John Prendergast, Greeley Peace Scholar @ UMass Lowell

John Prendergast of the Enough Project starts his Greeley Peace Scholar residency at UMass Lowell today. He will visit the campus three times between April and November. Several of the events will be open to the public. The first public events are tomorrow:

“The Day Without Violence Lecture,” sponsored by the UMass Lowell Peace & Conflict Studies Institute. John’s topic is “Good News Peace Stories from Africa.” Introducing John will be Executive Vice Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney. Tuesday, April 3, 12:30-1:45 p.m., O’Leary Library Auditorium (Room 222). UMass Lowell South Campus, 61 Wilder St. (parking available for visitors in the Wilder St. Visitors Lot). This venue is accessible.

Greeley Peace Scholar Open Conversation with Students, Tuesday, April 3, 2-3:30 p.m., O’Leary Library Auditorium (Room 222), UMass Lowell South Campus, 61 Wilder St. Students are invited to meet and speak with international human rights activist John Prendergast in an open forum. He has most recently been seen in an interview on the “Kony 2012” video by Invisible Children. Talk to John about his work in Africa, about his organization the Enough Project ( or his work with organizations like Invisible Children.

For details about events next week and to learn more about the Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies Program and related activities, visit the PACSI website.

John Prendergast