THE MINNESOTA PEACE PROJECT PRESENTS:
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Wednesday, June 6
7 - 9 PM
Macalester Plymouth United Church
1658 Lincoln Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105
Cost: FREE. All are welcome.
WE CONTINUE TO LIVE WITH A NUCLEAR THREAT! HOW STUPID IS THAT?
Meet author Caren Stelson and learn about Sachiko's survival story. Learn about nuclear weapons today with Jay Kvale. Find your voice to contact our senators and representatives! We'll have postcards and will sign a book for each of them. Special guest: Dr. Takayuki Miyanash, president, Nagasaki-St. Paul Sister City Committee,
Citizens for Global Solutions - Minnesota
2018 Annual Meeting and Dinner
THE MINNESOTA UNITED NATIONS HISTORY PROJECT
THURSDAY, JUNE 21
Plymouth Congregational Church
1900 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis
Cost: $30 per person; $15 for students and those with limited income.
Join Citizens for Global Solutions-MN for their annual dinner with special guest, Jim Nelson who will share his experiences with working over five decades as a volunteer with the United Nations. Jim will also discuss his work with CGS-MN on the "Minnesota United Nations History Project" to collect information about Minnesotans who have contributed to the goals of the UN and tried to make that institution more effective during its 75-year history.
Reservations (and dietary needs) due by June 11 (pay in advance or at the door).
Peacemakers of Minnesota video series
The Peacemakers of Minnesota Video Series is a collection of interviews of key individuals who have been part of the peace and justice movement in Minnesota for decades. The project was conceived and interviews were conducted by Ehtasham Anwar (Pakistan), Humphrey Fellow, University of Minnesota Law School, Human Rights Center. Videos were recorded by Suhail Ahmed (Pakistan), Humphrey Fellow, University of Minnesota Law School, Human Rights Center. The project was supervised by Dick Bernard, president (2005-07) of the Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers and then-vice-president of Citizens for Global Solutions, Minnesota.
FROM THE BLOG
Transforming the United Nations System: Designs for a Workable World
by Dr. Joseph E. Schwartzberg
Distinguished International Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota and long-time CGS-MN Board Member
Book and accompanying Study Guide now available in SEVEN LANGUAGES! Ordering info here.