#CACHE{7200} Building Bridges and Dialogue, Traveling Seminar 2005
Traveling Seminar to the United States
Project Participants Itinerary The Dailies Contact Us

Tentative Agenda (2005)

November 10:Arrive in New York City

November 11:
Meet with Nina Gregg, Coordinator, U.S. Alliance Program

Visit Ground Zero and the city

November 12:Drive to Upstate New York

November 13:
11h00 - 13h00
Meet with local education and civic leaders

16h00 - 18h00
Meet with local college and high school teachers and students

November 14:9h00
Meet with Larry Abrahamson, Director of the SUNY-ESF Willow Biomass Project

Drive to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Meet with

November 15:
Meet with Quakers

November 16:Fly to Los Angeles, California

November 17- 23:
Meet with various groups, activists and associations

PHILADELPHIA - NOTE keep in mind the possibility that transit strike will be on, effecting local busses, etc.

November 14, Monday

PM - arrive in Philadelphia
Possible meeting after arrival with Gar Alperovitz, speaking that evening on "America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming our Wealth, our Liberty and our Democracy" as part of the White Dog Cafe Table Talks
The White Dog Cafe (see below)
(note that we will have missed his presentation but Gar suggested to stop by at the cafe later as this gives chance to meet with him)

November 15, Tuesday

12 PM - 13h30 - "Brown Bag" lunch meeting with American Friends Service Committee, w/ Francine Cheeks, Peter Lems (Peace Building Unit) + others
1501 Cherry St Philadelphia, PA 19102
215 241-7000
3 PM - Meeting with Sue Ellen Klein + others of the White Dog Cafe, who will discuss their overall programs and philosophy
White Dog Cafe
3420 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 386-9224
Evening free to choose great Philly restaurant

November 16, Wednesday

AM -
walking tour of murals with mural project (time tbc)
Lindsey S. Rosenberg / Assistant to Director/Project Manager
City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program tel.: (267)-971-0155

Visit to National Constitution Center www.constitutioncenter.org -
meeting with Director of Education Stephanie McKissic (tbc)
525 Arch Street
Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 409-6600

with Delores Huerta Foundation, Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern CA
16h30 flight

arrive PM, walk around the corner from Hotel Carmel to pedestrian street
'Third Street Promenade' for local restaurant

November 17, Thursday

8 PM
Theatre Play: "WHAT I HEARD ABOUT IRAQ", Directed by SIMON LEVY
Participate in Post Play Discussion with Director Simon Levy + Audience
5060 Fountain Avenue,
Los Angeles 90029
(323) 663-1525

November 18, Friday

12 - 2 PM
Meeting with Harry Bridges Institute (www.harrybridges.com) for tour of the Port of Los Angeles at San Pedro with DAVID ARIAN, Founder of the Harry Bridges Institute, Past President, International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU Local 13)
Tour of Angeles Gate Cultural Center / Network of Culture and Media with Nathan Birnbaum, Director, Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street,
San Pedro, 90731
(310) 519-0936
visit to Slanguage, art center in Wilmington (adjacent to San Pedro) meet with Director Mario Ybarra Jr.
Slanguage: 640 N Avalon Blvd. Wilmington, CA
(310) 549-3527
Experience Rush Hour traffic on the Freeways of Los Angeles
6h30 PM
Meeting local peace activists and peace community as part of premier of new documentary, ³SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT² with Director Barbara Trent and Abdul Henderson from Iraq Veterans Against the War
6:30 PM reception & refreshments
7:30 PM presentation & screening
Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church
301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103

November 19, Saturday

Visit "Stop the War Conference" (www.StoptheWarConference.org)
organized by Educators Against the War
Manual Arts High School
4131 S. Vermont
Los Angeles, CA. 90037
conference runs from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
we will select a portion
Visit to Watts Towers historic Monument
Watts Towers Arts Center
1765 East 107th Street
(213) 847-4646
Visit to Leimert Park with African American community leaders (tbc)

November 20th, Sunday

Leisurely morning: visit to local Santa Monica farmers market to experience
music, organic produce, grass roots political tabling in action
visit to Getty Center
6 PM Dinner at the home of Sheila Pinkel, artist and Professor, Pomona
College, + Friends
210 North Avenue 66, Los Angeles 90042.
(323) 256-1853

November 21st, Monday

8 AM A tour of Venice with local expert and Frank Zappa Archivist Gerry Fialka including breakfast at Figtree's by the sea - visiting the historic landmark sites of free speech, rock and roll and more.
12 - 1h45
Lunch and meeting at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, with Sabrina Motley, Program Director + others
111 North Central Ave.,
Downtown in little Tokyo
213 625-0414
2 - 3 PM Meeting with staff of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
optional tour of city hall to follow
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, 90012
(213) 978-0600
7 PM Meeting with Pilipino Workers' Center (tbc)
153 Glendale Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90026
Phone: (213) 250-4353

November 22nd, Tuesday

meeting with Muslim Pubic Affairs Council Los Angeles with Executive Director: Salam Al-Marayati + others
MPAC Los Angeles
3010 Wilshire Blvd. #217
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: (213) 383-3443
late morning - early afternoon
visit to Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of California Irvine.
meet with: Prof. Mark Levine, Prof. Karen Leonard, Prof. Kristen Monroe, Prof. Gabby Schwab, students and others (tbc)
6 PM
Concluding Public Roundtable Discussion + Reception:
"Sustaining Human Values in a Globalized World"
6522 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
t: 323.957.1777

November 23:Conclusion of traveling seminar

Alliance  Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer © 2005