Zoot Velasco
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Training & Speaking

Zoot teaches nonprofit management programs for Cal Poly Pomona,California State University Long Beach, Calfornia State University Fullerton's Giennecshi Center for Nonprofit Research. He also teaches Webinars for CharityHowTo.com. He can create a great workshop or series for your organization, or reformat any topic into a keynote speech. 

Zoot has been keynote speaker internationally for service clubs, scholarship organizations, community organizations, youth groups, companies, and conferences.  As a charity auctioneer he routinely breaks records for new funding.  

Zoot not only teaches others how to create programs in STEAM for schools and in the arts for Institutions.

  • He conducts art programs in Schools 4th Grade through High School in STEAM programs such as The Ancient Stories of Earthquakes; Social Enterprise Fair; and others.
  • He also creates programs in California state institutions in Theatre, Re-entry, and Leadership.  

Come with Zoot and enjoy gourmet wine dinners and cultural travel around the world arranged as charitable fundraisers for Zoot's favorite organizations.

Zoot presents a 20 minute speech on the history of Rotary free of charge to clubs along his travels.

Check out Zoot's book on capacity building and his podcast on demystifying organizational growth in the Social Sector.