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Organization: Chicago Women's Liberation Union Herstory Project Description: ONE MORE CHANCE to see "The Ninth Floor Door," powerful play about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York in 1911. Saturday, March 3, 2012Registration, Coffee & Cookies: 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.Grace Place Community Center637 S. Dearborn, ChicagoTickets: $10 at the door In addition, a panel:
¿Sabe qué hacer en caso de que ICE le interrogue en el trabajo o vaya a su casa? Usted está invitado a un taller para que:¡CONOZCA SUS DERECHOS! ¡Es gratis! Debido a lo delicado del tema, recomendamos que no traiga a menores de 14 años. Aprenda: Cuáles son sus derechos durante una redada de ICE Porqué necesita un plan de acción para ud. y su familia Cómo ejercer sus derechos Patrocinado por el Programa Voz de los Inmigrantes del AFSC en Des Moines
Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 5:00am
Friends GalleryCanvassing Peace offers a a kaleidoscope of artists' perspectives on the meaning of peace,democracy, community, social identity, and the impact of wars past and present on the human psyche. Nine uniquely expressive artists explore the range of emotion generated during the arduous journey to social justice and the bureaucracies and barriers to peace encountered along the way.
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
2nd Thursday of Every Month through June, 2010 The American Friends Service Committee's Friend's Peace Dialogue is a unique speaker series dedicated to promoting nonviolence, community and social justice through positive communication.  Each month, AFSC hosts a special guest or partnering organization to lead a discussion about their efforts to create social change through the arts, education, humanitarian relief, or nonviolent protest and political action. 
Monday, March 29, 2010 - 7:10pm
"We oppose the use of violence to resolve human conflicts. We grieve for each precious life lost or shattered. We mourn especially the civilians - Israeli and Palestinian - who have been killed and we condemn without reservation the acts of violence that have struck them down in the course of their daily lives." - From When the Rain Returns: Towards Justice and Reconciliation in Palestine and Israel  
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 6:25pm
For a Nuclear Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World International Conference Riverside Church New York City April 30 – May 1, 2010
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 4:00am
This far-ranging and rare exhibit brings together historical posters from
the 1960's and 70's and recent work by local artists. The posters in
this exhibit include iconic work such as War is Not Healthy for Children and other Living Things and Ben Shahn's Stop H Bomb Tests. The posters express
popular discontent with America 's wars against Viet Nam , Iraq and
Afghanistan ; support popular movements and revolutions in Portugal , Latin
America and South Africa ; and call for equal rights and justice for women,
children and people of color.
Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 11:00pm
Featuring  Carol Wells, Executive Director & Mary Sutton, Program Director, Center for the Study of Political Graphics Art inspires and empowers the disenfranchised. There has never been a viable movement for social change throughout the 20th and 21st centuries without the arts - including theater, poetry, music, posters - being central to that movement.  Political posters in particular are powerful living reminders to the struggles worldwide for peace and justice.
Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 7:15pm
Come to our Tax Day vigil ....