Connect

Opening this fall

All Ages

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Sparking conversations about daily issues facing our communities.

This series on mental health was created through a partnership of the Greater Good Science CenterBay Area Community Resources, and The Lawrence, with an aim of connecting youth with professionals and providing a resource for their community.

Teens Talk Mental Health


Bay Area teens share what mental health means to them, talk about what their experience of the pandemic has been, as well as discuss ways in which they can help improve mental health in their community.

“Our social well being was… put at risk. We were asked to socially distance and be physically apart from people that we love.”

Watch the short video on YouTube.

The Science of Mental Health

An Antioch High School teen named Giovanni interviews Maryam Abdullah, PhD, the Parenting Program Director at The Greater Good Science Center. They talk about mental health and strategies to be resilient during difficult times. Watch the full interview with Giovanni and Dr. Abdullah on YouTube.

This series on mental health was created through a partnership of the Greater Good Science CenterBay Area Community Resources, and The Lawrence, with the aim of connecting youth with professionals and providing a resource for the youths’ community.

“Anxiety is… to try to safeguard you and your loved ones. So be kind to yourself and recognize that emotion is present because it’s trying to help you survive and flourish”

Watch the full interview with Giovanni and Dr. Abdullah on YouTube.

About Connect

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Cultivate Curiosity

Connect our community with resources for creating conversation, stimulating awareness, and sharing ideas.
Engage and Discover

All our programs are live and interactive—packed with exploration, activities, and questions.

How We Connect

  • Impact
  • Conversation
  • Co-creation
  • Societal change

Where Inspiration Grows

This is a forum for conversations that will spark connections to big issues both in the world and at home.

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Conversation & Change

  • How has science impacted your life?
  • What problems are being ignored?
  • How can we work together to make a difference?

Plan Your Visit

The Lawrence is getting ready to re-open. We’ll see you on October 30th!

Admission

General

Age 3+: $20

Kids under 2: FREE

Members: FREE

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3D Theater

Admission + $4

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