Host Materials

We have plenty of materials to help you host a successful conversation. Check back frequently as new materials will be added leading up to On the Table week.

Host Guides

Host Toolkit

Know that you want to host an On the Table conversation but not sure where to begin? This guide provides tips and advice for planning and hosting your conversation.

On the Table Host Tool Kit

Youth Planning Guide

This youth guide provides lessons and ideas to help guide conversations in schools or with youth organizations. Youth engaging in an On the Table conversation will need parental consent.

On the Table Youth Conversation Guide

On The Table Social Distancing Guidelines

Helpful and healthful guidelines to facilitate meaningful conversations while keeping participants and our community safe.

On the Table Safety Guidelines for In-Person Conversations

Conversation Guides

Conversation Guide: Your Voice Matters

On the Table brings people together for meaningful conversations to build personal connections, share ideas,
and inspire action. When we come together to lend our voices and listen to others, we have the power to
make our communities stronger.

Conversation Guide: Your Voice Matters

Conversation Guide: Civic Engagement

When a person is civically responsible, they recognize themselves as a member of the larger community.
Civic Engagement allows us all to work together to make our
communities can be more livable, equitable and just.

Conversation Guide: Civic Engagement

Conversation Guide: Education

Midlands schools are in an era of change. With virtual classrooms, charter and magnet schools, and
continued budget cuts, Midlands youth are navigating a new era of learning. Ensuring a quality education
to build a foundation for college and career readiness is important for our communities’ well-being.

Conversation Guide: Education

Conversation Guide: Poverty

Poverty is a root cause of many other systemic issues facing Midlands residents - economic inequity, racism, food deserts, reduced access to reliable transportation and quality education, among others. Addressing poverty can provide a pathway to creating more livable, equitable and just communities in the Midlands.

Conversation Guide: Poverty

Conversation Guide: Race Relations

Racism has been among the most complex social dilemmas since the founding of our country. It is a
powerful system that creates false hierarchies of human value. In order to build a livable, equitable and
just community – for everyone, we must work together to oppose racism in our systems and in ourselves.

Conversation Guide: Race Relations

On the Table Graphics