DAVID DEFERRANTI: Up From Poverty: Can Africa Catch Up To Asia, HVRHS, Feb. 27, 2015, 7:30PM

“We are living in a time when people are climbing out of poverty in greater numbers and at a faster rate than at any other time in human history, bar none. And despite how much more there remains to do,” says David DeFerranti, “progress in health, education, etc. is actually stunningly rapid.”

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CIVIC LIFE PROJECT: From Students To Citizens, June 7, 2013, 7:30PM Housatonic Valley Regional High School

From Students to Citizens:
We will be showing four short documentary films about our communities. They were created this year by area high school students to examine and address some of the urgent issues of our time. Some of the film makers will be on hand to discuss their projects.

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KAREN DAVIS: U.S. Healthcare: Why Not The Best?, May 13, 2011

Why reform healthcare? What reforms were passed? How will it help me? To help us better answer these questions, The Salisbury Forum in collaboration with the Foundation for Community Health is excited to announce that Karen Davis, President and CEO of The Commonwealth Fund will be speaking on Friday, May 13th at 7:30 in the Katherine M. Elfers Hall, in the Esther Eastman Music Center at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT.

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DANIEL CALLAHAN: Ethical Issues in Universal Healthcare: Are Medical Progress and Equal Access Compatible?, June 6, 2008

Dr. Daniel Callahan, co-founder of The Hastings Institute and a leader in the field of bioethics research for over 40 years, spoke on “Ethical Issues in Universal Healthcare: Are Medical Progress and Equal Access Compatible?”, at Hotchkiss School’s Walker Auditorium. This event was co-sponsored by Sharon Hospital.

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