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University Heights Center

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5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105 United States

August 2019

Empowering Communities

Aug 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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$20 – $25

Come and learn skills every community member needs in order to say something when they see something... and how to stay safe while doing so. This training consists of 60 minutes of interactive Bystander Intervention instruction and 90 minutes of hands-on Self-Defense and Situational Awareness instruction. There will be food available for purchase at the event.

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December 2019

Domestic Worker Ordinance Celebration & Roma Screening

Dec 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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Free

Join Hand in Hand and Casa Latina for a celebration of the Seattle Domestic Workers Ordinance and a Meaningful Movie screening of the film Roma. Roma is Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón's film that follows a year in the life of a domestic worker in Mexico City in 1970. Following the film, we will have a short discussion about the importance of domestic work and how Seattle's new Domestic Workers Ordinance is uplifting workers rights that have been too long left in…

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What is Democracy?

Dec 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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Free

"What Is Democracy?" is an urgent film that connects the past and the present, the emotional and the intellectual, the personal and the political, in order to provoke and inspire. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from ancient Athens’ groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism’s roots in medieval Italy; from modern-day Greece grappling with financial collapse and a mounting refugee…

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Beyond Guilt Trips: A Community Conversation

Dec 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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Pay What You Can

In partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UW, University Heights Center is excited to present our very first Book Club event! "What is it like to travel through parts of the world that are socioeconomically different from home? How can travellers navigate the challenges, opportunities — and sometimes powerful emotions — of respectfully exploring places with lower incomes, different cultural patterns, and far fewer luxuries?" Anu Taranath, faculty at the University of Washington English and Comparative History of Ideas…

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