Meet Anthony Urias, M.A.
Hi, my name is Anthony Urias, M.A.
I am courageous. I am a fighter.
I am a warrior - a resilient survivor!
I never give up. I choose to get up.
I continue to fight - no matter what!
I am victorious. I conquer. I triumph.
I’ll never run – watch me take on Goliath!
I am passionate about encouraging and empowering young people in my community to work hard and fight for their dreams by being courageous and never giving up. Through motivational speaking, I hope to inspire young people by sharing my incredible story of overcoming “the hood” and fighting cancer while pursuing my dreams through education.
Why is it needed in our world?:
Growing up in Los Angeles and working with inner city youth, it hurt me to witness many of them giving up on their hopes and dreams. When things got tough, many of them couldn’t see or much less find a way out of their tough circumstances. At some point, they decided to quit on their dreams or education. It broke me to see some of them even give up on life and fall victim to the hopeless despairs of poverty, addiction, incarceration, or gang violence.
What do you hope to accomplish?:
I hope to continue to impact and encourage the next generation of underprivileged scholars to never give up and believe that anything is possible.
How can we help support your passion project?
Any help with access to speaking or networking opportunities. Any ideas or feedback welcomed.