SSA Connection – October 7th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How Cities are Detoxifying Transportation People around the world are demanding clean air — and cities are starting to respond, says electrification advocate Monica Araya. She takes us on a world tour of urban areas that are

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SSA Connection – September 30th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How Kids Can Help Design Cities Adults tend to think of kids as “future citizens” — their ideas and opinions will matter someday, just not today. But kids make up a quarter of the population, so shouldn’t

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SSA Connection – September 23rd!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! The Magic Ingredient that Brings Pixar Movies to Life Danielle Feinberg, Pixar’s director of photography, creates stories with soul and wonder using math, science and code. Go behind the scenes of Finding Nemo, Toy Story, Brave, WALL-E

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SSA Connection – September 16th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How Every Child can Strive by Five “What if I was to tell you that a game of peek-a-boo could change the world?” asks seven-year-old Molly Wright, one of the youngest-ever TED speakers. Breaking down the research-backed

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SSA Connection – September 9th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! A Holocaust Survivor’s Blueprint for Happiness In this deeply moving talk, Eddie Jaku — a 99-year-old Holocaust survivor — recounts his experiences and the powerful lessons he learned about the search for happiness. Click here. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Register Now for Fall’s Virtual Senior Academy!

SSA decided to move its Fall Senior Academy to virtual with the sessions available via Zoom.   We look forward to providing this interesting 4-week class to residents 60 and older who want to learn more about how their city operates and all the programs and services available

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SSA Connection – September 2nd!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Making Global Labor Fair Auret van Heerden talks about the next frontier of workers’ rights — globalized industries where no single national body can keep workers safe and protected. How can we keep our global supply chains

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SSA Connection – August 26th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How COVID-19 Helped Reshape US Cities The pandemic spurred an unprecedented reclamation of urban space, ushering in a seemingly bygone era of pedestrian pastimes, as cars were sidelined in favor of citizens. Highlighting examples from across the

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SSA Connection – August 19, 2021

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you Enjoy!   Grit: The power of passion and perseveranceLeaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the

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SSA Connection – August 12th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How Loss Helped One Artist Find Beauty in Imperfection Painter Alyssa Monks finds beauty and inspiration in the unknown, the unpredictable and even the awful. In a poetic, intimate talk, she describes the interaction of life, paint and

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