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The events below are tentative. If you want to post an event here, please contact JStewart at Hartford.edu. Here's a campus map for those who need to find an event's location on campus. To find the campus: a map and driving directions.

Date What When & Where
May 11, 14, & 18, 2008 CAPPA members and other helpers will fill a moving trailer with furniture and food, then give it to different charities. Help us collect the stuff and have the joy of giving good things to the needy.
May 5, 2008 OPERATION IRAQI AWARENESS:
A PEACE FORUM
All afternoon and evening on campus: Events are listed here.
May,
2007
CAPPA members and other helpers filled a moving trailer with furniture and food, then gave it to different charities. Check out the website and join us next May.
Sunday, April 29 Beehive Art Collective will show and explain their art depicting Latin American resistance to Corporate Colonialism. Sponsored by UH's Progressive Student Alliance. 3pm
Renee Samuels Center
(The new art building)
Monday, Mar. 26

People Power: 
Stories of Global Nonviolence Since 1980

Michael True
(More info)

7:00-8:30
424 Auerbach Hall
Monday, Mar. 19 "Supporting Peace, Reconciliation, and Tolerance in the Middle East" by Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awwad of The Parents Circle, more information about this event is here. 1:00-3:00pm
Great Room in the Konover Center
Saturday, Mar. 17 Connecticut Opposes the War Rally
http://www.CTcow.org
3:00 – 4:30 PM, Old State House, 800 Main St.
Thur. Feb. 22, 2007 Showing of the film: The Ground Truth. 12:20-1:30pm
401 Hillyer
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007
Discussion of An Inconvenient Truth and global warming by:
Colin Bennett of the CT Climate Coalition,
Dr. Chandra of CETA of UH's Clean Energy
Initiative
program.
12:15pm-1:30pm
Wilde Auditorium
Harry Jack Gray Center
University of Hartford
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007 An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore's film about global warming.
Noon-1:50
Wilde Auditorium
Harry Jack Gray Center
University of Hartford
Thursday, Nov.2, 2006 A Teach-In
"America in Crisis: Iraq, Civil Liberties, & the 2006 Elections."

Prof. Donn Weinholtz will moderate a panel discussion.
7 pm.in Auerbach Auditorium in Hillyer Hall at the University of Hartford.
Thursday, Nov.2, 2006 Cliff Thornton, Green Party candidate for Governor, will discuss the obstacles the two parties have put in his campaign's path and how his run for governor is a continuation of the civil rights struggle to secure electoral equality.

12:30-1:30 pm in 207 Hilllyer Hall at the University of Hartford. Pizza and soda water provided while they last.

May 18-21, 2006 CAPPA members and others collected food, clothing, and furniture as students moved out. It was all donated to various charitable groups. Check out the website and join us next May.
Wednesday, March. 15, 2006 Michael Parenti, one of the nation's leading progressive political analysts, will give a talk on "Democracy vs. Empire."

7 pm.in North Café in the
Gengras Student Union (GSU) at the University of Hartford.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005 Don Buckley will informally discuss his ongoing efforts to critically evaluate some of the 9/11 “Conspiracy” data. Selections from the 911 in Plane Site video will be presented and discussed. Questions, comments, and reactions are invited.

 

7:00 in 207 Hillyer Hall

Sat. 9/24 March and rally with street theatre against the war. (Theatre participants desired and trained on Thursday, 9/22: call Catholic Worker 860-724-7066 or email doucot@sbcglobal.net.) 2-4 starting at the Armory across from the Courant on Broad St
May 2005 CAPPA members and other helpers filled a moving trailer with furniture and food, then gave it to different charities. Check out the website and join us next May.
Monday, April 25 Screenings and discussion of two videos on Globalization: Global Village or Global Pillage? and The Two Trevors Go to Washington. Co-sponsored by Humanities Center

7PM in Room D next to 1877 Club Restaurant of Harry Jack Gray Center (building #23) at University of Hartford

 

Wednesday, March 9 Christopher Doucot, founding member of the Hartford Catholic Worker, will present a talk and slides on his recent trip to Sudan. His talk is entitled: ”When Never Again Happens Again: Genocide in Sudan.” Chris will be returning to the refugee camps in the Darfur area in April. 7PM in Room D next to 1877 Club Restaurant of Harry Jack Gray Center (building #23) at University of Hartford
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005 Mubarak Awad, founder and director of Nonviolence International and the founder and director in exile of the Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence in Jerusalem. Awad's talk will be entitled, "Nonviolence and the Palestinian Struggle." Co-Sponsored by Humanities Center 7PM in Room D next to 1877 Club Restaurant of Harry Jack Gray Center (building #23) at University of Hartford
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005

"Challenging Racist Drug Policies:Where Are the Lawyers?"
by a distinguished panel with audience input.

Noon in Wilde Auditorium (#23) at University of Hartford
Monday, Feb. 14, 2005 "Globalization or Imperialism?" A Roundtable Discussion featuring Harald Sandstrom and Jane Horvath (UHA), Shyamala Raman (St. Joseph College), John O'Connor (CCSU), and Satish Kolluri (Pace University)

7PM in Wilde Auditorium (#23) at University of Hartford

Monday, Feb. 7, 2005 Sweatshops in the United States!
Robert Ross
, author of Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops.
7PM in Wilde Auditorium at University of Hartford
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004 Speak-out about the election results. How will it affect you? Hear what others are doing. 7:30PM in Konover Campus Center (Building 20) at the University of Hartford.
Tues, Oct 26, 2004 The movie, Hijacking Catastrophe, shows how a radical fringe of the Republican Party used the trauma of 9/11 to attack American values and goals. A discussion will follow.

Movie at 7:30PM in Konover Campus Center (Building 20) at the University of Hartford.

May 2004 CAPPA members collected clothing, food, and furniture from students leaving campus apartments and distributed the items to three charitable organizations. Finals Week
Thursday, April 29, 2004 HartBeat Ensemble will perform their play Graves.. There will be a panel presentation about Hartford, its history, and current condition at 7PM.

7PM Panel discussion
8PM Graves
Auerbach Auditorium in Hillyer Hall

Thursday, April 15, 2004 Corey Dolgon, Sociologist, Activist and Folk Singer will be on campus to talk about the history of the labor movement and perform some labor songs. 11:30 in Auerbach Auditorium
in Hillyer Hall
Wednesday, March 31, 2004 A Teach-In: What makes a Family? Participants include Deborah Noble from CT Alliance for Basic Human Needs (CABHN.), Jon Green from the Working Families Party, & Ann Stanback from Love Makes A Family.. 12:00-1:30 in Suismann Lounge of Gengras Student Union at UHA
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004

Chris Allen-Doucot, a Catholic Relief Worker,
has just returned from Iraq and will speak on:
Iraq: Can Occupation Lead to Liberation?

A video tape of this presentation is available.

Friday, Feb. 20, 2004

Michael Parenti, an internationally known award-winning author and lecturer, will speak on "Empires, Past and Present".

A video tape of this presentation is available.