America’s most invisible communities — mobile home parks | Esther Sullivan | TEDxMileHigh

America’s most invisible communities — mobile home parks | Esther Sullivan | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Laura Pasquale Right now, there is no state in the nation where a person working full-time for minimum wage can afford rent for a fair-market, one-bedroom home. In fact, affordable housing is so hard to find you’ll actually spend less of your income if you can afford to buy a house […]

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Art as a Spiritual Practice | Stephanie Smith | TEDxLehighRiver

Art as a Spiritual Practice | Stephanie Smith | TEDxLehighRiver

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven The word “spirituality” means many different things to many different people. So just for today, I’m going to define it as the process of getting to know yourself so you can in turn get to know what’s bigger than you. A spiritual practice is typically a solitary […]

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Inclusive culture in schools transforms communities | Heidi Heissenbuttel | TEDxMileHigh

Inclusive culture in schools transforms communities | Heidi Heissenbuttel | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Kirstie Neo Reviewer: Ilze Garda Imagine. Imagine that schools recruit children who have the most different thoughts and behaviors. Imagine that children who learn differently are considered children with special rights. Imagine that educators have all the tools and strategies they need to meet all the needs of the learners in their classroom. Imagine […]

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Depression and spiritual awakening — two sides of one door | Lisa Miller | TEDxTeachersCollege

Translator: Katelyn Nicholson Reviewer: Nadine Hennig In the dark of the night, 4 a.m., I look over and my husband’s not there. I look further, and I find him flat on his back, looking at the ceiling, arms out. “Our lives are hollow and meaningless without children.” It had been two-and-a-half years of hopes and […]

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Transforming Schools into Democratic Communities | Ramin Farhangi | TEDxIHEParis

Transforming Schools into Democratic Communities | Ramin Farhangi | TEDxIHEParis

Translator: Ramin Farhangi Reviewer: Tingting Zhong Imagine that tomorrow, you start attending school again. Try to visualize this. Tomorrow, 9 am, you have Math. You will sit, and work on some calculus problems. At 10, you have Geography. You will sit, and fill out a map of Europe with all the countries and capitals, and […]

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Les Cultures du Sourire | Magdalena RYCHLOWSKA | TEDxClermont

Les Cultures du Sourire | Magdalena RYCHLOWSKA | TEDxClermont

Translator: Samantha Stark Reviewer: Roxana Sanchez Whenever anyone asks me what I do, I often say that I work on facial expressions. Well, that’s the official story. I actually work on smiles. This work has lasted for 8 years already. Can you hear my accent? I am Polish. I can tell you that smiling is […]

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Honoring Indigenous Cultures and Histories | Jill Fish | TEDxMinneapolis

Honoring Indigenous Cultures and Histories | Jill Fish | TEDxMinneapolis

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Peter van de Ven [Speaks in foreign language] Good evening everyone, my name is Jill Fish, and I’m from Skarú:rę’ Kayeda:kreh, the Tuscarora Nation. Before I begin, I want to acknowledge that the land that the call center is built upon, the land that we’re all standing on, are the traditional […]

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Building sustainable communities and their worldwide network | Hiroyuki Sato | TEDxKyoto

Building sustainable communities and their worldwide network | Hiroyuki Sato | TEDxKyoto

Translator: Kayoko Shiomi Reviewer: Denise RQ Four and a half years ago, 20,000 precious lives were lost. At that time, what was essential for survival? The morning after the disaster, people who escaped the tsunami got together in a community center. For what? People brought rice stockpiled in each house, drew water from a mountainside […]

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Capitalizing on the Collectivist Culture of Deaf Community | Fred Weiner | TEDxGallaudet

Capitalizing on the Collectivist Culture of Deaf Community | Fred Weiner | TEDxGallaudet

Just a few years ago one evening I was on H street with a friend of mine dining at a bar, at a restaurant and talking about a whole host of issues, politics and so forth. We started talking about the American system of capitalism and rugged individualism. My companion that evening told me that […]

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Connect and lead, how we create community | Kathy Coffey | TEDxSnoIsleLibraries

Connect and lead, how we create community  | Kathy Coffey | TEDxSnoIsleLibraries

Translator: Huang Haisu Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner I’m here to expand and change how you think about, build, and live in community. Actually, I owe this to you, because, in my life, community has changed and affected me in more ways than I could count. How will we create a future that’s not just an improvement, […]

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