Shoe Palace Partners with Jay Barnett for “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” Talk Panel in Los Angeles

April 27 16:47 2023

LOS ANGELES, CA – Shoe Palace, a leading footwear and apparel retailer, is pleased to announce its partnership with Jay Barnett, mental health expert, nationally acclaimed speaker, and author, as host for web series, Walk a Mile in My Shoes.

“Walk a Mile in My Shoes,” will launch in May during mental health awareness month. This series aims to empower individuals and deliver a positive impact through community engagement by discussing mental health topics, facing adversity, and coping mechanisms.

Jay Barnett, a former professional athlete turned family therapist and mental health specialist, has dedicated his life to empowering and inspiring young people, especially those from underserved communities, to overcome adversity, build resilience, and achieve their dreams. His powerful speeches and books, such as “Finding Our Lost Kings and Queens: Strategies for Empowering Our Future Kings and Queens,” have touched the hearts and minds of thousands of people across the country.

“Walk a Mile in My Shoes” is a talk panel series that takes the audience on a journey with athletes, celebrities, and others as they share their challenges in mental health faced in everyday life. The mission is to promote understanding, acceptance, and support of individuals struggling with mental health issues. Jay Barnett, a former professional athlete, turned family therapist, and mental health expert, will host the event and lead the conversations.

Partnering with Shoe Palace creates a curated space to foster transformative dialogue on mental health and performance issues. Shoe Palace, known for its commitment to community engagement, is excited to host such an important event. “We are honored to partner with Jay Barnett and bring awareness to the importance of mental health. Mental health is a topic that should be discussed and addressed more frequently, and we are proud to support this event,” said Robert Brack, VP of Product and Marketing for Shoe Palace.

“As a brand that values diversity, inclusion, and community engagement, we believe that ‘Walk a Mile in My Shoes’ aligns perfectly with our mission and vision. We hope to inspire our customers and the broader community to listen, learn, and act for positive action towards mental health.”

For more information on the event, please visit the Shoe Palace website,, and follow their social media channels @ShoePalace for all.

To check out the listing and web series schedule for Walk a Mile in My Shoe with Jay Barnett can be found at or on all social media @kingjaybarnett

About Shoe Palace:

Shoe Palace is a retail chain that specializes in footwear, apparel, and accessories from top brands such as Nike, Jordan, Adidas, and Puma.

With over 150 stores across the United States and an online store, Shoe Palace has been a trusted destination for sneakerheads and fashion enthusiasts for over 25 years. For more information, please visit

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