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March to Stop the War

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) has chartered a bus for people who want to join the Jan. 27 peace march in Washington, D.C. Organized by United for Peace and Justice, the march aims to deliver a resounding message to the new Congress: No half-measures that will only prolong the bloodshed; it's time to bring an immediate end to the war. For more information about the protest, visit kristen@ijpc-cincinnati.org. Payment must be made by Jan. 20 to IJPC, 215 E. 14th St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

Anti-War Film and Discussion

The film Sir! No, Sir! will be shown at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 in Room 500 of Swift Hall at the University of Cincinnati, followed by a discussion about the anti-war march in Washington. The program is co-Sponsored by Vietnam Veterans Against the War, the International Socialist Organization-Cincinnati, the Inter-community Justice and Peace Center, the Campus Green Party at UC and Circulo Bolivariano de Cincinnati.

Life in Occupied Palestine

What is the experience of everyday life in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel? How do people live, work and create a community? What are the possibilities for the future? What might we do to improve the situation? "Life in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Gaza and the West Bank -- A Conversation" is a program from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 24 at Rohs Street Cafe, 245 West McMillan St. Panelists include Susan Einbinder, a professor at Hebrew Union College; Michelle Goldman, an Israeli journalist and writer; Kareem Khozaim, an Egyptian-American; and Zeinab Schwen, a Palestinian-American. Admission is free.

Food's Future Starts Film Series

The Seven Hills School, in conjunction with Cincinnati Earth Institute, presents its Spring 2007 community film series, "One World: Building A Sustainable Future," focusing on global awareness and environmental sustainability. Each film provides an opportunity for members of the school and Greater Cincinnati communities to discuss global challenges and some of the ways human ingenuity can work with the natural world to meet them. The films will be shown monthly, January through May, at no charge in Founders Hall on the Hillsdale Campus, 5400 Red Bank Road. The films begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 271-9027. The film on Jan. 24 is The Future of Food, an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store.

Build a New World

Xavier University's second annual Vision of Hope speaker series is based on the theme, "Five Pillars of a New World Building," explored in a video by Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J., director of Peace and Justice Programs at XU. Each session meets from 7-9 p.m. The topics are "Democratic World Order," Jan. 22, in the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center; "Human Rights," Feb. 11 in the Schiff Family Conference Center; and "Nonviolence," March 19, in a location to be announced. Admission is free.

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
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