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Past KPCC In Person Events

AirTalk Town Hall: The Jobs of the Future

The Crawford Family Forum With the US jobless rate near 10 percent, how are we going to get Americans working again? And where will the jobs of the future come from? Larry Mantle and a panel of experts will attack the thorniest challenge facing our economy today…unemployment.

A Town Hall Discussion: Coverage of the 2010 Midterm Elections

The Crawford Family Forum The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, in partnership with KPCC, invites the public to join in a dialogue with a panel of experts to examine the coverage of the 2010 midterm elections.

2010 Annual PUSD’s State of Schools Address and Town Hall Forum

The Crawford Family Forum Pasadena Board of Education President Bob Harrison will deliver the Annual State of Schools Address, followed by a panel discussion including Superintendent Edwin Diaz, students, teachers and parents.

Camp Stories - Voices of Japanese American Lives Before, During & After WWII Internment Camps

The Crawford Family Forum In partnership with KPCC, the Cherry Blossom Festival of Southern California brings you "Camp Stories". This show will give ‘voice’ to images and impressions of life before, during, and after the WWII Internment Camps of the Japanese Americans.

Up-Rooted Youth Poetry Slam & Showcase

The Crawford Family Forum In partnership with KPCC, The Project presents Up-Rooted Youth Poetry Slam & Showcase on Friday, September 17, 2010. The evening will begin with an open poetry slam comprised of eight young poets competing for a $100 prize donated by Nappy Nation.

LA Chamber Orchestra College Outreach Concert

The Crawford Family Forum Join us for a free evening of great chamber music, great snacks and great company.

Down and Derby

The Crawford Family Forum 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.

Tattoos on the Heart

The Crawford Family Forum 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.

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

The Crawford Family Forum 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.

Economic Insecurity for Seniors of Color

The Crawford Family Forum 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.