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ONLINE: Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Tuesday
    September 15, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Gig Harbor, United States
  • September 15
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ONLINE: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Principal’s Office?

Beginning as early as preschool, Black students are disproportionately suspended and expelled from school. As many of these students reach adulthood, these punishments can lead to legal trouble, creating what some call the “school-to-prison pipeline” that affects many Black communities. Why are Black students punished more than others in the classroom? Based on his extensive […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    September 15, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
  • September 15
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ONLINE: The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort

Just as a cup of tea can settle and sooth us, the right poem at the right time can be a powerful sustaining remedy. Poet and performer Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting and exploring poems that help us understand grief, fear, sadness, loss, and much more. By sharing her love of poetry, […]

  • When
  • 7:30 pm, Tuesday
    September 15, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
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