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Omari Amili is an author, public speaker, and father of six who was born in Seattle, Washington on March 23rd, 1985. If you would like to learn more please follow the link below.

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Omari is always active in the community and speaking at various events where he shares his story and impacts the lives of others. Follow the link below to view videos of him in action.

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Omari Amili is available for speaking engagements, workshops, consulting, and more as an independent contractor.

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Omari in the Media

Omari Amili has been featured in the Seattle Times, the Tacoma News Tribune, and other media outlets. Follow the link below to find out what's been written.

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Omari Amili Presents @ Four Conferences

On September 29th, 2018 Omari Amili presented at the University of Puget Sound’s 4th Quadrennial Race & Pedagogy National Conference. His presentation was titled Transforming Society’s Failure and was part of a session titled “Disrupting the Terms of the School-to-Prison Pipeline”. On October 30th, 2018, Omari was joined by Chanel Rhymes and Maralise Hood Quan

In Search of Role Models Assembly

On November 9th, 2018, Omari Amili visited Bryant Montessori School in Tacoma, Washington where he was a special guest for two assemblies for grades 3-6th. Omari shared with the kids how role models have played a role in his life and facilitated a highly interactive discussion with the kids. The assembly was based on Omari’s

Omari Amili @ WCCW Resource Fair

On November 8th, 2018, Omari Amili visited Washington Corrections Center for Women where he delivered a 30-minute Keynote address at their annual resource fair. Following Omari’s speech, he stuck around and had conversations with the ladies that provided as much inspiration and motivation for him as it did for them. At the resource fair the

Omari Amili Moderates Candidates Forum

On October 16th, 2018, Omari Amili was joined by UW Tacoma Professor Sarah Hampson as moderators for a Pierce County Judicial and Prosecutorial candidates forum. Present at the event were Candidates for Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, Mark Lindquist and Mary Robnett; and Judicial candidates Lizanne Padula, Karl Williams, and John Sheeran. Omari was placed in

FICPFM Conference

From September 13th-15th Omari Amili joined a large group of national leaders in Orlando, Florida for the Formerly Incarcerated & Convicted People & Families Movement national conference. The conference provided an opportunity to connect with individuals who are leading criminal justice reform movements across the nation and was a a great source of inspiration and

Keynote @ UMKC SI Conference

On May 26th, 2018, Omari Amili deliver a Keynote speech at the University of Missouri – Kansas City’s 10th International Conference on Supplemental Instruction. Omari’s talk was titled Addressing Hidden Challenges: Community, Inclusivity, and Accessibility for Trauma-Impacted Students. You can view images below.