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Thurber House Special Event: Senator Sherrod Brown

  Thurber House Special Event: Senator Sherrod Brown

Thurber House is pleased to present U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown in partnership with Gramercy Books. Since his election to the U.S. Senate in 2006, Sherrod Brown has sat on the Senate floor at a desk with a proud history: Desk 88. In his new book, Desk 88, Brown profiles eight Senators who were there before […]

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Thurber House Special Event: Tayari Jones

  Thurber House Special Event: Tayari Jones

Thurber House is pleased to present Tayari Jones, award-winning author of An American Marriage, in partnership with Denison University. An American Marriage was a 2018 selection for Oprah’s Book Club; a 2018 best book of the year selection for NPR, Time, Bustle, O: The Oprah Magazine, and Amazon.com; and winner of the 2019 Women’s Prize […]

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2019 Social Justice Awards Luncheon

Anne Evans Anne Evans 2019 Social Justice Awards Luncheon

Our Annual Central Ohio Social Justice Awards will celebrate and honor extraordinary Social Justice Leaders who have contributed to their careers, communities and professions. To empower and enlighten all minds to the success and achievements of Central Ohio’s Social Justice Leadership.

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Thurber House Presents Amber Tamblyn

  Thurber House Presents Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn experienced a crisis of character while trying to break out of her child acting career to become the writer and director she dreamed of being as an adult. After a low period of disillusionment, she entered into an Era of Ignition–a time of self-reflection that follows personal upheaval and leads to a call […]

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Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

  Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

Join us for the 40th Anniversary Columbus CROP Hunger Walk! Come enjoy the beautiful Scioto Audubon Metro Park and be sure to join us for our Send-Off Rally at 12:45 p.m. with an invocation, updates from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Church World Service, and special guest Mary Catherine Hinds: National CROP Hunger Walk/Fundraising Strategist for […]

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MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: COLUMBUS TO RALLY TO END GUN VIOLENCE

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: COLUMBUS TO RALLY TO END GUN VIOLENCE

COLUMBUS, OHIO – On Saturday, March 24, 2018, community members from all over Columbus will gather for a “sibling march” as part of the March for Our Lives movement. The march is one of hundreds happening around the country planned by students and survivors of gun violence in communities big and small, in all 50 […]

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Inmates Turn into Filmmakers for Wexner’s Pens to Pictures

Hope Madden Hope Madden Inmates Turn into Filmmakers for Wexner’s Pens to Pictures

Chinonye Chukwu has basically always wanted to make movies. “I’ve wanted to be a filmmaker since I was 13 years old,” says the assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State University. “I just saw the world through scenes, and I dreamt cinematically. That was what I wanted to do.” “I have been teaching filmmaking […]

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