TM Garret’s message of compassion needs to be spread like leaves in the wind. Everywhere, all over. People must hear it, internalize it, live by it. What a better world we would inhabit!
~ Sarah Deitsch, Schottenstein Chabad House at OSU
TM Garret Schmid (born September 28, 1975 as Achim Schmid ) publicly known as TM Garret, is a German-American author, producer, filmmaker, marketing expert, radio personality, former white supremacist leader turned human rights activist and founder of C.H.A.N.G.E, a Memphis-based non-profit organization which engages in community outreach programs, food drives, seminars, anti-racism campaigns and anti-violence campaigns. He is also the founder and organizer of the annual Memphis Peace Conference, which includes an Inter-Faith and a Community Panel and was first held at Withers Collection Museum and Gallery in Memphis on Sep 29, 2018. He is also an outspoken Interfaith activist and director and board member of World Religion Day Memphis, US ambassador for EXIT Germany and campus speaker against anti-Semitism for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. He has lectured at schools like Harvard, Boston Law School, Hotchkiss and Pomona. ….more