Past Crawford Family Forum Events

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Down and Derby

When most Americans hear the words “roller derby” today, they think of the kitschy sport once popular on weekend television during the seventies and eighties. Originally an endurance competition where skaters traveled the equivalent of a trip between Los Angeles and New York, derby gradually evolved into a violent contact sport often involving fake fighting. More

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Tattoos on the Heart

In partnership with Flintridge Center and Pasadena Youth Center, KPCC presents a book reading, discussion and signing of Father Gregory Boyle’s Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion. More

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Tales of two school districts: LAUSD’s huge disparities & how to fix them

Student A attends El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, one of the top-achieving public schools in the state, a school that is a regular finalist in national Academic Decathlon competitions with plenty of advanced placement classes available, located in a bucolic upper-middle class neighborhood. More

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Economic Insecurity for Seniors of Color

With older Americans finding it increasingly difficult to maintain dignity and financial security, The Greenlining Institute in partnership with 89.3 KPCC will sponsor a forum examining the growing crisis of economic insecurity for seniors of color. More

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Comedy Congress, hosted by Patt Morrison

Comedy Congress from the Crawford Family Forum! More

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Coffee and Conversation with Jan Masaoka

In partnership with Flintridge Center, Pasadena Community Foundation and YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley, KPCC presents Coffee and Conversation with Jan Masaoka. More

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Musical Theater Master Class with Lisa Vroman

In partnership with 89.3 KPCC, the Pasadena Symphony and Pops presents special guest artist and Broadway veteran Lisa Vroman in a master class. Local aspiring young performers will sing for Vroman, who will then offer the youth instruction, coaching, and unique musical insights from her experience as a seasoned Broadway professional. More

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Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

TONY HSIEH, CEO of Zappos, is one of today’s most successful and visionary business leaders. More

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Olympic Day panel discussion: John Naber, Louis Zamperini, Inger Miller & Maria Cruz Garcia

In celebration of International Olympic Day and in association with KPCC’s Off-Ramp, 1976 US Olympic gold and silver medalist in swimming, John Naber, welcomes fellow local US Olympians to the Crawford Family Forum to talk about how the Olympic Games changed their lives, how the Olympic Games have changed, and why the Olympic Games are important even for non-athletes. More