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5th Annual Peace & Justice Week at UCI

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

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Please join UCI Students for Global Peacebuilding and supporting UCI organizations for UCI’s Fifth Annual Peace and Justice Week

Peace & Justice Week @ UCI
January 24-26, 2017
UCI Student Center


Events include:

A Panel Discussion “Addressing Injustices and Bridging Divides” focusing on post-Ferguson truth telling, post election dialogue, and schools to prison pipeline

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
6:00-7:20 p.m.
UCI Student Center, Crystal Cove Auditorium

Natalia Molebatsi, South African poet
David Ragland, Co-Founder & Co-Director of the Truth Telling Project, Ferguson, Missouri
Cris Toffolo, Professor & Chair of Justice Studies, Northeastern Illinois University & participant in the Truth Telling Project, Ferguson
Mei-Ling Malone, Professor, Los Angeles Southwest College
Michael Minch, Professor and Director of Peace & Justice Studies at Utah Valley University

Workshops to follow, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
-Being a Facilitator of Truth Telling, UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay B
-Finding Your Voice and Using it, Truthfully, UCI Student Center Emerald Bay C


A conversation with UCI student organizations-“Addressing Social Justice Issues”

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:00-7:30 p.m.
UCI Student Center, Moss Cove A

Representatives of UCI student organizations will discuss social justice issues in the UCI and off campus communities
Moderator, Jade Turner, M.S., Associate Director, Cross-Cultural Center and President, Black Faculty and Staff Association
Featured artist, Staci Mitchell


“Arts for Peace and Justice”
Thursday, January 26, 2017
6:00-7:30 p.m.
UCI Student Center, Doheny Beach A

Featured artists are Natalia Molebatsi, South African poet and Staci Mitchell, Professor at California State University LA and poet
UCI performers are Jaclyn Alcazar, Alex Lebroski, Leilani Kalb, Lyndon Forrester, Kevin Lin, UCI Uncultivated Rabbits

*Supporting organizations include the UCI Center for Citizen Peacebuilding and the International Studies Program in the School of Social Sciences; the Cross-Cultural Center, Office of Student Affairs, and the Minor in Civic and Community Engagement in the Division of Undergraduate Education


All events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Christina Ong, ongcn@uci.edu, or Paula Garb, pgarb@uci.edu.



Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 @ 7:30 pm