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Voice of the Veteran Speaker Series: Robert Snoberger

Robert Snoberger Army Veteran Each veteran has their own personal experience, Mr. Snoberger provides insight to his basic training and Advanced Individual Training in finance at Fort Jackson in…

From  Jeff Layne on May 10th, 2017 0 likes 66 plays   

How to Be a Modern-Day Abolitionist

Justin Dillon Musician/Filmmaker Justin Dillon toured world-wide as a professional musician before he started hosting benefit concerts for organizations addressing the problem of modern-day…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 29 plays   

A Mindset for Change

Anya Fernald CEO, Belcampo and Founder, Food Craft Institute Anya Fernald has combined her expertise in craft food making and business management into a force for change in California and around…

From  Jeff Layne on October 30th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays   

Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections

Dr. Richard Hasen Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case removed restraints…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 8 plays   

Voice of the Veteran Speaker Series: Phil Elkins

Phil Elkins U.S. Army Veteran Phil Elkins was drafted into the U.S. Army in the 1960s, as soon as he graduated from high school. When asked why he went, he replies, “It was either that or…

From  Jeff Layne on October 21st, 2016 1 likes 118 plays   

The Intersections of Race and Religion - BlackLivesMatter as a modern religious movement?

Rev. Robert Morton Student Conduct Coordinator of Student Judicial Affairs, CSU, Chico Rev. Robert Morton proposes that Black Lives Matter is a modern religious movement. He also notes that many of…

From  Jeff Layne on October 14th, 2016 0 likes 72 plays   

'Earth First' or Anti-oppression: Ritual and Conflict Within Radical Environmentalism

Dr. Sarah Pike Faculty, Comparative Religion and Humanities Department, CSU, Chico During several years of conducting research about radical environmental groups such as “Earth…

From  Jeff Layne on September 14th, 2016 0 likes 49 plays   

Insurgent Poetics: Indigenous Cultural Revitalization in Contemporary Latin America

Dr. Hannah Burdette Faculty, Department of International Languages, Literature's, & Cultures, CSU, Chico “Our word is our weapon” is a saying of the Zapatista movement of…

From  Jeff Layne on September 8th, 2016 0 likes 32 plays   

An [Un]documented Journey

Blanca Hernandez Paralegal and Anti-Deportation Activist with #NOTONEMORE Blanca Hernandez was very young when she immigrated with her family to the United States from Mexico. She has been in the…

From  Jeff Layne on August 25th, 2016 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Conflict Minerals & Human Trafficking - Raise Hope for the Congo

JD Stier JD Stier worked with the Obama Administration on youth issues and now works to help break the links between minerals used in electronics and human trafficking in the Congo. In a…

From  Jeff Layne on August 23rd, 2016 0 likes 18 plays   

Why Free Speech is the Only Safe Place for Minorities

Jonathan Rauch First Amendment Scholar and Best-Selling Author Jonathan Rauch begins his presentation with a powerful statement: “The greatest idea in the history of human civilization is…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 212 plays