Apr 22, 2018
Wendy and Halima Ibrahim discuss a mutual passion for advocacy as well as their mother and daughter relationship. Special emphasis is placed on Halima’s work regarding gun violence along with both their concerns relating to diversity and acceptance.
Feb 16, 2018
Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, Artistic Director for Mixed Magic Theatre, discusses how the Arts can help audiences explore difficult topics. Special emphasis is placed on a performance of Martin Luther King’s Letter From Birmingham City Jail and how it speaks to the issue of race relations today.
Oct 22, 2017
Thomas Kerr-Vanderslice, Rhode Island Executive Director for Generation Citizen, provides insight into his organization’s mission of promoting Civic Education to local youth. Special emphasis is placed on empowering and educating young people to become active and informed citizens.
Oct 13, 2017
Robert Siminski’s journey, as an educator, has taken him to classrooms, prisons and the Office of Superintendent. All along the way he has been a creative advocate for learners young and old. Special emphasis has been placed on the importance of creating meaningful educational experiences as well as the value of...
Sep 6, 2017
Laila Mirza and Everett Smith, two students from Wheeler School, discuss their club, Interbelief, offering an overview of how the organization brings diverse peoples together. Special emphasis is placed on Interbelief members exploring such issues as religion, politics and social justice.