Sister Helen Prejean will discuss her life and work as an advocate against the death penalty. Sr. Helen has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty and helping to shape the Catholic Church's newly vigorous opposition to state executions.She travels around the world giving talks about her ministry.
The Director of the Peace Corps, Carrie Hessler-Radelet will be speaking at the School of International Service. As head of the Peace Corps, Hessler-Radelet has led historic reforms to modernize and strengthen the Peace Corps to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
Approaches to peace-building are widely diverse, but they all aim to resolve conflict in a non-violent manner. Father Leonel Navraez promotes an approach to peace building that involves foregivness and reconciliation. Fr. Navraez, Founder and President of the Foundation for Reconciliation in Bogata, Colombia, will lead a discussion about overcoming political conflict with foregivenes, promoting …more
How did DC Central Kitchen, a front-line charity in the basement of a homeless shelter, turn the economic crisis of 2008 into a chance to develop some of the country's most respected social enterprise solutions to food injustice? Join Alexander Moore, DC Central Kitchen's Chief Development Officer and author of The Food Fighters, for a discussion on the practical and philosophical struggles faced …more