Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies examines the ins and outs of disease by merging the perspectives of a cellular biologist, a historian, and a biographer. Tuesday's screening will give people a chance to preview the film before its three-part premiere on KCTS starting March 30.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Barak Goodman and local cancer specialists on the impact of the disease, the film's impact, and what we can do about it in Puget Sound.Learn more about the series online at KCTS, and make sure to register beforehand.
In celebration of Women's History Month, native poets Celeste Adame, Natalie Díaz, and Nilka Wherrette, will be reading poetry for I'M/MIGRATION Unplugged. The showcase carves out space for native woman poets to reflect on their experiences as influenced by the sociopolitical, economic and cultural boundaries in our communities.
Taking place in the Duwamish Longhouse, an important regional resource for tribal members, researchers, teachers and students interested in Duwamish history and culture, the event is free to the public (though donations are encouraged).
This annual national civic conference brings together hundreds of change makers, activists, and catalysts from across the country and political spectrum to teach and build networks. This year's theme is "Citizen Power" in the shadow of #BlackLivesMatter, Ferguson and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. Notable speakers include local activist Jazmine Cañez of Women of Color for Systemic Change and Barbie Danielle-Decarlo, co-producer of Snohomish County's KSER radio show Color Commentary.
Fuel (or rekindle) your revolutionary spirit! From immigrant rights and voting reform to civic education and the arts, Citizen University has something for everyone. Register beforehand to be apart of this two day event.