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

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Two Events

Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology, Temple University

Nov 3 2014

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior

Columnist and Book Critic, The New York Times

Sep 19 2014
Educator Event

Autism and My Sensory-Based World

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

New York Times bestselling author, autism activist, and Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University

May 21 2014

Different Kinds of Minds

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

New York Times bestselling author, autism activist, and Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University

May 21 2014

Growth Mindsets and the Wholehearted Embrace of Process

Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University

May 9 2014

Go For It: Risk-Taking, Challenge, and the Value of a Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University

May 9 2014

Playing to Win: Raising Healthy, Competitive Children

Hilary Levey Friedman, Ph.D.

Education Professor, Brown University and President of the Rhode Island chapter of the National Organization for Women (RI NOW)

Apr 23 2014

Edible Education: Teaching the Art of Simple Food

Alice Waters

Founder of The Edible Schoolyard Project

Apr 8 2014

Radiance of Tomorrow: An Evening with Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah

Author and Human Rights Activist

Mar 18 2014