September, 2019, is the 20 year anniversary of the UN High Level Forum on a Culture of Peace. Every year on September 21, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace.
Pace e Bene, a peacebuilding network founded by the Franciscans invites all to be a part of Campaign Non-violence https://paceebene.org/campaign-nonviolence. Pace e Bene has grown from small gatherings with prayer for peace in the spirit of St. Francis in the 1990’s to thousands of events for nonviolent change. Get information on local programs https://paceebene.org/cnv-actions-list during Campaign Nonviolence including that at the University of the Incarnate Word on racism and sexism:
Looking back at "No Mexicans, Women, and Dogs Allowed" and Co-creating the Future.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 6:30 to 8 pm, University of the Incarnate Word Mabee Library Special Collections. Dr. Cynthia Orozco, author of "No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement," joined by Dr. Laura Cannon, UIW History Department and Dr. Sandy Guzman-Foster, UIW Education Department, consider racism and sexism. Yesenia Caloca of the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership and Sustainability moderates the panel. All will be invited to participated in creating paths to a better future.
People may watch on ZOOM https://uiw.zoom.us/j/756368546 from wherever they are. Co-sponsored by the UIW Ettling Center, 210-283-6423; UIW Women and Gender Studies, and Women's Global Connection www.womensglobalconnection.org