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Chandler Public Library-Sunset Branch

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4930 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226 United States
(480) 782-2800 http://chandlerlibrary.org/

November 2016

Film + Talk: “On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam”

November 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chandler Public Library-Sunset Branch, 4930 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226 United States
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On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam examines the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working class youth. Framing the documentary are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the Vietnam War, one as a POW and the other protesting at home. On Two Fronts raises issues that remain relevant today. In communities where there were few alternatives to service, war impacted every household — especially amongst Latinos. How did…

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April 2018

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

April 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Public Library-Sunset Branch, 4930 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226 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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February 2019

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

February 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Public Library-Sunset Branch, 4930 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226 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 did the founding fathers mean when they wrote the First Amendment? What is the true spirit of the First Amendment? How can Americans allow for…

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