Brainstorming: The Human Connection


SDHC, in cooperation with longtime SDHC scholar and educator, Lawrence Diggs, has developed a program to unite people during divisive times through genuine conversation.

Brainstorming: The Human Connection is a weekly discussion series led by Diggs with a focus on forging human relationships. This program is inspired by the guiding question, “How can we remove the invisible barriers that lead to misunderstandings and even tragedy?”

Audience participation is encouraged. Please note that meetings are recorded – If you would prefer not to be on the recording, you can attend and listen with your video and/or microphone turned off, or participate via Facebook.

Lawrence Diggs

“I get a deep and ecstatic satisfaction from people learning even one little thing about themselves or overcoming some block that was keeping them from progress in their lives. I believe these brainstorming discussions can lead to better understandings between people.” – L. Diggs

Upcoming Brainstorming Topics

August 4 | Open Discussion with Lawrence DiggsHow do we choose what we prioritize, and is it always a choice? In Season 3 of the TV series Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope quips, “We have to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, and work. But work has to come third.”

August 11 | South Dakota Braille & Talking Book Library – Kate Kosior, Library Manager, SD Braille & Talking Book Library, talks to us about services available to those with print-reading disabilities. 

August 18 | USD Wegner Health Sciences Library – Anna Simonson, Health Sciences & Research Services Librarian, talks to us about USD’s grant-funded program, and why Health Humanities matter.

NOTE: SDHC expects program participants to behave respectfully. Any questionable conduct may be considered grounds for removal from program participation.

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Brookings, SD 57006
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