Comboni Events Calendar
The following listings are provided by the North American Province of the Comboni Missionaries.
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March 13-24, 2017: 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Priority Theme is "Women's economic empowerment in the changing world of work." The review theme is "Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls," and an Emerging Area is "The empowerment of indigenous women to focus on the specific priority for action." Find out more, here.
March 27-31, 2017: Negotiating Conference to Ban Nuclear Weapons will be held at the United Nations in New York City. On October 27, 2016, the member states of the United Nations decided to launch negotiations of a new treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons in 2017. A follow-up conference takes place there June 14-July 7, 2017. All governments, international organizations and civil society are invited to participate in these historic negotiations. here.
March 13-15, 2017: The Amazing Parish Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia. It's for pastors and their leadership teams. You'll learn from business and Church leaders such as Matthew Kelly, Jeff Cavins, Curtis Martin and Patrick Lencioni. Find out more, here.
March 30, 2017: Connectivity as Strategy: A Vision for America's Next World Role takes place at the PwC in New York City (300 Madison Ave.) from 5:30-7 pm. Please join the Foreign Policy Association in welcoming international relations expert and best-selling author Parag Khanna. The lecture will focus on the findings from Khanna's recently published book, Technocracy in America: The Rise of the Info-State. Members of the Foreign Policy Association are free, guests are $15; non-members, $25 and students, $5. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (212) 481-8100, ext. 251.
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March 14, 2017: Combatting Anti-Semitism and Religious Intolerance in our Community: An Educational Symposium is co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee (AJC Cincinnati) and Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion along with partners. The event begins at 7 pm in Mayerson Hall, Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion, 3101 Clifton Ave. (Cincinnati, OH 45220). The featured speaker will be Mayor John Cranley, City of Cincinnati and the Keynote Speaker will be Rabbi Noam Marans, AJN, Director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations. Jeff Hirsh, a Local 12 Reporter (TV) will moderate the panel that includes, at this point, Ben Glassman, U.S. Attorney, and Capt. Michael Hartzler, Director of the Greater Cincinnati Fusion Center,
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. It is free and open to the public. RSVP at (513) 621-4020.
March 16, 2017: Six@ Six Special Guest Lecture: Race in America: Then and Now features Jesse Holland, race and ethnicity editor, The Associated Press. The venue is the George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium at Griffin Hall, Northern Kentucky University. It will be held at 6 pm. Jesse Holland is an observer of American race relations from both a historical and a contemporary perspective, and the author of "The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House." For his day job, he covers race and ethnicity for the AP and writes on those topics as they impact breaking news, our politics and culture. Individual meetings are $6; series is $30. Students free with ID. Contact: (859) 572-7847; visit www.sixatsix.nku.edu.
April 22, 2017: Earth Day.
April 23, 2017: Mercy Sunday. Together with Earth Day, join in on Mercy2Earth Weekend. http://catholicclimatemovement.global/april-29/.
April 24-May 5, 2017: U.N. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) (16th session) will mark the 10th anniversary of the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The PFII is an advisory body to the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) established in 2000. The Session will take place at U.N. Headquarters, 405 E. 42nd Street, New York City. Find out more, here.
April 29, 2017: Climate March in Washington, D.C. and around the world: Catholics have committed to joining the wider climate movement for this massive family-friendly march. We will "pray with our feet" and stand up for all that we love, urging Congress and the Trump administration to take bold action against the injustice of the climate crisis. Learn more about the Catholic Climate Movement, here.
April 21-24, 2017: 2017 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) National Gathering & Lobby Day: Confronting Chaos, Forging Community: Challenging Racism, Materialism and Militarism will build on Dr. Martin Luther King's final book and the 50th Anniversary of his historic, final speech in New York City. This is the 14th annual event where nearly 1,000 Christians come to Washington, D.C. to learn, network and advocate before Congress on federal policy issues about which the ecumenical community is concerned. The venue is again the DoubleTree Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, VA. Keep abreast of all the latest at www.advocacydays.org.
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April 6, 2017: Six@ Six Lectures: On Being a Refugee in America: From Somali to No. Kentucky features Karen Brownlee, graduate student, social work, Northern Kentucky University. It will be held at 6 pm at the Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, 620 Greenup Street, Covington, KY. Individual meetings are $6; series is $30. Students free with ID. Contact: (859) 572-7847; www.sixatsix.nku.edu.
• April 27, 2017: Su Casa Hispanic Center's 18th Annual Awards Dinner will be held at Xavier University's Cintas Center. The evening begins with a reception at 6 pm; dinner at 7 pm; and After Party with a DJ Aikon at 9 pm. The 2017 Honorees include Cincy Smiles & Cincinnati Dental Society's Oral Health Foundation; Mary Jo Montenegro-Miller, LISW; Anne E. Lucas, Esq.; Carol Green; Jorge Seda (lifetime achievement); Fr. Joe Nelson and Margaret Singer. There will also be a tango performance. Proceeds benefit the Su Casa Hispanic Center. The generous sponsors of this event will be noted on the program. Email email@example.com.