Terence Lester is a storyteller, public scholar, speaker, community activist, and author who is the founder and executive director at Love Beyond Walls, a nonprofit organization focused on raising poverty and homelessness awareness and community mobilization.
He’s known for nationwide campaigns that bring awareness to homelessness, poverty, and economic inequality. His awareness campaigns have been featured on MLK50, CNN, Good Morning America, CNN, Essence Magazine, TEDx, TVONE, Creative Mornings, USA Today, NBC, Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) National Magazine, and NBCNews, as well as AJC, Black Enterprise, Rolling Out, and Upworthy. These campaigns have been viewed by millions of people worldwide.
Terence’s personal approach combines storytelling and digital media to help illustrate social justice issues with practical strategies to solving these ailments.