Thomas Brooks - A Wealth of Family




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The Alpha Multimedia Speakers Bureau, including Thomas Brooks, is available to provide motivational keynote speakers, instructional speakers and workshop facilitation.  We are a cost effective resource (typically $3300, including travel costs) for worldwide audiences including corporations, small businesses, professional organizations, conference attendees, book clubs, religious groups, adoption/foster care agencies, and students. 

Brooks is the bestselling, award-winning author of A Wealth of Family: An Adopted Son’s International Quest for Heritage, Reunion and Enrichment by Thomas Brooks (ISBN 978-0977462933).


Thomas Brooks - Speakers Bureau - Public Speaking - Workshops Alpha Multimedia speakers bureau member
Thomas Brooks shown

answering a few
frequently asked questions
"on-the-air" with Jean Ross
of WAOK 1380 AM

in Atlanta



Available workshops and public speaking topics from our speakers bureau:

Endorsement Quotes


"Thomas Brooks gave our teachers and parents a wonderful lecture and presentation on the issues of diversity, cultural sensitivity, and inclusion.  His informed, polished, yet approachable style was very well received by our audience."

Bob Woese, Principal - Atlanta (GA) Public Schools


"Thomas Brooks was masterful at captivating our student body's attention on the difficult issues of heritage, diversity, multiculturalism, education and community service in America.  Our students raved about his ability to connect with them in a way that few speakers have in the past."  
Rod Jemison, Director - La Jolla (CA) Country Day School




Here is a brief sampling of some of the speaking appearances and training classes provided by Thomas Brooks.


Alpha Multimedia

Speakers Bureau Appearances

Additional Details

Green Lake, WI Umoja Conference: Training Class for Parents that have done a Transracial Adoption
Houston, TX Shades of You Book Club Event
Houston, TX Houston Independent School District (HISD) TechSPAN Keynote Speaker. Theme: “Spark Creativity – Impact Performance!”
Atlanta, GA Kenyan Diaspora International Conference and Investment Forum, Kennesaw State University. Spoke on Marketing and PR Strategies.
Chicago, IL 40th Anniversary Conference at the Mansfield Institute for Social Justice at the Roosevelt University's chicago campus
New Brighton, PA Commencement Speech at New Brighton High School
Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Hall at the University of Pittsburgh

San Diego Area /

La Jolla, CA

La Jolla Country Day School

Chicago, IL  TV Morning News appearance on CBS Channel 2 WBBM-TV.  Click to see video:
Dallas, TX KNON 89.3 FM
Houston, TX Shrine of the Black Madonna Bookstore
Chicago, IL Featured speaker, National Adoption Awareness Month Charity Event - All book sale proceeds donated to charity.  Click here for the charity event press release.
In Cyberspace / Online Chat On Line Chat with RAWSISTAZ Literary Group.
Atlanta, GA Featured panelist at Georgia State University.
Prairie View, TX Book event during Homecoming Weekend at Prairie View A&M University
Houston, TX "Fall Book Brunch" at Cush City
San Antonio, TX University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Panel Discussion with students on "Hearing Black Voices Through Black Literature".
Pittsburgh, PA Featured Speaker at the University of Pittsburgh African-American Alumni Council Fellowship Brunch.
Santa Maria, CA

The 'Mike & Hoot' morning drive talk radio show.  Click below to listen now (run time 11:21) or "right-click" to download and save to your hard drive so you can play it anytime.

Atlanta, GA 2006 NBMBAA Convention
Atlanta, GA Presentation on "Diversity, Multiculturalism and Inclusion" on September 27, 2006 with Atlanta Public School System
Atlanta, GA Lecture on "Heritage and Diversity" at Morehouse College
Houston, TX River Oaks Bookstore.
Dallas, TX Eyes of the Soul Book Club.
Dallas, TX The Tulisoma Book Fair
Sugar Land, TX Book Marketing and Publishing Tips (and book signing) at the Sugar Land Barnes & Noble bookstore.
Chicago, IL African American Images Bookstore
Washington, DC 2006 Alpha Phi Alpha Convention.
Dallas, TX Black Images Book Bazaar
New Orleans, LA 2006 America Library Association conference.
Stafford, TX 2006 "Renaissance on the Bayou" event.

Washington, DC




Book Signing of A Wealth of Family


BookExpo America (BEA) in May 2006

Philadelphia, PA "Community Partnerships and Economic Development" - On Philadelphia's "Acres of Diamonds" Radio Talk Show with Dave Warren of WHAT 1340 AM
Nashville, TN "Prevention of STD's and Teen Pregnancy" - Meeting of the Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) High School Mentoring Program @ NBMBAA National Convention
East Point, GA "Leadership Development Workshop" - Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
National Radio Broadcast Featured as 'mover and shaker' in science and technology and technical marketing on "Digital Journey" on Internet Radio
Atlanta, GA "Are Entrepreneurs Getting the Support They Need from the Community?" - On 'Midday Atlanta Live' show with Jean Ross on WAOK Talk Radio 1380 AM
Atlanta, GA "Community Partnerships and Economic Development" - On Atlanta's WCLK - 91.9 FM
Sandy Springs, GA "How to Be a Mentor" - Meeting of the Association of Kenyan Professionals in Atlanta (AKPA)
Philadelphia, PA "Global Telecommunications Panel" - The Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Conference / Wharton Business School
Baltimore, MD "Networking for Success" Workshop - Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference


More Info

Terms of Engagement

  • Available for motivational keynote speeches, instructional speeches, workshop facilitation, etc.
  • Typically $3300, including travel costs
  • 50% deposit (click to submit deposit) to hold the date; balance due the day of the event

Next Steps

We invite potential clients for marketing, public relations (PR) and book publishing services to complete our free, no obligation Request for Proposal (RFP) form.  The RFP form will help us provide you with a customized proposal that outlines deliverables, schedule and cost.  View the RFP form.



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