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Kids and Environmental Poisons

The Seven Hills School presents "Protecting Children from Environmental Toxicants: The Neglected Legacy of Rachel Carson." The program features a presentation by Dr. Bruce P. Lanphear, director of the Cincinnati Children's Environmental Health Center at Children's Hospital Medical Center; and a showing of the PBS show, American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The program begins at 7 p.m. Sept 26. Admission is free. For more information, call 513-271-9027.

Deliver Kids From Clergy Abuse

The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky affiliates of Voice of the Faithful, a group committed to reforming the Catholic Church, will show the award-winning documentary film, Deliver Us From Evil, at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Kelly Auditorium in Altar Hall at : Xavier University. The film looks at the clergy sexual abuse scandal by telling the story of convicted child abuser Oliver O Grady, a former priest of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and several of his victims. Admission is free.

Peace Starts Here

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center needs volunteers to distribute yard signs in 20 different Tri-state neighborhoods Sept. 22. Each volunteer will be encouraged to distribute five signs and get five signatures on a voters' peace pledge during a two-hour campaign. To help, contact Call Kristen Barker at 513-579-8547 or kristen@ijpc-cincinnati.org.

City Council Debate

The Greenwich hosts a debate among candidates for Cincinnati City Council at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6. The single topic of discussion will be "Strategies for Cincinnati Neighborhood Revitalization: What has failed in the past, what will work for the future." The format is distinctive in that candidates will be asked to address questions submitted from three separate sources: a press committee comprised of representatives from the Cincinnati Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, a representative from the Walnut Hills Area Council leadership and the public. To send questions, write Revitalize.Cincinnati@yahoo.com.

Human Rights Program

"Diversity: Engaging Your Global Future Now" is the theme of the Center for American and World Cultures' fall program series that culminates in the annual Human Rights and Social Justice Day Nov. 14. The series at Miami University in Oxford includes "Pieces of Power: Cultural Empowerment Through the Visual Arts," a symposium from 9 a.m.­5 p.m. Oct. 26, at the Shriver Center Heritage Room; "Latino Immigrants: Hidden in Ohio" by writer and activist Dan La Botz at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in 212 MacMillan Hall; "Higher Ground: New Hope for Working Families and Their Children" at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 8, in 100 Laws Hall; and Human Rights and Social Justice Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 14 in Shriver Center multipurpose rooms A-C. All events are free. For more information, call 513-529-8309 or visit Kids and Environmental Poisons

The Seven Hills School presents "Protecting Children from Environmental Toxicants: The Neglected Legacy of Rachel Carson." The program features a presentation by Dr. Bruce P. Lanphear, director of the Cincinnati Children's Environmental Health Center at Children's Hospital Medical Center; and a showing of the PBS show, American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The program begins at 7 p.m. Sept 26. Admission is free. For more information, call 513-271-9027.

Deliver Kids From Clergy Abuse

The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky affiliates of Voice of the Faithful, a group committed to reforming the Catholic Church, will show the award-winning documentary film, Deliver Us From Evil, at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Kelly Auditorium in Altar Hall at : Xavier University. The film looks at the clergy sexual abuse scandal by telling the story of convicted child abuser Oliver O Grady, a former priest of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and several of his victims. Admission is free.

Peace Starts Here

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center needs volunteers to distribute yard signs in 20 different Tri-state neighborhoods Sept. 22. Each volunteer will be encouraged to distribute five signs and get five signatures on a voters' peace pledge during a two-hour campaign. To help, contact Call Kristen Barker at 513-579-8547 or kristen@ijpc-cincinnati.org.

City Council Debate

The Greenwich hosts a debate among candidates for Cincinnati City Council at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6. The single topic of discussion will be "Strategies for Cincinnati Neighborhood Revitalization: What has failed in the past, what will work for the future." The format is distinctive in that candidates will be asked to address questions submitted from three separate sources: a press committee comprised of representatives from the Cincinnati Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, a representative from the Walnut Hills Area Council leadership and the public. To send questions, write Revitalize.Cincinnati@yahoo.com.

Human Rights Program

"Diversity: Engaging Your Global Future Now" is the theme of the Center for American and World Cultures' fall program series that culminates in the annual Human Rights and Social Justice Day Nov. 14. The series at Miami University in Oxford includes "Pieces of Power: Cultural Empowerment Through the Visual Arts," a symposium from 9 a.m.­5 p.m. Oct. 26, at the Shriver Center Heritage Room; "Latino Immigrants: Hidden in Ohio" by writer and activist Dan La Botz at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in 212 MacMillan Hall; "Higher Ground: New Hope for Working Families and Their Children" at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 8, in 100 Laws Hall; and Human Rights and Social Justice Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 14 in Shriver Center multipurpose rooms A-C. All events are free. For more information, call 513-529-8309 or visit www.cawc.muohio.edu.

Stand for Peace

The Women in Black have been steadfast in demonstrating against the war in Iraq since it started in 2003. Participants gather with signs in the traffic island at Vine Street and Central Parkways from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays. All peacemakers are welcome, including men and people not dressed in black.

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
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