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July 2014
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The Washington State Human Rights Commission Forum

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barbieri Courtroom,
721 N. Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99220 United States
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A Community discussion around civil rights and education featuring the premiere of the Commission’s education program, guest presenters, and public comment. This event is hosted and organized by the Washington State Human Rights Commission. For reasonable accommodation for a disability or for an interpreter, please contact lskinner@hum.wa.gov or call 1-800-233-3247.

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INBC Blood Drive

July 14 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Gonzaga Law School First Floor

From 11:30 am – 3:00 pm on Monday, July 14th, the Inland Northwest Blood Center (INBC) will be hosting a blood drive in the first floor lobby of Gonzaga Law School. With summer in full swing, many regular donors are on vacation, so the number of donations is significantly lower. The INBC is in an “urgent need” situation. Donors will receive a free “limited edition” t-shirt AND a chance to win a one-year lease of a 2014 BMW 320! Follow…

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June 2014
Free

Latest Developments in Alzheimer’s Research: Dean M. Hartley, Ph.D.

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbieri Courtroom,
721 N. Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99220 United States
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Alzheimer’s Association Research Update Dean M. Hartley, Ph.D., Director of Science Initiatives for the Alzheimer’s Association, will visit Spokane on June 24 to discuss the latest developments in Alzheimer’s research. In addition to presenting an overview of current research, Dr. Hartley will discuss several major Alzheimer’s prevention trials that are starting up. He also will discuss PET amyloid imaging and related early-detection issues; similarities and differences between Alzheimer’s disease and Down Syndrome, and the Association’s collaboration with the Global Down…

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April 2014
Free

Martin Kavka: Articulating a Positive Relationship Between Christians and Jews

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barbieri Courtroom,
721 N. Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99220 United States
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Martin Kavka, the Philip and Murel Berman Chair in Jewish Studies at Lehigh University, will discuss “Articulating a Positive Relationship Between Christians and Jews” at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28 at the Gonzaga University School of Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public and will begin with a brief Holocaust memorial service. Kavka will discuss how it is possible for Jewish-Christian dialogue to extend beyond mutual affirmation to a more positive and mutually supporting…

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Taking a Stand Against Racism

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barbieri Courtromm,
721 N Cincinnati St, Spokane,
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The Stand Against Racism brings people together from all walks of life – across the campus and the community – to raise awareness that racism and injustices still exist. This year’s event will feature small group discussions facilitated by Vik Gumbhir of the GU Sociology Department and Inga Laurent of the GU Law School, focusing on current event issues, namely “stand your ground” laws. This program is FREE and pizza will be provided.

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Theological Bioethics: Dr. Christina A. Astorga

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barbieri Courtroom,
721 N. Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99220 United States
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Gonzaga University College of Arts and Sciences Presents Theological Bioethics: A Feminist, Liberationist, and Global Optic Dr. Christina A. Astorga, of the Religious Studies Department at Gonzaga University Theological Bioethics holds that a Christian theological commitment to social justice should seek to shape public policy and social practices in bioethics, posing a critique to the ethos of exclusion, privilege, and profit. This talk addresses bioethical issues and problems within a theological framework from a feminist, liberationist, and global optic. It…

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Commemorating the Rwanda Genocide

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbieri Courtroom,
721 N. Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99220 United States
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This year marked the twentieth anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda—a systematic, nationwide attempt to exterminate the country’s Tutsi minority. Up to 1 million people were killed in only 100 days. On April 23, at 6:30 pm, in the Barbieri Courtroom at Gonzaga Law School, Law Professors Cheryl Beckett and Mary Pat Treuthart, and Adjunct Professor and Federal Defender Jaime Hawk, will screen award-winning documentarian Anne Aghion’s film, My Neighbor My Killer. This film is the fourth in a…

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Questions of Discrimination

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 143

“Questions of Discrimination” is a short documentary challenging the current Washington State Bar Association application process that automatically questions the fitness of applicants to practice law if they have a mental health disability.  No one should be forced to choose between the ability to practice law and the rights to privacy and to be free from discrimination protected by state and federal law. Be the first to see “Questions of Discrimination” by attending the premiere screening at Gonzaga University School of Law in…

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PAD Event – Can you Dig it!

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vinegar Flats Community Farm,
1635 W. 26th, Spokane, WA United States
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PAD is partnering with Vinegar Flats Community Farm, a division of Catholic Charities, to volunteer support on their urban community garden project. The farm is located in Latah Valley; it can be 10 degrees colder than other areas of Spokane so dress appropriately. Water will be available for volunteers, but bring your own water bottle! Also, please note there is no available restroom on site so plan accordingly.  Review the following for directions and parking information: http://freepdfhosting.com/33920520aa.pdf You can find more…

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Business Club Networking Event

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saranac Public House,
21 W Main Ave , Spokane, WA 99201 United States

The business club is hosting a networking event with the Young Lawyers Division of the Spokane Bar Association. This event will provide students with the opportunity to connect with young lawyers who practice in their field of interest. Food and drinks will be provided and served by Saranac Public House.

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