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Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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April 2016

Arizona’s Civilian Conservation Corps in Our National Parks and Forests

April 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main Street
Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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In 1933, at the nadir of the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was born. This New Deal program was designed to help unemployed young men learn new skills and earn a dollar a day to support both themselves and their families. CCCers fervently claim that this opportunity gave them the confidence and skills to tackle any challenge; it forever changed their lives. These men built the roads, trails, picnic areas, ranger stations, fire lookouts and public campgrounds that…

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May 2017

Sheep Ranchers and Herders of Arizona – Eager

May 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main Street
Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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An early viable economic activity of the 1800s in Arizona has been mostly forgotten. Basque, Canadians, Danes among others arrived in the mid to late 1800s to graze sheep on thousands of acres practicing transhumance. Many of these men worked for other established ranchers until ultimately they gained a herd of their own. In the early 1900s the herds had grown to over one million sheep. But, today there is less than 20,000 sheep and only a couple of Basque…

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June 2017

FRANK Talks: Energy in an Uncertain World – Eagar

June 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main Street
Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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Energy in an Uncertain World Dr. Jennifer Richter, Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society Energy can be made affordable, accessible, and sustainable for all Arizonans.  Energy is never just about technology, but about the values and ideals that a society has about its design and distribution.  But what will it take to achieve energy justice?  What are the values that are driving energy production and distribution in today’s world?  …

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October 2017

FRANK Talks: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World – Round Valley

October 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main Street
Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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“Fake News”: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World Jamie Bowen, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Although not new, our awareness and use of the term “fake news” has risen in prominence. In general “fake news” is journalism that consists of deliberate misinformation, news whose main purpose is to distort “the truth for emotional persuasion, seeking to drive action.”  More recently it has become a catch-all term used to discredit stories, and…

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March 2018

FRANK Talks: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace – Eagar

March 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main Street
Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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Weaponized Narrative: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace Dr. Braden Allenby, Arizona State University, President’s Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering, and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics Weaponized narrative is the latest term for information warfare, focusing specifically on the role of new media in shaping opinion. Weaponized narratives attack the shared beliefs and values of a person or society, and undercut culture and resiliency.  Instead of using actual bombs and bullets, adversaries use tactics such as deceptive information…

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July 2018

FRANK Talks – Where to start: Building Civic Engagement in a Politically Charged World – Round Valley

July 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main Street
Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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Where to start: Building Civic Engagement in a Politically Charged World  Mónica Pérez, Organizational Development Consultant and Political Strategist Arizona is a global community. We work and live together in schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces that are becoming increasingly diverse. How can we rise to the challenge of this new community landscape? How can we connect with our public leaders to shape the future? What are the best tools and methods that we can use? Explore the best and most effective…

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February 2019

FRANK Talk – The spread of fake news: Is there a vaccine for that? – Eager

February 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main Street
Eagar, AZ 85925 United States
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Gail Rhodes, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Like a virus, fake news catches on erratically, intensely, and swiftly, and can leave the American public feeling dazed and confused. How can media producers and consumers cure the spread of this false-information outbreak? What steps are technology and media companies taking? How can we protect ourselves and maintain a healthy dose of democratic discourse and debate? Learn about the standard practices of journalism, and how to…

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