Anti-Bias Educator | Speaker | Poet
Tony (Anthony) DelaRosa is an Educator, Motivational Speaker, Consultant, Writer, Poet, and overall Cultural Broker. In 2013, he co-founded Pulse Poetry, a school elective course and after school program which uses spoken word pedagogy and public speaking to empower youth voice in Indianapolis, Boston, Miami, and across the globe. He has a Masters in Teaching at Marian University and a Masters in Arts Education from Harvard University. In 2015, because of his work with Pulse Poetry, he was invited by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico to speak on the power and impact of Arts Education and International Exchange hosted by the U.S. Mexico Foundation, Enseña Por México, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was recently chosen by the US Ambassador to the Philippines, Jose Manuel “Babe” del Gallego Romualdez, to serve as a delegate through the Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO) to strengthen US to Philippine relations in the state of Florida. His work has been featured in Boston's NPR, Harvard Ed Magazine, Yale, Columbia University's Hechinger Report, Hyphen Magazine: Asian American Unabridged and elsewhere. He currently serves as a Teacher Leadership Coach for Teach for America Miami-Dade, and as a Co-Chair for the Teach For America FY20 National Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Desi Teacher Leadership Summit.