April 28, 2010 by cgsstlouischapter
Sunday, April 18, 2010, 3:45 p.m. – CGS of St. Louis will hold our chapter annual meeting in the lower assembly room of the Ethical Society of St. Louis. The speaker will be Professor James Bohman of St. Louis University, author of the recently published book DEMOCRACY ACROSS BORDERS as well as many other writings on global justice and universal political rights. We will have a catered turkey dinner as usual. Put this date on your calendar now and plan to invite others to come too. This talk will be about the fundamentals of world citizenship and global democracy. See page 1 for details.
Thursday, May 6, 2010, 6:30 p.m. – Panel discussion on “Strategies for Israeli-Palestinian Peace: What Can I Do?” at University City Library Auditorium, 6701 Delmar (at Kingsland). Organized by WILPF and co-sponsored by CGS of St. Louis. See page 8 for details.
Saturday, May 8, 2010, 10:15 a.m. – The regular meeting of the board of CGS of St. Louis will be held at the World Community Center, 438 North Skinker Blvd., St. Louis MO 63130 followed at noon by the Partners for Global Change national conference phone call. These meetings are open to all. If you plan to stay for the Partners call, you should bring a sack lunch to eat during the call.
Wednesday, May 19 to Saturday, May 22 – Citizens for Global Solutions national convention in Washington DC with theme “Making the United Nations Work for Us.” For details, see the essay contest announcement on page 3 and the national website at <http://www.globalsolutions.org>.
Saturday, June 12, 2010, 2:00 p.m. – Everyone is invited to hear the report on the Citizens for Global Solutions national convention in Washington DC by Dave Oughton and Ron Glossop.
The meeting will be held at the Cape Albeon retirement community at 3380 Lake Bend Road, Valley Park MO 63088, phone 636-861-3200. There is no charge, and there will be light refreshments.
Directions: At the intersection of I-270 and Dougherty Ferry Road, go west on Dougherty Ferry past Big Bend Boulevard. Turn left (south) at the very next street where there is no light or stop sign (Lake Bend Road) and go to the first building on the left. The meeting will be held on the third floor near the big-screen TV.