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Jan 22, 2018

Faith over Fear: Understanding Islam

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

You may have read in the Herald: "National and local experts and practitioners facilitate a training January 28-30, 2018, in Seattle, to educate, network and equip faith leaders to better advocate against a narrative of fear and divisiveness in our country. Training includes: Basics of Islam and Islamophobia,  How the rise in Islamophobia threatens us all,  Who American Muslims are,…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Jan 15, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

It is almost 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr was shot - April 4, 1968. What a tumultuous decade the 1960s were. So much hope. So many tragedies. People thought they could change the world. Improve the environment. End the war in Viet Nam. Ban the bomb. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a huge, and long-overdue step forward. But change brings resistance, and the Civil Rights movement…  MORE >>

Jan 8, 2018

Science and Religion

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

In recent news, it was been announced that the administration is banning certain terms from being used by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in their 2019 budget proposal. Or maybe the CDC decided use of those words would prejudice their ability to get funding. Whichever was the case, you probably now know these terms by heart: vulnerable, entitlement, diversity, transgender, fetus,…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Jan 1, 2018


Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

A new year and people hope for change. They make resolutions to be happier, healthier, wealthier. Sometimes they have workable plans to achieve their goals. Sometimes they keep their resolutions.

We have just left a year which, for many of us, was filled with despair. In our personal lives, there may have been losses, illnesses, disasters large and small. In our lives as American and…  MORE >>