Los Angeles, CA, April 29, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Our May, 16,2019, Colloquium speaker is Gary Blasi, Professor Emeritus at the UCLA Law School and a renowned expert on Homelessness. Professor Blasi has served terms as President of The National coalition for the Homeless, Homeless Health Care Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness.
During his tenure at UCLA, he has conducted research on public and government responses to homelessness across a range of issues. Long recognized as an authority in his field, Prof. Blasi's most recent honors include the 2012 Humanitarian Award from the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, the 2013 Loren Miller Legal Services Award from the State Bar of California, and a California Lawyer of the Year Award in 2015 and 2016 for his work on behalf of homeless military veterans.
May 16, 2019 Skirball Cultural Center
Address: 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
12:45 Coffee and Cookies 1:30-3:00 Program
Free parking - Open to the Public
RSVP at the front office or email@example.com or 424-835-9181
The PLATO Society
Lifelong Learning Center – A dynamic community that shares a passion for learning. The PLATO Society of Los Angeles is a Domestic Nonprofit Organization with 501(c)(3) status.
At PLATO, the emphasis is on the enjoyment of learning, in a supportive environment where peers lead weekly study-discussion groups in which everyone participates. More than 70 different seven to fourteen-week courses are offered every twelve months. The topics change three times a year and are selected by the over 400 active members.
Whether it's opera, forensic science, the American Revolution, hominids, great jury trials, films of noted directors like David Lean, literature, art, baseball or any provocative topic members choose to study, discussions are in depth. PLATO members come from a variety of backgrounds, but all share a love of learning.
PLATO encourages people to arrange for a visit its office in Westwood to sample the "PLATO experience." For more information, please go to its website or call the office Monday through Friday and talk with members at the welcome desk.
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