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PANEL DISCUSSION ON TEACHING NON-VIOLENCE

Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 12:25pm

 

ATTENTION PARENTS, TEACHERS, CAREGIVERS...

ARE YOU SEEKING TECHNIQUES TO TEACH NON-VIOLENCE?

HAVE YOU BEEN CHALLENGED WITH BULLYING SITUATIONS IN THE CLASSROOM, AT HOME, OR AT COMMUNITY EVENTS?
 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A PANEL DISCUSSION ON TEACHING NON-VIOLENCE

Discussion: WOMEN'S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM DEEPENS REVOLUTION

Monday, March 14, 2011 - 6:30pm

News & Letters Library
228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230
Chicago, IL 60604

On International Women's Day, March 8, hundreds of Egyptian women demonstrated in Tahrir Square for their freedom.  They were attacked by a mob of men who beat and groped them, yelling at them that they should be home cooking and cleaning. What has to be realized is that women's struggle for freedom deepens revolution, it is not a diversion from it.

Mass Mobilization for Immigrant Justice!

Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Liberation Square:
Parque Union/Union Park 101 N. Ashland
(Corners of N. Ashland and W. Lake St)
Chicago, IL

-12pm: Reunion at Liberation Square, Union Park.
- 2pm: March to Daley Plaza & action at Boeing's H-Qrtrs.
- 4pm: join Coming Out of the Shadows Rally with Immigrant Youth Justice League
... -More Info on this Event at Daley Plaza Visit: http://www.iyjl.org/
- 5pm: March back and Celebration at Union Park "Liberation Square"
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The recent struggles for liberation in Tunisia and Egypt have ignited

RCP: ON THE STRATEGY FOR REVOLUTION

Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 4:00pm

"Under this system of capitalism, so many in this society and so much of humanity are forced to endure great hardship and suffering, exploitation, injustice and brutality, while wars and the ongoing destruction of the natural environment threaten the very future of humanity.

Uprisings and Elections: A Global Movement for Democracy and Justice?

Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 3:00pm

What are the implications of the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East? How do the protests in Madison against the draconian bill to eliminate public sector unions relate to other struggles for democratic rights? How has the global economic crisis shaped popular discontent and inspired new visions of democracy and justice? How can electoral politics be a site of resistance and what is the significance of the recent mayoral election in Chicago?

Voicing Resistance: A Performance by Chicago Women Activists

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 6:00pm

Reception: 5:30pm / Performance: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Student Center Rm. 120 / 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue

Create Space for Peace: Book Launch and celebration of Gene Stoltzfus' Life

Friday, March 11, 2011 - 7:00pm

Christian Peacemaker Teams Invites You…

BOOK LAUNCH

7:00pm, Friday, March 11, 2011 (one year after Gene’s passing)

Wellington Ave. UCC; 615 W. Wellington; Chicago

Special Guests: Editors Dorothy Friesen (Gene’s wife), and Marilen Abesamis

…readings from Create Space for Peace…singing…refreshments

BOWL-A-RAMA! with Chicago-Cinquera Sister Cities!

Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Timber Lanes
1851 W. Irving Park (just west of Irving Park Ravenswood stop)
Chicago, IL

Bowl away a winter afternoon to benefit Cinquera, Chicago’s sister city in El Salvador. Registration is $25; bowl free with $50 or more in pledges from family and friends. Free pizza! Fair-trade prizes for young bowlers, great bowlers and enthusiastic teams. Join us to keep Cinquera’s community projects strong. Flier attached. Info: jimmyishere@hotmail.com – 773-561-4208 (Please contact us if you plan to bring a team.)

Non-Violent Social Change Conference

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 9:30pm - Friday, March 11, 2011 - 9:30pm

For more info, visit http://www.neiu.edu/%7Ecdia/Non-Violence_Peace_Conference.html

Liberation Not Occupation!: March & Rally on 8th Anniversary of the invasion of Iraq

Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 12:00pm - 3:30pm

Location: Liberation Square
500 S MICHIGAN AVE
CHICAGO, IL, 60605-1602
Intersection of Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway, downtown Chicago

Organization: March 19th Mobilization

MORE INFO: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=129641663770855

Description: 12 Noon, Saturday, March 19, Michigan Avenue & Congress Parkway -- our own 'Freedom' Square! Short rally followed by a march on Michigan Avenue

Funding for Jobs, Healthcare & Education, not for War and Occupation

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