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Upcoming Events

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Atlantic Institute Presents:
TEDx Talk Dialogue Nights

The Atlantic Institute is proud to present our series of discussion nights! The next discussion will be focused on the TEDTalk "The Power of Vulnerability" by Brene Brown

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:30-8:00 pm
Cayce/West Columbia Library, 1500 Augusta Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169

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Join us for our second TED dialogue conversation on Feb 10th at 6:30 at Hughes Main library.

The wonderful Jonathan "JD" Daniel will be there to moderate our discussion on a timely conversation

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FLDD Charleston

Future Leaders of Dialogue- Charleston 2020
Embracing Differences and Encouraging Uniqueness

February 18th, 2020 6:30pm-8:30pm
Alumni Center at the College of Charleston

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February TEDTalk

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Cayce/West Columbia Library, 1500 Augusta Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169
Theme: "Your Body Was Forged in the Spectacular Death of Stars" by Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz

We are all connected by the spectacular birth, death, and rebirth of stars," says astrophysicist Enrico-Ramirez Ruiz in his fascinating TED Talk. Join us on a journey through cosmic history with Ramirez-Ruiz and learn how supernovas forged the basic elements of life to create everything from the air you breathe to the very atoms that compose you

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Art and Essay Contest

Embracing Differences and Encouraging Uniqueness

Deadline: March 4, 2020

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Diversity and Dialogue Dinner

The Atlantic Institute is pleased to announce the new Diversity and Dialogue Dinner event! After careful consideration, we retooled our Atlantic Peace and Dialogue Awards Dinner to be more tightly focused on shining a spotlight on community endeavors. We have been recognizing outstanding community organizations for over 10 years, and this year is no different. We have narrowed down to what we feel exemplify the key tenets of the Atlantic Institute's mission: Community Efforts and Peace through Dialogue.

Date: April 21, 2020

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Ramadan 2020

Ramadan is April 23rd - May 23rd this year!

We already have a few public locations being planned and will have some private dinners you can attend as well.

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March's TED discussion is focusing on Understanding the link between Foster Care and Human Trafficking. We've asked David White with Fostering Great Ideas to be our Guest Speaker at this event. We will be focusing our attention at a TED discussion given by Dr. John DeGarmo Ed.D.:

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