the Black Community

  • US Foreign Policy as it Relates to AIDS in Africa

  • Marital Instability in Black Families

  • Black-On-Black Violence

Eugene Rivers Videos

Nexus 2017 - Reverend Eugene Rivers - Draw Near with ...
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Rev. Eugene Rivers ...
Eugene Rivers: Resurrecting Cultural Family Values - YouTube
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