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Mar
29
Alumni Ticket Prices: Dinner with open bar: $55 Dinner without open bar $45 Come join us and enjoy a glamorous event of jazz music, delicious food, live and silent auctions and great fun and surprises! Tickets will be on sale from late February until mid-March. We are currently soliciting sponsorships as well as in-kind donations for the silent and live auctions!
2014 - 6:30 pm to 11:59 pm
Mar
24
Free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided. This film is based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina , a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. This screening is part of the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide.
2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm
Mar
21
Free and open to the public. Judith Levine, Ph.D. of Temple University will speak about her new book, Ain't No Trust . Light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 19. Co-sponsored by the Social Work Learning Community on Poverty and Inequality and the National Poverty Center.
2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Oct
02
Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sep
17
Longtime advocate for social and political change, Sister Simone will speak about poverty in America, the effect on women and children, and the path for progressive change. Presented by the Institute for Research on Women & Gender and St. Mary Student Parish with cosponsorship from the Institute for Research on Women & Gender, Ford School of Public Policy, Ross School of Business, School of Social Work, and the Women's Studies Department.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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