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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.

Wondering About Women

junio 13th, 2017

A theatre’s decision to offer female-only screenings of Wonder Woman is in the spotlight. Find out what your family thinks about empowerment vs. discrimination in our latest Conversation of the Week.

Fixer Upper

abril 14th, 2017

An Oregon man sets the example — and gathers a community together — after witnessing unkind behavior towards his neighbor.

The Last Laugh

marzo 16th, 2017

A new documentary explores the subject of whether some topics are just too dark for comedy. What does your family think?

A Whale of a Problem

febrero 22nd, 2017

After helping a huge pod of stranded whales, a biologist raises ethical and environmental questions about whether humans should intervene in nature.

A Book By its Cover

febrero 15th, 2017

Inspire your family with a conversation about Malcolm Mitchell, the football star who put his heart and soul into mastering another skill: Reading.

The Meaning of Home

febrero 3rd, 2017

What does «home» really mean? No matter your political beliefs, the recent news about immigration policies makes talking about the concept of home relevant for all families.

The First 100 Days

enero 19th, 2017

As a new American President gets ready to take office, talk about the significance of the first 100 days with your family.

What’s News?

diciembre 12th, 2016

How can kids and teens tell the difference between real news and fake? To share or not to share? Get to the bottom of fake news with these conversation starters.

november conversation

Getting Past Election Day

noviembre 18th, 2016

Like nothing else in recent memory, #Election2016 has brought winning and losing to the forefront of our national conversation.

What’s in a Name?

noviembre 7th, 2016

The World Series is over, but the debate over the appropriateness of the Indians’ team name and mascot is far from resolved.

Talking About The Great Pumpkin

octubre 19th, 2016

Put a Halloween twist on the concept of «Dinner and a Movie» with these conversation starters in honor of the 50th anniversary of The Great Pumpkin!

The Best Back-to-School Questions

septiembre 2nd, 2016

Get everyone talking about back-to-school time with these 10 great conversation starters for all ages!