Come on out to The Coffee Shop at 8pm on Thursday April 24th
for our last event of the year in place of our final general meeting!
We will be having Grace, Sneezy & A Profit of Pirates performing & all benefits will go to the
Dwon Madiki Foundation & LETS GO Chicago.
Five dollars is the suggested donation – we look forward to seeing you there!
Join us for a showing of the documentary revealing many issues about fracking, Gasland II.
All are welcome and Pete’s Pizza will be provided!
April 3rd from 6-8pm in Damen Theater in Damen Student Center
See you there!
Join us in welcoming Paul Rusesabagina to Loyola!
The Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian is coming to speak in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide.
There is no price to attend and all are welcome! We look forward to seeing you there, the event takes place
Monday March 24th, at 4pm
in Galvin Auditorium in Sullivan Center
on Loyola University Chicago’s Lakeshore Campus
Sponsors include: African Studies and the African Diaspora Program, Department of Political Science, International Studies Program, and Invisible Conflicts.
Screening of “Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth”
There will be a Mass, Vigil, a Congolese Meal, and Debitores Sumus.
There will also be a talk On Ways of Exhausting Our Question on Violence by speaker V.Y. Mudimbe, PhD.
Held at 5pm in Ignatius House
Congo Week is sponsored by SAF, and The Diversity Fund; with co-sponsors including The African Student Alliance, the Department of Political Science, the Black World Studies Program, and the International Studies Program.
Invisible Children and LiNK come to Loyola!
Invisible Children: Tuesday, October 15th from 5-7pm in Galvin Auditorium
Liberty in North Korea: Thursday, October 17th from 7-9pm in Cuneo 210
Invisible Conflicts is bringing in these two wonderful organizations for greater awareness during this week of social justice! There will be food provided and the events are open to the public. Come on out to these wonderful events! For more information check out the Invisible Conflicts Facebook page & the corresponding events posted there.
Center for the Human Rights of Children Film Series
Thursday, October 10th at 5pm for “The Harvest.” Both located in the Damen Student Center Theater. This event is free and open to the public.
Invisible Conflicts is sponsoring CHC’s event with Free the Slaves, and Latin American Student Organization. It will be featuring two powerful films. Find the Facebook event here.
Loyola Social Justice Fair
Wednesday, September 25th from 3-6pm on the CFSU Terrace
Invisible Conflicts will be participating in this year’s Social Justice Fair.
Come on out & support IC and all the other wonderful groups on campus!
Dwon Madiki Presents Duck & Goose, Fishing for Minnows, and Clare Adella in a Benefit Show at Uncommon Ground! All proceeds from this concert will be donated to the Dwon Madiki Partnership which supports the education of war-affected children in northern Uganda.RSVP because there will be FREE Einstein Bagels
Please join Invisible Conflicts for the film screening the film Pray the Devil Back to Hell. This movie chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country.
Thursday, October 11th at 9pm
Crown Center Auditorium (1001 West Loyola Avenue)
Come see Invisible Children’s latest film MOVE. The film is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the most viral video ever, Invisible Children itself, and the mechanics of a movement to stop one of the world’s worst war criminals. Directed by Jason Russell, this film challenges a generation to take a stand for international justice. Either you lead or you follow, but everyone will eventually have to MOVE.
Congo Week 2012
Join us to honor and commemorate the lives lost in and affected by the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A prayer and vigil service will be held at the chapel in Ignatius House. Guests are encouraged to bring a poem, prayer, or piece of prose that they would like to share. Following the service will be a Congolese Cultural Dinner with keynote speaker, Dr. Anna Roosevelt.
Please RSVP by Friday, October 12th to firstname.lastname@example.org
This informational lecture by Dr. Brian Endless will provide details and background information regarding the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, particularly with regards to conflict minerals and the impacts that this issue has in our daily lives.
Yves Muya, visiting from California, will be depicting his experience as a Congolese Refugee. As Yves transitioned from being a boy to becoming a man he tried to make sense of the experiences his family underwent. As he searched for answers, he began to understand the gravity of the war that caused his family to flee, leaving everything they knew and loved behind. In his quest to know more, he learned about the deadly war that decimated his home country with thousands of people being raped and killed every month including his family and friends. It was then that Yves decided to stop running. He committed to doing whatever it took to end the deadliest war of this generation. Yves believes that by sharing his story of freedom he will be able to bring freedom to those who do not have it.
Discussion and Screening of “Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth.” This short film explores the role that the United States and its allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. Analysts examine whether U.S. corporate and government policies that support strongmen and prioritize profit over the people have contributed to and exacerbated the tragic instability in the heart of Africa. The film locates the Congo crisis in a historical, social and political context. It unveils analysis and prescriptions by leading experts, practitioners, activists and intellectuals that are not normally available to the general public. The film is a call to conscience and action.
As a separate entity from Invisible Children, we support the mission of bringing Joseph Kony to justice and we admire our generation’s willingness to advocate for change. Acknowledging the complex implications of this campaign, we suggest continued dialogue for a peaceful solution. Invisible Conflicts continues to build relationships with our fellow Ugandan advocates through the Dwon Madiki Partnership, which empowers children affected by Kony’s violence.
Beyond Hotel Rwanda and Genocide in RwandaThursday March 29th 6:30 PM 4th Floor, Information Commons
Paul Rusesabagina’s personal story was told in the 2004 Academy Award nominated movie Hotel Rwanda, in which Don Cheadle played the character of Paul.Come listen to Ruesabagina speak about his experiences and Rwanda today.
Funded by: College of Arts and Sciences Africa Speaker Series
Sponsored by: Black World Studies, International Studies, Department of Political Science and Invisible Conflicts
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Loyola University History professor Dr. Dina Berger will be speaking in an effort to shed light on femicides and border industrialization on the U.S. – Mexican Border. LASO and the Gannon Scholars Women’s Leadership Program will also be co-sponsoring this event with Invisible Conflicts.