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Potters for Peace Lecture and Demonstration

Mar. 24, 2004

Ron Rivera, a frontline NGO, will speak about his experiences with developing cottage industries to produce ceramic water filters in impoverished communities.

Potters for Peace is an international organization that promotes cultural heritage, health and economic stability through the use of indigenous materials.

Following the lecture Mr. Rivera will have a hands-on demonstration.

Date: Wednesday, March 24
Lecture: 1:20 - 2:30 p.m., East Commons
Demonstration: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m., Old Main, Rm. 1

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Sponsored by: Cultural Diversity, Art Dept., Coalition for Student Activism, Center for Global Education, Center for Service Work and Learning, Political Science Dept. and the Social Work Dept.