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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death
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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314 United States
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What is Día de los Muertos? Where did it come from, what are its roots? How do we celebrate it here in the U.S.? Día los Muertos or Days of the Dead is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and Southwestern U.S. To understand Día de los Muertos one has to... Read More

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2:30 pm

FRANK Talk – Borders, Walls, and Immigration – Apache Junction

February 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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Scott Warren, Freelance Geographer Immigration is one of the most divisive issues facing our country and our state. Who comes in and out of the U.S., and how? Do current immigration laws effectively promote national security and economic prosperity, without compromising human and civil rights? In Arizona border security and immigration policies are more than... Read More

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5:00 pm

FRANK Talk – Know Your First Amendment: What is freedom of speech, press, religion and assembly? – Phoenix

February 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Gail Rhodes, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication The recent uproar over NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem has sparked a nation-wide debate about free speech rights and the First Amendment. Learn how discourse around such hot-button topics can lead to misunderstanding about the First Amendment. What... Read More

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6:30 pm

Wrangling 1500 Wild Mustangs: Insights into the Wild Horse Controversy (Lake Havasu City)

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mohave County Library Lake Havasu Branch, 1779 McCulloch Blvd N.
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 United States
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In 1989, Alan Day lobbied the United States Congress and was granted approval to create our country’s first government-sponsored wild horse sanctuary on his South Dakota ranch. At the time, the government housed roughly 2,000 horses in feedlots. Fifteen hundred of those wild mustangs came to live at Mustang Meadows Ranch where, for four years,... Read More

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7:00 pm

Smitten By Stone: How We Came to Love the Grand Canyon (Lake Havasu City)

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City, Santiago 109, 100 University Way
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 United States
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In spite of being one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World,” humans have not always seen the Grand Canyon in a positive light. First seen by Europeans in the year 1540, the canyon was not comprehended easily. Throughout the entire exploratory era, lasting nearly 320 years, conquistadores, explorers, trappers and miners viewed the... Read More

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