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Upcoming Peace Center Events

Peace Center Board Meeting
Saturday, October 18. 12 pm.
At the Peace Center
Everyone is invited, but only board members may vote. Come join us!

MEDICAID Death Count Vigil
Saturday, October 18. 7 pm.
Old Town Square, 353 N. Mead, Wichita KS

   The Peace and Social Justice Center, MoveOn.org, and Help Expand Medicaid in Kansas Now (HEMIK), are sponsoring a “Death Count Vigil” on Saturday, October 18, at the Old Town Square,  353 N. Mead, in front of the downtown Warren Theater.  Death count refers to the number of deaths predicted per state among citizens who could have received health insurance.
To register for this event, go to MoveOn's registration page: http://pol.moveon.org/event/moveonaction/142358 More information on the Death Count Vigils can be found at the Facebook site for Help Expand Medicaid in Kansashttps://www.facebook.com/events/725931510813883/  


Jobs & Education, Not Incarceration and Kansas For Change
Volunteer Meeting
Sunday, Oct 19, 3 p.m.
Sunflower building
1751 N. Ash (SW corner at E. 17th N and Ash)

   Join JENI and Kansas For Change in preparing to launch a new petition for Marijuana-related penalty reform! https://www.facebook.com/events/317454095093522/


Tallgrass Film Festival screening of Sunbelt Express
Sunday, October 19, 3:45 p.m.
Sponsored by the Peace & Social Justice Center

    Synopsis: Allen King Has A Problem. Actually, he has a few. Fired for plagiarizing a student’s work, Allen has hit rock bottom. Almost.  Living in sunny Arizona, he now shuttles immigrants across the Mexican border in the trunk of his beat up Volvo - for cash to pay his ex-wife's expenses.  But it’s only a matter of time before Allen's life catches up with him - and rapidly devolves into chaos as both his pregnant Mexican girlfriend and his teenage daughter land in his car during an illegal run across the border - along with three undocumented immigrants in the trunk.
General admission tickets $10. Click here: Tallgrass Film Association: Sunbelt Express for ticketing and more information


Palestine Study Group
Thursday, October 23, 6:30 pm
At the Peace Center

Latin America Action Group (LAAG)
Monday, November 10, 5:30 pm

At the Peace Center

*********Other Community Events********

Wichita Activist Meeting
KS Coalition Against the Death Penalty
Tuesday, October 14, 6:30 pm
Wichita Office Conference Room, 3450 N Rock Rd
     KCADP would like to invite you to our upcoming activist meeting. Jeff Wicks, KCADP Board Member, will introduce you to Enewtu Tsegaw, our new Wichita and Western Kansas Area Coordinator, and together, Jeff and Enewtu will discuss with you the best ways to begin mobilization for repeal in 2015!  We hope that you can join us to help kick off our Push for Repeal in 2015!


Wobs October Bowling Night -- wear a "radical" costume!
Friday, October 24, 7pm - 9pm
Northrock Lanes, 
3232 N Rock Rd, Wichita

   We're going to be gathering as a union on Friday, October 24th from 7 pm to 9 pm at Northrock Lanes. Everyone is paying their own way in, so no need to RSVP -- and with shoes, the two hours will cost you $12 if you'd like to join a [dry and sober!] group of labor radicals for an evening of fun.
Wear your best radical costume. 


Know Your Rights—Flex Your Rights  (short films)
Saturday, October 25, 11 am – 2 pm
Ford Rockwell Library, 5939 E 9th Street North
(Behind Edgemoor Pool) 316-688-9361
   ACLU– School to Prison Pipeline, Wichita School Board Representative, Wichita Police Department, Sedgwick County Sheriff Department and a Civil Rights Attorney.
YOUTH: What to do when stopped by law enforcement? GOT QUESTIONS? COME GET ANSWERS!
Workshop sponsored by Racial Profiling Advisory Board at 316-806-5569
http://www.racialprofilingwichitaks.com

Global Learning Center Of Wichita Presents
69th United Nations Anniversary Banquet

Sunday, October 26. 6 - 9 p.m.
At Wichita Airport Double Tree Hotel; 2098 Airport Rd, Wichita, KS 67209
Speaker: Alex Taukatch, retired Chief of UN News & Content.
RSVP by phone at 768-9952, online at http://tinyurl.com/ntab5pj, or email rimmo@cox.net before October 17th for $35. More info at http://glc-wichita.ning.com.
 
What WERE Victoria’s Secrets?  The Unnecessary Great War
Monday, November 10, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Watermark Books, Douglas & Oliver, Wichita KS

   People of Faith for Peace invites you to Watermark Bookstore (Douglas/Oliver) from 6:00-7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 10.  Gretchen Eick, Ph.D. and Professor of History, Emerita, Friends University taught history for 21 years and will offer her expert perspective on why World War I was avoidable and unnecessary – a “feud between the royal families all united through Queen Victoria's loins”.
 
On the eve of Armistice Day, join us to hear this unique presentation as we remember the “Great War”.  


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