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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO "Good Clash: Why Democracy Depends on Productive Disagreement" - a Series with Meg Mott: Today's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute presentation is "Thorny issue #1: Abortion." In 1973, the Supreme Court attempted to define women’s reproductive rights in Roe v. Wade. Rather than settling this debate, that decision spawned the powerful "right to life" movement. This class considers the rational arguments on both sides of the issue as well as the cognitive dissonance each exerts on the other. Meg Mott is Professor of Politics at Marlboro College. 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Mondays. Through Monday, May 6. $6 per lecture. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St. Julie Lavorgnia: 802-365-7278, www.learn.uvm.edu/program/osher-life-long-learning/olli-statewide/brattleboro.

Activism

BRATTLEBORO Youth 4 Change: ​This is a youth-led group, ages 12-25, committed to racial, economic, gender and social justice issues. Y4C creates a physical space open to youth to have their voices heard on the issues that matter to them. We're focused on providing programming for youth from frontline communities - POC, Indigenous, LGBTQIA, poor and working class, differently abled, immigrant, etc. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m: drop in, homework, art; 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m: food and meeting (1st and 3rd Mon. every month). Free. The Root Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., 1st fl. Information: youth4changeaction@gmail.com.

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