Stumbles Make You Pick Up Your Feet

Presented in a forty-five minute to one-hour workshop-style format, Stumbles Make You Pick Up Your Feet, will empower adolescents' age twelve (12) to eighteen (18) to overcome adversity within their lives and inspire them to achieve regardless of personal circumstances.


South Dallas Book Fair & Arts Festival

As I walked through the room it was a pleasure to see the audience having fun, being engaged and appreciating the words of wisdom you offered. Your message was so important for the community I serve a s member of the Dallas City Council.  Your appreciation for the daily work and commitment to literacy and the arts definitely does not go unnoticed. You helped make our day incredibly special and unique, and we thank you.  

                               --Carolyn R. Davis

                                 Councilmember - District 7


For fees and availability, please contact Ms. Hayes at booking@soniahayes.com

Flavor of Love

Presented in a forty-five minute  to one-hour workshop style format, Flavor of Love will invite adolescents' age twelve (12) to eighteen (18) to explore the concept of love in various types of relationships, such as friendships, familial, romantic and most importantly, self-love.

BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO!

Creative Writing for Young Adults

Presented in a forty-five minute to one-hour workshop-style format, Creative Writing for Young Adults will invite writers to explore the genre of fiction through reading, critical analysis and writing exercises.

Author Presentation

Presented in a forty-five minute open forum, the Author will read selections from her novels and discuss the orgin of her books as well as the creative writing process.

YWCA OAKLAWN REC. CENTER

We would like to sincerely thank you for facilitating such a meaningful and worthwhile experience for the young ladies. You have been a great inspiration to the young ladies and left a lasting impression on their lives. Thank you again for all you have done for the beautiful young minds that we serve here at the YWCA.

                         --Yolanda R. Bynum

                           Asst. Regional Director

                           YWCA Central Carolinas

Helping America's Youth through Literacy

Presented in a forty-five minute to one-hour workshop style format, Helping America's Youth Through Literacy will offer workshop participants tips to encourage America's youth to read.

PRESENTATIONS


Ms. Hayes loves to speak with teens and tackle adolescent issues through a variety of workshops. These interactive workshops are thought-provoking and can be tailored to fit any group size. The school or organization may select the program which best meets the needs of the student body or group.

SONIA HAYES

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Book Discussion

Presented in a one-hour format, the Author will discuss her novel to create an open forum to tackle today's teen issues. Under the guise of discussing characters in a book, teens will develop skills in an open discussion forum, by examining issues and controversial topics that can be hard to discuss.

Get Your Shine On

Presented in a forty-five minute to one-hour workshop-style format, Get Your Shine On, will empower adolescents' age twelve (12) to eighteen (18) to develop a positive self-esteem.