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March 2019

An Evening with Jill Abramson– Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States
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Former executive editor of the New York Times Jill Abramson discuss her new work. Following four major news organizations—BuzzFeed, Vice, Washington Post, and New York Times—this “essential read” (Guardian) provides a definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade. Co-presented with ALOUD a program of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. A book signing follows the program. Books will not be available for purchase at the program—be sure to take advantage of the ticket-plus-book bundle ahead of time! Ticket plus book: $40.00…

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Protecting California’s Wild Places from Corporate Water Raiders

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Culver City Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave
Culver City, 90230 United States
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The Cadiz Inc water mining project hopes to extract 50,000 acre-feet of water per year from under one the driest places in California, the Mojave Trails National Monument near Joshua Tree National Park. Cadiz wants to sell it to major water districts across Southern California, including ones on LA’s Westside. Join Chris Clarke, Desert Program Manager for the National Parks Conservation Association, and NPCA Consultant and Sierra Club Activist John Monsen as they recount the stranger-than-fiction history of the project,…

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Panel discussion and book signing Power Shift: Latino political power and its impact

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
California State University, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032 United States

Panel discussion led by Dr. Raphael J. Sonenshein-- Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at CSU Los Angeles. Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. State Playhouse California State University, Los Angeles 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032 Please respond by Friday, March 15, 2019 to confirm your attendance and receive parking information. Power Shift charts the rise of Latino political power and its impact, from the breakthrough election of the first Mexican American to…

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