PeaceDay 2018

Featuring several events: Eco Justuce & Peace Fair, Psych. of Peace & Ethnic Relations Crafts, and screening of "Eleanor: In Her Own Words".
PeaceDay 2018

PeaceDay 2018 - A Commemoration of the UN International Day of Peace

Presented by Student Advocates for Peace and Justice


Student Advocates for Peace & Justice and the Peace, Justice, & Conflict Transformation program will commemorate the United Nations' International Day of Peace this Thursday, Sept. 20. PeaceDay 2018 includes events on the Humanities Quad that afternoon and a film in the Red Barn that evening. This year spotlights campus and community partners working to diminish human and environmental disparities.



Eco Justuce & Peace Fair

Humanities Quad
(with free popcorn from Cousin Willie's)
In 2015, the United Nations adopted its Agenda for Sustainable Development including 17 specific Sustainable Development Goals. Student Advocates for Peace & Justice is joined by campus groups and community organizations to engage the campus in goals such as "Clean Water and Sanitation," "No Poverty," and "Reduced Inequality."



Psych. of Peace & Ethnic Relations Crafts

Humanities Quad
Dr. Melinda Leonard's "PSYC 430: Psychology of Peace and Ethnic Relations" class will engage students in art, crafts, and activities such as painting "Peace Rocks" to be displayed in the Garden Commons and creating a "Tree of Life" composed of student peace pledges.



Screening of "Eleanor: In Her Own Words"

7pm (for approx. 1 hour)
Red Barn
(with free brownies and ice cream)
After leaving the White House, Eleanor Roosevelt became "First Lady of the World" when she led the United Nations' passage of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Adapted from her writings by Russell Vandenbroucke, this Emmy-Award winning film was originally broadcast on American Playhouse series of PBS. It features Lee Remick as Roosevelt.



Join us in working toward building a more peaceful and sustainable future together!

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