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CHSS Events

Nov6

Yoga for Well-Being Thursdays in Fairfax

A weekly free practice for all Mason students, staff, and faculty.

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Johnson Center, Dance Studio (ground floor)
November 6, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

“Yoga for Well-Being” is a hatha yoga class carefully themed to deepen one’s experience of an interdisciplinary approach to yoga. This practice includes precise instruction in beginning and intermediate level postures, breathing practices, and guided relaxation. Modifications will be offered to individualize the practice.

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Nov6

Organized Crime and Corruption in Central America

Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz

Latin American Studies
Founder's Hall, 111
November 6, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

TraCCC and Latin American Studies are honored to welcome Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz to George Mason University to discuss organized crime and corruption in Central America. As Guatemala’s first female attorney general, Dr. Paz y Paz oversaw a shift in law enforcement and criminal prosecution in Guatemala that was aimed at ending decades of impunity for the country’s criminals and corrupt government officials. Among her targets were those involved in organized crime, and perpetrators of gender-based violence and human rights abuses.

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Nov7

The Social Justice Hack-a-Thon

Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Impact Hub DC
November 7, 2014 to November 9, 2014

Coming home from prison or jail creates conflicts, but working together we can make prison re-entry more effective and safe. Mission: Launch, Inc. is excited to call on the D.C. community to roll up our sleeves + improve the lives of our local returning citizens through innovation and creativity. The Social Justice Hack-A-Thon will take place Friday, November 7th – Sunday, November 9th at Impact Hub DC. 2014 GMU Social Innovation Program Alumna: Nicole Parker, Greg Burns & Alex Schmandt -- sounds like job S.H.A.R.E would be a great fit. More info… http://rebuildingreentry.com/

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