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Events for January 21, 2021

  • January 21
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  • Wenatchee

ONLINE: 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, Thursday
    January 21, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Wenatchee, United States
  • January 21
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ONLINE: Heating Up: The Ethics of Climate Change

What if we could tell ourselves a new story about climate change—and, in doing, so, alter our relationship to our planet? With larger, longer wildfire seasons, accelerating species extinction, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise, it’s increasingly clear that climate change isn’t something that’s about to happen—it’s here. But while the laundry list of problems wrought […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    January 21, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
  • January 21
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  • Bellingham

ONLINE: Civil Conversation in an Angry Age

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    January 21, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Bellingham, United States
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