EDC Talks

Timely discussions with EDC experts on challenges in education, health, and economic development.

Welcome to EDC Talks. Join our experts as they explore topics that are relevant and trending, providing both in depth analysis of the issues and discussions about solutions. View all EDC Talks on YouTube.

EDC Talks: A Passion for Supporting Families
Sarah Jerome discusses how she is helping other families navigate core services and how her own experiences have shaped her career.

EDC Talks: A Commitment to End Suicide
Jerry Reed shares the story of how he became a champion for suicide prevention, and how he wants to live in a world where people at risk for suicide can get the support they need.

EDC Talks: International Development from an Operational Perspective
Jessica Miranda discusses how she is helping other families navigate core services and how her own experiences have shaped her career.

EDC Talks: Why Are SEL Skills Important?
Jim Vetter shares the importance of teaching SEL skills early and often. He also discusses his own work at EDC to support the implementation of SEL programs in schools and the long-term impact that these efforts could have.

EDC Talks: Media Literacy in the Spotlight
Tony Streit discusses his work to promote media literacy, as well as the important role educators can play in teaching young people to be media literate.