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  • April 7
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  • Walla Walla

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
  • 2:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 7, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Walla Walla, United States
  • April 7
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  • Seattle

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
  • 2:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 7, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • April 7
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  • Tumwater

ONLINE: What’s Age Got to Do with It?

“You look good for your age.” “You’re too young to understand.” In employment decisions, family discussions, medical care, and even in birthday cards, assumptions about being “over the hill” or “a lazy kid” are common. What do you wish society would stop saying about your generation? How can we talk about age and aging in […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 7, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Tumwater, United States
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