SSA Connection – June 3rd!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Playful, Wonderous Public Spaces Building Community and Possibilities Introducing a new type of public space, custom-fit for communities in need of a shot of hope and wonder. Artist and TED Fellow Matthew Mazzotta takes us across the

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SSA Connection – May 27th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How to Talk to Veterans about War Wes Moore joined the US Army to pay for college, but the experience became core to who he is. In this heartfelt talk, the paratrooper and captain — who went

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SSA Connection – May 20th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Haunting Photos of Polar Ice Photographer Camille Seaman shoots icebergs, showing the world the complex beauty of these massive, ancient chunks of ice. Dive into her photo slideshow, “The Last Iceberg.” Click here to watch. Easy-to-Make Summer Salads Here

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SSA Connection – May 13th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Who Decides What’s in the Dictionary While the concept of a dictionary dates back to ancient civilizations, the first English dictionary wasn’t published until 1604. In the centuries that followed, many more dictionaries were written by individual

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SSA Connection – May 6th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How Art Shapes Conversation An art school professor once told Deb Willis that she, as a woman, was taking a place from a good man — but the storied photographer says she instead made a space for

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SSA Connection – April 29th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How Photography Connects Us The photo director for National Geographic, David Griffin knows the power of photography to connect us to our world. In a talk filled with glorious images, he talks about how we all use

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SSA Connection – April 22nd!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Want to be Happier? Stay in the Moment. When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among

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SSA Connection – April 15th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How to Revive a Neighborhood with Imagination, Beauty and Art Theaster Gates, a potter by training and a social activist by calling, wanted to do something about the sorry state of his neighborhood on the south side

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SSA Connection – April 8th!

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Stunning Photos from the Endangered Everglades For centuries, people have viewed swamps and wetlands as obstacles to avoid. But for photographer Mac Stone, who documents the stories of wildlife in Florida’s Everglades, the swamp isn’t a hindrance

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