Judi Vankevich, best known and loved as “Judi The Manners Lady” is passionate about inspiring children, teens and parents to live with civility, character, kindness and helping families become stronger and schools and communities become safer and more fun.
As an author, singer and inspirational speaker, Judi’s shares her “Manners Lady” Kindness Concerts and Multicultural Friendship programs at schools and communities empowering the next generation with the “attitudes, words and actions” that are vital for successful relationships in families, schools, athletics, business and society. Her award-winning CD, “It’s Fun to Have Good Manners” along with her Manners Club Character Kit, has been instrumental in transforming thousands of children’s lives, strengthening families and creating more peaceful and civil atmospheres at schools across North America and around the world. Her upcoming “31 Days to a Great Mannered Kid” and Manners Matter & Character Counts” are quickly becoming valuable tools for families and schools around the world. Her newest book for children, “The Bad Manners Monsters and the Kindness Keys” and her song, “The Bad Manners Monsters” are the theme for the new “The Campaign for Kindness.” She is also a popular keynote speaker for conferences and corporations. Judi was awarded her masters degree in Law and Government from Regent University and her Bachelors degree in Business and Political Science from Trinity Western University. Judi’s concert / program themes include: multicultural hospitality, anti bullying, character, leadership, emotional and social learning, empathy, inclusion, and kindness.
As Founder and President of the not for profit Civility Project, Judi is partnering with community and government leaders along with teachers, parents, coaches and students to inspire practical ways of being intentional in choosing to live with manners and character. This exciting grassroots movement is catching fire in communities across the nation as people experience the cultural transformation that comes from choosing to live with civility, character, truth, and kindness.