Susannah Remillard, middle school teacher and researcher, explains the role of difficult history in the classroom based on her studies of the impacts of decolonization on school culture.
Alisa Magnotta Galazzi, a housing advocate, examines the housing crisis, the human toll and a way through it.
Angelina Blasich, an artist, educator, and mental health professional, explores the power of being “Purposefully Ridiculous” as a radical space of self care and community resilience.
Marti Gould Cummings, a drag queen, asks “What makes a role model and how can a drag queen be one?” in response to their viral “Baby Shark” video and the widespread feedback and pushback it created.
Mark Borrelli, coastal geologist, talking about a unique Provincetown climate change strategy to address rising sea levels and more frequent storms — a strategy that is rolling out in other coastal communities.
Kristen Becker, comic turned accidental activist, talking about the power of creating safe havens in an unsafe world and how it empowers authentic self expression.
Tamora Israel, poet/actor, talking about “consent” in the post-#metoo era and the new rules of engagement for expressing affection and admiration.
Agnes Mittermayr, marine biologist, talking about shrinking ocean food-webs, the impacts on the marine environment and the potential to address the situation.