Fran Quigley is travelling around the country speaking about his new book, How Human Rights Can Build Haiti: Activists, Lawyers, and the Grassroots Campaign. The book covers everything from global and grassroots cholera activism, to the failed post-earthquake recovery, to the Duvalier prosecution, all while demonstrating why a better Haiti will come from the grassroots, up. This book is a must-read if you want to understand the link between poverty and human rights, and how Haiti is ready for change, with lessons that are applicable not just there, but all over the world.
WHEN AND WHERE:
- September 4th, 3:30 – 5pm; Book Talk with Fran and Brian; Agora Cafe at Mariano’s West Loop location, Chicago, IL; Brian is in Chicago to receive the Debra Evenson Award from the National Lawyers Guild and author Fran Quigley will join him for this talk. This is a rare opportunity to see both Fran and Brian – all are welcome! Refreshments available. (Open to the Public)
- September 15th, 7:00-8pm; Bread for the World event; St. Luke’s Methodist Church: 100 W. 86th Street Indianapolis, IN; Fran will share the agenda with author, former Wall Street Journal reporter, and food policy expert Roger Thurow. (Open to the Public)
- September 20th; Parish Twinning Program of the America’s National Conference; Nashville, TN (Closed Event)
- September 25th, 6-8pm; Provocate event; The Athenaeum: 407 E Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN; At the event, you can learn how to be part of the effort to create a template for a new and more effective human rights-focused strategy to turn around failed states and end global poverty. (Open to the Public)
- October 14th, 5pm; Lecture, book signing and reception; Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall, McKinney School of Law at Indiana University: 530 W. New York Street Indianapolis, IN (Open to the Public, RSVP)
- October 22nd, 4:30-5:30pm; “How Human Rights Can Build Haiti, and what YOU can do to help”; 235 Blegen Hall, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN; Presented by Haiti Justice Alliance in partnership with the Human Rights Program at the College of Liberal Arts. (Open to the Public)
- October 23rd, 11am-12:15pm; Lunch with Fran; Sun Ballroom, Buntock Commons 3rd floor, St. Olaf: 1520 St Olaf Ave Northfield, MN; Organized by Haiti Justice Alliance of Northfield, MN (Open to the Public)
- October 23rd, 4:30-5:30pm; Book talk and discussion with Fran; Leighton 305, Carleton College: 1 N College St Northfield, MN; Organized by Haiti Justice Alliance of Northfield, MN (Open to the Public)
- November 10th, 7pm; “How Human Rights Can Build Haiti…And How We Can Help“; Laws Room, First Presbyterian Church, 512 7th St. Columbus, IN; Co-sponsored by Friends of Haiti, Konbit Lasante Pou Limonade, Peace & Justice Ministry of St. Bartholomew, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbus, IN, Columbus Peace Fellowship, Social Justice Committee at First Presbyterian, North Christian Church, Pride Alliance of Columbus, & Art for AIDS. (Open to Public – Books Available for Purchase)
- More events forthcoming…
Contact Kathy Kelly, firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to organize an event in your area.
Click HERE to learn more about the book.