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Social Justice Week Schedule

Monday, Feb. 24

Location: O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Documentary of the film “Blind Eyes Open” will be played, followed by a discussion.

Sponsor: Female Empowerment through Mentorship

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Location: Ferrell Academic Center, Gangel Seminar room (3rd floor)

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Dr. Juan Carlos will discuss the question and topic titled, “What does it mean to be an Immigrant in the US?”.

Sponsor: Spanish Club/Alpha Mu Gamma

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Location: Ferrell Academic Center, McAllister Boardroom

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Kathy Dean discusses an issue impacted just an hour away, giving a talk titled “Reaching out to the Poor: Homelessness in Kansas City”.

Sponsor: Hunger Coalition

Thursday, Feb. 27

Event one

Location: Raven Roost

Time: 5-7 PM

Topic: Ceramic students from Benedictine College created bowls that will be filled with soup. To receive a bowl, a $12 minimum donation must be made, and all proceeds will go to local food pantries.

Sponsor: Department of Art at Benedictine College

Event two

Location: Ferrell Academic Center, McAllister Boardroom

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Marvin Lockett discusses sexual harassment, how to prevent and support those affected, in a speech titled “Bystander Intervention: Leadership and Courage”.

Sponsor: Ravens CARE and the Black Student Union

Friday, Feb. 28

Location: St. Scholastica Hall Kitchen

Time: 5:30-7:30 PM

Topic: Attendees will cook and share dinner with refugee visitors, discussing the experiences of refugees. The topic of this event is titled “Open Hearts, Full Stomachs”.

Sponsor: Catholic Relief Services University

Saturday, Feb. 29

Location: Westerman Hall (Room 107)

Time: 9-11:30 AM

Topic: Attendees will help build a bed out of lumber for those without. Experience is not necessary to participate in the event “Sleep in Heavenly Peace” Bunk Bed Build.

Sponsor: The Benedictine College Sleep in Heavenly Peace Chapter

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