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  • February 24
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  • Seattle

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
  • 2:30 pm, Wednesday
    February 24, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • February 24
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  • Ellensburg

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
  • 3:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 24, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Ellensburg, United States
  • February 24
  • |
  • Seattle

The Borders of Truth: Misinformation in the Immigration Debate

For the first time since they began asking the question, a recent Gallup poll found that Americans now want more immigration (34%) to the US than those who want less (28%), with the remaining being satisfied with current levels. And a huge majority of Americans (74%) want legal status for immigrants brought to the US […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 24, 2021
  • Where
  • Online
    Seattle, United States
  • February 24
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  • Lake Forest Park

ONLINE: Comic-Book Reality: Superheroes and the Power of Representation

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
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 24, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Lake Forest Park, United States
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