Family Action Network events are free and open to the public.

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Two Events

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein

Research Associate, Economic Policy Institute Fellow, Haas Institute, UC Berkeley and at Thurgood Marshall Institute, NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Mar 21 2018

How College Works: The Primacy of Personal Connection

Dan Chambliss, Ph.D.

Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Hamilton College

Mar 15 2018

Enough as She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives

Rachel Simmons

The Cofounder of National Nonprofit, Girls Leadership and Leadership Development Specialist at the Wurtele Center for Leadership at Smith College

Mar 8 2018
Three Events

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Nadine Burke-Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP

Surgeon General of California. Founder and CEO, The Center for Youth Wellness, and founding physician, Bayview Child Health Center, San Francisco.

Feb 13 2018

The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life

Anya Kamenetz

Education journalist, author, and advisor to the Aspen Institute

Feb 6 2018

Marley Dias Gets It Done (And So Can You!)

Marley Dias

Founder, #1000BlackGirlBooks, Editor in Residence, Elle.com and Author

Feb 1 2018
Grand Rounds Presentation

Working with Trauma: Integrating Psychotherapy and Mindfulness

Mark Epstein, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York University

Jan 23 2018
Two Events

Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself

Mark Epstein, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York University

Jan 22 2018

The Right (and Wrong) Stuff: How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade

Carter Cast

Michael S. and Mary Sue Shannon Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Jan 17 2018

Supernormal: Stories of Adversity, Resilience, and Growth

Meg Jay, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

Nov 28 2017