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Image from the opening graphics for FRONTLINE/World

Watched the story, visited the Web site, and still want to know more about the issues?

Attend a FRONTLINE/World event in your local community.

In conjunction with our partners, FRONTLINE/World is proud to present these community events, which will expand on and delve deeper into the topics we examine on television and on the Web. These events are a great opportunity for you to have dialogues with world experts, to connect with FRONTLINE/World producers and to learn more about the issues facing your world.

All events are open to the public.

Arcata, California
Oct 8, 7:00pm
Mexico and Guatemala: "Coffee Country"

KEET-TV and Humboldt State University MultiCultural Center
Founders Hall, Room 118
Contact (707) 445-0813

Join KEET-TV for a screening of "COFFEE COUNTRY," the FRONTLINE/World segment that explores the worldwide glut of coffee beans forcing Central American farmers and their families off their land. Moderator, Maggy Herbelin, is a mediator for the Dept. of Agriculture. She has been working with a village in Chiapas for many years to help coffee growers get a fair price.

A discussion will follow with FRONTLINE/World reporter Joe Rubin and Sacred Grounds Coffee President Beth Dominick.

New York, New York
Oct 4, 9:30 - 4:30pm
Human Rights 101 Kickoff Event

Thirteen/WNET New York
450 West 33rd Street, 6th floor
New York, New York 10001
Contact (212) 560-8123

Kick off event for schools that are receiving grants from Thirteen/ WNET New York to support the creation of human rights-based educational products and curriculum.

FRONTLINE/World Executive-in-Charge for KQED, Sue Ellen McCann, will be on hand presenting FRONTLINE/World television stories and educational activities.

San Francisco, California
Oct 2, 5:30pm registration and 6:00pm screening
Closing the Digital Divide in Asia:
Cultural Compromise or Global Advantage?

Asia Society
Public Policy Institute of California
Founders’ Room, 5th Floor
500 Washington Street
Register at (415) 421-8707

Please join us for the screening of Bhutan: The Last Place and India: Hole in the Wall. Followed by a panel discussion and reception with:

  • Rory O’Connor, Documentary Filmmaker with Globalvision and Producer of "Hole in the Wall"
  • Stephen Talbot, Series Editor of FRONTLINE/World
  • Eric Brewer, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Inktomi Corporation and Associate Professor of Computer Science, UC Berkeley

The FRONTLINE/World Community and Campus Engagement Campaign is a co-production of WGBH and KQED, in association with KQED's Education Network and Active Voice.

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