Racial & Economic Justice
Autumn Harvest Ayurvedic Benefit Dinner
Sunday, October 13 from 6-8pm
At Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe
sliding scale $5-50
to benefit the International Campaign
for Justice in Bhopal
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
In 1984 Union Carbide, now owned by Dow
Chemical Company, was responsible for the largest environmental
disaster in human history exposing well over 500,000 people to the
toxic methyl isocyanate gas, killing more than 15,000 immediately and
injuring countless thousands—even now at least one person dies per
day in Bhopal from injuries sustained that night.
Union Carbide consistently claimed that
as an American company, Indian law should not apply to them, but
operating in India, they could not be subject to American Law. Methyl
isocyanate is a highly toxic compound used in the production of
chemical pesticides and was discovered in North Carolina in 1892 by
the venerated Morehead and Kenan (of UNC Planetarium and Stadium
Please come out to support the
courageous initiatives for restorative justice for the survivors of
the Bhopal disaster that was birthed
here in North Carolina
For more information, check
studentsforbhopal.org, curryblossom.com, and croatanearthfirst.com
Sunday, October 13, 2013 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe 431 W. Franklin St.
Free Screening &
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where a Bhopal Disaster
survivor will speak about his experiences and this struggle for justice.
Organized by the UNControllables, Carolina Asia Center and Croatan Earth First!
Monday, October 14 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
@ Hanes Art Auditorium 121
Movie Trailer: http://www.bhopalithemovie.com/
Bhopali is a feature documentary about the
survivors of the world’s worst industrial disaster, the 1984 Union
Carbide gas leak in Bhopal, India. Today the suffering continues,
prompting victims to fight for justice against Union Carbide, the
American corporation responsible for the disaster.
International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal is a coalition of disaster
survivors’ groups, environmental and social justice groups dedicated to
holding the Indian Government and the Dow Chemical Company accountable
for the ongoing chemical disaster in Bhopal, India. Our commitment to
ensuring justice in Bhopal is a commitment to a toxic-free future for
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 6:00pm
UNC Hanes Art Auditorium Room 121
From their web site:
RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/356202871179634/
Human Rights Conference: Without Borders?
Saturday, October 5th 8:15 am - 4:30 pm
Carrboro Century Center
On Saturday October 5th, the HRC is organizing a conference titled Without Borders? We want to challenge the day- to- day boundaries and tackle questions such as, "Are there some borders we may want to abolish? Some we may wish to preserve? Transgress? Are there some borders we wish to finesse? Is solidarity possible across our diversities?
MC - Victor Acosta
Bonners & Afterschool Video
Migrantes sin Fronteras
(Translation: Migrants without Borders)
UNC Students United for Immigration Equality (SUIE): Boriana Mravoka, Emilio Vincente, Maria Pia Rodriguez and Giovanny
and "Beto" Rodriguez and Misclassified Persons:
Harakat el Heels - Student Palestinian dance group
UNC undergradutes: Amar Arafat, Abood Dahnoun, Hussein Ahmad, Joel Hage, Rosaleen Zitawi, Dalia Kaakour, Sarah Zamamiri, Jenna Sawafta
Where are the Refugees?
Local refugees: Susu and Abdullah
Empowerment, Independence and Culture
Community Empowerment Fund: Chiraayu Gosrani, Myrna, Victoria Castillo
Keynote Speech: Heroes, Dreamers, and the Promise of America
Gene R. Nichol
Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity
LUNCH: Olga's delicious tamales recommended!
New Doors to Housing: The Challenges of Affordability
Sally Greene, Town of Chapel Hill Council Member
Damon Seils, Jamie Rohe, and Tish Galu
The activist as Elected Official
Mayor Chilton and Maria Palmer (running for CH town council)
Leading for Justice in an Unjust World
Women's International League of Peace & Freedom
The Other Side
Communiversity: Charles Hands, Jeanette Stackhouse, Holly Stephens, and Dylane Davis
Saturday, October 5, 2013 -
8:15am to 4:30pm
Carrboro Century Center, 100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro
The 7th annual Project Connect will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 9:00am to 3:30pm at the Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson Street, in Chapel Hill in Orange County.
Project Connect is a one-day, one-stop center that connects people experiencing, or at risk of homelessness with a broad range of short and long-term services. These include housing, employment, health and dental care, mental health care, veterans' and social service benefits, legal services, and more.
Community members can support Project Connect by donating and/or volunteering. For more information, visit: www.projectconnectorange.org.
This year, over 50 social service agencies and 300 volunteers will serve an expected 300 guests.
Since 2007, the event has served over 900 people in Orange County. The event is a key strategy of the Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness.
"Project Connect makes a powerful impact on our homeless neighbors, providing respect and hospitality and a wide range of assistance," said Jamie Rohe, Orange County Homeless Programs Coordinator. "The event enables service agencies to efficiently reach many people in a single day, and it educates the community about the issues of homelessness."
For more information, please visit www.projectconnectorange.org or directly contact Jamie Rohe, Orange County Homeless Programs Coordinator, at 919-245-2496 or email@example.com.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 -
9:00am to 3:30pm
Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson Street, Chapel Hill
Thursday, September 12, 2013 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Chapel Hill Public LIbrary, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill
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