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Great Decisions: Session 9

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Uncertain Status: Migrant Labor in Morocco and Spain

Migration, the movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions. Much of this process is overlooked or ignored in our society, however Alexander Ryll…

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Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

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Injustice Against Humanity- An Islamic Perspective

Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer Associate Chaplin & Assistant Research Scholar New York University Early in his presentation, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer declares, “Every human being desires justice,”…

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Regenerative Agriculture: Its Crucial Role in the Solution to Africa's Current Famine

Dr. Roland Bunch International Regenerative Agriculture Consultant & Author There is a serious drought in Africa, one in which more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of…

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Human Trafficking Training for Communities and Schools

Carissa Phelps, JD/MBA, Esq. CEO/Founder Runaway Girl, Inc. Stacy Jewell Writer, Director and Producer Jenna McKay Advocate Carissa Phelps, Stacy Jewell and Jenna McKaye describe their…

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How to Talk About Class in Our "Classless" Society

Dr. Nathaniel Heggins Bryant Faculty English Department CSU, Chico Early in his presentation, Dr. Nathaniel Heggins Bryant states, “The longer I’ve worked on class and labor issues…

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Cuba and the US in a Sandbox: Tit for Tat in the Cuban Funny Papers

Dr. Sara E. Cooper Director, Multicultural & Gender Studies Department and Faculty, International Languages, Literature, & Cultural Department CSU, Chico Dr. Sara Cooper likens the…

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Slavery & Me

Michelle Anderson Curran Associate Director, Stewardship Network; CSU, Chico Alumni Born and raised in Chico, Michelle spent a semester of her CSU, Chico education studying abroad in Thailand and…

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From Hull-House to Hip-Hop: On the Fierce Urgency of Play in Social Movements

Lisa Yun Lee Faculty, Director of the School of Art and Art History, Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago The first image Lisa Yun Lee shows her audience is a photo of Rev. Martin Luther…

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Sexually Exploited Children in Sacramento

Chris Stambaugh Founder & Director, The GRACE Network After a history of street outreach work with homeless, sexually-exploited youth, Sacramento-based Chris Stambaugh is now a consultant with…

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Labor Trafficking on Your Plate and in Your Closet

Kelsey Timmerman Activist Kelsey Timmerman begins his presentation by declaring, “I’m Kelsey and I’m a choco-holic!” He then discusses the exploitation – and sometimes…

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Human Trafficking in Brazil

Laura Bovee, Ciara Brooks, Brooke Silveria CSU, Chico Students Brazil is a major country of origin for human trafficking. The presenters outline the extent of the problem, some of its origins, and…

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A History of Civil Rights and Black Power Activism at Chico State, 1964-1970

Rod Thomson Graduate Student History Department, CSU, Chico As Rod Thomson illustrates, during much of the 1960s Chico State had a very small black student population but was a surprisingly…

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Some Absurdities of this World: A Cultural Voyage into Rwanda, Uganda and Bangladesh

Kanta Hara CSU, Chico International Student from Japan Kanta Hara, an international student at CSU Chico, explains that a brief encounter in the Philippines changed his life. He was a freshman at…

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Human Trafficking - Making Humans Invisible & Disposable

Dr. Janja Lalich Professor CSU, Chico Sociology Department Dr. Lalich, in the first presentation of the STOP Human Trafficking Awareness Week at CSU, Chico, presents a basic overview of the…

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