2020 Community Listening

Ben Wiehe - Friday, May 29th, 2020

 

Starting in May, 2020 we’ve been holding listening sessions to amplify community voices. It is our hope that these sessions also model community engagement for professionals that may not be accustomed to setting aside their own agendas in order to listen.

Posted here are recordings from two sets of past sessions:

  • The most recent set are still in progress this August. These Conversations in Color are described further here, and evolved directly from earlier listening sessions.
  • The earliest set were held in May and June of 2020, and were intended to adjust and react to the COVID era, with special consideration for those that are on the other side of the digital divide. These sessions ended up taking place during a highly charged time of national protest and outrage. The tone and topics discussed shifted accordingly. These recordings are audio only.

You will need to register to listen to each of these recordings. Simply click on a video to open registration. The email address you provide with your registration may be used to contact you about future listening sessions, with the option to unsubscribe from such notices.

 

Thank you for listening respectfully: slow down, and commit to the full time for the sessions you choose.

 

All sessions produced by:

Daniel Aguirre, Community Organizer, Science Festival Accelerator Advisory Board Chair, and STEM Consultant with TIES

In collaboration with the Science Festival Alliance and Science Events Summit

With a very special thank you to the participants joining these sessions as speakers.

 

Conversations in Color: August and September, 2020

 

Session One of Conversations in Color: Cards on the Table

Below: Video recorded 8/24/20 with more than 50 participants:

 

Session Two of Conversations in Color: Intersections

Below: Video recorded 8/26/20 with more than 50 participants:

 

Session Three of Conversations in Color: Healing

Below: Video recorded 8/27/20 with more than 50 participants:

 

Session Four of Conversations in Color: Wrap Up With Attendees

Below: Video recorded 9/1/20 with more than 50 participants:

 

 

Community Listening Sessions: May and June, 2020

Listen to: Social Emotional Learning Practitioners

Below: Audio recorded 6/3/20 with more than 50 attendees in listen only mode. We are very sorry to say that the recording of this powerful conversation is broken up in some spots:

 

Listen to: Teachers

Below: Audio recorded 5/29/20 with more than 90 attendees in listen only mode:

Below: Audio recorded in advance of the 5/29/20 webinar as a private conversation:

 

Listen to: Parents

Below: Audio recorded 5/27/20 as a webinar with more than 90 attendees in listen only mode:

Below: Audio recorded in advance of the 5/27/20 webinar as a private conversation:

 

Listen to: Students

Below: Audio recorded 5/26/20 as a webinar with more than 90 attendees in listen only mode: