October 9, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert
October 12, 2014 - 9:30am
“Inside Syria”, with award winning journalist and author Reese Erlich, who begins his national book tour with a Forum appearance. His new book, "Inside Syria," looks at the complicated Syrian uprising and US Middle East policy.
Books will be on sale and available for autographs.
Light breakfast offered for slight fee.
October 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
In doing research for his new book Erlich interviewed rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad so as to provide a much clearer understanding of the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war, and why it is so crucial for the Middle East, the U.S., and the world. Through his many contacts in Syria, Erlich reveals exactly who is supporting Assad and why, describes the agendas of rebel factions, the horrific plight of thousands of Syrian citizens caught in the crossfire, the role of the Kurds, the continuing influence of powerful Iran, and the conflicted policies of U.S.
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am
The Zero Food Waste Forum is for waste reduction professionals, students, schools, organizations, and businesses, who know that composting is good but recognize the need to do more. It’s about education on the issue and solutions to the problem and how we all can work better together to reach Zero Food Waste.
October 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
Hosted by Erica Bridgeman
The UnAmericans is a stunning debut work of fiction that exposes the deepest emotions that tie people together and break relationships apart through various twentieth century generations and across a range of locales from the United States to Israel, Soviet Russia, Hungary and the Ukraine. Her characters inner lives frequently, subtly, brilliantly reveal their social and political histories.
November 16, 2014 - 9:30am
“Improving the Lives of Women in Africa”, with Muadi Mukenge, Global Fund for Women, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and works on behalf of women across Africa.
Light breakfast offered for slight fee