Co-sponsored with our Adult Education Board, the Common Ground programs are now on the third Wednesday of each month starting at 7pm in the Founders Room. $10.
October 14 • Ahmad Sardri /IRAN—
No Longer a Pariah?
The historic Nuclear Agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 on July 14, 2015 was ground-breaking. It promises to cause a paradigm shift in the Iran/US relations and a realignment of regional alliances of the United States and Iran. We will explore the historical roots of the 12-year nuclear negotiations and reflect on their far-reaching social and political consequences.
November 18 • Pope Francis and the Climate John Wasik will be discussing Pope Francis’srecent encyclical, Laudato Si’, (Praise Be to You), and why it matters to everyone on the planet. Francis calls for an “integral ecology,” a moral transformation linking the economics, the environment, social justice and spirituality.