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High School Media Project for Social Justice

This fall, the Truth in Recruitment Program collaborated with an English class at Benito Juarez high school in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. The ten-week media project focused on the rich, historical activism in the Pilsen/Little Village neigh- borhoods, particularly the recent, captivating events that took place outside of Whittier Elementary School, just a few blocks from Benito Juarez.

Alternative Jobs & Resources Fair

Saturday, March 26, 2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Alternative Jobs and Resources Fair is a one day event, where you can find information on resources available to youth and families in New Orleans.  Thinking about a job with a social change group?, always dreamed of a non-traditional job?, haven’t decided what fields of work you want to explore?, or need information about training programs?   Come hear speakers, watch performances designed to entertain and teach, visit the resource tables, attend a workshops on job skills, get information about work and job opportunities.

COMMUNITY MEETING

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

COMMUNITY MEETING     

  

Here in North Carolina, the state legislature has introduced several anti-immigrant bills since January. These bills, as well as the local agreements and policies already in place, are an attack on NC’s immigrant community.

 

Young winners of $1 Trillion video contest announced

What Would You Do With a Trillion Dollars?

 Young winners of $1 Trillion contest show how they’d spend money wasted on two wars

 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and The National Priorities Project (NPP) have announced the six lucky winners of the “If I Had a Trillion Dollars” video contest.

Paul Mondesir & AFSC’s work in the Haitian community

One of South Florida’s leading organizers in the Haitian community, Paul Mondesir of the American Friends Service Committee works to bridge the Haitian community in Miami and Haiti, as well as bring Haitian issues to light for the broader public.

2010 Program Update Slideshow

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YEtCR Program Advisory Committee Interest Meeting

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution Program in its search for an Advisory Committee will be hosting an Interest Meeting for participants to learn more about the organization, the program and the roles and duties of the Advisory Committee.  Light refreshments will be provided.

 

 

Dreaming a New America - Keene Conversation with Vincent Harding

Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

A community discussion with Dr. Vincent Harding, civil rights leaders, historian, associate of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shooting in Seattle

press conference in seattle

Native American leaders deliver demands to the Seattle Police Department after shooting death of Carver John T. Williams.

Community Dialogue El-Wak

Group of men sit in dislogue with one another.

Community dialogue is held in the bordering El-Wak towns on the Somali and Kenya sides.

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