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College hosts peace, justice day

IL Staff
January 1, 2008
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The Peace and Justice Studies Program at Marian College will present Global Peace and Justice Day at the college April 30. The event, which is free and open to the public, includes participating organizations such as Amnesty International USA, Indianapolis Peace & Justice Center, and Veterans for Peace.

The event features art, drama, workshops, and videos to address the themes of peace and justice. Dori Dinsmore, director of Midwest Amnesty International USA, will give a keynote address, "Human Rights Violations: The Legacy of the Bush Administration," at 9:15 a.m.

The event also offers various programs, such as workshops about immigration and citizenship, tolerance and the First Amendment, and human rights; a student art exhibit; and a screening of the film, "Taxi to the Dark Side," the 2008 Academy Award winner for best documentary.

The final keynote address, "A Theology of Peace Citizenship," by John Dear, Fellowship of Reconciliation director and 2008 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, begins at 7:30 p.m.

More information about Global Peace and Justice Day at Marian College, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, can be found on the college's Web site. Individuals are encouraged to pack a lunch and dinner.
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