Two free lectures at SCC on Thursday

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hubert H. Humphrey International Fellows

The Shoreline Community College Global Affairs Center offers two events this Thursday, January 29, one during the day, and one in the evening. Both events are FREE and open to the public (there is a small fee to park on campus). 16101 Greenwood Ave N, PUB 9208 - Quiet Dining Room (maps)

Civic Engagement around the World

Thursday, January 29, 11:30 – 12:30 pm

The meaning and means of “civic engagement” vary around the world, including voting, public protests, underground campaigns, and less direct but just as powerful platforms such as song, film and literature. Greg Malagui (Papua New Guinea), Natalie O'Brian (Trinidad and Tobago), Kanwal Ali (Pakstan) and Anurag Sahay (India), Hubert H. Humphrey International Fellows,** at the Evan School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, will talk about how it works at home.

*This event is co-sponsored by the SCC Multicultural Center

**The Humphrey Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is generously supported by the people of the United States.

Lisa Cohen
Washington Global Health Alliance

Preparing for the Next Pandemic: Lessons from Ebola and other Infectious-Disease Outbreaks

Thursday, January 29, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Lisa Cohen, Executive Director, the Washington Global Health Alliance; Scott Gordon, Director, Windows of Opportunity Project, PATH; Karin Huster, Clinical Lead, Partners in Health; and Kathleen Walsh, Deputy Director, Strategy Planning and Management in the Office of the President, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The recent Ebola crisis in West Africa and other past crises offer important lessons that can help us prepare for the next global medical emergency, including issues of science, policy, and implementation.


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