Speaker Date Topic
Thursday Night Live Feb 11, 2016
Location TBD
DARK Feb 12, 2016
Board Meeting at 11:00 AM Feb 19, 2016
Regular Meeting @ 12:15 pm Feb 19, 2016
To Be Determined
Allan Colman Feb 26, 2016
Leadership
Judge Judith Chirlin, Ret. Mar 04, 2016
Resolving conflicts in schools and neighborhoods

Judge Chirlin is a recognized expert in international law and conflict resolution.  During her service as a Superior Court Judge, she served as president of the prestigious American Judicature Society, and was regularly called upon by the U.S. State Department to assist developing nations in writing their constitutions and basic laws.  Several years ago, she left a United Nations Building in Baghdad just two hours before it was bombed.  Judge Chirlin now serves as Executive Director of the Western Justice Foundation.  She received her undergraduate degree from The George Washington University, a master's degree in political science from Rutgers University, and her law degree at USC Law School, where she has served on the adjunct faculty in clinical legal studies. 

Prof. Manisha Javeri, (former Rotary Peace Fellow) Mar 11, 2016
Peace & Conflict Resolution

Manisha Javeri, Ph.D., is a professor of Instructional Technology at California State University, Los Angeles.  Prof. Javeri received her doctorate in instructional technology from the University of Northern Colorado, and hold bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry from the University of Bombay, as well as a master's degree in education from the same institution.  In 2010, she was awarded a prestigious Rotary Peace Fellowship, and received a certificate in Peace and Conflict Resolution from the University of Chulalongkorn Bangkok Thailand.  Dr. Javeri was recently featured as a speaker at the Rotary Peace Conference in Ontario, California. 

DARK Mar 25, 2016
Judge Eric Taylor, Torrance Superior Court Apr 01, 2016
State of the Judiciary

Join us today as we hear from Judge Eric Taylor, president of the California Judges Association.  Judge Taylor is the only judge in the history of the organization to serve twice as its president, having been elected previously in 2003.  As president of CJA, Judge Taylor heads an organization of approximately 2,500 active and retired judges and justices and is a member of the State Judicial Council.  Earlier in his career, he served as Presiding Judge of the Inglewood Municipal Court and later as supervising judge of the Southwest Superior Court (Torrance).  He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles Superior Court.  Judge Taylor received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his law degree from the University of Virginia.  He is the son of a civil rights era freedom rider, John C. Taylor, and the grandson of California's first Black registered nurse.  Bring a guest!

Philip Pressel Apr 08, 2016
Hexagon Spy Satellite

Don't miss this presentation of a now-unclassified project that helped keep America safe!!

Thursday Night Live Apr 21, 2016
Location TBD
DARK Apr 22, 2016
DARK May 06, 2016
DARK May 27, 2016