8 – 9 - Open House - Preview of Women and Water Rights Exhibition - Introduction of Sponsors WILPF, WCA, University of Minnesota Art Department, Background history of Arts Committee IWD activities
9 - 10:30 - Attend opening and keynote speaker's address
10:30 - Water Activist Jessica Hasslen from Give Us Wings speaking about her activities in Kenya and Uganda
11:30 - Amy Hart, previewing her film, “Water First”
12:05 - Showing of film, Room 323
1:00 - Water Activist Mica Thuening, Director of Water for Peace, a program of the Iraqi & American Reconciliation Project
2:00 - Water Activist Susu Jeffrey, the Story of Coldwater Spring
Creative art activities related to women and water rights will be conducted throughout the day - Reading and writing poetry led by Naima Richmond, a Chat Room for story-telling, exchanging thoughts and planning actions, musical interludes with Stirring the Waters percussion band members.
For the complete schedule of events related to Women and Water Rights: Rivers of Regeneration, see their website at www.womenandwater.net.
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