Free event

When the nation's communities at large think about science, they don't always think of Arizona. The Arizona Science Desk, a two year collaboration among the Arizona NPR stations, sought to change that, by raising the statewide and national profile of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) news in Arizona. 

What: Community discussion with a panel of experts on "Climate Change: What Might We See in Yuma in the Next 30 Years?"

When: Wednesday, April 20, 5:30-7 pm

Where: The Patio Restaurant and Bar at the Hills, 1245 W Desert Hill Drive

How much: FREE with cash bar and regular menu available

Our next Spirited Discussions forum on Wednesday, April 15 will discuss Healthcare in Yuma: Expanding Options.

Guests

The first 2015 Spirited Discussions forum on Friday, January 30 will discuss JTED (Joint Technical Education District)--What Happens Next?

Guests (subject to change):
Tom Tyree, Yuma County School Superintendent
The Honorable Russ Jones, State Representative
Roger Nelson, JTED Board Chairman
Frank West, GM Desert Proving Ground

Our forum will be moderated by KAWC's Lou Gum.

The inaugural KAWC Spirited Discussions forum will feature newly elected Mayor of Yuma, Douglas J. Nicholls, at 5 pm on Thursday, February 13, at River City Grill, 600 W 3rd Street.  Mayor Nicholls will be discussing his priorities for the city and his early observations since taking office. 

River City Grill, the host venue for the first Spirited Discussions forum, will have a cash bar available, as well as appetizers, in keeping with the relaxed nature of the event.