San Jose Peace & Justice Center
congoIn an effort to raise awareness about the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a large number of local organizations including the Peace & Justice Center and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom are co-sponsoring Congo Awareness Week on the SJSU campus. All events listed below are open to the public.

  • Monday, October 18th: From the Motherland
    • Music from the Congo

§  Student Union, Mosaic Cross Cultural Center 12pm-1pm

o   Continental Divide 2: Relations in the Black Community

§  Student Union, Umunhum 6pm-8pm

  • Tuesday, October 19th: Time and Tin
    • Timeline on the Congo

§  Student Union, Mosaic Cross Cultural Center 12pm-1pm

o   "Congo's Tin Miners"

§  Student Union, Mosaic Cross Cultural Center 6pm-8pm

  • Wednesday, October 20th: War Against Women?
    • Global Feminism

§  Student Union, Mosaic Cross Cultural Center 5pm-6pm

o   Rape as a Weapon of War

§  Student Union, Guadalupe Room 6:30pm-8pm

  • Thursday, October 21st: Trafficking the Congo: Conflict Consumerism
    • Speaker: Kasereka Kasomo, M.A.

§  Advocate for The Democratic Republic of Congo and scholar on Central African affairs.

o   Engineering Building, Room189 6pm-8pm

  • Friday, October 22nd: Film and Discussion
    • King Library; Cultural Heritage Center Room 525, 3pm-5pm

 

  • Sponsored by: Collegiate 100, Congolese Association of Southern California, Friends of the Congo, Mosaic Cross Cultural Center, The Africana Center Advisory Committee, The All-African People's Revolutionary Party (AAPRP), The LGBT/Women's Resource Center, The Nigerian Student Association, San Jose State University, San Jose Peace & Justice Center, Student Union,Inc., Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and Womyn on Womyn's Issues.
 
 


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