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Sam Quinones Speaker and Expert Panel: The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sam Quinones is a journalist, storyteller, former LA Times reporter, and author of three acclaimed books of narrative nonfiction.
His most recent book is The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth. In January 2022, The Least of Us was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) award for Best Nonfiction Book of 2021.

JTNN is thrilled to bring Sam Quinones to speak on the experiences outlined in his new book The Least of Us.  Registration will begin at 5:30, Sam will speak at 6:00 and we will have a local panel of experts to explore community level experiences with these issues.  There will be resources, community art appetizers and more!  Don’t miss out on this incredible experience.

Register for the Event HERE

Event Schedule

  • 5:30pm – registration opens (will need sign-in for CE’s and students)
  • 6:00-6:45pm – Sam Quinones Presents
  • 6:45-6:50 – Break
  • 6:50-7:15 – Panel Presents
  • 7:15-7:50 – Book Signing & Quilt
  • 8:00 – End of the Event

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November 16
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Joe Crowley Student Union 1664 North Virginia Street MS 0056
Reno, NV 89557 United States