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By · August 16th, 2006 · City Lights
Discuss Israeli-Hezbollah War

"A Conversation about the Crisis in Lebanon" is the program at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Rohs Street Café, 245 W McMillan St. in University Heights. Sponsored by the Conversations for Peace Committee, the program is not a talk by experts, not a political analysis, but several individuals -- Muslims, Christians and Jews -- offering to share their feelings, their thoughts, and their hopes for peace. Admission is free. For information contact conversationsforpeacecommittee@gmail.com.

Teen Legal Clinics

The first Teen Legal Clinic is set to open in Cincinnati. The clinic will offer legal assistance to teens with unmet civil or educational needs that increase their risk of dropping out of school. The clinic will be staffed by an attorney from the Children's Law Center, the sponsor of the clinic. The Greater Cincinnati Foundation provided funding. The clinic has 2 locations and times: 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays at Visions Community Services, 425 Ezzard Charles Drive, Wednesdays and 2-5 p.m.

Thursday at Victory Neighborhood Services Agency, Inc. 736 McMillan St.

Walk for AIDS Patients

AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati (AVOC) will hold the 2006 Red Ribbon Walk for AIDS on Sept. 16, 2006 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Schott Amphitheatre at Sawyer Point. Registration begins at 8:00am. Registration is available online at kristen@ijpc-cincinnati.org

A Franciscan View of Globalization

"A Franciscan Future in a Globalizing World" examines the role followers of St. Francis of Assisi should play in a world increasingly dominated by corporate interests. Speakers include the Rev. Richard Rohr, internationally acclaimed author and retreat master, and the Rev. John Quigley, director of Franciscans International. The two priests helped found the New Jerusalem charismatic community in Cincinnati in the 1970s. The program is at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center at Xavier University. For more information, call 513-541-7740 or write franciscansnetwork@cinci.rr.com. Seating is limited, and advance registration is strongly encouraged.

The Best of S.O.S. Art

A retrospective of S.O.S. Art, an annual art show and event of sociopolitical expression for peace and justice since 2003, is on exhibit at the University Galleries, 628 Sycamore St. The show includes 2D and 3D artworks on peace and justice by 50 Greater Cincinnati artists. "S.O.S. Art Retrospective: Selections, 2003-2005" runs through Sept. 8. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m.-4p.m. Saturdays.

Turn Ohio Blue

The Hamilton County Democratic Party is conducting voter contact every day through Nov. 7 to engage Democrats, identify supporters, persuade voters and get out the vote. To sign up, contact James Wolf at jnewyouth@aol.com or 513-505-0565.



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