URBAN ACTION: 8/8-8/15

This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

Restorative Justice lecture

The Rochester Institute of Technology presents “Walking Toward Conflict,” a talk by Dominic Barter, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15. Barter is the director of training for the Brazilian Restorative Justice program, and has researched conflict resolution and its influence on society. The event is at Golisano Hall in room 1400. Park in lot J.

HIV-AIDS prevention social

AIDS Care will hold “A Call to Women of Color” from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 11. HIV prevention information, as well as information about other health disparities concerning women will be offered. Participants will be encouraged to be tested for HIV. The keynote speaker is Verneda White, who has used profits from her company, Human Intonation, to raise HIV-AIDS awareness. The free event is at The Vineyard, 126 Sander Street. Pre-registration is required: 210-4126.

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