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Just Local Notes: St. Louis Justice Events
WHAT: Faces Not Forgotten An exhibit of portraits of young people lost to gun violence. Artist Christine Ilewski was inspired by the death of a dear friend, a missionary murdered in Guatemala. “These children are not just numbers or statistics. Each one of them was a life ended. Each one had a face.”
WHEN: October 9-23, 2014, (Monday through Friday) 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Special reception with the artist, including a reading of the victims names, October 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Center for Spirituality and Sustainability, 1 Circle Drive, on the Campus of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.
WHO: Center for Spirituality and Sustainability for more information
WHAT: Prisons, Policing & Power: a gathering of high school students. Have you been racially profiled? Wonder why so many African American youth are locked up? Want your voice to be heard? Join the Conversation. Space is limited- sign up today. [And bring a friend!] Food provided, transportation help available. To register or for transportation help contact Leah: 773-531-9849 or email@example.com.
WHEN: Saturday, October 25, 2014 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: South City Prep: 2900 S. Grand, St. Louis, MO, 63118
WHO: Coalition to Abolish the Prison Industrial complex
WHAT: Unconscious Racial Bias and the Challenge of solidarity: Catholic Social Teaching Post-Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and … with Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, S.T. D. (Marquette University). RSVP by calling: 314.719.3554 https://17909.thankyou4caring.org/carondelet-lecture
WHAT: HEALING HARP Retreat and/or Concert featuring spiritual healing harpist, Amy Camie and soprano Patricia Scanlon. Compassion, Connection, Courage & Change Retreat on Saturday; Compassionate Connections: A Healing Concert for Change on Sunday.
Cost: Retreat $125; Concert, $15. Concert and Retreat: $135.
WHEN: Retreat: Saturday, November 15, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Concert: Sunday, November 16, 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Motherhouse, 6400 Minnesota Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63111
WHO: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. For more information visit: www.togetherinfaithseries.org.