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To our Culture Shifters, Conversationalists, and Community Members, In light of the ongoing developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and the latest guidance provided by the CDC and the Municipality of Anchorage, we will be postponing and/or modifying upcoming gatherings to be accessible via remote engagement. We are committed to continuing to provide opportunities for community engagement and conversation, and doing so in a way that supports public health. The list below contains the most up-to-date information on our upcoming scheduled events: March & April Culture Shift | Cancelled. We hope to resume this monthly program in May (last Wednesday of each month.) Togetherings | NOW live on

Wendy Willis in Alaska!

Wendy Willis is a poet and essayist living in Portland, Oregon. Her second book of poems, A Long Late Pledge, won the Dorothy Brunsman Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the 2018 Oregon book award. Her first book of poems, Blood Sisters of the Republic, was published by Press 53 in 2012. Her most recent book, These are Strange Times, My Dear, traces her path through this perilous moment in American political and civic life and has recently been named a finalist for the 2020 Oregon Book Award. Wendy is also the executive director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium and the founding director of Oregon’s Kitchen Table, a project of the National Policy Consensus Center in the Mark O. Hat

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