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Register here and join us for this conversation inspired by our commitment to finding Latinx authors and characters whose lives reflect some of the experiences of our own community. Our program will begin with a presentation by Newbery Medal winning author Matt de la Peña followed by an opportunity for Q&A moderated by Silvana Niazi, the inaugural Señora Guillermina Medrano de Supervia Endowed Chair for Spanish and Latin American Studies.

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Join the DC Alumni Club for this special Conversation with Friends featuring panelists Hannah Bristol '10, Doug Thornell '95, and Ben Wessel '07, and moderator Eliza Leighton '91. Informed by their experiences with campaigns, voter mobilization, advocacy, and policy, these alumni will discuss lessons that were learned from the 2020 presidential election and the role they'll play in future elections amidst changing demographics, party tensions, and power structures.

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https://www.sidwell.edu/cwf-dc-alumni-club

If you have any questions, please contact us at alumni@sidwell.edu.

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Zoom - advance registration required

Register here for this Zoom talk about the practice of "calling in" rather than "calling out" or "cancel culture." Smith College Professor Loretta Ross is an outspoken advocate of this work, especially in the work of social justice. Read more about her and the "Calling-In" movement and to join us for a Zoom talk on Thursday, November 18 at 8 p.m (EST). This talk is hosted in partnership with the New Roads School in Santa Monica, CA - the registration notes a start time of 5:00 p.m. (PST).

Caplin Theater
Reserve and purchase tickets by pasting this link into your browser. https://www.sidwell.edu/boxoffice

"Puffs" For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
Caplin Theater
Reserve and purchase tickets by pasting this link into your browser. https://www.sidwell.edu/boxoffice

"Puffs" For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
Caplin Theater
Reserve and purchase tickets by pasting this link into your browser. https://www.sidwell.edu/boxoffice

"Puffs" For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

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