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Uncomfortable Conversations Speaker Series Podcast

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The Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls hosts the Uncomfortable Conversations Speaker Series. The series is called uncomfortable conversations because these are not easy topics that have simple solutions. The series creates forums to help initiate conversations about topics that can affect our children, our families, our friends, and our communities. Each of the programs is designed to provide the opportunity to become aware of community issues, begin a discussion and sharing of information, and empower participants to take appropriate action.

The Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls hosts the Uncomfortable Conversations Speaker Series. The series is called uncomfortable conversations because these are not easy topics that have simple solutions. The series creates forums to help initiate conversations about topics that can affect our children, our families, our friends, and our communities. Each of the programs is designed to provide the opportunity to become aware of community issues, begin a discussion and sharing of information, and empower participants to take appropriate action.

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United States

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The Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls hosts the Uncomfortable Conversations Speaker Series. The series is called uncomfortable conversations because these are not easy topics that have simple solutions. The series creates forums to help initiate conversations about topics that can affect our children, our families, our friends, and our communities. Each of the programs is designed to provide the opportunity to become aware of community issues, begin a discussion and sharing of information, and empower participants to take appropriate action.

Language:

English


Episodes

UC Speaker Series Podcast (Ep04): Erin & Dave Ninehouser

11/4/2018
Erin & Dave Ninehouser | Hear Yourself Think ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 4 of the Uncomfortable Conversations Speaker Series Podcast, we speak with Erin and Dave Ninehouser of the Hear Yourself Think Project about modern propaganda, the influence of slanted media, and how to have civil conversations for the sake of our democracy. This episode was recorded September 8, 2018 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Guest Host: Kevin Farkas. Guests: Erin & Dave Ninehouser. Audiography: Kevin Farkas....

Duration:00:38:10

UC Speaker Series Podcast (Ep03): Rich Howard

8/30/2018
Rich Howard | Money~Money~Money ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 3 of the Uncomfortable Conversations Speaker Series Podcast, we speak with library project manager Rich Howard about the past, present, and future of the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls and why libraries are still important community centers—especially in the age of digital information. We also take on the uncomfortable conversation of asking the public to support the library in return for its 116 years of dedicated service...

Duration:00:43:13

UC Speaker Series Podcast (Ep02): Human Trafficking

3/21/2018
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Duration:00:47:39

UC Speaker Series Podcast (Ep01): Welcome to the Podcast

3/7/2018
Jean Barsotti | Welcome to the Podcast ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 1 of the Uncomfortable Conversations Speaker Series Podcast, Jean Barsotti introduces the speaker series and podcast, previews the series’ first event on human trafficking, and talks about the new mission of the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls. This episode was recorded March 5, 2018 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Host: Jean Barsotti. Guest: Kevin Farkas/The Social Voice Project. Podcast Producer: Kevin Farkas....

Duration:00:13:01