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Oceanside LIFE Group’s July 2017 Schedule at MiraCosta College

Oceanside CA— Learning Is For Everyone (LIFE) is an organization designed especially for the seniors in North San Diego County and meets most Friday afternoons in the John MacDonald Boardroom on MiraCosta Oceanside Campus located at 1 Barnard Dr. LIFE offers discussion groups and guest speakers and is a wonderful way to stay engaged through learning! For more information, please call 760.757.2121 ext. 6972.

Friday, July 14

1:00 p.m. Liz Sheahan from the North County Food Bank will speak on the North County hunger initiative. One in six San Diegans do not have enough to eat. The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego/North County Food Bank is partnering with the community to put an end to this problem.

2:30 p.m. Daniel Orth, program officer at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice will speak on ending violence, building peace and working with peacemakers from diverse backgrounds in San Diego and around the world to develop new approaches to end violence.

 Friday, July 21

1:00 p.m. Vice Admiral Charles Martoglio, U.S. Navy Ret., will speak about Europe, NATO, Russia and America. Learn about the numerous challenges facing Europe, NATO’s evolution and its current role, and what’s driving Russian activity in Eastern Europe, Syria, and across its periphery.

2:30 p.m. LIFE members Dee Wardell and Joe Ashby will talk about their recent travels throughout Iran and share personal experiences of this fabled but complicated land. Photos by Joe with narration by Dee.

Friday, July 28

1:00 p.m. Vinny Green, co-owner of Snopes.com, will speak about fighting fake news. Learn all about Snopes.com, the oldest and largest fact-checking site on the Internet, widely regarded by journalists, folklorists, and laypersons alike as one of the world’s essential resources.

2:30 p.m. Author Alvin Ross will speak about what started out as a two-week public relations job with Jacques Cousteau and evolved into a year-long program entitled “Involvement Days,” a celebration of the environment.