April 1-2, 2015, Stephan returned to his alma mater St. Chirstopher’s School in Richmond, VA. to speak to the student body about his career and work as part of the school’s Impact Makers series. While there he also gave a concert and worked with youth from 14 public and private schools across the city on issues of peace, equality, and social change.


April 8, 2015, Stephan gave a concert and lectured in classes at Muhlenberg College, PA, presenting on his music, activism, and his worldwide tour working with change-makers everywhere he goes.

Tuesday, Feburary 11, 2014: The New School is hosting Stephan Said for a conversation about his music and its role in social change movements across the world, 7pm in the Kellen Auditorium, 66 5th Avenue at 13th St. The event is FREE with a catered reception afterwards. It will be a great night. Contact Susan Morris to make reservations at 212.229.5600 x1106 or at Here’s the link:

Stephan is currently organizing his worldwide tour for global unity, #lighttheworld 2016. Contact us to bring Stephan to your city/community/school.

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Stephan’s latest op-ed – School Shooting’s, We’re missing the Mark

My latest op-ed, “The Cause Of School Shooting’s, We’re missing the Mark” has sparked conversation about the need to get beyond the symptoms of child school shootings and get to their cause. Most importantly, I believe, we have to speak to our youth, and listen to them, and we have to stop telling them what we [...]

Engaged Lives: Stephan Said at The New School

Stephan Said is interviewed by the Dean of the New School, David Scobie, on his career and on the launch of his #LightTheWorld global video and tour.

GRITtv Interviews Stephan on his trip to Iraq and new single, video for global unity

Host Laura Flanders sits down with Stephan for this GRITtv interview about his trip to Iraq and his new single and video, “Love, Make The World Go Round.” Here’s the summary from GRITtv’s website, with links to check out the interview and share it in a number of different formats. Stephan Said: Bringing Positive News From Iraq [...]

An Anthem For Global Unity Rises From Iraq

Dear Friends, here it is: The link to the music video for global unity shot on the streets of Baghdad with hundreds of youth while 4 bombs went off across the city. Love, Make The World Go Round! You know what to do with this. Don’t just like it, please post it and share it on your facebook pages, twitter and send [...]

A Fire Within, Thoughts on the Anniversary of difrent:

It’s the one year anniversary of the release of difrent:, on the International Day of Peace, 2011. Years went into making difrent:, and many trials and tribulations beyond my control delayed it’s release, but it seems it was destined to happen as it did. I have given my career and voice to building a global movement [...]


#lighttheworld Pakistan in Dawn News

“Artist On Tour For Peace Holds Concert“ The concert for global unity at Port Grand in Karachi, Pakistan was a huge success, and an unprecedented call for peace and unity rising from the region. This great piece in the Pakistan’s biggest English newspaper, Dawn, speaks about the concert, in which Stephan sang in several languages including [...]

Love, Make The World Go Round

“Love, Make The World Go Round” is out on iTunes! Share it with your friends and pick up one or a dozen copies, it’s just 99 cents and every purchase will help spread an anthem to unite the world, beginning from the streets of our generation’s biggest conflict. The track was co-produced by yours truly [...]

Beauty Love Truth to Perform with Stephan Said

The all-star Beauty Love Turth cast, bringing of some of the best improvisers come to improvise a play inspired in the moment by Stephan Said’s songs, performed live. Thursday, Sept 27, 8pm at The PIT 123 E 24th BTW Park & Lex  This is a one time event. You will never see this show again! Featuring an [...]

The Guardian on #J15

Here is the great montage in The Guardian featuring interviews with Stephan, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, and Russell Simmons. It starts with great shots at St. John the Divine.

J15 Worldwide Vigil at Riverside Church

Here’s a link to stream the entire #J15 celebration at Riverside Church in NYC. The historic event of the Worldwide Candlelight Vigil with people lighting candles at 7pm in everytime zone across the planet spread to over 60′s cities across the world. It started as an idea for the video for “Take A Stand” and [...]