“Public education is the bedrock of democracy. We have to teach our students to be thinkers, to ask questions.” ~ Dulce Carrillo
Community engagement is a critical piece of our democracy puzzle — a piece Dulce Carrillo, Supervisor of Public Engagement for Arlington Public Schools, is eager to help put into place. Curiosity in service of finding and asking the right questions!
Listen to Choose to be Curious #156: Curiosity & Community Engagement, with Dulce Carrillo
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Check out the Right Questions Institute’s Voice in Decisions Technique (VIDT) to learn more about building skills to participate effectively in decisions that have an impact on all of us.
I had a lovely conversation with Andrew Minigan at RQI about their Question Formulation Technique (QFT).
More from RQI’s Dan Rothstein here, on Questions, Agency & Democracy. Dulce is right: democracy depends on all of us learning to ask good questions!
Our theme music is by Sean Balick; “Town Market” from Onesuch Village, via Blue Dot Sessions.
I am honored that Choose to be Curious has been selected as the 2021 Best Informational Talk Show in Community Radio by the Alliance for Community Media’s annual Hometown Media Awards. Please check out other winners and support community media!
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