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The Afterword: A Conversation About the Future of Words

Sep 28, 2020

What does it cost us to switch from our native language to another one? Why do we benefit when we switch social codes in conversation? How can we best navigate the nuances of language, dialect and slang in a multi-cultural world?

Dr. Myles Durkee with The University of Michigan and Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche from...

Sep 21, 2020

Words work for good when we use them to center others instead of ourselves. But simplifying or minimizing others' stories can twist their narrative.

Are we getting consent to tell another person's story? Are we coming alongside others or trying to dictating outcomes?

Human rights belong to every community. We must move...

Sep 14, 2020

How do stories humanize justice issues facing our communities? When we hold authentic conversations and hear the stories of others, it softens hearts and changes mindsets!

While we all want a happy ending, that ending is more fairy tale than fact in many current events. Human suffering and the injustices we experience...

Sep 7, 2020

When seniors are raising children, a generational gap reveals a multitude of needs. What practical strategies support educational, emotional, and environmental elements of parenting?

Are there compounded griefs within these homes that require more expertise and resources? Our conversation explores the scaffolds...