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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2010

WHAT IS U.N. RESOLUTION 1325 AND WHY IS IT SO CRITICAL TODAY?
A DISCUSSION BY NINA SUDHAKAR

Thursday, December 9, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Science West 122, Montgomery College, Rockville Campus

Ms. Sudhakar's presentation will be followed by a community forum.

Nina Sudhakar is a research assistant with the Gender and Peacebuilding Initiative at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Her presentation will come just before Human Rights Day, celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the 10th year of U.N. Resolution 1325, which recognized the disparate impact of armed conflict on women, as well as their importance in peacebuilding work.

The U.S. Insitute of Peace is an independent, non-partisan national institution established and funded by Congress to help prevent, manage, and resolve violenct conflicts. Learn more about the Institute by visiting their Web site at www.usip.org.

Contact: Professor Alonzo N. Smith, office (240) 567-7283, cell (240) 944-0116, e-mail: alonzo.smith@montgomerycollege.edu

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UNITED NATIONS DAY 2010

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INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Germantown Campus

One Day, One Goal Soccer Tournament
2:00 - 4:30, HT Quad

Expressions of Peace
2:00 - 4:00, HT Quad
Co-ordinated by Prof. Martz Lautz

Film: Encounter Point
6:30 - 8:30 p.m., GB 106
Discussion led by Prof. Chip Gladson

Rockville Campus

James R. Bennett, speaker:
"Building a Culture of Peace"
11:00, Theater Arts

Film: Encounter Point
1:45 - 3:15, Theater Arts
Discussion led by Prof. Levitas

Bandana Project
3 - 5:00, Humanities Amphitheater
Co-ordinated by Prof. Folwell

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

 "Does Capital Punishment Create
Peace and Justice in a Community?"
11:00 - 12:30 AM, Room 101, Cafritz Arts Center

Shujaa Graham, a former death row inmate, and Art Laffin, whose brother was murdered, will share their powerful experiences related to the death penalty.

A talk by Nathan Zook:
"Pacifists in the Fight to End Slavery"
11 - 12:00, Commons 211

Film: Encounter Point
1:30 - 3:30, Commons 211
Co-ordinated by Mark Miller

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Peace & Justice Make-It-Happen Grant 2009-2010

Final Summary (Word .doc)


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