May
1
6:30 PM18:30

Public Forum: Conflict Minerals and Corporate Responsibility

Conflict Minerals and Corporate Responsibility
Tues., May 1, 6:30-8:00pm
Humphrey Institute, UofM

Plan to attend this informative event featuring Hamlin Metzger as keynote speaker.  Metzger is director of corporate responsibility at Best Buy and chairs the national Responsible Minerals Initiative.  Pastor Kubisa Muzenende will speak as part of a panel in response to Metzger’s presentation. 


Humphrey Institute,  301 19th Ave. So., Mpls.
Transit, parking and driving directions here
More on conflict minerals here

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Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

The Man Who Mends Women Movie

The film The Man Who Mends Women is an award-winning documentary about two-time Nobel Prize nominee Dr. Denis Mukwege.  This is the first-ever showing in the Twin Cities, sponsored by First Step Initiative.   It details the use of rape as a weapon of war in the on-going armed conflict in eastern Congo; Dr. Mukwege’s treatment of over 40,000 rape victims; and the inspiring transformation of these women into advocates for peace and justice in their land.  Use these links:  Tickets  --  Trailer  --  12-min. Teaser.

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