Dare to Listen

Dare To Listen: Women And Selective Service

Nov 11, 2016
Brent Boller / Texas Public Radio


On this Veterans Day, our Dare to Listen project turns to the periodic debate in Congress over whether women should be required to register with the Selective Service System and a future draft when they turn 18.  Texas Public Radio's Brent Boller spoke with three women who lean toward the requirement and one man who has concerns.

Dare To Listen: Three Wise Guys & A Gal

Oct 31, 2016

Differences between religious beliefs are often all too apparent. But what can people of different faiths agree on? What ideas might bring them together? 

In this hour-long conversation, four San Antonio faith leaders share their experiences finding common purpose with people outside of their own religions. A local rabbi, priest, imam and pastor discuss challenges to interfaith dialogue, explain why it's important to their ministry and point to San Antonio issues that a multi-faith coalition could help solve. 



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This year, Texas Public Radio is promoting the idea of open, engaged listening as a way to change the tenor of our times. The campaign is called Dare To Listen, and you can learn more about it online at http://idaretolisten.org and “take the dare” while you’re there. Many people have already done so, and one of the first questions they ask us is “Well, what now? What do I do next?”

How Can Listening Transform An Entire Community?

Sep 6, 2016

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Act Of Listening

About Rev. Jeffrey Brown's Talk

During the late '80s, Rev. Jeffrey Brown was watching his neighborhood become overrun with drugs and violence. He decided to listen to the young people in the community — not preach to them — in order to bring about change.

About Rev. Jeffrey Brown

Jim Dalglish / TPR

If you’ve been tuned in to TPR for any amount of time over the past month, you know about our Dare To Listen campaign, where we’re encouraging open dialogue, civil discourse, and listening—to new ideas, to new concepts, to different opinions, maybe even a different type of music. But most of all, we’re encouraging you to listen to each other.