In this important talk about mental health, she speaks openly about her struggle — and why communities of color must undo the stigma that misreads depression as a weakness and keeps sufferers from getting help.… Read More TED Talk: “Don’t Suffer From Depression In Silence”
In this eye-opening talk, Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system — and offers hopeful examples of programs across the US that are working to dismantle discrimination.… Read More How Racism Makes Us Sick?
Learn more about the wider impact of forced removal as Geraldino explains how the sudden absence of a mother, a local business owner or a high school student ripples outward and wreaks havoc on the relationships that hold our communities together.… Read More TED Talk: The Debate About Immigration
Theo E.J. Wilson tells the story of becoming Lucius25, white supremacist lurker, and the unexpected compassion and surprising perspective he found from engaging with people he disagrees with.… Read More TED Talk: E.J. Wilson Goes Undercover
Break free of the “man box.”… Read More TED Talk: A Call to Men
Underneath every shiny new mega city, there’s often a story of communities displaced.… Read More TED Talk: “Who Belongs In the City?
Kevin Breel didn’t look like a depressed kid: team captain, at every party, funny and confident.… Read More TED Talk: Confessions of a depressed comic.
More than half of the world’s population already lives in cities, and another 2.5 billion people are projected to move to urban areas by 2050. … Read More 7 Principals For Building Better Cities
Urban activist Alessandra Orofino thinks that can change, using a mix of tech and old-fashioned human connection. … Read More TED Talk: It’s Our City Let’s Fix It?
Gates describes his efforts to build a “miniature Versailles” in Chicago, and he shares his fervent belief that culture can be a catalyst for social transformation in any city, anywhere.… Read More TED Talk: Reimagining Chicago