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January 2015

Kultar’s Mime – the hidden story of the 1984 Delhi Pogrom

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University,
1016 E. Marion St. , Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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A devised play by J. Mehr Kaur and Sarbpreet Singh articulating the stories of indescribable pain, frustration and shame experienced by the Sikh community during the 1984 Sikh Pogroms. It uses the stage, imagery, prose and poetry to communicate the anguish, frustration, lack of justice. It speaks to the indomitable spirit of human beings to stand up, speak up and let those who have fallen be counted. It is a voice of dissent against the silent submission by those inside and outside of the community. More specifically, the play is a journey into the wounded world of the children of the October-November 1984 carnage. The actors effectively depict the inexpressible pain of muted victims and survivors of 1984 in haunted verse combined with melancholy, melodious music.

This presentation of “Kultar’s Mime” is co-sponsored by the Sikh Research Institute and Seattle University’s School of Theology & Ministry.

Please reserve your FREE tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1068949

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Film and Lecture: Koch Brothers Exposed with guest speaker Mark McDermott

January 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Washington, Savery Hall,
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Please join us for this film and lecture event to support youth participation in the Global Visionaries leadership and social justice program. The evening will be hosted by youth participants from the Global Visionaries Youth Board and all proceeds from the event will go towards the program.

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Visionary Viewings Film & Lecture Series: Koch Brothers Exposed with guest Mark McDermott

January 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come support the Global Visionaries Youth Board as they present the film Koch Brothers Exposed with guest speaker Mark M. McDermott.

The Visionary Viewing Film & Lecture Series is a community engagement and fundraising initiative organized by GV’s second year program, the Youth Board. The program is comprised of 6 teams that study and take action around social justice and global issues. Each month from January to June, one team will select and present a film and speaker on a topic of their choosing for the GV and greater Seattle community. This month, the Outreach Team has selected a film highlighting the role the Koch brothers play in our society and have invited guest speak Mark M. McDermott to discuss economic injustice after the film.

You can learn more about Mark M. McDermott at his website: http://www.markmmcdermott.com/

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Info Night – learn about fostering a refugee or immigrant youth!

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month for 12 months

Upcoming Info Night for Potential Foster Parents: 6:00-8:00 pm, Second Monday of the Month

Would you consider opening your heart and life to a homeless refugee or immigrant youth? Do you live in King or Snohomish County? If so, please consider becoming a foster parent with the Refugee and Immigrant Children’s Program!

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Breakfast with the Boss: Ted Baseler, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

January 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Washington Athletic Club,
1325 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 United States

The Trade Development Alliance is launching a quarterly conversation with executives of global companies. Learn how companies are succeeding internationally, how they went global, and network with the global business community all at one event! Attendance will also provide the opportunity to ask questions of top executives of successful Greater-Seattle based international companies.

Our series begins with a discussion with Ted Baseler, the President and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. Mr. Baseler has turned around company profit growth by increasing quality, focusing on Washington vineyards, acquiring highly acclaimed small wineries, and expanding distribution worldwide. The company has had record earnings and profits in 12 of the 13 years since Mr. Baseler took the helm.

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