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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Dave Ramsey's Core Financial Wellness Program at NDCAC

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Location: NDCAC at 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend

Empower yourself financially with help from Notre Dame Federal Credit Union through a core financial wellness program.  An easy and effective way to relieve financial stress and to learn how to grow your money.

This newly condensed 9-week course cuts through all the confusing financial jargon and shows you how to take control of your money by creating financial circumstances of your choosing.  This workshop is for everyone no matter what stage of life you are in or the level of your financial expertise.  This workshop is taught by best-selling author and financial counselor, Dave Ramsey.…

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Race Matters Discussion: "50 Years After MLK's Dream" at Bethel College

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Location: Sufficient Grounds Conference Room

Join Bethel Colege in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 
Phone: 

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Saturday, September 7, 2013

"4 Little Girls" - 1997 Oscar-nominated documentary by Spike Lee

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Location: Center for History, 808 W. Washington Street

Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center in collaboration with the Center for History Present:  "4 Little Girls" the 1997 Oscar-nominated documentary by Spike Lee. 

NR:  Some scenes may be inappropriate for small children.

A panel discussion featuring Dianne Robertson Braddock, sister of Carole Robertson who was killed in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in 1963, will follow the film viewing.  Monica Tetzlaff, associate professor of history at Indiana University South Bend and member of the Civil Rights Heritage Center's advisory board, will follow. 


Admission is free.

This program is part of Echoes From Birmingham:  50 Years Later; Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Alabama church bombing that galvanized efforts to pass the landmark Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965. 

Event underwriters include Bethel College, the City of South Bend, Indiana University South Bend, NIPSCO, Sodexo, Visit South Bend Mishawaka, the South Bend Tribune, and the University of Notre Dame.

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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Echoes From Birmingham: 50 Years Later--Memorial Processional

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Location: Gathering will begin at the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, 1045 W. Washington Street

2:00 pm

Gathering at the IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center, 1040 W.16th_street_church Washington Street to make signs in preparation for a Memorial Procession.

3:00 pm

Beginning at the Civil Rights Heritage Center, 1040 W. Washington Street, walkers will  participate in a Memorial Procession along Washington Street to Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church, located at 101 N. Adams Street for a Memorial Gospel Concert and keynote address.…

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Echoes From Birmingham: 50 Years Later--Gospel Memorial Concert Featuring Dianne Robertson Braddock

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Location: Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 101 N. Adams Street

Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center Presents:  Echoes From Birmingham: 50 Years Later; Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham, Alabama church bombing that 16th_street_churchgalvanized efforts to pass the landmark Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965.…

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Monday, September 9, 2013

“ Spirituality, Birmingham Bombing and Birmingham Civil Rights Movement” A Lecture by Wilson Fallin

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Location: The Snite Museum of Art

Wilson Fallin, Jr. is an associate professor of history at the University of Montevallo. He also serves as president of Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College, visiting professor at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University, and pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church in

Birmingham. A former president of Selma

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Open Reception: The African Presence in Mexico from Yanga to the Present

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Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art -- 1045 W. Washington Street

Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art Proudly Presents: 

The African Presence in Mexico:  from Yanga to the Present

Opening Reception and Remarks by Carlos Tortolero, Director National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago

Son Jarocho music by Las Monarcas

Free and open to the public…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Civic Dialogue: Latinos and African Americans: Where do we go from here? Chaos or Community?

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Location: Civil Rights Heritage Center at IU-South Bend 1040 W. Washington Street South Bend, IN

A panel with Dr. Marvin Lynn, Dean of the College of Education (IUSB) and Marc Rodriguez, Director of the Civil Rights Heritage Center will discuss issues facing Latinos and African Americans.

Admission is free and open to the public.
 

For more information, contact Marc Rodriguez at 574-307-6135.

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Race Matters Discussion "After Trayvon" at Bethel College

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Location: Sufficient Grounds Conference Room

Join Bethel Colege in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 
Phone: 

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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Exhibition: The Challenges We Face: Civil Rights Photography at The Snite Museum, August 27th - September 22nd

Location: The Snite Museum of Art

As part of campus-wide celebrations commemorating the50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Notre Dame, the Snite Museum is displaying five photographs from the civil rights era.  These photographs, taken by Charles Moore and Matt Herron, capture significant moments in the civil rights movement, including Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 arrest in Montgomery, 1963 demonstrations in Birmingham, and the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery. This exhibition is on view from August 27th thru September 22nd at the Snite Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. …

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Showing of: "In Search of Shalom: White People in Reconciliation" at Bethel College

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Location: TBA

Join Bethel College as they prepare to watch this short documentary followed by discussion. 

About the documentary: 

"In Search of Shalom:WHite People in Reconciliation," is a short documentary that stimulates personal thought and group dialogue about White people in America facing the challenges of racial reconciliation. This documentary gives voice to White people on the journey of reconciliation and the struggles they encounter, and reflects a diversity of thoughts on cultural diversity, institutional power, and white identity. …

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Monday, September 30, 2013

The Civil Rights Legacy of Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh

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Location: Washington Hall

To inaugurate its 40th year, The Center mcawardpreview2for Civil & Human Rights is proud to host this special evening of history, narrative, and insightful research by Jennifer Mason McAward. Prof. McAward’s careful reading of the Hesburgh Papers results in a lively and affecting portrait of Fr. Hesburgh as a figure deeply involved in the significant civil rights issues of our times.”…

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