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Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project Libguide

The Ripple of Hope sub-committee invites you to participate in our Common Read of Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project, by Jack Mayer. Copies of the book are available for check-out at Jefferson College Library and area public libraries. We will have a variety of panel discussions, book groups, class projects, presentations, and community collaborations. Share your thoughts about the book on our Facebook page!

Save the Date for Culminating Events on Sunday and Monday, September 17 & 18!


Previous Ripple of Hope Events:

April 21, 2017 - The Power of One
Featured a panel of five local change makers who recognized a problem in their community and have taken action to create a solution.

April 22, 2016 - Building a Culture of Peace Through the Power of Education
Feature a panel of five local leaders representing non-Christian faith traditions who shared recent experiences of the media’s representation of their faith and how their communities have responded to correct or clarify the public’s overall perceptions.

April 24, 2015 - From Violence to Peace
The basis for the program will be the 45-minute independent historical documentary A Ripple of Hope that retells the events of April 4, 1968, the day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis and retraces the steps of Presidential candidate Robert Kennedy as he adsorbs the news of the killing and responds with courage, compassion and responsibility.