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Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Transport of 999 Jewish Women to Auschwitz: The Beginning of the Systematic Annihilation of the Jews
Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Transport of 999 Jewish Women to Auschwitz: The Beginning of the Systematic Annihilation of the Jews 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 2:00pm
Heather Dune Macadam, author of the book "999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz," will speak about her research for the book and the soon to be released film "999."
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Teaching Antisemitism: The Challenges
Teaching Antisemitism: The Challenges 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 2:00pm
In keeping with his devotion to the fight against antisemitism, Dr. Charles Asher Small explores the challenges confronting educators who would bring that battle to the schools on all levels. In doing so, he sounds a warning to us all in this time of increasing antisemitism.
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Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America
Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 11:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) & Pedro Gonzále for a discussion entitled "Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America."
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Gendered Memories: The Legacy of Wartime Sexual Violence in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Gendered Memories: The Legacy of Wartime Sexual Violence in Bosnia & Herzegovina 11:00am - 12:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 12:30pm
Join the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center for a conversation about the devastating impact that this deliberate war waged on women’s bodies has had at the individual, communal, and national levels.
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Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided at Wannsee?
Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided at Wannsee? 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 30, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Mar 30, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Austin for the second of their annual Spring Lecture Series. Dr. Amy Kerner will present "Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided At Wannsee?"
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The “Citizen Other”: Citizenship Stripping in Nazi Germany and the United States
The “Citizen Other”: Citizenship Stripping in Nazi Germany and the United States 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 31, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 31, 2022 at 7:00pm
What were the similarities and differences between the United States & Germany's views of race, rights, and belonging?
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Ukrainian Scholars on War, Genocide, and the Holocaust
Ukrainian Scholars on War, Genocide, and the Holocaust 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 1, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College and Ukrainian scholars Yulia Abibok, Ihor Dvorkin, Artem Kharchenko, and Anatoly Podolsky, whose lives have been disrupted by Russia's aggression, in a discussion of their work and their experiences of war.
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The Upstander: An Evening with Jori Epstein
The Upstander: An Evening with Jori Epstein 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 5, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 5, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for an evening with Jori as she discusses her book, "The Upstander: How Surviving the Holocaust Sparked Max Glauben's Mission to Dismantle Hate."
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Making Holocaust Memory Relevant: Inspiring the Next Generation of Community Changemakers
Making Holocaust Memory Relevant: Inspiring the Next Generation of Community Changemakers 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 11:00am
Thought Partnerships invites you to commemorate Genocide Awareness month by joining the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College for an engaging roundtable discussion spotlighting how two different Holocaust Centers are using memorialization and Holocaust education to make the issues of antisemitism, racism, and polarization relevant to the next generation of community changemakers.
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Japanese American Incarceration: Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II
Japanese American Incarceration: Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they invite Stephanie D. Hinnershitz, author of "Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II," to discuss how the U.S. government used incarceration to address labor demands during World War II and how Japanese Americans responded to the stripping of their rights.
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The Current State of Antisemitism
The Current State of Antisemitism 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 8:00pm
Josh Lipowsky, a senior research analyst with the Counter Extremism Project and a fellow 3G, will guide us on this topic as he unpacks the “new antisemitism” and the modern incarnations of the world’s oldest hatred.
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Holocaust Survivors Stories: The Amazing Journey of Linda and Morris I. Penn and Riva Kremer
Holocaust Survivors Stories: The Amazing Journey of Linda and Morris I. Penn and Riva Kremer 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 7, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 7, 2022 at 7:00pm
Hy presents this program at Holocaust Museum Houston in honor of what would have been his father’s 100th birthday this month.
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Contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa
Contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 11, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 11, 2022 at 10:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) for a symposium on contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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The Visual Archive: Documenting the Holocaust and Genocide Through Photography
The Visual Archive: Documenting the Holocaust and Genocide Through Photography 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 12, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Apr 12, 2022 at 4:00pm
This event explores the importance of using photography to document the existence and destruction of Jewish and Native American communities.
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Art Against War, Art Against Hate: A Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski
Art Against War, Art Against Hate: A Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College for a special conversation with Polish poet/post-rock musician Grzegorz Kwiatkowski who was born into a very particular history.
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Book Talk: "Plunder" with Menachem Kaiser
Book Talk: "Plunder" with Menachem Kaiser 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for the first lecture in the Genocide Awareness Month lecture series, with the author of "Plunder," Menachem Kaiser.
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Love, Lies, & Justice: From "East West Street" to "The Ratline"
Love, Lies, & Justice: From "East West Street" to "The Ratline" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 7:00pm
Professor Sand’s book "East West Street" examines the stories of the two men who, simultaneously, in the same city, and unknown to each other, originated the concepts of “genocide” and “crimes against humanity.”
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"Germans Must Not Bury Their History": The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary
"Germans Must Not Bury Their History": The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas for the third and final talk of their annual Spring Lecture Series. Dr. Pedro Gonzalez Corona will present "'Germans Must Not Bury Their History: The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary."
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Yom HaShoah Commemoration and Remembrance with Maud Dahme
Yom HaShoah Commemoration and Remembrance with Maud Dahme 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 19, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 19, 2022 at 10:00am
This program is taking place online on the actual date of liberation for Maud Dahme, a Holocaust survivor from The Netherlands. You will hear testimony from Maud and see a virtual tour of the Montreal Holocaust Museum exhibit.
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An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander
An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 20, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 20, 2022 at 7:00pm
The Tennessee Holocaust Commission welcomes Mr. Joseph Alexander as a guest speaker. He endured five long years of Nazi occupation, surviving the Warsaw Ghetto and 12 concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Dachau.
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Untold Stories: The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project
Untold Stories: The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 25, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 25, 2022 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a moderated discussion of the The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project, a collaboration between the University of Houston and Holocaust Museum Houston’s Latino Initiatives Program. The project explores Sephardic Latinx history using oral histories led by students at the University of Houston.
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Armenian Genocide and Provincial Histories
Armenian Genocide and Provincial Histories 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 12:00pm
Revisiting the provincial histories of the Ottoman state through local and regional perspectives, David Gutman will highlight the Armenian migration to North America and Umit Kurt will discuss processes of dispossession and economics of genocide.
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Meet the author with Menachem Rosensaft, "Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen"
Meet the author with Menachem Rosensaft, "Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen" 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme invites you to a book signing and discussion event at the United Nations Bookshop with Menachem Z. Rosensaft, author of “Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen”.
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Uncovering the Legacy of the Holocaust in Bulgaria
Uncovering the Legacy of the Holocaust in Bulgaria 8:30am - 10:00am (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 10:00am
Please join Columbia University in the City of New York for a virtual symposium co-convened by Harriman Institute Adjunct Assistant Professor Tanya Domi and Laura Cohen, Executive Director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, CUNY.
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The Fates of the Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust in the Former Yugoslavia
The Fates of the Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust in the Former Yugoslavia 11:00am - 12:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 12:30pm
Please join Columbia University in the City of New York for a virtual symposium co-convened by Harriman Institute Adjunct Assistant Professor Tanya Domi and Laura Cohen, Executive Director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, CUNY.
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Fleeing a Home, Seeking a Home: Jewish Refugees in Modern Times
Fleeing a Home, Seeking a Home: Jewish Refugees in Modern Times 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 12:00pm
This panel grapples with migrations of Jews displaced by war in three different geopolitical contexts: Ukraine, Central Asia, and the Middle East.
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The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt
The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 7:30pm
In his newest book, Dr. Avinoam Patt examines the heroic saga of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, analyzing how the revolt was mythologized in a way that captured the attention of Jews around the world, allowing them to imagine what it might have been like to be there, engaged in the struggle against the Nazi oppressor.
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Genocide on Our Watch
Genocide on Our Watch 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 29, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 29, 2022 at 10:00am
Join the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) for a timely and informative online series addressing current-day genocides during Genocide Awareness Month. (Darfur)
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April 2022

Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Transport of 999 Jewish Women to Auschwitz: The Beginning of the Systematic Annihilation of the Jews

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching Antisemitism: The Challenges

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Gendered Memories: The Legacy of Wartime Sexual Violence in Bosnia & Herzegovina

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided at Wannsee?

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  • Wed, Mar 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  UT Dallas, Davidson Auditorium

The “Citizen Other”: Citizenship Stripping in Nazi Germany and the United States

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  • Thu, Mar 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

Ukrainian Scholars on War, Genocide, and the Holocaust

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  • Fri, Apr 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Upstander: An Evening with Jori Epstein

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  • Tue, Apr 5, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Barshop Jewish Community Center

Making Holocaust Memory Relevant: Inspiring the Next Generation of Community Changemakers

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online

Japanese American Incarceration: Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

The Current State of Antisemitism

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Survivors Stories: The Amazing Journey of Linda and Morris I. Penn and Riva Kremer

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  • Thu, Apr 7, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Mon, Apr 11, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Visual Archive: Documenting the Holocaust and Genocide Through Photography

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  • Tue, Apr 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Art Against War, Art Against Hate: A Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Book Talk: "Plunder" with Menachem Kaiser

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Love, Lies, & Justice: From "East West Street" to "The Ratline"

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

"Germans Must Not Bury Their History": The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Erik Jonsson Academic Center, JO 4.614

Yom HaShoah Commemoration and Remembrance with Maud Dahme

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  • Tue, Apr 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander

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  • Wed, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Untold Stories: The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project

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  • Mon, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Armenian Genocide and Provincial Histories

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Meet the author with Menachem Rosensaft, "Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen"

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Uncovering the Legacy of the Holocaust in Bulgaria

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 8:30am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Fates of the Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust in the Former Yugoslavia

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Fleeing a Home, Seeking a Home: Jewish Refugees in Modern Times

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Genocide on Our Watch

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  • Fri, Apr 29, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

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