Join Shoreline Community College's Global Affairs Center as they host a discussion on Vietnamese-American immigrants discussing their earliest memories, biggest challenges, and successes as they and their families settled in the U.S.
Join Town Hall Seattle and Seattle University as Masha Gessen (Vladimir Putin’s biographer) reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia has surrendered to a more virulent and seemingly invincible new strain of autocracy and discusses her new book.
The phrase "think global, act local" is a call to arms of local activism. It is probably most strongly associated with environmental issues, but has been applied as well in many other policy realms, including trade, immigration, transportation, healthcare, and education. The City of Tacoma's Mayor Marilyn Strickland argues that there has been a shift from national to local governments, such as Tacoma, in seeking progress on these issues.
GenR—short for Generation Rescue—is a group of young, influential humanitarians who have joined forces with the International Rescue Committee to help people survive conflict and disaster and rebuild their lives.
What have been the challenges faced by women and racial & ethnic minorities in the military over time and how have they overcome or otherwise dealt with these challenges? How has their service, return home, and commemoration of their service has been similar or different? This discussion is being planned in collaboration with Veterans Services.
U.S.-Russian relations seem to have reached a low point since the end of the Cold War in 1990. From confrontations in Europe and the Middle East, and accusations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections have produced a “tenuous” bilateral relationship. Is it the new/old normal? Join Shoreline Community College and Bradley Murg in conversation.
The 2017 Global Washington conference theme is Renewing Global Leadership. Conference sessions will highlight the economic, political and cultural impact of globalization in developing countries, as well as the growing need for global leaders to adapt to an evolving global landscape.
Brooke Zimmers is a Professor of Communication Studies from Shoreline Community College. Brooke travelled alone in Myanmar for three weeks last year during winter break. She will share her photography, stories and lessons learned about Myanmar, about being a woman traveling alone, and about traveling in the age of social media and how it impacts the travel experience.
Civic Boot Camp: Building a Sustainable Airport is a full-day cohort experience for residents to connect with community leaders, engage with other participants and gain a deeper understanding about Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and how it impacts the economy, surrounding community and environment.