Conflict Kitchen

Everything about this restaurant’s identity changes every few months to reflect geopolitical events and conversation. “Conflict Kitchen uses the social relations of food and economic exchange to engage the general public in discussions about countries, cultures, and people that they might know little about outside of the polarizing rhetoric of governmental politics and the narrow lens of media headlines.

Check it out: http://conflictkitchen.org/about/

 

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Career for a Cause Fair 2014

Naropa University and the University of Colorado Invite You!

Career for a Cause Fair
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 ~ 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Arapahoe Campus, Performing Arts Center (PAC)

Connect with area professionals from organizations dedicated to addressing important causes and issues and making meaningful change in the world.

Representatives attending the fair will be there to network with you and may have opportunities to engage in their organizations through volunteer opportunities, training, internships, and/or employment.  Please see the list of participating organizations below.

Sponsors: Naropa Alumni Relations, Naropa Career & Community Engagement, and CU Career Services
Questions: Contact Sarah at ssteward@naropa.edu

Participating Organizations Include:

AIM House LLC<http://www.aimhouse.com/>

Barcelona SAE<http://www.barcelonasae.com/>

Boulder County CareConnect<http://www.careconnectbc.org/>

Boulder County Clerk and Recorder’s Office<http://www.bouldercounty.org/dept/clerkrecorder/pages/default.aspx>

Boulder County Parks and Open Space<http://www.bouldercounty.org/dept/openspace/pages/default.aspx>

Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center<http://www.boulderwomenshealth.org/>

Chinook Fund<http://www.chinookfund.org/>

City Year<http://www.cityyear.org/>

Clean Energy Action<http://www.cleanenergyaction.org/>

Community Link<http://www.communitylinkcolorado.org/>

DPS-Denver Math Fellows<http://www.denvermathfellows.com/>

Eco-Cycle<http://www.ecocycle.org/>y<http://www.flatironshabitat.org/>

Foothills United Way<http://www.unitedwayfoothills.org/>

Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center<http://www.greenwoodwildlife.org/>

Imagine!<http://www.imaginecolorado.org/>

J-SAT<http://www.j-sat.com/>

Longmont Community Justice Partnership<http://www.lcjp.org/>

McCauley Family Farms<http://fromourfarm.org/>

National Sports Center for the Disabled<http://www.nscd.org/>

New Era Colorado<http://neweracolorado.org/>

NorthStar Transitions LLC<http://www.northstartransitions.com/>

Pangea Organics<http://www.pangeaorganics.com/>

Peace Corps<http://www.colorado.edu/peacecorps/>

Premier Members Federal Credit Union<http://www.pmfcu.org/>

Protein Bar<http://www.theproteinbar.com/>

Sunrise Ranch<http://www.sunriseranch.org/farminternship/>

Tennyson Center for Children<http://www.tennysoncenter.org/>

Thorne Nature Experience<http://www.thornenature.org/>

Turning the Wheel<http://www.turningthewheel.org/>

University of Colorado at Boulder<http://www.jobsatcu.com/>

U.S. Air Force Reserve<http://www.afreserve.com/>

U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region<http://www.fs.usda.gov/>

Wells Fargo Bank<http://www.wellsfargo.com/>

YMCA of Boulder Valley<http://www.ymcabv.org/>

Community Relations and Office of Human Rights in Boulder, CO

Did you know that our fair city has a “Community Relations and Office of Human Rights”?

Check out their web page, including upcoming events celebrating MLK day, to see how you can get involved and participate!

https://bouldercolorado.gov/community-relations

Boulder MLK poster 2014

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First Annual Chief Niwot Forum

“Let All That Is Indian Within You Die: The History of Native American Boarding Schools.” Thursday, November 14, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Details from the invite: The Boulder History Museum and the Native American Rights Fund proudly announce the first Annual Chief Niwot Forum…. BHM and NARF [feel] that we should continue to offer compelling Native American historical topics to the Boulder community.

We begin this annual event with Let All That Is Indian Within You Die: The History of Native American Boarding Schools. Don Wharton, longtime attorney at NARF will educate us on the philosophy behind these schools, the experiences of the students and the emerging effort to heal the damage done during the boarding school years.

For tickets go HERE.

For more information go HERE.

Greek Tragedy

Over at Rabbis for Human Rights, Rabbi Arik W. Ascherman writes on the the use of living out a new narrative.

In the final days of Hanukah, the holiday on which we focus on the struggle between Jewish and Hellenistic culture, we wrote this year another chapter in our own Greek tragedy. As in so many stories, the way we understand it depends on the point at which we choose for our story to begin. Read more…