Bob Roth – Quiet Time Changes Lives

Bob Roth is one of the most experienced and sought-after meditation teachers in the world. Over the past forty-five years, Bob has taught Transcendental Meditation to many thousands of people, including billionaire CEOs, Hollywood celebrities, combat-scarred veterans, and inner-city youth. He currently serves as the CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, and also directs the…

Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools program

A partnership between top-ranked Peabody College of education and human development and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools brings certified teachers who have a strong interest in improving urban education to designated Metro middle schools. Those admitted into the Vanderbilt Master’s Program in Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools enroll tuition-free, thanks to an agreement between Vanderbilt…

Change your mindset, change the game | Dr. Alia Crum | TEDxTraverseCity

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Crum says the biggest game changer is “YOU, by harnessing the power of your mind.” She explores scientific results that show the influence of the mindset on the body, and how changing the subjective mindset produced different outcomes. Dr.…

Oldhead: The Series – Season 1, Episode 2

Oldhead Webseries chronicles the authenticity of the urban culture in Philadelphia. An “Oldhead” is an authoritative figure in the Philadelphia community who passes down wisdom to the younger generation. In this series, we are determined to shed light on some of the socio-economic issues inner city youth face such as drugs, violence, crime and a…

With Love, From the ER | Rosanelly Garcia | TEDxOakParkWomen

This Talk delivers a poignant look at the first-hand experiences of a social worker, from the inner city streets of Chicago to the front lines of an ER. Rosenelly Garcia explores the journey taken to understanding that when the human spirit decides to rise up, resilience and resounding strength answers boldly. Rosanelly Garcia is committed…

Overcoming Racial Tension – Confronting Fear with Love | Gabrielle Solange | TEDxColumbusWomen

Gabrielle Solange tells of her journey of discovering identity in the midst of racism and colorism in a combination of poetry and song that honors and echoes the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. Her, at-times uncomfortably honest, yet refreshingly vulnerable, storytelling has enabled her to connect with diverse audiences on controversial issues. And while…