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Upcoming Peace Center Events

Jobs & Education, Not Incarceration (JENI)
Wednesday, September 17, 5:15 pm
At the Peace Center


The War Around Us
Thursday, September 18, 7:00pm
101 Lindquist Hall, WSU
While the world was watching the US 2008 election and the thrilling rise of Barack Obama, Israel launched a devastating attack on Gaza. Two lone Al Jazeera journalists covered this tragedy while Western media were locked out. The film shows NBC's Cairo-born, Arab-American Ayman Mohyeldin and Arab-British Sherine Tadros as they report from Gaza City throughout the assault. Sponsored by WSU Palestinian Children's Relief Fund, WSU BDS Movement at WSU, and Palestine Study Group of the Peace Center.

Peace Center Board Meeting
Saturday, September 20, 12 pm
At the Peace Center

Palestine Study Group
Thursday, September 25, 6:30 pm
At the Peace Center
 

Latin America Action Group (LAAG)
Monday, October 13, 5:30 pm
At the Peace Center

 

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LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
"MEET and GREET' w/ Candidates in Sedgwick Co.
Tuesday, September 16, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
At the Murdock Victorian Parlor
536 N. Broadway, Wichita
Finger Food, Wine and Good Conversation. Find out what the women and men of the League are doing to help make Democracy work. Please RSVP to (316) 260-6611 or email Connie Dean at consuelodean@hotmail.com

Ingredients

Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 pm

R Coffee House, 1144 N Bitting Ave, Wichita
Sponsored by Live Local & Prosper
Inspiring and rich, Ingredients unearths the roots of the local food movement and digs into the stories of the chefs, farmers and activists transforming our broken food system. This upbeat, beautifully-photographed film introduces us to the verdant farms and pioneering restaurants where good food is produced and served. Click here to RSVP or for more info! 

Bus Trip: March in NYC to stop Climate Change!
Friday, September 19 through September 22 
In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. Join on the bus to NYC to march in support of action on the climate crisis! More information atEvent Brite, click here


Miss HIV
Sunday, September 21, 3pm
Krehbiel Auditorium, Bethel College, North Newton.
Sponsored by Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution.
Conflicting ideologies clash with and indiscriminate enemy. This film exposes the heated rhetoric, conflicting agendas, high stakes and heavy toll in the battle over strategies to cope with the ongoing AIDS epidemic. Watch the trailer at misshiv.com. 

Election Apocalypse
Sutton Place, 230 E. William (at Market), Wichita
Friday, September 26, 5:30 pm
You are invited to submit your original work of art or poetry for the Election Apocalypse Art Exhibit and Poetry Slam.  Deadline for entry is the week of Sept. 22, to exhibit during Final Friday on Friday, Sept. 26, 5:30 pm.  The event will be held at Sutton Place, 230 E. William (at Market), Wichita.  One prize to be awarded in under and over 18 categories.  Poetry at 8 pm.
Further information at electionapocalypse@gmail.com

Open Mic at VILLAGE ASSEMBLY
Theme: Reclaiming Our Humanity
Friday, September 26, 7.00 – 9.00 PM
209 Hubbard Hall, at WSU
Listen to poetry & drums, Share your thoughts & Read your creative pieces at an evening of cultural sharing called Village assembly – Nzuko-Obodo, Kiterano, Asamblea del Pueblo.
                                              
CHAMPIONS for CHANGE!
Friday, September 26, 6pm - 9pm
Historic Fire Station No.2, at 719 SW VanBuren in Topeka
Join us, as we honor this year's local Champions at
Cocktails and dinner honoring our Innocence Row Exonerees, Kirk Bloodsworth, Eddie Lowery, Tom Goldstein, Darryl Burton, Ray Krone, and Curtis McCarty will begin our event at 6pm!
You can purchase Individual tickets for $50.00 or you can be a Sponsor and purchase a Table for 6, for $250.00.
Make sure to join us for Champions for Change on Friday, September 26th! Get more information and purchase tickets here!
 

Global Learning Center's America’s New War with ISIS
Saturday, September 27, 6 pm.
At Piccadilly's; 7728 E. Central, Wichita, KS
The Islamic State and America's New War How it will Change the Middle East:
Now that President Obama has decided to go to war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria what will it mean for our allies in the region, for the larger sectarian struggle between Shiites and Sunnis, and for the future of Iraq and Syria as well as our relations with Iran and Russia.
6:00 Socialize   6:30 Dinner   7-8:30 Presentation
$12/dinner for members—$14/ dinner for non-members
$10/student—or no charge just to attend
See GLC website for more information at http://glc-wichita.ning.com/


EcoFest 2014
Saturday, October 11, 10-4 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Wichita, 7202 E. 21st Street North.
A family-friendly celebration, which offers activities and products designed to inspire and empower people to live green.  Environmental stewardship and eco-innovation showcased through demos, vendors, food, music, art, and fun activities for all ages.


Occupy Wichita
For Cameras on Police, Citizens’ Review and an 
End to the Drug War - Support a Citizens' Review Board
Every Tuesday, 12:30 pm, City Hall, (south plaza off 3rd & Main)
We protest at City Hall, every Tuesday at noon. We encourage you to participate in the activist movement for peace, economic and environmental justice, civil liberties and against mass incarceration and the drug war. Help gather signatures on the petition to end criminal penalties on possession of cannabis in Wichita. 316 269-3729

Peace Center Hours for Fall/Winter 2014:
 
Tuesday            12 pm to 4 pm
Wednesday       5 pm to 7 pm
Friday                5 pm to 7 pm

 

 

We have office space available! Call or email for more information or an appointment: Admin@wichitapeace.org