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Chandler Downtown Library

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22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
480-782-2800 http://chandlerlibrary.org/location-and-hours.html

August 2022

Miners, Cowboys and Washerwomen: The Worksongs of Arizona with Jay Craváth

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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FREE

In a narrative and musical portrait of working-class music, Dr. Craváth explores its roots and rhythms in our state. From Hopi basket songs, the Yavapai acorn gathering songs, to the cotton fields of Chandler and the crooked streets of Jerome, songs were companions to the immigrants who explored and built our state. Through performance and discussion, these tales, which reveal so much of the nature and character of a people, are explored. This program is cohosted by Chandler Public Library…

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September 2022

The Road to Inequity: Understanding the Wealth Gap with Dr. Matthew C. Whitaker

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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FREE

We often hear about the widening wealth gap in the United States. If we look back through history, federal policies and discriminatory practices, from redlining to the current gender wage gap, have contributed to lasting social and economic inequities. Who holds the wealth now? How was that wealth acquired? Can we move toward a more equitable system? Let’s take a closer look at the origins of the wealth gap and discuss the inequities that persist today. This program is cohosted…

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