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Dao Becomes Female and Its Discontentment - Presented by Dr. Robin Wang

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

Robin Wang

This talk will take the femininity/feminine/female as a center stage to investigate Daoist thought and its possible contribution to contemporary feminist critiques. Robin R Wang is Robert H. Taylor Professor in Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles and 2016-2017 Berggruen Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. 

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Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:30pm

wind symphony orchestra

Join us again for our 15th Annual "Discovery: Music!" concert. A unique concert experience presented in an interactive format that will entertain, engage, and educate. Appropriate for All Ages. Read more

Robert Geminder - Holocaust Survivor

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:45pm

Bertl

Robert Geminder is the editor of Bertl, the story of his mother. Her wisdom and courage helped his family survive the Holocaust. Read more

Disaster Ready Kids

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm

Kid cartoon

Preparing for emergencies should not fall on your   shoulders alone. Young children and teens alike need to be part of the process — for their own safety and sense of empowerment. Participants will learn to work together to build an emergency kit, sit down as a family to talk about your communications plan, role-play what you would do during a disaster, and hold fire drills in your house. Read more

Cyber Safety

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:20pm

Cyber safety

Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, SnapChat, and Instagram have become an integral part of our lives. Social media sites are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be cautious about how much personal information you post. This course will teach you to be cyber safe and while still being able to enjoy your social networking. Read more

The Basics of Pepper Spray Defense

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Pepper spray

This workshop covers a basic understanding of: the legislative intent, criminal and civil liabilities, moral principles, psychological and physical effects, and more! Read more

Testing a Film on Nonprofit Transitional Housing for Older, LGBTQ, and Homeless Individuals

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Luciana Lagana

CSUN Professor Luciana Lagana will present preliminary findings of her research using a film to reduce ageism and improve attitudes towards older, LGBTQ and homeless individuals. Supported partly by a HIRI Nonprofit Research Fellowship grant, the film will be shown along with lecture-discussion. The film features interviews with older LGBTQ individuals residing in transitional housing and with operators of this housing (highlighting challenges encountered by nonprofits in this arena, such as nearby homeowners worried about possible declines in local real estate values). Read more

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