Community Conversations

Come, add your voice.

For over a decade, Facing History has partnered with The Allstate Foundation to host Community Conversations and bring communities together through meaningful dialogue around today’s most profound issues. Students, teachers, parents and community members from all walks of life engage with distinguished speakers to challenge their collective thinking, promote tolerance, and create social change.

Join us - in-person or online - at these free events.

Register to attend a Community Conversation near you.
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    American Creed Community Conversation

    In a fractured nation, what ideals do we share in common?

    To find out, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy teams up with former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in the timely documentary film, American Creed. They come together from remarkably different life experiences, backgrounds and points of view to investigate the idea of a unifying American creed.

    A Community Conversation featuring Condoleezza Rice

    Join us for a Community Conversation featuring former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in discussion with Patricia Harrison, Chief Executive Officer at Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Together with Chris Middleton, Stanford University Junior, and Facing History students, they'll engage in a dialogue about freedom, fairness, opportunity and the meaning of citizenship. 

    Venue SIX10
    610 S. Michigan Ave
    60605 Chicago
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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    Community Conversation
    Community Event

    Enrique’s Journey: A Community Conversation with Sonia Nazario

    Presented by Facing History and Ourselves and The Allstate Foundation in partnership with The Orpheum Theatre.

    Orpheum Theatre
    203 S Main St
    38103 Memphis
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Past Community Conversations

A collection of videos from Facing History and Ourselves’ Community Conversation series, presented in partnership with The Allstate Foundation.

Understanding Genocide: One Choice Can Make a Difference

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, author of Worse Than War: Genocide, Eliminationism, and the Ongoing Assault on Humanity, talks about the impact of our choices and how they can help prevent mass violence and genocide.

A Problem from Hell: Samantha Power Talks about Genocide

Samantha Power discusses the difficulties and challenges of combating genocide.

Isabel Wilkerson: The Warmth of Other Suns, and America's Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns, speaks at a Community Conversation.


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