Past Crawford Family Forum Events

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Beck and Baca - Law and Order in the Southland

One of the largest cities in the nation sits within one of the most populous counties – welcome to sunny Los Angeles. With an area of 4,060 square miles, a population of 10,441,100 people who speak 224 different languages and 400 different known gangs, Los Angeles is a lot to handle for a resident, let alone the people running the organizations that keep the peace. More

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KPCC Community Open House

Radio like you've never seen it before! More

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Navigating Open Enrollment

As an Open Enrollment district, families in Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre may apply for admission to schools other than their assigned school. PEN representatives along with Dr. More

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New Short Fiction Series - EMERGING VOICES

The New Short Fiction Series, in partnership with KPCC, will present an evening of short fiction featuring the best of its Emerging Voices at the Crawford Family Forum. The event will comprise of four 10 minute spoken word performances of short fiction and followed by a question and answer session moderated by Cheryl Klein. More

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Navigating the Future of Business: Larry Kramer in conversation with Charles Crumpley

Larry Kramer served as the first president of CBS Digital Media. Prior to joining CBS, he was chairman, CEO, and founder of MarketWatch Inc. He is an adjunct professor in media management at the S. More

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KPCC Play Reading Series - THERE OR HERE

In partnership with KPCC, Pacific Stages presents a live staged reading of THERE OR HERE by playwright Jennifer Maisel. More

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Making Better Teachers: the Fight Over "Value-Added" Evaluation

Recent articles in the Los Angeles Times regarding “value-added” teacher assessments have generated a nationwide debate on how best to evaluate teachers. That debate has pitted President Obama’s Secretary of Education against teacher union leaders and many academics. More

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Myth v. Reality I: Elementary Parents Panel

Parents with children enrolled in five different PUSD elementary schools discuss their experience and perspectives. Ample opportunity for Q&A. More

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Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter - Liz Wiseman in conversation with Ted Habte-Gabr

Liz Wiseman is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development center headquartered in Silicon Valley. She advises senior executives and leads strategy and leadership forums for executive teams worldwide. More