A series of programs that encourage participation in ways to present factual and current information which will stimulate insights and approaches concerning timely topics. Monthly programs cover a wide variety of topics, beginning with a panel discussion designed to pique the interests of the audience and encourage conversation between the panel and audience. Some of the topics presented have included history, issues, and actions in Sandtown, Baltimore, why and how we vote, and death with dignity.
|2nd Tuesday||7:00 PM – 8:00 PM||Auditorium|
Launching Struggling Young Adults from Failure to Success
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7:00 P.M. In the Auditorium
How do we help young adults, ages 18 to 25 years, who have had multiple failures in several settings, such as higher education, vocational training, employment and relationships? Parenting can be an arduous task as these individuals try to meet the challenges of finding a clear identity, separating from family, and developing a sense of intrinsic motivation.
The speaker is Dr. Rick Silver, is a psychiatrist and director of the Thrive Center for ADHO and Comprehensive Mental Health Care in Columbia, MD. which provides programs for struggling young adults and their families. Dr. Silver has an undergraduate degree from University of Michigan, a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and his medical and psychiatric training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
~Sponsored by the Pollination Coordinating Team~
Prison Reform: Juvenile Justice
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Pollination presents the second in a series on prison reform, discussing juvenile justice. Learn how juvenile offenders, as opposed to adults, are treated. Who are the “actors” in the system? What are their roles and responsibilities?
Charlestown resident, Dr. Alvin Cohn, has 60 years of experience in the field of Criminal Justice Administration. Serving on the faculties of American University and University of Maryland, he has taught courses primarily on criminal justice management and corrections, as well as served as a consultant to many Federal, state, local agencies and departments.
~Join the conversation sponsored by the
Pollination Organizing Team~
POLLINATION TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018, 7:00 P.M. IN THE AUDITORIUM
Prison Reform – Part One, “From arrest to release – What Happens?
Learn about the multitude of decisions that are made by and for offenders in the process of imprisonment. Who are the “actors” in the system? What are their roles and responsibilities?
Charlestown resident,, Dr. Alvin Cohn, has 60 years experience in the field of criminal justice administration. Serving on the faculties of American University and University of Maryland, he has taught courses primarily on criminal justice management and corrections as well as served as a consultant to many Federal, state, local agencies and departments.
SPONSORED BY THE POLLINATION COORDINATING TEAM
The next Pollination discussion takes place on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7 PM in the Auditorium. The entire NOVA video, Decoding the Climate Machine, will be shown. Only the last thirty minutes of this film was shown during the May discussion on climate change in order to allow time for discussion. This video gives both the history of climatology as well as the latest 2018 facts about global warming.
All are welcome to join the conversation. This will be the last program sponsored by the Pollination Organizing Team until this coming September, 2018.
You are invited to join the Pollination Coordinating Team’s discussion, Decoding the Year of Studying “Our Choking Planet” on Tuesday, May 8 at 7 PM in the Auditorium. Over the past year, we have tried to bring to residents some facts about what is happening to our planet. Are the facts “fake news” or are they real? Are humans involved or are we observers only? What difference does it make?
Pollination Organizing Committee presents a powerful National Geographic film exploring global warming and the future of our planet on Tues., April 10, 2018 at 7 PM in the Charlestown Auditorium. Come view the film and join the conversation.
Join the discussion Our Choking Planet: Beyond Recyling: The Moral Urgency of Living Simpler. This program features retired Pastor Mary Gaut, who serves on the Ecumenical Leaders Green Advisory Group, is Board Chair of Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake and has been active in environmental issues and sustainability since 1970. The series continues at 7 PM on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in the Charlestown Auditorium.
All are welcome.
Pollination presents a discussion of solar energy projects in the Baltimore, MD area on Tues., Feb. 13 at 7 PM in the Auditorium.
The Rotary Club of Catonsville and the Pollination Coordinating Committee are sponsoring an opportunity for you to learn more about precautions for opioid use. Along with support from other groups, they are providing a panel discussion on Tuesday, January 9. 2018
at 7 PM in the Charlestown Auditorium.