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President's Peace Commission - 2011 Spring Program: Thursday Programs

Rebel with a Cause: The Global Legacy of Fr. Chaminade

Building Hope for Haiti

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Speakers:
Kennedy Marie Granger, (JD 2010), Attorney & Co-founder, We Hear Your Voice
Justin Yarborough, Co-founder, We Hear Your Voice
Fr. James "Jim" Henke, Catholic Relief Services, Global Fellow
Moderator: Sean Bourg, Student St. Mary's University, PPC

1. When did you first hear about the Haiti disaster and what compelled you to become involved?

2. What did you do while you were in Haiti?

3. Do you believe attending a Marianist institution shaped the way you responded to the disaster? (shaped differently for Fr. Henke)

4. In regard to rebuilding projects in Haiti, what are some future goals that should be sought? (What needs to be done in the aftermath of the initial disaster to help rebuild Haiti and restore their sense of hope for a better future?)

5. In what ways can those interested get involved?

India: Growing Economy, Growing Community

11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Speaker:
Fr. David Fleming, SM, PhD (BA 1959)
Travels to India: St. Mary’s Study Tour, video Moderator: Lauren Sanchez, Student, St. Mary's University, PPC

1. What efforts are you taking to improve the livelihoods in India and how does this relate to our Marianist history?

2. How does the Marianist life transcend borders, and what can we as a student body do to continue our stewardship?

Art of Peace Award

12:35 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Recipient: Bro. Mike Sullivan, SM, DMA, Music, St. Mary's University
Moderator: Marcella Lesher, Blume Library, St. Mary's University, PPC

Special thanks to the St. Mary’s Music Department for providing musical entertainment

Reception to follow in the University Center atrium