Sunday Platform
December 8, 2019

“The Hidden Joy of Serving: Appreciating Their Story”

When you serve other people in need, one of the best gifts is to appreciate their story. Whether at a shelter, a youth program, or a street corner, it’s so important to listen to others with caring attention.

December 3, 2019

Ethical Dilemma (Our Improv Group)

We are a drop in group and welcome anyone at any level or with any amount of experience.

Sunday Platform
December 1, 2019

“Empowering Plant-Based Accessibility in All Communities”

How urgent are the crises we face? How radical should our responses be? What do different answers to these questions do to the cohesion of communities? How should we react to extremism expressed by those who feel their very survival is threatened?

Sunday Platform
November 24, 2019

“Urgency and Radicalism”

How urgent are the crises we face? How radical should our responses be? What do different answers to these questions do to the cohesion of communities? How should we react to extremism expressed by those who feel their very survival is threatened?

Sunday Platform
November 17, 2019

“Intent of the Constitution”

What did the Founders intend when they created a new government in 1787? There is much to comment on but the the talk will focus mainly on the current issues that relate to the original Constitution such as impeachments, emoluments, and the role of the President.

Sunday Platform
November 10, 2019

“Good and Evil”

What are we talking about when we speak of “good” and “evil”? The dynamic struggle between good and evil has been examined through art, literature, and philosophy for millenniums, but there’s no consensus about the meaning of the terms.

Sunday Platform
November 3, 2019

“Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle – When Baltimore Awakes”

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) is a grassroots think-tank which advances the public policy interest of Black people, in Baltimore, through: youth leadership development, political advocacy, and autonomous intellectual innovation.

October 27, 2019

Charles Village Brunch

We will not be hosting a regular platform. Instead, the Village Learning Place is hosting the annual Charles Village Brunch this week and all are invited to attend.

Sunday Platform
October 20, 2019

“The Encampment for Citizenship: An Experience in Participatory Democracy”

The Encampment for Citizenship, founded in 1946 by Ethical Culture Leader Algernon D. Black and Alice (“Nanny”) Pollitzer, a prominent civic leader, offered an opportunity for “young adults of many religious, racial, social and national backgrounds” to learn “the principles and techniques of citizenship… through lived experience.”

Sunday Platform
October 13, 2019

“The Uses of Humor”

What are the ethical uses of humor?  Humor is fun. It can provide important cathartic release of tension and bond groups together. Humor can help us keep our perspective. But humor can also mock and degrade others.

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