DEFINING COURAGE
Sep
11
7:00 PM19:00

DEFINING COURAGE

Join us at Barrington’s White House for the first session of A Year of Courageous Conversations. What does it mean to have courage? What are we afraid of? Let's learn about the neuroscience of fear & courage, what is really going on inside our brains, and what tools & techniques we can use to control & respond to fear when it blocks our progress.

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PRACTICING MINDFULNESS
Oct
9
7:00 PM19:00

PRACTICING MINDFULNESS

Join us at Barrington’s White House for the second session of A Year of Courageous Conversations. The Topic: Practicing Mindfulness. Our lives are stressful and busy, and our anxiety can impact our social interactions, especially those with whom we disagree. How can we practice mindfulness to bring our attention to the present moment, allow ourselves to think & breathe, and create space between ourselves & our reactions?

  • Led by guest experts Dr. Arin N. Reeves and Dr. Krista Robinson-Lyles of Nextions

  • Ages 16 & up welcome

  • Tickets: $25

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CULTIVATING CURIOSITY
Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

CULTIVATING CURIOSITY

Join us at Barrington’s White House for the third session of A Year of Courageous Conversations. The Topic: Cultivating Curiosity. We are born with wide eyes of wonder—but this curiosity can fade with age. How do we keep our fervor for learning, understanding & adapting to the changing world around us? How can we check our tendencies toward stubborn certainty, false confidence or confirmation bias? How do we remain open-minded to new ideas & divergent perspectives?

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THE ART OF LISTENING
Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

THE ART OF LISTENING

Join us at Barrington’s White House for the fourth session of A Year of Courageous Conversations. The Topic: The Art of Listening. Active listening with less judgment and more curiosity, humility and empathy is a skill that takes training & practice. Journalists, therapists & clergy are taught this—how can more of us learn? How might skills of active listening make space for courageous conversations?

  • Led by guest expert Dr. Nancy Burgoyne

  • Ages 16 & up welcome

  • Tickets: $25

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UNDERSTANDING PRIVILEGE
Jan
8
7:00 PM19:00

UNDERSTANDING PRIVILEGE

Join us at Barrington’s White House for the fifth session of A Year of Courageous Conversations. The Topic: Understanding Privilege. Guided by national expert and New York Times bestselling author Robin DiAngelo, we’ll talk about the way race and class shape our lives, with a focus on white racial literacy.

  • Led by guest expert Dr. Robin DiAngelo

  • Registration opens Fall 2019

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