2017-18 Learning Community Events

September 14, 2017: Head and Heart – An Introduction to Economic Mobility
Guest speakers: Dr. MayKao Hang, Jim Scheibel; panel with Nou Yang and students from Amherst H. Wilder’s Youth Leadership Initiative, Rev. David Ostendorf

Event SummaryVideo  |  Sacred Texts | Discussion Questions


November 9, 2017: Deep Relationships
Guest speakers: Rev. Javen Swanson, Earl Schwartz

Event SummaryVideo  | Discussion Questions


January 18, 2018: Experience and the Developing Brain
Guest speakers: Dr. Megan Gunnar, Imam Abdisalam Adam

Event SummaryPowerPointDialogue MaterialsDiscussion Questions


March 13, 2018: Resilience

Event Summary |  Discussion Questions PowerPointVideo


May 22, 2018: Building an Infrastructure of Opportunity
Guest speaker: Joshua Mbanusi, MDC

PowerPoint |  Discussion QuestionsVideo


July 26, 2018: Impact and Feedback

Sharing from nonprofit partners about the impact of work in the community and ideas for improvements for the coming year.

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