Marya Spont-Lemus is a writer, interdisciplinary artist, and educator. In 2014, she co-created the FrankenToyMobile. Marya lives and works on the South Side and endeavors to enable a more empathetic and equitable society.
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John Sunday and the Significance of his House
BY CHRISTOPHER SATTERWHITE
@ VOL 6
ON MAY 14, 2016
The City of Pensacola has a tremendous opportunity to preserve a monumental piece of its past, and tell a side of our history that has as of yet been largely untold. Christopher Satterwhite presents a talk is about John Sunday, and the cultural significance and importnat effort to save his house. A historical Pensacola figure, a self made free man of color that decided to stay in the deep south and fight for his beliefs and his place in society.
The Power of Empathy
BY NICOLE ADAMS-QUACKENBUSH
@ VOL 30
ON JUN 13, 2016
"Empathy is important because it's how we connect with other people."
In a time where technology and a global community have made our world
smaller and more accessible, people appear to be less tolerant and compassionate toward their fellow human beings.In "The Power of Empathy" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 30, Nicole M Adams-Quackenbush will show us how to understand different types of empathy and how they can be used to enhance and maintain our humanity.
Empathy in Innovation
BY TOM CIPRIAN
IN NEW WESTMINSTER
For this presentation, Tom Ciprian talks about how walking in another person's shoes allows us to understand one another so that we can learn how to connect to the world around us.
He says that applying empathy to innovation means we're hearing the voice of the customer so that our decisions and actions can serve a bigger purpose.
Own your Reality
BY CHRIS THOMPSON
@ VOL 25
ON MAR 27, 2018
This presentation is about playing the cards you have been dealt the best you can, by owning and accepting the positives and negatives that are thrown your way in this journey we call life.
Christopher Thompson is a singer, songwriter, and entrepeneur who recently moved back to Portland from Southern California. Chris founded the band/brand Freaks of the Sea in 2016 as a vehicle to spread empathy and understanding.