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Lacey Newman

bleeding and barefoot

Public Speaker

National Spokesperson & Ambassador - Stop the Bleed

Certified Peer Supporter - Give an Hour

From surviving to thriving

Lacey is sharing her harrowing story of survival after being injured during the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.

On October 1, 2017 she fled the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, bleeding and barefoot. Her recount of the event will offer a small glimpse into the chaos and trauma experienced that fateful night.


Lacey’s unique perspective touches on the residual affects felt by victims after such a tragedy, she shares insights on the physical and emotional recovery for survivors and what her mental health looks like after suffering from PTSD and Anxiety Disorder as a result of the shooting.  

Her journey will take you on many ups and downs, leaving the audience feeling educated and empowered after she shares her lessons learned and how we can all take measures to save lives. 



Lacey is TIPS and QPR Certified, she volunteers as a Give An Hour Peer Supporter, offering support to fellow victims of mass violence survivors.


The UAW General Motors Health & Safety Conference had many breakout sessions including Bleeding and Barefoot where Lacey shared her journey from surviving to thriving.


Lacey teamed up with CHOC to bring Stop The Bleed Training to local organizations in her community.

The MCAA Safety Directors Conference in Orlando, FL. offered Alert Active Shooter Training and featured Lacey as a speaker. 


Christopher Moulden

Vice President HS&E

Primoris Service Corporation

“Listening to Lacey's riveting experience led to immediate action in my personal and work life.  Lacey is a true inspiration, and her story made me reflect on what is truly important in life.  A must listen in this day and age."

Molly Maurer

Program Director

Give an Hour

"The Give an Hour peer support program provides a safe space for survivors of mass violence to connect and guide each other in their own healing journeys. Lacey is one of our most committed peer supporters and has proven to be an intricate part in not only the programming but the lives of those she serves. She continues to better herself and ensures she has all of the necessary resources and training to help in anyway she can."

Kenneth Crook, SMS, CHST

Safety Director

ARB, Inc. 

"I attended Lacey’s presentation and was on the edge of my seat the whole time. The way she shared her experiences leading up to, during and after the shooting was very impactful. She reminded me of the importance of preparation and situational awareness in such a way that I shared it with my family, friends and co-workers. Thank you Lacey!"







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