Communication Skills

Tre Maison Dasan | Dear Tre

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Tre and his mom have a discussion guided by a social worker during his stay at a psychiatric hospital. Tre then reads a letter written to himself about his life and goals.

Tre Maison Dasan | Visiting Day

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Tre, 13, and Maison, 11, are able to visit their father at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections in Cranston, RI for two hours on Saturdays. This one-on-one time is part of RIDOC’s unique full contact visiting program.

Tre Maison Dasan | It Wasn’t Really a School

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Dasan, 6, and his cousin Alivia learn that his mother, Stephanie, wasn’t really away at school for the past two years. With help from Telisa, a Department of Corrections social worker, Stephanie explains that she has been in prison.

Tre Maison Dasan | Interview of the Month

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During a weekly visit, Maison and his dad ask and answer questions in a candid conversation about memories, feelings, their relationship, and incarceration.

Tre Maison Dasan | Caregivers

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Moments from Tre, Maison, and Dasan’s lives with their caregivers that illustrate the different roles that family plays in their lives.

Tre Maison Dasan | Cub Scouts

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Dasan and his mom attend their first Cub Scout camping trip with Pack 88 Providence.

The Art of Improv | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World

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Busy Burr is chief innovation officer and head of Humana Health Ventures and a long-time improvisation performer. She demonstrates how the basics of improv build many of the skills required in life and work: empathy, listening, and generosity. She spoke at the 2017 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Ky.

The Experience of Being Trolled | PBS Idea Channel

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In a very special episode, Mike rethinks his approach to hosting. Most of you have heard the phrase "Don't Feed the Trolls," but do trolls actually serve a purpose? Found in every place people converse online, their combative rhetoric can be annoying, even harmful. Can a valid argument be made for the value of trolls? 

Ophthalmologist

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See a career that uses the latest tools and technology to diagnose vision issues and help people to see better.

See the Lab Squad kids’ report for this career in Support Materials +

Not in Our Town

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Not In Our Town highlights communities working together to stop hate. The videos and connected lesson guides and activities highlight and celebrate people who have developed creative anti-bias programs and responses. 

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