Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Students for Peace & Justice: Fall 2011 Speaker Series

[Extra credit opportunity for my students -- open to the public]

Fall 2011: Speaker Series & other events
free & open to all who are interested

Friday, October 21, 12:30-1:30pm
Witness for Peace speaker John Henry Gonzalez Duque
Nonviolent Resistance in Colombia
Oswald Auditorium (230 OB), Cooper Campus

Friday, October 21, 6:00-8:00 pm
potluck dinner and evening with John Henry Gonzalez Duque
More information coming.

Wednesday, November 2, 6:15-7:15pm
Former Death Row Inmate Ray Krone
Through the Eyes of a Former Death Row Inmate
Oswald Auditorium (230 OB), Cooper Campus.
Sponsor KY Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. BCTC’s Criminal Justice Program, SPEJ, and others co-sponsoring the talk.

Sunday, November 6, 9:00am, Service project: help complete the Hoop House greenhouse at Peace Meal Gardens.

Sunday, November 6, 1:00-5:00pm
Fall Festival—art, activities, food, and fun.
Peace Meal Gardens. Free, kid-friendly, everyone welcome.

Monday, November 21, 11:00am-noon (Cooper) & 2:00-3:00pm (Leestown)*
Kay Tillow, Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care
Single Payer Health Care: A Human Right?
Oswald Auditorium (230 OB), Cooper Campus; Student Center, Leestown.
*time to be confirmed.

Tuesday, November 29, 8:00am-5:00pm Fair Trade information and sales Oswald Lobby, Cooper Campus. Hosted by SPEJ.
Tuesday, November 29, 7:00-8:00pm
Mohammed Saeed (practiced medicine in Baghdad)
Brief History of Iraq, U.S. Involvement, and Current Issues
W.T. Young Library Auditorium. Reception to follow. SPEJ a co-sponsor.

Fair Trade Federation

Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care

Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

Witness for Peace

Directions to Peace Meal Gardens: Head west on Leestown Road. Turn left on Opportunity Way and right onto Parking Lot A. Go straight toward trees. Take the gravel road to the garden.

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