Calendar of Events

IN PERSON: Diamonds in the Rough: The Gentrification of Rural Washington

Pataha Flour Mill 50 Hutchens Hill Road, Pomeroy, WA

Washington's rural communities are rapidly changing. Formerly reliant on working-class industries like mining, oil, and agriculture, an influx of wealthy urbanites is looking for a different kind of experience that […]

Living Voices: Native Vision

U.S. Naval Undersea Museum Keyport

Visit the US Naval Undersea Museum and see a live performance of NATIVE VISION! Honor the Native experience from government boarding schools to the Navajo Code Talkers of World War […]

Living Voices: Native Vision

U.S. Naval Undersea Museum 1 Garnett Way, Keyport, WA

Visit the US Naval Undersea Museum and see a live performance of NATIVE VISION! Honor the Native experience from government boarding schools to the Navajo Code Talkers of World War […]

ONLINE: Hip Hop and It Don’t Stop

Online Speakers Bureau Event Federal Way

Hip-hop culture and its founding principles are often misunderstood due to its commodification and exploitation by corporate interests and mainstream media. Few know its humble roots as a tool to […]

IN PERSON: Humanity in Print: Literature and Human Rights

East Benton County Historical Society and Museum 205 Keewaydin Dr, Kennewick, WA

We don't extend human rights to people we don't see as fully human. So how do we develop empathy for those we view as alien or inhuman? One way is […]

ONLINE: Understanding Israel

Online Speakers Bureau Event Lacey

How much do Americans really know about the people and culture of Israel? How can we foster a better understanding of this intricate state and its neighbors? Join Professor Nancy […]

ONLINE: Whiskey and Wiretaps: The Northwest’s Rumrunning King

St Paul’s Episcopal Church Bremerton

On Thanksgiving Day, 1925, Roy Olmstead was trapped by federal prohibition agents and their Tommy guns on a lonely Puget Sound dock. His reign as the Northwest’s most prolific bootlegger […]

ONLINE: The River That Made Seattle

Online Speakers Bureau Event Seattle

Once teeming with bountiful salmon and fertile plains, Seattle’s Duwamish River drew both Native peoples and settlers to its shores over centuries for trading, transport, and sustenance. Unfortunately, the very […]

IN PERSON: Telling Your Story: A Personal Essay Workshop

Lakewood City Hall 6000 Main St, Lakewood, WA

Our life stories are a means for connection—a tender offering in a troubled era. Part reportage and part reflection, personal essays can reveal hidden truths about ourselves, our families, and […]

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