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(Live Stream) Lunch Time Meditation
Change your mind, change your day. Take an hour in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness and clarify your intention for the day. Everyone is welcome to attend these guided meditations. No previous experience...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Mon 9/21/20 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 9/23/20 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 9/25/20 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 9/28/20 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 9/30/20 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
(Virtual) Grit City Think&Drink | All Districts Are Gerrymandered, But How Matters!
ALL DISTRICTS ARE GERRYMANDERED, BUT HOW MATTERS! with Dr. Jim Thatcher, UW Tacoma. Lines on a map have surprising power. They grant rights, marking inclusion and exclusion from groups. As such, every line will exclude some and favor others; in terms of...
UW Tacoma - Off Campus
Tacoma, WA

Tue 9/22/20 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
History Talks! Washington Suffragists: Ahead of Their Time
Although 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the federal 19th amendment giving women the right to vote, Washington women won the vote a decade earlier in 1910. Well-known local historian Shanna Stevenson will present the history of suff...
Virtual Event
Olympia, WA

Tue 9/22/20 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
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 ...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Wed 9/23/20 at 5pm-6:15pm
Talks & Readings: Senior, Education
Heron’s Key to Host Series of Informational Sessions
Heron’s Key, the amenity-rich Life Plan Community in Gig Harbor, is hosting a series of informational events to learn about the community. Participants get the choice to log in for a live Zoom conference or to join in person at 10 a.m. on the following Thu...
Heron's Key
Gig Harbor, WA

Thu 9/24/20 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Climate Conversations: The Food Challenge
The overall production of food including growing, farming, processing, transporting, storing, cooking and disposing of the food we eat, produces greenhouse gas emissions. Join us with guest speaker, Lynn Fitz-Hugh. Lynn will present 4 ways that we can ...
Stream Team Thurston County Online
Olympia, WA

Fri 9/25/20 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
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 politic...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Mon 10/5/20 at 4pm-5:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
(Virtual) Grit City Think&Drink | Enhancing Inclusivity and Access Using Evidence-Based STEM Teaching Practices
ENHANCING INCLUSIVITY AND ACCESS USING EVIDENCE-BASED STEM TEACHING PRACTICES with Dr. Shannon Seidel, Pacific Lutheran University. If you have ever taken a STEM course, what was the experience like? Who talked during class? Who didn't? Who volunteere...
UW Tacoma - Off Campus
Tacoma, WA

Tue 10/13/20 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"
Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What...
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

Thu 10/22/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture Series: "2020: Battle for the Soul of America"
Regardless of your political persuasion, Donald Trump has been a president like none other in American history. The 2020 presidential campaign and election promises to be full of intense drama, precedent-shattering surprises, and vicious partisanship. What...
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/5/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Climate Conversations: Western WA Wildfires
Join us for an informative talk about past, present and the possible future of Western Washington forests through a climate and wildfire lens. Register online: https://streamteam.info/events/
Stream Team Thurston County Online
Olympia, WA

Fri 11/6/20 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
(Virtual) Grit City Think&Drink | The Politics of Matching, Messaging, and Making the First Move in Digital Dating Spaces
THE POLITICS OF MATCHING, MESSAGING, AND MAKING THE FIRST MOVE IN DIGITAL DATING SPACES with Dr. Riki Thompson, UW Tacoma. Join us for a presentation about digital dating and the quest for connection. In the world of online dating, Bumble has made a n...
UW Tacoma - Off Campus
Tacoma, WA

Tue 11/10/20 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
(Virtual) Grit City Think & Drink - From Black Lives Matter to Black Wives Matter: Exploring How Pornography Has Sexualized Social Justice Movements
FROM BLACK LIVES MATTER TO BLACK WIVES MATTER: EXPLORING HOW PORNOGRAPHY HAS SEXUALIZED SOCIAL JUSTICE MOVEMENTS with Dr. Carolyn West, UW Tacoma. In the summer of 2013, after George Zimmerman's acquittal for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the mo...
UW Tacoma - Off Campus
Tacoma, WA

Tue 12/8/20 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
    

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