TED Talks Kids and Family

Fun videos to inspire, intrigue and stir your imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

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Reflections from a lifetime fighting to end child poverty | Pat Mitchell


What does it take to build a national movement? In a captivating conversation with TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell, Marian Wright Edelman reflects on her path to founding the Children's Defense Fund in 1973 -- from the early influence of growing up in the s


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 2019-01-30  15m
 
 

A mother and son's photographic journey through dementia | Tony Luciani


Artist Tony Luciani was testing out a new camera when his 91-year-old mother, Elia, snuck into the background of his photos. The spontaneous images that resulted sparked a years-long collaboration, with Luciani documenting his mom's life and spirit as she


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 2019-01-14  13m
 
 

The story of a parent's transition and a son's redemption | Jonathan Williams


Paula Stone Williams knew from a young age that she was transgender. But as she became a parent and prominent evangelical pastor, she feared that coming out would mean losing everything. In this moving, deeply personal talk, Paula and her son Jonathan Wil


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 2019-01-07  13m
 
 

How storytelling helps parents in prison stay connected to their kids | Alan Crickmore


When a parent is sent to prison, the unintended victims of their crimes are their own children -- without stability and support, kids are at higher risk for mental health and development issues. In a heartfelt talk, Alan Crickmore explains how the charity


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 2018-12-10  15m
 
 

The work that makes all other work possible | Ai-jen Poo


Domestic workers are entrusted with the most precious aspects of people's lives -- they're the nannies, the elder-care workers and the house cleaners who do the work that makes all other work possible. Too often, they're invisible, taken for granted or di


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 2018-12-07  16m
 
 

How kids can help design cities | Mara Mintzer


Adults tend to think of kids as "future citizens" -- their ideas and opinions will matter someday, just not today. But kids make up a quarter of the population, so shouldn't they have a say in what the world they'll inherit will look like? Urban planner M


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 2018-11-07  14m
 
 

A new way to think about the transition to motherhood | Alexandra Sacks


When a baby is born, so is a mother -- but the natural (and sometimes unsteady) process of transition to motherhood is often silenced by shame or misdiagnosed as postpartum depression. In this quick, informative talk, reproductive psychiatrist Alexandra S


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 2018-08-30  6m
 
 

To transform child welfare, take race out of the equation | Jessica Pryce


In this eye-opening talk about the impact of race and neighborhood on foster-care decisions, social worker Jessica Pryce shares a promising solution to help child welfare agencies make bias-free assessments about when to remove children from their familie


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 2018-08-21  7m
 
 

Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker


After fleeing war-torn South Sudan as a child, Mary Maker found security and hope in the school at Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp. Now a teacher of young refugees herself, she sees education as an essential tool for rebuilding lives -- and empowering a gener


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 2018-08-15  16m
 
 

Why doctors are offering free tax prep in their waiting rooms | Lucy Marcil


More than 90 percent of children in the US see a doctor at least once a year, which means countless hours spent in waiting rooms for parents. What if those hours could be used for something productive -- like saving money? Through her organization StreetC


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 2018-07-23  4m