Don’t Miss These Upcoming Events!

Note to Our Readers: To serve you better, the Common Good blog is trying out a new blogging schedule. Center for Public Service Law staff will post at least three times per week: Jobs on Mondays, Announcements on Wednesdays, and Events on Fridays. Tuesdays and Thursdays will be reserved for time sensitive announcements and updates. Today’s theme is Events. 

1. Lunch with Lemon? Meet Lemon Andersen and Preview His Award-Winning Documentary

Lemon Andersen is a three-time felon turned Tony award winning playwright and poet. He will be at the UW School of Law School for a lunch time discussion and preview of his documentary on Wednesday, November 14, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m., Room 138.

Lemon Andersen was born and raised in Brooklyn, in a Puerto Rican community ravaged by drugs and disease. He served three prison sentences before he was 21 and lost his heroin addicted mother and stepfather to AIDS. “Lemon is an out-and-out celebration of life and liberty and inspiration and hope like I have never seen in my life.”  Ari Kohn

RSVP for lunch by Tuesday, Nov. 13 by 12:00:

Thanks to Sponsors: William H. Gates Public Service Law Program | UW Law, Societies & Justice Program

2. Lemon! See the Film, Meet the Man, Hang Out with the Filmmakers

After lunch, make evening plans to attend the Exclusive Seattle Screening of Lemon by the Post-Prison Education Program. November 14, 7 PM, AMC Pacific Place 11, Seattle. You won’t want to miss this!

Buy tickets!


3. Two Global Washington Events: Conference (Scholarship for Students Studying Development!) and Tibetan Talk 

Attend Global Washington’s Upcoming Conference, “Redefining Development,” December 6, 2012. The program features sessions that support future Washington leaders in global development.

Finishing school and wondering what to do next? Looking for your dream job in global development? This year’s conference will offer a variety of resources to job seekers, including small sessions like:

  •  The Anatomy of A Social Sector Leader – Insights From an Executive Search Consultant: Melissa Merritt, Vice President – Executive Search Practice, Waldron
  • Future Changemakers: Advice on Careers in Global Health: Molli Barnes, Global Staffing Manager, PATH
  • Future Changemakers: Advice on Careers in Global Development: Andre Truong, Senior Recruiter – Global Programs, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Register today!

Special scholarship for students whose studies relate to global development! Recipients will receive half-price registration to the conference. Learn more or apply.  

Check Out Other Upcoming Events from GlobalWALama Tenzin: Buddhist Monk and Children’s Advocate




When: Tuesday, November 13, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
719 South King Street  Seattle, WA 98104
Ticket price: $30

A reception with beverages and light hors doeuvres will follow the talk.

Register here