Upcoming Lectures on Peace, Justice and Sustainability at Pace in Pleasantville

The following events will take place this fall at the Pleasantville campus of Pace. The events are free and open to the Pace community and the public.

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UPCOMING LECTURES ON PEACE, JUSTICE AND SUSTAINABLITY AT PACE IN PLEASANTVILLE

The following events will take place this fall at the Pleasantville campus of Pace. The events are free and open to the Pace community and the public.

November 5, 12:20 P.M. Gottesman. “Voices from Darfur”

Nov. 6, 1:30-3:25, NB in Butcher Suite Judith Anderson, MBA, entrepreneur, business coach, and member of BPeace (Business Council for Peace) will speak on “Making a Difference in Afghanistan” – describing her trips to Afghanistan with B Peace, and organization which supports women in Afghanistan and Rwanda in starting their own businesses and becoming leaders for peace in their own communities.

Nov. 8, 1:30–3:25, Miller 33. Mr. Narinder Kakar, of the University for Peace in Costa Rica, and now coordinator of all the NGO’s dealing with sustainable development – will speak on the connection between conservation, sustainable development, and peace.

Nov. 15, 1:30 -3:25, Miller 33. John Crockett, developer of sustainable business around odorless composting of organic food scraps. John has pioneered a totally new technology for composting that is odor-free and produces organic compost which doubles the size of plants fed by this compost. He will speak about the new technology he has developed and the various environmental benefits that accrue from it.

Nov. 29, 1:30-3:25, Miller 33. Mary Kay Jou, MS, Social Work, and AVP trainer (Alternatives to Violence Program), who will speak about her trips to Rwanda and the Congo, doing Alternatives to Violence Programs there with people from both the Hutu and Tutsi tribes helping them to heal and forgive, after their tragic civic war.

Dec. 3, 1:30-3:25, Miller 33. Sue Maxam, MA, Director of the Center for Academic Excellence at Pace Pleasantville, will speak on the topic, Peace and Poverty, sharing her trips to South America and Africa doing social service projects supporting peoples in these regions.

Dec. 5, 1:30-3:25, Miller 33. Dr. Charlene Hoegler, Biology Dept. Pace Pleasantville, will speak about the relationship between science and environmental sustainability.

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