NEW - SUDERMAN CONCERT. May 13. 6:30pm. Cedar Falls Mennonite Church. CFMC presents this free concert by Bryan Moyer Suderman, a Mennonite singer-songwriter, whose family-friendly music embraces a wide range of biblical themes with an emphasis on peace and justice. A free-will donation will support relief and development projects sponsored by the Mennonite Central Committee.
UNDERSTANDING POVERTY. May 14. 11:30am. Hilton Garden Inn, Cedar Falls. Dr. Ruby Payne will be the guest speaker for this luncheon program sponsored by Women's Philanthropy Connection. Dr. Payne is the author of A Framework for Understanding Poverty and co-author of Bridges Out of Poverty. She is an expert on the mindsets of economic classes and overcoming the hurdles of poverty, she has trained educators and community, church, and business leaders. Nonmembers: $35. Students: $25. Register online at:
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NEW - Bridges Out of Poverty Training. May 8. 8:30-4:00. Grand Ballroom, Holiday Inn, Dubuque. Dr. Ruby Payne, author of Bridges Out of Poverty, presents a framework for understanding poverty and the challenges, strengths and barriers which exist for people trapped in systemic poverty. $60 includes book, breakfast and lunch. Contact Ermina Soler at 563-690-6109 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Register online at: www.cityofdubuque.org/bridgesoutofpoverty
Continuing Regional Opportunities
Cedar Rapids Peace Vigil every Friday, regardless of weather, 4:30 to 5:30pm, at 1st Avenue & 1st Street NE, Cedar Rapids (at the Tree of Five Seasons, across from the former Federal Building). Contact Bob at 319-360-5119. Information at www.WFPI.info/contact_us.htm
Potluck, Movie and Discussion sponsored by Workers for Peace/Iowa on the third Friday of the month, starting at 6:00pm, at the Paul Engle Center in Cedar Rapids. For information and the month's movie, call John at 319-247-2612.
Mall-Walking for Peace. Workers for Peace/Iowa sponsors this opportunity, usually every other weekend, 4:00-5:00pm, at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids. Check the current schedule online here: http://workersforpeaceiowa.org/events.php
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The Cedar Valley Catholic Social Justice Network serves individuals and organizations in the Catholic community who are interested in and committed to study, prayer and action for social justice. Information provided by the Network does not constitute agreement or endorsement by the pastors or staff of the Catholic Parishes in Waterloo or the Archdiocese of Dubuque.
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