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  • Ritzville

From Crime to the Classroom: How Education Changes Lives

According to statistics, Omari Amili’s story should have turned out much differently. His parents suffered from addiction which led to him growing up in poverty and struggling in school. Eventually, he ended up serving prison time—which was no surprise considering the combination of life factors that would suggest a lifetime of struggles with the criminal […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    August 6, 2019
  • Where
  • Ritzville Public Library
    302 West Main Avenue
    Ritzville, WA 99169 United States
  • August 6
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  • Burlington

Four-Color Reality: How Comic Books and the Real World Shape Each Other

Since their debut in the 1930s, comic books have been a regular part of our pop-culture landscape. While often dismissed as escapist entertainment, these pulp treasures also provide a fascinating lens through which to view our nation’s past, present and potential future. In this interactive presentation, journalist and educator T. Andrew Wahl explores how everything […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    August 6, 2019
  • Where
  • Burlington Public Library
    820 E. Washington Avenue
    Burlington, WA 98233 United States
  • August 6
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  • Clarkston

Equality on Trial: Race, Fairness, and the US Supreme Court

Should all human beings be treated the same, or is it possible to be treated equally but unfairly? How much should a person’s identity—such as their race, gender, or ethnicity—be considered in how they are treated alongside others? Through the story of two prospective students, one White and one Black, seeking to attend medical school […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    August 6, 2019
  • Where
  • Basalt Cellars
    906 Port Dr
    Clarkston, WA 99403 United States
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