ICPJ Events

2019 Latin America Dinner & a Movie Series: Lourdes 

Tuesday, January 22, 6:30-10pm Join ICPJ’s Latin America Task Force for the kick off of their 2019 Dinner & a Movie Series! The first film of the year is Lourdes, a documentary that follows Ann Arbor resident Lourdes Salizar Bautista through her struggle to keep her family together and her eventual deportation. We will be joined by special guest Director Anthony Collings for a discussion following the film.  A dinner option is available from Pilar’s Tamales for $8 which includes one tamale and sides. A vegetarian option is available. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and the free film screening will begin at 7:00pm. Please RSVP to reserve a meal by noon the day of the event. Location: St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Cost: Free film screening, $8 dinner option.

Washtenaw Poor People’s Campaign-Moral Fusion Summit: Challenging the Racial & Economic Caste System in Washtenaw County

Saturday, January 26, 2019,  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.–By listening to each other, we hope to create a common agenda for the Poor People’s campaign in our county by  identifying and prioritizing strategic actions that can remove the barriers that keep people trapped in systemic poverty.   These priorities will come out of our workshop discussions on: Housing, Health Care and Disability, Immigration, Policing, Criminal Justice, Veterans’ Concerns, Employment & Wages, K-12 Education, Environmental Justice, and LGBTQ Justice.  Location: Brown Chapel AME, 1043 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Co-sponsored by Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice and WeROC.  For more information contact: [email protected] Summit is free; those that can afford it are asked to contribute $10 towards lunch and our other expenses.  Register today!

2019 Latin America Dinner & a Movie Series: They Are Killing Us

Tuesday, February 12, 6:30-10pm — Join ICPJ’s Latin America Task Force for their second film of their 2019 Dinner & a Movie Series! The second film of the year is They Are Killing Us, a film that sheds light on the targeted killing of human rights defenders and social activists in Colombia following the 2016 peace accords. A dinner option is available from Pilar’s Tamales for $8 which includes one tamale and sides. A vegetarian option is available. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and the free film screening will begin at 7:00pm. Please RSVP to reserve a meal by noon the day of the event. Location: St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Cost: Free film screening, $8 dinner option.

2019 Latin America Dinner & a Movie Series: Monseñor: The Last Journey of Óscar Romero

Tuesday, March 12, 6:30-10pm — Join ICPJ’s Latin America Task Force for their third film of their 2019 Dinner & a Movie Series! The third event in the series will feature the film Monseñor: The Last Journey of Óscar Romero, which follows the Archbishop’s tireless work for El Salvador’s people that earned him sainthood in 2018. A dinner option is available from Pilar’s Tamales for $8 which includes one tamale and sides. A vegetarian option is available. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and the free film screening will begin at 7:00pm. Please RSVP to reserve a meal by noon the day of the event. Location: St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Cost: Free film screening, $8 dinner option.

2019 Latin America Dinner & a Movie Series: Special Circumstances

Tuesday, April 9, 6:30-10pm — Join ICPJ’s Latin America Task Force for their fourth film of their 2019 Dinner & a Movie Series! The fourth event in the series will feature the film Special Circumstances, a documentary that follows Hector Salgado as he confronts those who tortured and exiled him during the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. A dinner option is available from Pilar’s Tamales for $8 which includes one tamale and sides. A vegetarian option is available. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and the free film screening will begin at 7:00pm. Please RSVP to reserve a meal by noon the day of the event. Location: St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Cost: Free film screening, $8 dinner option.

2019 Latin America Dinner & a Movie Series: Garifuna in Peril 

Tuesday, May 14, 6:30-10pm — Join ICPJ’s Latin America Task Force for their fifth and final film of their 2019 Dinner & a Movie Series! The final film will be Garifuna in Peril, which explores the historical and contemporary struggle of the Garifuna Afro-Honduran indigenous community in Honduras and Belize. A dinner option is available from Pilar’s Tamales for $8 which includes one tamale and sides. A vegetarian option is available. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and the free film screening will begin at 7:00pm. Please RSVP to reserve a meal by noon the day of the event. Location: St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Cost: Free film screening, $8 dinner option.

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