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Mesquite Branch – Phoenix Public Library

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Mesquite Branch – Phoenix Public Library

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4525 Paradise Village Pkwy N
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
(602) 262-4636

August 2022

An Uneven Landscape: Inequities in Transportation, Community Planning and Land Management with Michia Casebier

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mesquite Branch – Phoenix Public Library, 4525 Paradise Village Pkwy N
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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When a new highway is built—who does it benefit? Which communities are connected, and which communities are broken apart? Whose properties and which groups of people are valued? How has the development of transportation and land deepened inequities in our country? What steps can we take now to shape a different future? Join us for a discussion on the social, cultural and economic impact of infrastructure development in diverse communities. This program is cohosted by Phoenix Public Library - Mesquite…

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Chiles & Chocolate: Sweet and Spicy Foods in the American West with Chris Glenn and Sandy Sunseri

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mesquite Branch – Phoenix Public Library, 4525 Paradise Village Pkwy N
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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Come have a taste of the rich and savory history of these food favorites, explore how early peoples used them, and how they have evolved and spread to all corners of the world. Food is a portal into culture and can convey a range of cultural meaning including occasion, social status, ethnicity, and wealth depending on the social context. Discover how chiles and chocolate became identity markers in gender roles and relationships, essential in rituals and religious customs, popular in…

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