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Flying through Arizona: The Story of the First National Women’s Air Race with Natalie Stewart-Smith
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1:00 pm

Flying through Arizona: The Story of the First National Women’s Air Race with Natalie Stewart-Smith

January 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fountin Hills Community Center, 13001 N La Montana Dr
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 United States
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In 1929, the first national women’s air race from Santa Monica, CA to Cleveland, OH passed through Arizona. Stopping in Yuma, Phoenix, and Douglas, the intrepid fliers solidified their determination and sisterhood along these Arizona waypoints. Who were these aviators? What were their planes like in 1929? What challenges did they encounter along the way?... Read More

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3:00 pm

Race, Privilege and Access to Education Resources with Derek Keith

January 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AZ United States
FREE

Public education resources are meant to be equally accessible to all students. But intentions do not always match reality. Why do some students excel in the classroom and not others? How were the standard measurements for “intelligence” created, and why do they impact students of color differently? Research demonstrates that testing, and consequently differential treatment,... Read More

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6:00 pm

Landscapes of Extraction: The Art of Mining in the American West with Dr. Betsy Fahlman

January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AZ United States
FREE

Mining is the transformative industry of the American West—one that competes in scale and in color with the scenic landscape on its own terms, with the industrial sublime dynamically coexisting with the natural one. These landscapes are located at the bedrock of economic development—the risky speculation from which huge fortunes could be made and lost—and... Read More

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