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Susan Burton Booking Agency Profile

Susan Burton is an author, prison reform activist, and is the Executive Director and founder of the non-profit, A New Way of Life. Burton was born and raised in East Los Angeles, California. She was raised in housing projects and had a rough upbringing. Burton later in life had a son who was accidentally hit and killed by a police cruiser, which led her to turn to drugs and becoming addicted to crack cocaine. For around ten years, Burton was in and out of jail and was caught in a vicious cycle as she couldn’t find a job and didn’t have anywhere to live. After the last time she was in jail, Burton joined the CLARE Foundation in Santa Monica and stopped doing drugs from the care she received here. This led her to realize there wasn’t enough facilities for women in her position which caused her to found A New Way of Life, a non-profit that works with formerly incarcerated people to help fight the problems of re-entry. Since then, Burton has co-authored the book “Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women.” Burton has previously been awarded the Citizen Activist Award from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, has been named a CNN Hero, a Purpose Prize winner, and has been awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree from CSU, Northridge..

How to hire Susan Burton for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Susan Burton to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Susan Burton, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Susan Burton or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Susan Burton's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Susan Burton for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Susan Burton, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Susan Burton. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Susan Burton booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Susan Burton for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Susan Burton booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Susan Burton charge for an event. One example fee to book Susan Burton is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Susan Burton agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Susan Burton manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Susan Burton for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Susan Burton agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Susan Burton, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Susan Burton booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Susan Burton, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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Activist, Author, Social Issues, Female, Age Group-60's+, Age Group-30's-50's
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