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Communication Studies


Seeds of Hope: Journalism, Policymaking and Crisis in Eastern Congo

Event Start DateTuesday, February 18, 2014
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre
Event Start Time6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
CostCost: free

Join us for a screening of "Seeds of Hope," Fiona Lloyd-Davies’ heart-wrenching film on one woman’s battle for the rape victims of eastern Congo. A panel discussion explores other signs of hope in one of the world’s most troubled regions—among them a strengthened UN commitment to the protection of civilians and the stories of individual Congolese who are making their country a better place.

6:30 p.m. - Film Screening
7:45 p.m. - Panel Discussion:

· Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
· Kem Knapp Sawyer, Contributing Editor, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
· Muadi Mukenge, Program Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Fund for Women

Dessert reception immediately following program. RSVP

Co-sponsored by Political Science and International Relations.

ContactMegan Theriault | | (619) 260-7618