stl justice events
WHAT: Building Vibrant Partnerships
Enhancing Community-University Relationships through Listening and Lively Conversation Roundtables will provide multiple perspectives on topics such as: meeting partnership expectations, identifying community needs, understanding university culture and more. This program is free of charge.
WHERE: Friday, August 3, 2012, 8:30 am - Noon
WHEN: At the University of MO-St. Louis campus, J. C. Penney Conference Center
WHO: For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org, University of MO St. Louis, Washington University, Saint Louis University
Prayer Vigil for Nuclear Disarmament
And commemoration of the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima – All are welcome.
Join us for an evening of learning and sharing about Costa Rica and issues as they relate to the US. Topics include, the impact of eco-tourism, current political climate, and more. $10/person (No RSVP, No food guaranteed)
Join Prison Performing Arts for the culminating performance of a week-long residency where Detention youth tell their stories through words, paint, dance and drumming. Seating is limited. You must be at least 18 years old to attend. Admission is free but RSVP is required
WHAT: FarmWorks: A new urban solution
A chance to learn all about FarmWorks - a mix of agriculture, green building, housing, jobs, and education creating a transformative venture north of the Arch, in an area typically used for industry. Craig Heller, named in 2011 by St. Louis Magazine as a St. Louis Innovator for this revolutionary project, and Mike Sorth from Gateway Greening, who will be one of many project collaborators, are the featured speakers. Free! Cash bar available - Must RSVP by August 1
WHEN: Wednesday, August 15, Doors open: 6:00 p.m.. Forum: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m
WHERE: Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust St. (at 21st), St. Louis, MO 63103
WHO: Hosted by: Livable St. Louis Network, lead members Trailnet and the St. Louis University School of Public Health RSVP by August 1: http://tinyurl.com/ccwz33h Contact: Jennifer Allen, Jennifer@trailnet.org or 314.436.1324 x 121
WHAT: Making Peace: The Gentle Art of Reconciliation with Ourselves and Others
Explore in a supportive environment ways we let hurts, resentments, regrets and disappointments bud us to others and the past that prevent a peaceful and serene life. Through reflection, conversation, meditation and ceremony we will recognize and release those things that prevent us from living at peace with our world and our own lives. Cost is $75. Bring your own sack lunch. Partial scholarships available.
WHEN: Saturday, August 18, 9:00 - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Rockhaven Ecozoic Center, House Springs, MO
WHO: Woman’Space, for more information call Wendy at 314-968-6340 or visit http://www.womanspace.net/calendar.html
WHAT: Festival of Nations
Join us in Tower Grove Park for the region’s premier multicultural celebration, featuring over 40 ethnic food booths, non-stop dance and music, arts and crafts, and an international bazaar with unique gifts from around the world. Admission is free.
WHEN: Saturday August 25, 10:00AM – 7:00PM and Sunday August 26, 10:00am – 6:00PM
WHERE: Tower Grove Park, Near Grand and Arsenal in South City
WHO: International Institute for more information visit www.festivalofnationsstl.org/
WHAT: Heart & Sole Pounding the Pavement for the Poor Walk
The Ladies of Charity – St. Vincent DePaul/Guardian Angel are sponsoring their 3rd annual walk. Please consider putting your best foot forward for those most in need. Walk: 1 mile and 3 mile routes, All are invited to bring a pair of gently used men’s tennis shoes Music/Refreshments will entertain/nourish you, T-shirts are free and need to be ordered ahead of time. Cost: $25/person: check made payable to Ladies of Charity St. Vincent/Guardian Angel. Thanks for considering being part of this purpose-full walk.
WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2012 9:00 am
WHERE: Carondelet Park, 3900 Holly Hills Drive Saint Louis, Missouri 63116
WHO: The Ladies of Charity – St. Vincent DePaul/Guardian Angel. For more information and to register call 314-231-9328
WHAT: Leadership for Social Change launches JUST LEAD!
strengthen progressive leaders in St. Louis Includes 3 Immersion learning weekends over 12-months, mentoring from experienced social justice activists, training sessions on social justice and anti-oppression ideology, collective action and organizational development. You can be part of this inaugural class of Leadership for Social Change
WHAT: Save the Date: Project COPE's 27th Anniversary Gala
Celebrating Second Chances
Help celebrate 27 years of combatting prison recidivism and giving ex-offenders a second chance. The Program will feature dinner followed by: A welcome by Julius Hunter, former Senior News Anchor at KMOV-TV; an awards ceremony honoring an influential figure in our region's criminal justice system and recognizing an outstanding Project COPE graduate, Partner team and volunteer; and a keynote address from former Missouri Supreme Court Justice and current St. Louis University Law School faculty member Michael Wolff.
WHEN: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 4:30 p.m. Doors open, social hour and silent auction
5:30 p.m.: Dinner and program
WHERE:Sain t Francis Xavier Ballroom-3628 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis University Campus
WHO: Project Cope: Advance tickets required - $35 for adults - $15 for Partners and Graduates Order your tickets today by calling the Project COPE office at 314-389-4804.
WHAT: Summer is coming to St. Louis! Help Karen House Catholic Worker and our Dear Neighbors. Karen House is currently seeking donations of box fans and large window fans to help keep residents in the area cooler this year. There are also several young toddlers in residence at Karen House just now and diapers sizes 3 and 4 are greatly needed. As always monetary gifts are greatly appreciated and put to good use!
WHEN: Fans, diapers and ice can be dropped off daily at Karen House between the hours of 8:00am – 10:00pm. Monetary gifts can be mailed or donated via their website. http://karenhousecw.org/SupportKarenHouse.html
WHERE: 1840 Hogan, St. Louis, MO 63106
WHO: Karen House Catholic Worker Community, for more information visit http://karenhousecw.org/index.html or call 314-621-4052