CELEBRATING THE CONNIE HOGARTH CENTER FOR SOCIAL ACTION’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY!
HOGARTH CENTER SPRING ’09 SEMINAR SERIES: 8 PROGRAMS ( 2 CREDITS) -- WHAT ARE THE GREATEST CHALLENGES FOR US, THE PEOPLE, AND FOR PRES.OBAMA?
Thurs,Feb 12th 7:15pm - Keeping the pressure on: Change starts at the grassroots (demonstrations, rallies, letter writing, lobbying, seminars and education and Insuring a free and unembedded media) AMY GOODMAN,producer of Democracy Now! and LESLIE CAGAN of UFPJ-United for Peace and Justice
Thurs, Feb 19th 7:15pm - Reversing Climate Change: Locally and globally: PROF.NICHOLAS ROBINSON, Pace Envtal Law Center. CECIL CORBIN-MARK (WE ACT)West Harlem Environmental Action (invited). SHABAZZ JACKSON, Greenway,Inc. (Zero Waste)
Thurs, Feb 26th 7:15pm - Shifting to a Sustainable Economy—Green Jobs,Carbon Tax; Alternative energy public works programs: TOM STOKES, Climate Crisis Coalition and EZRA SMALL ,Climate Crisis Coalition Youth organizer. MANNAJO GREENE, Hudson River Clearwater Environmental Director
Thurs, March 5th 7:15pm- Health Care for All! Building support for HR 676, National Universal Health Care legislation: DR CATHEY FALVO, Physicians for Social Responsibility (invited).MARK DUNLEA, Exec Dir.NYState Hunger Action Network and Health Care activist(invited)
Thurs, March 19 7:15 pm - To be Announced.
Thurs,March 26th 7:15pm - Ending the Wars—Iraq and Afghanistan. Working for Peace-Israel and Palestine.The Role of the UN. BEN CHITTY, Veterans for Peace (invited); PHYLLIS BENNIS, Institute for Policy Studies Fellow.
Thurs,April 2nd 7:15pm - Democratizing Elections: public funding for candidates; permanent registration; national Weekend Election Day -- HARVEY WASSERMAN, Free Press, activist and writer. AMY LITTLE, former campaign manager,Cong John Hall and Obama organizer
Thurs, April 16th 7:15pm - Justice: Reconstituting our Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (torture; habeus corpus, gender politics and justice). Rep.from Center for Constitutional Rts (invited); FRIDA BERRIGAN,Guantanamo campaign (invited); BRENDAN FAY, Gay Rights activist and writer.
Cosponsored by Connie Hogarth Center for Social Action and Global Citizenship/Duchesne Center
ALL SEMINARS WILL BE HELD IN REID CASTLE
ON MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE CAMPUS, PURCHASE, NY
For info: email hogarthcenter [at] mville.edu or (914)323-7156 or (845) 838 2415
Students! Call or Email to Register!
Community is Invited!
Thursday, April 30th , 7:15: Center’s Annual Peace Concert!
Pat Humphries and Sandy O (Emma’s Revolution)
Vinie Burrows, activist and actor