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En un país heterogéneo con una larga historia de exclusiones sociales, económicas y divergencias políticas, el proceso electoral 2020 en Bolivia enfrenta considerables desafíos. Este webinar discutirá las elecciones en Bolivia y los escenarios políticos para el futuro del país. El evento se realizará en Español. Este evento se realiza como parte del Programa de Estudios Andinos de LACC.

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Our 30th Interdisciplinary Faculty Colloquium features LACC join appointed Associate Professors Simone Athayde and Clinton Jenkins. Dr. Athayde will be presenting "Protecting Biocultural Diversity in the Brazilian Amazon: The Role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities." Dr. Jenkins will be presenting "Protecting the Natural and Cultural Heritage of Brazil." Ligia Collado-Vides, Associate Chair of the Department of Biological Science, will join us as the discussant for the event.

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The Florida Consortium for International Education will offer its first joint virtual conference, "Re-inventing International Education in a Post-COVID World." Member and non-member institutions are welcome. Registration and participation is free to all FCIE / FAIE / Study Florida Members.

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Join the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs and the Library of Congress for a virtual conversation with Mitali Perkins, author of 2020 Américas Award winning children’s book Between Us and Abuela. Mitali will share context for her beautiful book, as well as tips for classroom incorporation. The 60-minute program will also include an open Q&A with attendees. Made possible with support from LACC's US Dept. of Education Title VI Grant.

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The Global Health Conference of the Americas aims to ensure that top experts from throughout the world have the opportunity to work together to find solutions and determine recommendations to implement those solutions that will work to make communities healthier and safer. During the conference, we will discuss issues related to immunizations, non-communicable diseases and diabetes, arboviruses, asthma as a priority in public health, climate change and health, among other topics of interest.

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Save the date for the 2020 Américas Award Virtual Ceremony. The video streaming will be hosted by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Sponsored by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP). Made possible with support from LACC's US Dept. of Education Title VI Grant.

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Facilitators, Aby Boumarate and Beth King, will speak about how Valencia College has implemented a successful Global Distinction Program with the goal of preparing students to live and work in an interdependent and multicultural world, while having the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of a competent global citizen. In partnership with Florida SouthWestern State College and Valencia College. Made possible with support from LACC's Dept. of Education Title VI Grant. Open to FSW faculty and staff.

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Florida SouthWestern State College Faculty and administrators interested in moving forward a Global Distinction Initiative are invited to share ideas about a process and timeline for development. Aby Boumarate and Beth King from Valencia College will be on hand to offer tips and suggestions. Open to FSW Staff and Faculty only. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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Save the Date for a performance with renowned pianist Enrique Chía. He will play a selection from his extensive repertoire of Cuban songs. The virtual event, to be broadcast live on Internet, will be free and open to the public. We'll post the digital link soon on our website. Sponsored by FIU's Cuban Research Institute and co-sponsored by LACC.