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CommUNITY Series Event

March 31, 2011

Celebrating Community: Reflections on Justice, Service and Leadership

St. Paul Youth Services is proud to be a community co-sponsor of the University of St. Thomas CommUnity series event featuring special guest speaker Dr. Edgar S. Cahn

Cahn will discuss community-building endeavors that include: implementing the time-banking model, advocating for civil rights policies, teaching social justice lawyering, and creating restorative justice programming.

Dr. Cahn has taken action for rights, welfare and dignity of the least among us by:

  • Addressing racial disparities in the juvenile justice system;
  • Creating community – based alternatives to detention programming;
  • Engaging in grassroots community-building efforts worldwide (Timebanking); and
  • Developing Re-entry initiatives (Homecomers Academy).

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location: University of St. Thomas, School of Law (Minneapolis, MN) Schulze Grand Atrium
**FREE EVENT – Reception to follow**
RSVP is requested, please contact: lawrsvp@stthomas.edu

For more information contact Artika Tyner, interim director of diversity, (651) 962-4809.

For more information, check out this flyer.

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