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Martin Gardner
Laurent Beauregard

Laurent Beauregard introduces a video about Martin Gardner. one of the most beloved personalities in the areas of recreational mathematics, magic and puzzles. Gardner’s works range over the fields of science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and conjuring. He has inspired and enlightened three generations of readers with the delights of mathematical recreations, magic, puzzles, and the play of ideas.

Robert’s Rules of Order
Keri Capen

Keri Capen presents an introduction to parliamentary procedure including a history of Robert’s Rules, and a discussion of the most common types of motions made in meetings. Ms. Capen is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians. She is active with the Democratic Party of Oregon, serving on the state’s Rules Committee. She also works at the Willamette Humane Society as Thrift Store Manager.

Clean Meat
Rebecca Jenkins

Rebecca Jenkins presents an introduction to current developments in cellular agriculture. This innovative technology can revolutionize our food system with positive effects on humans, animals, and global climate change. But will it happen? Ms. Jenkins was born in Ireland. She has a passion for social justice and animal rights. She studied Law at Trinity College Dublin and at Lewis & Clark Law School where she now works. Her scholarly interests include animal law, social justice, and food policy.

Healthcare for All Oregonians
Lee Mercer

Lee Mercer presents a brief history of the universal health care movement and current efforts in Oregon and nationally to create an improved “Medicare for All” system. Mr. Mercer is President of “Health Care for All Oregon-Action.” For eighteen years, he has done legislative advocacy and has promoted education on poverty, hunger, and economic issues.