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“We The People,” a multimedia exploration of homelessness in the Bay Area was created and will be presented by NDNU graduate Bette Maisel. She will be speaking, as will Monique Hunter, one of our Human Services students. This is free; the art will be for sale and donations are welcome; they will go to the artist’s year of service in Africa and to support the women of St. Vincent de Paul’s Catherine Center.
Tonight, Tuesday, June 9. 7PM, at the Gellert Library.
Find the flyer here
And a more detailed description from event sponsor Jim McGarry:
Saturday, March 21, 2015
● 4:00pm Forum:
Why do we need Sanctuary
● 6:00 PM Interfaith Prayer
Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist
110 Julian Ave at 15th St., San Francisco
Saru Jayaraman will be speaking about justice in the retaurant industry. She is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley. Ater 9/11, together with displaced World Trade Center workers, she co-founded ROC to help these workers secure promised jobs. The organization now has 13,000 worker members, over 100 employer partners, and several thousand consumer members in 32 cities nationwide. She has recently published a book, Behind the Kitchen Door, about living wage and worker justice in the restaurant industry and beyond.
This talk is part of the Sister Dorothy Stang Center Distinguished Speaker Series.
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