Archives for "Civic engagement"
Friday, August 8, 2003 10:46 am
Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.
Tuesday, March 4, 2003 3:50 pm
Catholic Worker Matt Daloisio will discuss the transformation in his life in a lecture titled Overturning the 'Filthy, Rotten System': From Aspiring Accountant to Pacific Anarchist by the Age of 22, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.
Monday, January 20, 2003 1:50 pm
A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum's Thousand Words Project.
Thursday, January 16, 2003 1:36 pm
Four panelists, sounding off on a variety of issues, will present a discussion titled "The Implications of a Republican-Controlled Government," followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.
Wednesday, January 8, 2003 3:07 pm
Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.
Thursday, January 2, 2003 2:55 pm
A Jan. 15 lecture by a former prime minister of Somalia is one of a series of events that is to be presented in response to the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization that plans to protest Somali immigration in a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston.
Thursday, January 2, 2003 2:37 pm
Ali Khalif Galaydh, who served as the prime minister of Somalia from 2000 to 2001, visits to discuss the past, present and future of his native country in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Free and open to the public, the lecture continues a series of events offered in response to the anti-Somali rally scheduled in Lewiston Jan. 11 by a national hate group.
Monday, December 23, 2002 2:25 pm
In response to a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston planned by the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization, Bates College is working with the Lewiston-Auburn community to schedule alternative programs to oppose hatred and bias.
Tuesday, November 5, 2002 4:05 pm
Rosemary Haughton and Nancy Schwoyer will describe the creation of Wellspring House, a shelter, center for social justice and land-trust enterprise a lecture titled "Change and Exchange
Tuesday, September 17, 2002 9:03 am
In cooperation with the cities of Lewiston and Auburn, the Bates College Leadership Academy premieres "Une Fete des Artes," a community arts festival taking place along the Androscoggin River from 10 a.m. to sunset Saturday, Sept. 28. This showcase for local performers and visual artists will be held at Railroad Park, Lewiston, and across the footbridge in Auburn at Rodney Bonney Memorial Park and Auburn Festival Plaza. Admission is free.