Where Are the Time Travelers? (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Einstein’s theory of relativity suggests that time travel might be possible.  We consider why this is true, and how one might build a time machine.  We also consider the paradoxes involved with time travel and how they might be resolved. Presented by Dr. Robert Ehrlich, professor emeritus and former chair […]

Defining Critical Race Theory (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Join Librarian Christine Iko, of the library’s African American Department, as she breaks down the topic of Critical Race Theory. Learn about its principles and major works, theorists associated with it, and where it is being studied. Also learn about how it is being discussed in the media and banned […]

Parent Support Group for Parents/Caretakers Whose Children Have ADHD (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

The PGC (Prince George’s County) PSG (Parent Support Group) meets monthly to provide parents with resources, information, coping strategies and a safe place to connect with other parents. We are partnered with CHADD (the national resource center for ADHD) and closely affiliated with Howard University’s psychology department. REGISTER

Courageous Conversations About Race (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Courageous Conversations About Race Glenn E. Singleton, founder of Courageous Conversation, and Jarvis R. Givens of the Harvard Graduate School of Education discuss the state of racial justice in the United States, reflecting on the social movements of 2020 and 2021 and the path forward. About Glenn E. Singleton: Glenn […]

The Road to Healing: A Civil Rights Reparations Story in Prince Edward County, Virginia (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its public school system in 1959 in “massive resistance” to the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic Brown v. Board decision of 1954. The editorial pages of the local family-owned newspaper, The Farmville Herald, led the fight to lock classrooms rather than integrate them. The school system […]

The World’s Religions: Judaism (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a virtual overview of the world’s religions presented by Laura Shulman, professor of religion at Northern Virginia Community College. Learn the basic beliefs, values and practices of the major religions of the world. Increase cultural awareness and understanding, eliminate fear and conflict, and build bridges in your community. Attend […]

⭐ Bridging The Gap, A Conversation On Equity (Literacy Council of Montgomery County) – VIRTUAL

A community conversation on equity will be held from 7–8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 Join Lauren Markham, author of The Faraway Brothers, and a panel of local Latino leaders, educators and students for a discussion on the challenges faced by the Latino community, and how to work together […]

Returning to School: Mitigation and Mental Health Strategies (National PTA) – VIRTUAL

Attention: State and Local Education Agencies and School Health Personnel On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS), the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to please join a presentation by the […]