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Evicted: An Evening with Matthew Desmond

MacArthur “Genius” and Princeton sociologist Matthew Desmond (Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City) discusses his book and his work on housing access and affordability as well as broader, …

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December 9, 2020 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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SHELF LIFE: The Shadow King with Maaza Mengiste and Jill Bialosky

Author Maaza Mengiste discusses her latest novel, The Shadow King, which was shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, with her editor, Jill Bialosky.

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November 5, 2020 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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When My Time Comes and Discussion with Diane Rehm

Peabody-award winner Diane Rehm offers a moving and informative examination of the right to die movement and the facts and the misinformation surrounding this controversial practice…

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October 22, 2020 | 5:30PM | VIRTUAL
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Working with Immigrant/Refugee Children & Families: Session 1

Join us for the first in a series of teaching webinars in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education’s history and social science program. With engaging group discussions, visits from …

September 15, 2020 | 3:30PM – 5PM | Online
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Working with Immigrant/Refugee Children & Families: Session 2

Join us for the second in a series of teaching webinars in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education’s history and social science program. With engaging group discussions, visits from …

September 24, 2020 | 3:30PM – 5PM | Online
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Working with Immigrant/Refugee Children & Families: Session 3

Join us for the third in a series of teaching webinars in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education’s history and social science program. With engaging group discussions, visits from …

October 1, 2020 | 3:30PM – 5PM | Online