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March 2021

From Intra- to Inter-Racial Conversation Pathway

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 29, 2021

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Introduction to Living Room Conversations

March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

One event on April 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Join us for an interactive introduction to Living Room Conversations, our model, and upcoming programs. This is a great first step to help you understand what we do, meet some of our staff, and decide how to get involved– whether as a host, participant, volunteer, or all of the above. There will be time for Q&A. We'll be holding these sessions on a weekly basis. Please register via Calendly here by clicking the conversation date below and selecting the open…

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From Intra- to Inter-Racial Conversation Pathway

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 29, 2021

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April 2021

American Aspirations Pathway 3-Part Series

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2021

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LIVE: Let’s Talk About Women

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Wednesday, April 7th 5pm PST/ 7pm CST/ 8pm EST Women connect and uplift each other in so many ways and communities are strengthened when women gather together to support each other. Meaningful conversation, like Living Room Conversations, can be the special sauce in many different women's spaces. During this live-stream conversation, our very own Becca Kearl will bring together women from her own community committed to advocacy, affecting change and understanding the issues that affect women…

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American Aspirations Pathway 3-Part Series

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2021

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How to Organize and Host Your Own Living Room Conversations

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

As the coronavirus is driving social gatherings online, Living Room Conversations is focusing on resources to help you stay connected. We are offering this free training on how to organize and host your own Living Room Conversation via video call. While everyone is welcome to attend, those who have participated in a Living Room Conversation and have a group of people in mind to invite may get the most out of this training. In this training, we will: 1) hear…

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American Aspirations Pathway 3-Part Series

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2021

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How to Host a Conversation About Race

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
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One event on September 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 21, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on March 10, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on April 21, 2021 at 9:00 am

If you are new to Living Room Conversations and have not attended or hosted a conversation before, please attend How to Host a Living Room Conversation training prior to participating in this training. Conversations on race are happening all around us, including our social media feeds. And there's a lot to talk about. We are offering a brand new free training on How to Talk About Race. In this training, we will: 1) go over frequent pitfalls and mistakes we…

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Introduction to Living Room Conversations

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

One event on April 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Join us for an interactive introduction to Living Room Conversations, our model, and upcoming programs. This is a great first step to help you understand what we do, meet some of our staff, and decide how to get involved– whether as a host, participant, volunteer, or all of the above. There will be time for Q&A. We'll be holding these sessions on a weekly basis. Please register via Calendly here by clicking the conversation date below and selecting the open…

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Introduction to Living Room Conversations

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

One event on April 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Join us for an interactive introduction to Living Room Conversations, our model, and upcoming programs. This is a great first step to help you understand what we do, meet some of our staff, and decide how to get involved– whether as a host, participant, volunteer, or all of the above. There will be time for Q&A. We'll be holding these sessions on a weekly basis. Please register via Calendly here by clicking the conversation date below and selecting the open…

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May 2021

How to Organize & Host Your own Living Room Conversations

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Learn how to organize and host your own Living Room Conversations with this monthly offering!

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How to Host a Conversation About Race

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Learn how to host conversations about Race with this monthly offering!

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Introduction to Living Room Conversations

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

One event on April 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Join us for an interactive introduction to Living Room Conversations, our model, and upcoming programs. This is a great first step to help you understand what we do, meet some of our staff, and decide how to get involved– whether as a host, participant, volunteer, or all of the above. There will be time for Q&A. We'll be holding these sessions on a weekly basis. Please register via Calendly here by clicking the conversation date below and selecting the open…

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June 2021

Host Certification Kick-off Event

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

This is a closed event for participants of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in joining our Host Certification Program, sign up here. If you have already applied you will receive an invitation in your inbox. Let's kick off our inaugural Host Certification Program for Summer 2021! We'll go over the benefits, requirements, and our calendar for the program. There will be time for questions. We highly recommend all participants join –– we'll record the session for those…

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Coronavirus – Reflecting and Transitioning

June 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

Monday, June 14th 90 minutes 5:00pm PACIFIC / 7:00pm CENTRAL / 8:00pm EASTERN Explore the Guide COVID-19 has caused many kinds of losses and discoveries. We have shifted how we live, work, parent, and relate to each other. With new cases decreasing and vaccinations being rolled out, people are more confident being in close proximity with others. As we begin transitioning into a “new normal”, let’s reflect on what we’ve experienced, what we’re leaving behind, and what we’re taking with us.

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Introduction to Living Room Conversations

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

7:00pm CST / 8:00pm EST Join us for an interactive introduction to Living Room Conversations. In this session, we will: Introduce our model Share upcoming programs and how to get involved Have time for Q&A with our leaders This is a great first step to help you understand what we do, meet some of our staff, and decide how to get involved– whether as a host, participant, volunteer, or all of the above. We look forward to meeting you!

