Event Location: UC Merced, ACS 120
Time: Doors Open at 5pm, Event Begins at 5:30pm
Audience: Free and Open to the Public
During this gathering, Mark Arax, author of The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California, and Ellen Hanak, vice president and director of the PPIC Water Policy Center and a senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, will explore the critical role of historical memory in shaping water policies and its impact on the future of this vital resource.
Arax will read from his acclaimed book The Dreamt Land. Arax and Hanak will also sit down for a dialogue about the Central Valley, California policy, local stories, collective memory, and more.
Whether you are a history enthusiast, a policy maker, or interested in the future of water in California, this event offers a unique opportunity to hear from two of the leading voices in our region.
This event is co-hosted by the UC Merced Library and Secure Water Future.