Saturday, October 31, 2009

Social Entrepreneurship

This semester, Northwest University in Kirkland has been holding lectures on Social Justice and Practice. The next lecture is this Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Health and Sciences Center Lecture Hall (Building #18, Room 104). For a campus map, visit http://www.northwestu.edu/tours/images/campus_map.pdf

Dr. Teresa Gillespie will be sharing Beyond Social Justice: Using Entrepreneurial Principles to Address Social Problems. She will be talking about the characteristics of successful social ventures and why Christians, in particular, should be social entrepreneurs.

You are welcome to join current students for this opportunity to hear how social justice issues can be successfully addressed through the application of business skills.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

IJM Film Screenings

International Justice Mission's (IJM) new film, At the End of Slavery: The Battle for Justice in Our Time, will be shown on the following days at the locations listed below. These screenings are an excellent opportunity for further education and to invite friends to learn more about human trafficking. You can also host a screening as part of IJM's Weekend to End Slavery, November 14th and 15th. For more information, please visit http://www.attheendofslavery.com/.

Screenings Schedule:

November 7th: Wiley Heights Covenant Church (Yakima)
November 14th: Kent Covenant Church and Believers Fellowship (Gig Harbor)
November 15th: Chapel Hill Church (Gig Harbor)
November 16th: All Saints (Seattle)
November 22nd: Bellingham Covenant Church
January 10th: Snohomish Community Church
February 19th: Hidden Creek Community Church (Olympia)

Trailer:

At The End Of Slavery - Extended Trailer from International Justice Mission on Vimeo.