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Global Conflicts/Peaceful Solutions—Second annual Global Justice Week

March 14, 2008

The Loyola University Community Action Program (LUCAP) presents the second Annual Global Justice Week, Global Conflicts/Peaceful Solutions, Tuesday, March 25, through Thursday, March 27.

A film screening, hunger banquet, and lecture will take place throughout the week. Below is a detailed schedule of events:

Tuesday, March 25

  • Justice Starts at Home - Shop with local vendors from Market Umbrella’s Crescent City Farmers Market; 12:30 – 2 p.m., Peace Quad.
  • The Heart of Economics: Making the Economy Work for People with the Rev. Juan Molina, S.J., an economist for Catholic Relief Services. Molina will speak about fair trade and other ways to make capitalism more equitable for all; 7 – 9 p.m., Nunemaker Auditorium.

Wednesday, March 26

  • Join LUCAP in wearing black to mourn those who have died in conflicts at home and abroad.
  • Die-In for Iraq: Stand in solidarity with members of the Loyola Community as they stage a die-in to remember the civilians and soldiers who have died in Iraq since the US invasion in 2003; 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Peace Quad.
  • Hunger Banquet: Learn about hunger crises across the world and learn what can be done to help. Dinner provided; 6 – 8 p.m., Audubon Room, Danna Student Center.

Thursday, March 27

  • Global Expo - Learn about global conflicts. Interact with leaders aiding those affected by conflict, and learn what you can do to help; 12:30 – 2 p.m., Peace Quad
  • Uganda Rising Movie Screening. Watch this award-winning film that charts the lengthy war between Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni’s army and the Lord’s Resistance Army; 6:15 – 7:45 p.m., Bobet Hall, Room 101.

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