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Brown Bag Learning Series: Global Volunteers, presented by Lois Levick thumbnail Photo

Brown Bag Learning Series: Global Volunteers, presented by Lois Levick

Lois Levick became a member of Global Volunteers in 2003. She has participated in seven Global Volunteer programs. Most recently, she volunteered in Ventanilla, Peru at Sagrada Familia, a community of 800 abandoned and abused children and young adults. Program locations include Mississippi, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ireland, Minnesota and Cuba. 

Global Volunteers is a US-based private, nonprofit international development organization that has pioneered short term international service programs (1 to 3 weeks) to enable regular people to help create, nurture and sustain the well-being of children worldwide. 

Lifelong Learning Lecture: Exploring the Arabian Peninsula: An Educator’s Visit to Oman and Qatar

Framingham resident, Dr. Kerry Dunne of the Weston Public Schools, will discuss how she was able to travel to Qatar and Oman and experience the juxtaposition of a modern, global economy with traditional ways of life in this region of the world. She will show photos of the natural splendor of Oman and the 21st Century skyline of Doha along with short videos of key concepts.

Lifelong Learning Lecture Series: Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Best-selling author Mitchell Zuckoff, Pulitzer Prize finalist as member of the Boston Globe Spotlight Team, and who covered 9/11 for The Boston Globe, will describe the inside story of how he wrote the first comprehensive narrative nonfiction account of the worst terrorist attacks in American history.