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Moon Lectures
2016 Series - September through December

The Bob and Dorrie Moon Lecture Series showcases contemporary insights from dynamic speakers and progressive Christian authors.  Purchase online tickets by clicking here.

Bob and Dorrie endowed this forum as a gift and challenge to the Sacramento community to think critically and act ethically on important issues of our time.


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2016 Speakers Preview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barry Scheck - September 16, 2016

Attorney, DNA expert and co-founder of the Innocence Project

Read more about Barry Scheck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clint Smith – October 14, 2016

Award-winning teachers, acclaimed spoken word poet and featured TED Talks speaker

Read more about Clint Smith 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eugene Robinson - November 11, 2016

Pulitzer prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post and political analyst for MSNBC

Read more about Eugene Robinson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Nirider – December 2, 2016

Clinical professor of law and co-director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth at Northwestern University of Law in Chicago and profiled on Netflix Global Series: Making a Murderer

Read more about Laura Nirider

 

2015 Speakers

Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal

A leading voice and advocate during the community unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Read more about Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal

 

Taylor Branch

Author of the landmark narrative history of the Civil Rights era, “America in the King Years.”

Read more about Taylor Branch 

 

Michele Norris

Author of the best-selling memoir, “Grace of Silence”, and NPR Host Special Correspondent.

Read more about Michele Norris

 

Jessica Jackley

Author of “Clay Water Brick” and co-founder of KIVA, the world’s most successful micro-lending site.

Read more about Jessica Jackley 

 


Video Archives Compliments of Media Edge

Angela Davis, recorded December 2014
https://archive.org/details/MediaEdge502

Dr. Joycelyn Elders, recorded September 2014
https://archive.org/details/MediaEdge495

Rev. Frank Schaefer, recorded May 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ofp6lbWH_zs

Chris Hedges, recorded November 2013
https://archive.org/details/MediaEdge447

Moris Dees, recorded September 2013
http://archive.org/details/MediaEdge438

Naomi Tutu, recorded March 2012
http://archive.org/details/AH-media_edge_363

Rabbi Michael Lerner, recorded February 2012
http://archive.org/details/MediaEdge385Sept2224

Amy Goodman, recorded January 2012
http://archive.org/details/AH-media_edge_353

Daniel Ellsberg, recorded September 2011
http://archive.org/details/AH-Media_Edge_342

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