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The Carnegie Council presents: The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945-1953 (with live webcast)

In a striking reinterpretation of the postwar years, Robert Dallek examines what drove the leaders of the most powerful and populous nations around the globe—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Mao, de Gaulle, and Truman—to rely on traditional power politics, despite the catastrophic violence their nations had endured. Dallek takes a penetrating look at the misjudgments that caused…

IFC’s Ten Best Latin Films of the Decade

The IFC Center, in collaboration with Cinema Tropical, presents “The Ten Best Latin American Films of the Decade,” during a week-long a special program taking place October 18-25th featuring nightly screenings of popular Latin films like Y tu Mama Tambien and Amores Perros. There will be two special in-person screenings with renowned directors Latin American…

Pew Hispanic Center releases Demographic Profiles of Latino Eligible Voters in 27 States

The Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center, today released statistical profiles of the Latino eligible voter populations in 27 states. Derived from the 2008 American Community Survey, these profiles provide key demographic and socioeconomic information about Latino eligible voters and all eligible voters (U.S. citizens ages 18 and older). They also…

Film based on Spiritual Enterprise airs at Yale

A new film based on the book Spiritual Enterprise by Yale Divinity School Senior Research Scholar Theodore Malloch will make its New Haven debut at a showing on Oct. 20, 5:30 pm, in YDS's Niebuhr Hall.  Following the screening will be a brief panel discussion and reception.  The film premiers at the Heartland Film Festival…

Why I Hire Former Convicts and Gang Members

By John Shegerian, Electronic Recyclers International, Fresno, Calif. When I took over Electronic Recyclers International in late 2004, it was a failing company. I decided to restructure and rebrand it. And when it came time to hire new employees, I saw an opportunity to hire individuals from what have typically been marginalized segments of society:…

Dr. Efrain Agosto to Speak at New York Theological Seminary

Dr. Efrain Agosto will be delivering the seventeenth Annual George W. Webber Lecture in Urban Ministry at NYTS entitled “Theological Education for the 21st Century: Retrospective and Futuring”. Agosto is the Academic Dean, Professor of New Testament and Director of the Programa de Ministerios Hispanos (Hispanic Ministries Program) at Hartford Seminary. He came to Hartford…

President Obama is scheduled to address the Issue of Immigration Today at the American University

Today, President Obama will deliver remarks on the need to fix our broken immigration system through comprehensive immigration reform at the American Univeristy School of International Service.  The speech will be streamed live at WhiteHouse.gov at 10:45AM EDT (www.whitehouse.gov/live).    If you miss it, at 1:00 PM EST you can still join Cecilia Muñoz, one of the…

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Watch a live webcast with General David H. Petraeus

According to Foreign Policy magazine, the "Powell Doctrine" of overwhelming force has been supplanted by the "Petraeus Doctrine," which recognizes the primacy of the civilian and the protection of non-combatants. Questions for General Petraeus will include: What is the ethical basis of the Petraeus Doctrine and how is the Doctrine promoting accountability? What are the…

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Urban Youth Workers Institute and the Coalition of Urban Youth Workers Present: RELOAD!!!

Latino Leadership Circle will be Hosting Special Event on “The Role and Importance of Theological Education.”

Since Tertullian’s provocative question, “What concord is there between the Academy and the Church?” scholars, clergy and other ministerial practitioners have wrestled to provide a meaningful answer for their time.  The Latino Leadership Circle will be hosting an event entitled, The Role and Importance of Theological Education, as part of their ACTS Urban Youth Leadership…

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