Misericordia University and the Interfaith Resource Center of Peace in Wilkes-Barre are collaborating to present the ‘Waging Peace Project,’ one of a series of events being held across the country in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).
Issues surrounding AFSC’s 100-year fight against injustice and discrimination will be discussed beginning 5 p.m., April 10, in the Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms, 218 and 219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The event is free, and open to the public.
Allan Austin, Ph.D., professor of history, will serve as the facilitator. The presenters and their topics include: Sister Mary Ellen Brody, R.S.M., immigration; Maureen Pascal, associate professor of physical therapy, ending discrimination; James Calderone, Ed.D., professor emeritus of social work, prison reform, and Joseph Cipriani, Ed.D., professor of occupational therapy, economics. A roundtable discussion will follow with light refreshments being served.
For more information, contact The Interfaith Resource Center of Peace and Justice at 570-823-9977, or Christine Somers, director of campus ministry, 570-674-6314.