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Under The Persimmon Tree: Senator Bill Monning

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 10:00 PM


A conversation between the Henry Miller Library Director Magnus Toren and invited guests. This Sunday, August 25, we welcome State Senator Bill Monning.Senator William W. Monning was elected in November of 2012 and reelected in 2016 to represent the 17th Senate District, which includes all of San Luis Obispo and Santa Cruz counties, and portions of Monterey and Santa Clara counties. Prior to his service in the State Legislature, Senator Monning was a professor at the Monterey College of Law and a professor of International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.  He is the former president and co-founder of Global Majority, Inc., an organization committed to education, training and advocacy in the field of non-violent conflict resolution.Senator Monning served as a Senior Fulbright Specialist, receiving Fulbright scholarships to teach and research in Peru and Chile.  Additionally, he was a member of the Monterey County court-directed mediation panel and served for four years as Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Prize winning organization, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.Mr Monning received a B.A. at the University of California at Berkeley and a law degree from the University of San Francisco, School of Law.  He and his wife, Dana T. Kent, a family physician, reside in Carmel, California and have two daughters and three grandchildren.__________________________________________  We invite people Under The Persimmon Tree who have a connection to Big Sur, who work here, who make an impact in the community and who have a history with the coast.We record audio of each of the conversations/interviews and publish online thereby creating an online accessible archive of good literary, historical audio to add to our existing archives. The Under The Persimmon Tree recordings are done using high end equipment and tech support courtesy of a grant from Big Sur Food and Wine Festival.  SCHEDULED SO FAR ARE:June 30: Bradley ZeveJuly 7: Steve BeckJuly 14: Elliot Ruchowitz-RobertsJuly 21: Supervisor Mary AdamsJuly 28: Barbara Bullock-WilsonAugust 11: Martha DiehlAugust 18: Kirk GafillAugust 25: Senator Bill MonningSeptember 1: Lee OtterSeptember 15: Jaci PappasDates to be confirmed for:Susan ShillinglawFrank PinneyFather Cyprian ConsiglioAlan PerlmutterButch and Patte KronlundPaul Miller and of course many more...   Sound and recording support from Cain Sound.

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