Conversation of the Week

What does your family think about education issues, sports scandals and the latest campaign headlines? Each week, The Family Dinner Project posts a summary of a current news story, along with thought-provoking questions that will help your family talk about topics that matter.
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Time to Stop the Styrofoam

July 21st, 2014

A group of kids take on Dunkin’ Donuts and their trademark styrofoam cup

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A Player with Bite

July 2nd, 2014

A conversation about Luis Suarez’s antics on the soccer field

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Doing it by the Book

June 24th, 2014

A little free library makes BIG headlines

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An App for Dinner?

June 17th, 2014

And it’s not edible…

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Hey, Who Changed my Shirt?

June 2nd, 2014

A high school in Utah edits clothing in yearbook

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The Couch Conundrum

May 20th, 2014

What would you do if you found forty thousand dollars in a used couch?

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A Priceless Prom Gesture

May 14th, 2014

Teens wear surgical masks in support of a friend

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A Hero Named Hector

April 25th, 2014

This boy makes an incredible and inspiring sacrifice, and then gets rewarded in return.

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A Big Bully’s Punishment

April 18th, 2014

See what your kids think about this story involving an adult bully and public shaming

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A Photojournalist’s Dilemma

March 31st, 2014

A story that raises good questions about photo taking and sharing

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Bang Bang! You’re Suspended.

March 12th, 2014

Did this zero-tolerance policy at an Ohio school go too far?

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Justice for Justin: What do you Belieb?

January 31st, 2014

Questions to help you talk about the pop singer’s latest troubles.