Community Conversations

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For over a decade, Facing History has partnered with The Allstate Foundation to 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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    A Community Conversation with Ron Haviv
    Community Event
    Ohio

    Social Justice Through A Photographer's Eye: A Youth Lead Community Conversation with Ron Haviv

    Join us for a Youth Lead Community Conversation with award-winning photojournalist Ron Haviv who has been telling stories through his remarkably captivating photos for three decades. He has worked in more than 100 countries, capturing images from some of the most significant moments of our time.
    Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
    2929 Richmond Rd
    Beachwood, OH 44122
    3.1.17
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Event
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    Livestream! Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age
    Community Event
    Online
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    Livestream! Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age: A Youth Lead Community Conversation with Wesley Lowery

    Join us for a Youth Lead Community Conversation with Washington Post journalist Wesley Lowery facilitated by Dr. Christopher Benson. presented by Facing History and Ourselves and The Allstate Foundation in partnership with The News Literacy Project.
    3.15.17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Event
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    A Youth Lead Community Conversation with Wesley Lowery
    Community Event
    Illinois

    Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age: A Youth Lead Community Conversation with Wesley Lowery

    Join us for a Youth Lead Community Conversation with Washington Post journalist Wesley Lowery presented by Facing History and Ourselves and The Allstate Foundation in partnership with The News Literacy Project.
    University of Chicago: Gleacher Center
    450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
    Chicago, IL 60611
    3.15.17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Event

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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