Events Calendar

The Marist Praxis Project for Public/Global Citizenship and student praxivists invite you to the following events:

17th Annual Forum - "OCCUPY PUBLIC PRAXIS"
April 25 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm in the Cabaret - Program 5:00 - 6:20pm
Farewell to Dr. Bruce Luske, Surpassing Colleague and the Consciousness of the Campus.
Occupy Speakers
Rural Ministry Children's Choir & Art Work
Displays on bullying, Calcutta Praxis Project, Trafficking, Haiti, prisons, migrant workers, weekly vigil, others.
Original Social Art by Kit Stebbins and Alanna Henneberry
50/50 rafle, fair trade goods, bake sale original brochures, broadsheets, booklets.
Certificate: "Eleanor Roosevelt Recognition for Surpassing Public  Praxis" presented to public praxis graduates who have 
each brought together Head, Heart, and Hands (Luske).

"Bands for Haiti"
Bands, pizza, fair trade
March 25 from 6:00 - 10:00pm in the Nelly Golletti Theatre
Andy Ryder, Band Master for Benefit Concert for HELO (HomeEducationLoveOpportunity) HAITI
Organizer, Matt Wilk and Public Praxis students.

Spring Break - Global Praxis
- with travel writer, faculty, Dr. Leigh Graham, and environmentalist, Professor Chris Bowser,
travel to Les Cayes, HELO orphanages - see Home page on HELO Project; and link, Haiti - Praxivist Press
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KOLKATA /Sree Durga dump -
experience community with those living and working at the Sree Durga dump in 
Kolkata (Calcutta), India. Share music, crafts, language - Bengali/English, play, outings. See world from angle of its
poorest inhabitants. See Calcutta pictures on Home page; and links to Calcutta Journal and blogs.

Spring 2012 - Public Praxis Minor: CORE course PP1: Resistance, Hope, & Human Rights
Day: Wednesday
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Fontaine room 104

Human Rights Day
December 6, 2011 from 11:00am - 3:00pm in the Cabaret
Bake sale and collection for mosquito nets for people living at the
Sree Durga dump, a number sick with malignant malaria.

TO BE RESCHEDULED: Haiti Benefit Concert for HELO (Home,Education, Love, Opportunity) HAITI
October 29, 2011 from 4- 10pm, in the Cabaret
Free, contributions accepted.
Bands: Medusa Jellyfish and The Swindle
Adjacent rooms: raffle, pizza for sale, bake sale, displays,
Award-winning short documentary, Haiti: The Power of Solidarity and Praxis.
Sponsored by Public Praxis and Student Programming Council

Televised Town Hall with Michael Moore and Occupy Wall Street
Followed by discussion. Join Public Praxis in Fontaine room 104
October 25, 2011, 9-10pm
Pizza served.

Public Praxis course: World Poverty, Human Trafficking, Solidarity
Thursdays 6:30pm - 8:50, Fontaine 104
Proposed: Praxis in Calcutta December 26 - January 4, 2012

Public Praxis Forum: Haiti and Solidarity
featuring award winning documentary by Matthew Wilk,
assisted by Joseph Bierkes: "Haiti - the Power of Praxis and Solidarity"
April 28, 2011, Performing Arts Room, Student Center

Launch - Citizens for the Long Haul renewal
Post-Marist public praxis aficionados continuing public work.
May 12, 2011, 6:30pm in Fontaine room 104

Open-mic coffee house fundraiser for Calcutta Children's Project
with bake sale. May 5th, 2011 9:15am in the PAR

Public Praxis Forum
co-founder and director of HELOHaiti orphanage. 
April 28, 2011 4-6pm in the PAR
Displays, solidarity cards, hand-outs, praxivist newspaper, original documentary, looped short
documentaries and pictures throughout the day, Haitian cuisine, Haitian music,
short presentations on global concerns.

Praxis Film Series - Global issues
April 5 - 26, 2011, 7:30 and 9:30pm
Henry Hudson Room

Spring semester Public Praxis (Praxivists) Roundtables
Thursdays, 9:10 - 10pm in Fontaine room 104

Course: Haiti, Solidarity, and Praxis, spring 2011
with public work during spring break at HELOHaiti (Home Education Love Opportunity)
orphanage and the recently opened Restavek House for rescued child slaves.

International Philosophers for Peace Conference
and public work at Sree Durga dump in Calcutta
December 27, 2010 - January 18, 2011.

Fall Semester Public Praxis (Praxivists) Roundtables
Tuesdays, 9:10 - 10pm in Fontaine room 105

April 27, 2010
11am - 11pm
Located at the Cabaret and on the Campus Green
Short documentaries, public praxis presenters, Haitian cuisine,
Haitian music, displays, hand-outs, Paul Farmer's work in Haiti,
humanitarian responses to earthquake, table for writing solidarity notes to Haitian
people, Haitian speaker, Greg Lewis, on the political structure of Haiti, critical theme
throughout - "Why is Haiti so poor?"

organizational meeting Friday, January 22, 2010
1-2pm Fontaine room 302.
A light lunch will be available.
Please RSVP to

Calcutta Children's/Sree Durga Dump Project Fund-Raiser
Wednesday December 9th, 9pm-near midnight
at the Cubby Hole, 44 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY (near Vassar College)
open mic/music/song/dance/speaking $5 donation

Praxivist Citizenship Week PDF
Events April 27-30, 2009
Annual Citizenship Forum, PRAXIVIST MEET
Program PDF
April 30, 2009 5-6:20 PAR

Praxis Meet
Date: April 22, 2009
Outline, selected resources, quotes PDF

Spirituality Circle Talk
Date: March 10, 2009, 9 p.m.
Location: Henry Hudson room

"Food Not Bombs" talk by founder of FNB, Keith McHenry
Date: November 5, 2008, 5 p.m.
Location: Henry Hudson room
A Food Not Bombs action will follow the talk

Election Issues Truth-seeking Roundtale
Date: October 29, 2008, 9 p.m.
Location: Henry Hudson room