Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Parenting For Peace Tonight

Yippee -- After months of hard work, Sandra Steingraber comes tonight!!!   It is sure to be a moving and exciting evening -- please come if you can. 

If you want to fully enrich your Tuesday, check out "Building Multicultural Portland" first! 

Feel free to contact me with any questions!  Kim kcs@maine.rr.com  / 615-3360

Building Multicultural PortlandReza JalaliCoordinator, Multicultural Student Affairs, USM
 
May 11, 2010  ·  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Room 102, USM Wishcamper Center, Portland
 
In recent years, tens of thousands of New Americans have arrived in Maine.Reza Jalali, a writer and a refugee advocate, will facilitate a community discussion on the changing face of Maine, the dignity of difference, and the need to create accepting, inclusive, safe, and beloved communities we can all call home. Mr. Jalali is the author of Moon Watchers, a children’s book and The New Mainers. There will be a book signing after the conversation.
 
Preventing Hate Violence
Steve Wessler
Director, Center for Preventing Hate
 
May 13, 2010  ·  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Room 102, USM Wishcamper Center, Portland
 
Mr. Wessler will lead a discussion on hate crimes against immigrants. The discussion will focus on the causes of hate crimes, the destructive impact of hate crimes and the practical ways in which communities can prevent hate crimes. This discussion is open to anyone who would like to learn more about hate crimes against immigrants, as well as those with particular knowledge and expertise about the topic.
  
These events are FREE and OPEN to the public.
 
For more information, contact Kyle Radke at 780-4563 or

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