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Registration details available early 2023 TOPIC: The Evolution of Animal Welfare in Charlotte The Humane Society of Charlotte is a community resource committed to championing the wellbeing of companion animals and strengthening their bond with the people who know, love, and need them. In June 2022, the new HSC Animal Resource Center opened to allow […]
Registration details available early 2023 TOPIC: Extinctions: Then and Now Most species that have ever graced our planet are extinct, a fact clearly documented by the fossil record. But fossils tell us something else: at a few moments in the past, a majority of animal species disappeared all at once. Called mass extinctions, these events […]
Registration details available early 2023 TOPIC: The Meck Dec: How Charlotte's Actions on May 20, 1775 Inspired My Novel, Deadly Declarations In this presentation, we explore the lead up to the revolutionary war and how those events unfolded to cause Charlotte to declare independence from the most powerful nation in the world on May 20, […]
Registration details available early 2023 TOPIC: How do elections work? A look at how election administration works in the US states. How do elections work? After recent elections many people have questions about how elections work, who runs them, and are they secure? Beyond voting and campaigning most Americans know little about how elections work […]