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  • Lopez Island

ONLINE: Let’s Talk about Race

Racism thrives in silence. It’s when we stop talking to one another about our beliefs that prejudices go unchallenged, and the gap between us widens. Yet race is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in American society. If we are to heal many of our country’s social, economic, and political divides, we can’t […]

  • When
  • 4:00 pm, Thursday
    July 9, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Lopez Island, United States
  • July 9
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    July 9, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • July 9
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  • Edmonds

ONLINE: From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story

As immigration has become more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. Professor Carlos Gil sought to understand immigration by tracing […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    July 9, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Edmonds, United States
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