John Prendergast, Peace Practitioner in Residence

John Prendergast, Peace Practitioner in Residence

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Monday, April 23, 2012Friday, April 27, 2012 at 12 a.m.




We are pleased to welcome again Peace Practitioner John Prendergast, co-founder of The Enough Project – an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity. He is a human rights activist, has worked for peace in Africa for over 25 years, and is a best selling author – including Unlikely Brothers, co-authored with his first little brother in the Big Brother program, and New York Times bestseller Not On Our Watch, co-authored with Don Cheadle.

All are invited and welcome to attend his public events and visit during office hours in the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (KIPJ). RSVPs preferred at:

Seminar 1: “Making a Difference” - 10 ingredients for making an impact
Monday, April 23, 2:30-3:50 p.m., KIPJ H/I

Seminar 2: “Congo, conflict minerals, and how your cell phone fuels the deadliest war in the world.”
Tuesday, April 24, 12:30-2:00 p.m., KIPJ E/F

STAND USD presents the film “Blood in the Mobile”
Tuesday April 24, 7 p.m., KIPJ Theatre
Followed with comments by Stephanie Stenner with The Enough Project’s Conflict Free Campus Initiative

Seminar 3: “How to pursue an international career.”
Wednesday, April 25, 4-5:30 p.m., KIPJ D
Followed by a networking reception before the film screening

Documentary screening: "Staging Hope” with actress, producer and social activist Melissa Fitzgerald
Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 6:30 p.m., KIPJ Theatre
After two decades of a rebel war… a journey with 14 Ugandan Children. Following the film, the recent Kony 2012 Viral Video, actions surrounding “Cover the Night” on April 20, and San Diego-based Invisible Children will be discussed. Melissa Fitzgerald is best known for her role as Carol on NBC's political drama "The West Wing." The event will conclude with a reception and book signing.

Seminar 4: “Why South Sudan advocacy succeeded, Darfur advocacy did not, and the implications of the Arab Spring on the future of the two Sudans”
Thursday, April 26, 12:30-2 p.m., KIPJ H/I

Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences and School of Peace Studies 

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