Living Justice Speaker Series
To provide an educational forum for parishioners and the local community to learn and discuss in an open and intelligent manner about current social justice issues with the purpose of raising awareness and encouraging action
2013-2014 Living Justice Speaker Series Calendar
Monday, October 7th: Coalition of Immokalee Workers, 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m., College Church Ballroom. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is a worker-based human rights organization internationally recognized for its achievements in the fields of corporate social responsibility, community organizing, and sustainable food. The CIW is also a leader in the growing movement to end human trafficking due to its groundbreaking work to combat modern-day slavery and other labor abuses common in agriculture.
Thursday, October 17th: U.S. El Salvador Sister Cities Speaker Tour; 6:00-7:00pm. The Center for Global Citizenship on Saint Louis University Campus (building is just north on campus from intersection of Laclede and Spring); Join us for a presentation by U.S. El Salvador Sister Cities on the history of the Salvadoran Civil War and current actions the government and the people are taking now to address issues of education, women's rights, and hunger.
Sunday, October 20th: Gathering Place Table Talk on Delegation to Honduras as Human Rights Observers, College Church Ballroom following the 10:30a.m. Mass; Two St. Louis individuals will be traveling to Honduras in November as Human Rights Observes with the Hondurans Equality Delegation for the upcoming elections. Join them to learn about issues facing Hondurans and their country as they approach elections.
Breaking the Bubble is a 4 part series on issues involving North St. Louis. The goal of this series is to raise awareness of the issues facing residents of north St. Louis and build upon efforts to develop strong connections between the Saint Louis University Community and northside communities.
Check back soon for future dates of Breaking the Bubble Speaker Series and future speaker events.
Thank you to all who participated and supported our series for 2011-2012. We hope you continue to engage in discussions locally in our community on immigration and the death penalty. Below you'll find an audio recording of Sr. Helen Prejean's talk from March 28 and some photos.
Click here to listen to a recording of Sr. Helen's talk.