LITERACYWORKS HOSTS TIMELY PRESENTATION BY NATIVE SON & EXPERT ON TERRORISM
We are pleased to announce an afternoon with special guest Brian Fishman. Brian is a counterterrorism expert, a Fellow with the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) at West Point, a former adjunct professor in Georgetown's School of Foreign Service and Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of the definitive history of the Islamic State: The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory. He was the Foreign Affairs/Defense Legislative Assistant for Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey. He grew up in Penngrove, CA and graduated from Petaluma High School.
Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017
Time: 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma campus (Carole L. Ellis Auditorium)
Address: 680 Sonoma Mountain Parkway Petaluma, CA, 94954
This timely event for the Literacyworks Center will feature a Center student, community partners and and keynote speaker Brian Fishman who will speak on the history of ISIS and al-Qaeda and on the importance of lifelong learning in his life.
This fundraiser will support low literacy, low income, highly motivated adults in the North Bay to access SRJC programs by providing scholarships, advising and support.
General Admission: $25. FREE for students.
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2017 Literacyworks Lecture Series
Our first Literacyworks Lecture took place in October 2016, with actor, author and speaker Peter Coyote. It was such a success, both as a fundraiser and a community learning experience, that we decided to expand in 2017 with a series of three lectures.
- June 11, 2017: Brian Fishman - counterterrorism expert, author and lecturer
- August 20, 2017: Michael Krasny - author, professor and host of KQED Forum
- November, 2017: Possible speakers include:
o Tom Steyer, philanthropist and environmentalist
o Greg Sarris, Tribal Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
o Richard Riley, United States Secretary of Education and 111th Governor of South Carolina
o Robert Reich, Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley & former Secretary of Labor
Go to www.literacyworks.org/events for more information.