Bastian is the recent recipient of an Honorary Degree from Westminster College due to his long-time support of social justice work and educational programs—including, but not limited to, the Bastian Foundation Diversity Lecture Series. With a strong focus on the arts, education, and documentary filmmaking, Bastian’s philanthropic foundation supports projects, programs, and institutions that promote equality for the GLBT community. Through active engagement in social justice work and a willingness to share his personal story, Bastian serves as a role model for those interested in becoming social justice activists outside the realm of academics. For this presentation, Bastian shares his path from music major to business person to activist, offering advice to those who want to live full lives that include social justice activism.
Wed Apr 3rd, 2013 - Wed Apr 3rd, 2013