Past Crawford Family Forum Events


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Love Free or Die - A Film and Conversation

Love or Die Free is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity — and one man's struggle to dispel the notion that God's love has limits. More


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NEXT: Eyes on the Universe

Dark Matter, dark energy, the discovery of life among the stars. New and spectacularly powerful telescopes may soon reveal the universe's greatest secrets. More

Jason Georges/KPCC

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A Path Forward: the shifting landscape of immigration reform

AirTalk invited stakeholders and audience members to this timely discussion, sponsored by Community Advocates, Inc. More

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Getting Wasted: L.A.'s food excess

How might industry, community, policy, and individual efforts to both share and reduce the "extra" move Los Angeles toward a more food-secure future? More

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Invisible Suffering

"Invisible" conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, chronic migraine headaches and chronic fatigue syndrome may be met with blank stares – or worse, dismissiveness. More


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Ending a Harmful 2,000-Year Old Tradition: A conversation with Molly Melching

Molly Melching, a Midwestern girl from Illinois, arrived in the west African nation of Senegal as a twenty-something exchange student in 1974 and has never left. More

The Revolutionary Optimists

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The Revolutionary Optimists

The Revolutionary Optimists proposes a workable solution to intractable problems associated with poverty, including preventable diseases and ineffectual governance. More


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Asians, Latinos, and SoCal's Political Future: What's the outlook for L.A. and beyond?

KPCC took a closer look at recent trends in Latino and Asian demographics, political engagement, and electoral representation. More

Sam Hodgson for the Public Insight Network

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The Next Mission: Veterans Go to College in Southern California

In our conversations with administrators and students, we’ve learned that there are many excellent programs in place, but that there are still challenges. More

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Disability in the Arts and Media - Access, Inclusion, Accuracy

Creators for film and television often see the impairment before the person, identifying characters through a particular physical trait and showing them as unable to operate independently. More