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8959 E Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85749 United States
520-594-5275

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May 2018

FRANK Talks: Eradicating Global Hunger: Is Genetically Modified Food (GMO) a Solution? – Tucson

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85749 United States
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Eradicating Global Hunger: Is Genetically Modified Food (GMO) a Solution?  Julian Kunnie, University of Arizona, Religious Studies/Classics/Africana Studies/Indigenous/Globalization Studies Technological innovations in the early 21st century have promoted the development of genetically modified seeds and foods, as a potential solution to the crisis of world hunger.   Eighty percent of the corn, soy, and cotton cultivated in the U.S. today, is genetically modified. Is GMO seed and food production the best solution to address hunger and food shortages? What are the…

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June 2018

FRANK Talks: School Choice in Arizona – Tucson

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85749 United States
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School Choice in Arizona Dr. Angelina Castagno, Northern Arizona University, Educational Foundations Arizona is one of the nation’s most “choice friendly” states regarding educational opportunities at the K-12 level. “School choice” is a term for K–12 schooling options in the U.S. describing a wide array of alternatives to public schools, including charter schools. The expansion of charter schools and vouchers (often called educational savings accounts) is not without controversy. Does school choice improve school quality? Does school choice increase educational opportunity…

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September 2018

FRANK Talks: Building Civic Engagement in a Politically Charged World – Tucson

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85749 United States
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Where to start: Building Civic Engagement in a Politically Charged World Mónica Pérez, Organizational Development Consultant and Political Strategist Arizona is a global community. We work and live together in schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces that are becoming increasingly diverse. How can we rise to the challenge of this new community landscape? How can we connect with our public leaders to shape the future? What are the best tools and methods that we can use? Explore the best and most effective…

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