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Mental Health

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PDT

Wednesday, June 16th 90 minutes 3:00pm PACIFIC / 5:00pm CENTRAL / 6:00pm EASTERN Explore the Guide Most people agree that we want to reduce the stigma around mental health issues so that individuals and families are more inclined to seek help. Many people look to traditional western medicine for the primary answers to mental health problems. There is growing interest in exploring a wider variety of ways to support people facing mental health challenges. The value of meditation, exercise and…

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Living Room Conversations LIVE: Juneteenth

June 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

Thursday, June 17th 60 minutes 5:00pm PACIFIC / 7:00pm CENTRAL / 8:00pm EASTERN Juneteenth celebrates the ending of slavery in the United States on June 19th, 1865. This date marks when Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas to share the news of freedom from enslavement. Note that this was two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. So, on this day, we honor those that were freed from enslavement, reflect on how far we've come and…

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Resilient Schools, Resilient Kids

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT

Saturday, June 19th 90 minutes 9:00am PACIFIC / 11:00am CENTRAL / 12:00pm EASTERN Explore the Guide Much of the media coverage about our schools today talks about America’s failing education system and how the United States has fallen in global rankings on education. Resilience is our ability to withstand or recover quickly from difficult situations. What are the right questions to be asking our educators and administrators that will improve resiliency in our schools? And subsequently in our children? In…

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Race & Ethnicity

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT

Sunday, June 20th 90 minutes 2:00pm PACIFIC / 4:00pm CENTRAL / 5:00pm EASTERN Explore the Guide The expressed American ideal is the creation of a society that is fair and has opportunity for all, regardless of individual or group identity. Even as we work to build a nation that reflects those ideals, there are challenges to living into its fullest expression. This conversation is an opportunity to explore our experience of race and ethnicity. Where are we and what do…

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How to Organize & Host Your own Living Room Conversations

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

11:00am CST / 12:00pm EST This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. Join our most popular training to learn the simple steps and tips to organize and host your own Living Room Conversation no matter the setting. In this training, we will: Introduce our conversation model Share simple steps for organizing and hosting online and in-person conversations Provide tips and solutions for…

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How to Host a Conversation About Race

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT

11:00am CST / 12:00pm EST This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. Conversations on race are happening all around us, including our social media feeds. And there's a lot to talk about. We're providing a 1-hour training with a 15 minute Q&A on how to host conversations about Race using our conversation model. In this training, we will: Offer basic tools and…

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July 2021

How to Organize & Host your own Living Room Conversations

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

11:00am CST / 12:00pm EST This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. Join our most popular training to learn the simple steps and tips to organize and host your own Living Room Conversation no matter the setting. In this training, we will: Introduce our conversation model Share simple steps for organizing and hosting online and in-person conversations Provide tips and solutions for…

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How to Host a Conversation About Race

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT

11:00am CST / 12:00pm EST This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. Conversations on race are happening all around us, including our social media feeds. And there's a lot to talk about. We're providing a 1-hour training with a 15 minute Q&A on how to host conversations about Race using our conversation model. In this training, we will: Offer basic tools and…

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Introduction to Living Room Conversations

July 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

Join us for an interactive introduction to Living Room Conversations. In this session, we will: Introduce our model Share upcoming programs and how to get involved Have time for Q&A with our leaders This is a great first step to help you understand what we do, meet some of our staff, and decide how to get involved– whether as a host, participant, volunteer, or all of the above. We look forward to meeting you! Please note: This session is free.…

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Hosting Best Practices

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
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One event on August 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. You have to be a part of the summer Host Certification Program to attend this training. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. In this training, our team will introduce and clarify best practices in order to support your progress as a host. We'll talk through common challenges, role-play scenarios, and offer tips and solutions. We'll also review the Hosting Rubric ––…

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August 2021

How to Organize & Host your own Living Room Conversations

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

11:00am CST / 12:00pm EST This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. Join our most popular training to learn the simple steps and tips to organize and host your own Living Room Conversation no matter the setting. In this training, we will: Introduce our conversation model Share simple steps for organizing and hosting online and in-person conversations Provide tips and solutions for…

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Story & Skill Share

August 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

Join us Wednesday, August 4th from 5-6:30pm PT/8-9:30pm ET. A quarterly convening among conversation hosts and organizers, community leaders, and Living Room Conversations staff members to share stories and learn skills. Story & Skill Share

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Hosting Best Practices

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
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One event on August 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. You have to be a part of the summer Host Certification Program to attend this training. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. In this training, our team will introduce and clarify best practices in order to support your progress as a host. We'll talk through common challenges, role-play scenarios, and offer tips and solutions. We'll also review the Hosting Rubric ––…

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How to Host a Conversation About Race

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT

11:00am CST / 12:00pm EST This training is one of the required steps of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in becoming a certified host, sign up here. Conversations on race are happening all around us, including our social media feeds. And there's a lot to talk about. We're providing a 1-hour training with a 15 minute Q&A on how to host conversations about Race using our conversation model. In this training, we will: Offer basic tools and…

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Introduction to Living Room Conversations

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

Introduction to Living Room Conversations

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Host Certification Graduation Event

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

This is a closed event for participants of our Host Certification Program. If you are interested in joining our Host Certification Program, sign up here. August 31st,  5pm PACIFIC/ 7pm CENTRAL / 8pm EASTERN Let's celebrate the graduation of our certified hosts! This will be a casual, virtual get together signifying the end of the program. We will go over next steps and answer any questions you might have. We have rescheduled our graduation event! Please check in with Becca…

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September 2021

How to Organize and Host Living Room Conversations

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Living Room Conversations is focused on resources to help you stay connected. We are offering this free training on how to organize and host your own Living Room Conversation via video call. While everyone is welcome to attend, those who have participated in a Living Room Conversation and have a group of people in mind to invite may get the most out of this training. In this training, we will: 1) Hear from you about your plans for your own online…

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Restorative Justice Conversation

September 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

Many people are curious about the status and consequences of the current U.S. criminal justice system. Topics like mass incarceration, the School to Prison Pipeline, and Community-Police Relations are receiving attention at state and federal levels of government, adding to the growing sense we could be doing better. Throughout the country, schools and communities are working together with local courts and police departments to explore changing how crime is addressed with a method called Restorative Justice. Restorative Justice is based…

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