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August 2020

The Gift of Adversity: Turning Adversity into Opportunity

August 26 @ 12:00 pm

While preparing to deploy with the U.S. Army, Marcus suffered a severe spinal injury that left him paralyzed. After dying on the operating table twice, the surgeons saved his life but told him he'd never walk again. Having no other option, Marcus started doing some brutally honest soul searching, looking for the lesson to be learned from his injury. Once he started seeing his adversity as a gift instead of a curse, something miraculous began to happen. Marcus will talk…

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September 2020

StraightTalk Series: Voting in America (Sept. 1)

September 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tuesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 2020 via Zoom 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Register here today! The history of voting in America makes plain that voting rules have always been entangled with broader issues of wealth, class and race, and political parties. At our country’s founding, only white men who owned property were allowed to vote. 244 years later, we celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing the right to vote for white women, and the sesquicentennial of the 15th…

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StraightTalk Series: Voting in America (Sept. 8)

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Voting in America Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and South Carolina ETV Tuesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 2020 via Zoom 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Register here today! The history of voting in America makes plain that voting rules have always been entangled with broader issues of wealth, class and race, and political parties. At our country’s founding, only white men who owned property were allowed to vote. 244 years later, we celebrate the centennial of the…

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Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen

September 10 @ 12:00 pm

So often in our organizations and communities, we fall into a cycle of reaction. A problem happens, and we respond. We fight fires. We contend with emergencies. Researchers call this "tunneling:" We don't see the big picture, and we don't think about the future. We just keep pushing forward from one crisis to the next. What if instead, we could shift our energies upstream - uncovering and addressing the source of those problems? In this webinar, Dan Heath will reveal…

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StraightTalk Series: Voting in America (Sept. 15)

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Voting in America Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and South Carolina ETV Tuesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 2020 via Zoom 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Register here today! The history of voting in America makes plain that voting rules have always been entangled with broader issues of wealth, class and race, and political parties. At our country’s founding, only white men who owned property were allowed to vote. 244 years later, we celebrate the centennial of the…

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