Yvonne & Rich Dutra St John, MA MFT
Founders of Challenge Day & the Be the Change Movement
Speakers Authors Facilitators Leaders
Yvonne & Rich Dutra-St. JohnYvonne & Rich Dutra-St. John
Be the Hero

What People Are Saying About BE THE HERO
BE THE HERO


Reading this book is like experiencing the actual Challenge Day program. It's life-altering, inspiring, and beneficial to all adults and young people.”

— Arnold Shapiro, Oscar and Emmy Award-winning Producer
Scared Straight! & The Teen Files
BE THE HERO You've Been Waiting For is a profound call to action for each of us to step up, be real, and express ourselves with love and passion in the world. It is also a bold and beautiful reminder that each of us makes a difference in the lives of those around us. Rich and Yvonne are two of the most incredible people I have ever met. Their work has impacted me, my life, my family, and my work in a deep way and I am eternally grateful to them. Your life will be transformed by reading this remarkable book written by two visionary, authentic, and remarkable leaders who truly walk their talk!”

— Mike Robbins, author of Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken
I love your incredible book and I've thought a lot about why. What makes this such a wonderful book and what makes it different? I figured it out! When reading your book it feels like your best friend is talking to you. Real, simple, truth from the gut. Thank you for sharing your gifts with me!”

— Vicki Earl, After School Program Coach, Hemet Unified School District
I want to thank you so much for your book! It is the best! I love being in the book reading everybody's stories! Thank you also for your written words inside the book, I loved what you said, it made me feel great! I love you two so much also, you have changed my life by loving and accepting me for who I was and still am!”

— Lena Thorsted, a young woman who's moving story is featured in BE THE HERO
Rich and Yvonne manage to slip the mask off of our favorite super heroes and show us that they look and act just like us.

BE THE HERO is an incredible journey through the inner workings of their lives and my own. It filled me with love and inspiration and true hope that change is possible”

— Chris Prima
I just finished Rich & Yvonne's new book, "BE THE HERO You've Been Waiting For," and it's like a Challenge Day or Next Step To Being The Change workshop in writing. I LOVED it, and HIGHLY recommend it to ANYONE who is breathing!

If I used a textbook in my work as a Marriage and Family Therapist, BE THE HERO You've Been Waiting For would absolutely be it!”

— James W. Holley, M.A., MFTI
(back to the top)



Dare to Discover the Hero Within.  Be the Change.

Dare to Discover the Hero Within.  Be the Change.

For more information email Challenge Associates