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Volunteer Call

  • Posted on: 14 January 2019
  • By: chris

Help spread ideas worth spreading! We're excited to announce, locally-organized TEDxFlourCity spins back up for another season of salons and a day-long event this fall. If you have ever wanted to be part of the team that puts this all together, we would love to meet you!

TEDxFlourCity2015: Branch Out - A Recap!

  • Posted on: 17 June 2015
  • By: Irene

To all of our guests, speakers, performers, partners and the staff at the Eastman school of music, thanks for helping us make TEDxFlourCity2015: Branch Out, a success! Over 350 Rochesterians filled Kilbourn Hall on Saturday May 30th for TEDxFlourCity2015 and came ready to Branch Out. Read on to find out how our Branch Out theme made this year’s conference our most important event yet...

 

How to stand strong in the social war you never signed up for

  • Posted on: 8 May 2015
  • By: Irene

Greetings TEDxFlourCity family!

Look outside. It’s that time of year again. The Lilac Festival is underway, trees are blooming, and there are people on every sidewalk. True Rochester spring is here and of course, it’s almost time again for our favorite conference.

At colleges throughout the city, students are preparing for final exams and graduation. So it’s fitting that our final look back at last year’s main event highlights a group of driven R.I.T. students. Read on to re-live, and receive insights from our final TEDxFlourCity2014 speakers...

Why we are so racially separated in this country, and the way forward

  • Posted on: 1 May 2015
  • By: Irene

Greetings TEDxFlourCity fans!

We are only 4 weeks out from TEDxFlourCity2015: Branch Out and with more frequent team meetings, and constant email and Facebook message slinging, we are in full gear. Although we are focused on May 30th, current events serve as striking reminders of our past. A look back at last year’s event reminds us why TEDxFlourCity is important; it serves as a space where positive ideas are lifted out of heavy issues and connections are highlighted within our community…

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