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September 2017: Laura Bradbury, MSW, LCSW — Supporting Others in Grief

Our speaker this month will be Laura Bradbury, MSW, LCSW. Laura is a grief counselor at Transitions Griefcare in Raleigh. She'll be ...
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August 2017: Self-Care with Delta Youth

Our speakers this month are two representatives from Delta Youth. Delta Youth provides education, community, and empowerment for queer youth in ...
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July 2017: Ashton Tippins – The Power of Service

Our speaker for July will be Ashton Tippins, Executive Director of TABLE, a non-profit that provides emergency food aid to ...
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June 2017: Heather Greer Klein – Our Global Sunday Assembly Community

Our speaker this month will be Heather Greer Klein. Heather is one of our organizing team members and she attended ...
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May 2017: Show and Tell

This Assembly falls on Mother’s Day, which by Sunday Assembly Chapel Hill tradition is a celebration of families in general ...
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April 2017: Rob Wall – Implicit Bias

Our speaker for April will be Rob Wall, director of the North Carolina Commission of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in ...
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March 2017: Renee and Burt Rauch – Acceptance

Our March Assembly is all about the theme of Acceptance. Our speakers will be Renee and Burt Rach from PFLAG Triangle ...
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February 2017: Nicole Pynaker – Goal Setting

This month's speaker will be Nicole Pynaker, a corporate accountant, half-marathon runner, and nursing student. She'll be speaking about setting ...
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January 2017: Cancelled Due to Weather!

January 2017 Assembly cancelled due to weather---see you next month! ...
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December 2016: Winter Solstice Celebration

Please join us for our Solstice celebration! This month will be a little different from most assemblies; we won't have ...
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November 2016: Rebecca Atkins – Living Gratefully

Our speaker this month will be our very own Rebecca Atkins. Our theme will be "Living Gratefully" - we'll talk ...
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October 2016: Jennifer Lohmann – Women’s Empowerment

Our speaker this month will be Jennifer Lohmann, a librarian and award-winning romance author. Jennifer writes and speaks extensively about ...
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September 2016: Jehanne Gheith – Mortality and Loss

Our speaker this month will be Jehanne Gheith, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and tenured professor at Duke. She'll be sharing ...
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August 2016: Zach Ward – Yes And…

Our speaker for August is Zach Ward, improvisational comedian, owner and Executive Director of DSI Comedy Theater in Chapel Hill, ...
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July 2016: John J. Wells – Poetry is for Everyone

This month's speaker is Professor John Wells, an English teacher, published author and poet. He'll be giving an interactive presentation ...
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June 2016: Sylvia Pellicore – Girl Develop It

Please join us for our June assembly! This month, our speaker will be our own Sylvia Pellicore. Sylvia is a ...
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May 2016: Mother’s Day

Please join us for a special Mother's Day assembly! Our May assembly will be an intimate celebration of family: the ...
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April 2016: Kimberly Ellington – Get Outside & Camp Quest

Please join us in celebrating Spring! This month's theme is "Get Outside." Our speaker this month is Kimberly Ellington, who'll ...
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March 2016: Greg DeKoenigsberg – Community

Our March Assembly is all about Community. Our speaker will be Greg DeKoenigsberg, Director of Open Source Community for Red ...
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February 2016: Rebecca Atkins – Love Languages

February's assembly falls on Valentine's Day, so we've planned a special love-themed assembly. Our speaker will be our own Rebecca ...
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January 2016: Tyler Allen – Biology of New Beginnings

Please join us for our 1st Birthday Assembly! This month's speaker will be Tyler Allen, a PhD student in Comparative Biomedical ...
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December 2015: Solstice Celebration

Please join us for our Solstice celebration! This month will be a little different from most assemblies; we won't have ...
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November 2015: Katie Stoudemire – Wonder Connection

Please join us in welcoming Katie Stoudemire, program manager of Wonder Connection. Previously known as "Hope and Healing through Science", Wonder Connection ...
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October 2015: Zachary Ward – Improv(e) with Improv!

Join us  as we learn how to Improv(e) with Improv! For our 10th Assembly, we'll be learning about the positive impact ...
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September 2015: James Miller – What is Pride?

Join us as we celebrate Pride! For our ninth assembly we'll come together to celebrate and affirm our support for the ...
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August 2015: Mandy Matson – Walk on the Wild Side

We are excited and honored this month to welcome Mandy Matson, Director of Communications at the Conservators' Center in Burlington, ...
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July 2015: Sue Kocher – Recovering from Religion

Join us for our seventh Assembly! This month we'll be focusing on community, the reason so many of us sought ...
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June 2015: Delilah Hurst – Overcoming Your Fears

Our guest speaker at this month's Assembly will give her story of a significant fear she had in her life ...
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April 2015: Christopher Krupenye – Wonder More about the Origins of Human Behavior

Our guest speaker at this month's Assembly will be Duke University PhD candidate, Christopher Krupenye. Chris has spent the last ...
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February 2015: Carmen Zepp – Human Beans, Inc.

Human Beans Together is a Raleigh, NC-based collection of volunteers interested in alleviating hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness by sharing our ...
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