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Cottonwood Public Library

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100 S. 6th St.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326 United States
928-634-7559 http://www.ctwpl.info/

September 2019

Water in the Southwest: Where have we been, and where are we going?

September 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cottonwood Public Library, 100 S. 6th St.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326 United States
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It has been said that, “Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting.” This is especially true of water politics in the American Southwest, a region defined by its lack of water. The massive 20th century federal investments into dam systems controlled the great rivers of the West, allowing cities like Phoenix to “bloom like a rose” and grow exponentially. As we work for our future in the 21st century, many questions arise. Where does our water come from? Who…

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October 2020

Do You See What I See? Implicit Bias For Better or Worse with Rory Gilbert

October 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cottonwood Public Library, 100 S. 6th St.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326 United States
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We come from different places and backgrounds. Our life experiences and backgrounds can affect the way we see the world and each other, for better or worse. What is implicit bias, and how does it shape our attitudes and actions towards others? How do stereotypes affect our understanding, actions, and decisions? “Implicit bias” can cause us to have feelings and attitudes about other people based on characteristics such as race, ethnicity, age, ability, and appearance. How can we learn to…

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