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Urban Action 4/5 

This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

Detaining immigrants, making money

The growth in the number of undocumented immigrants detained by the US has been accompanied by a growth in for-profit prisons detaining them. The Rochester Committee on Latin America will show the documentary "Immigrants for Sale," followed by a discussion by Iman Abid of the Genesee Valley Chapter, New York Civil Liberties Union, and Grania Marcus of the Greater Rochester Coalition for Immigration Justice. 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, Downtown United Presbyterian Church, Rochester.

Linking ethics and fresh water

Nazareth College is hosting two programs on fresh water and ethics, featuring Christiana Peppard, assistant professor of theology, science, and ethics at Fordham University. Peppard has conducted extensive research on climate change, social justice, and ethics and is the author of "Just Water: Theology, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis." The programs: "Contemplation and Ecological Action: Tenderness and Justice in Laudato Si'," 7 p.m. April 6, in the Schults Center's Forum, and "Fresh Water is a Human Right," 1:30 p.m. April 7, Linehan Chapel, Golisano Academic Center, Nazareth College.

Film highlights struggles of Onondaga Nation

Friends of Ganondagan, the support organization for the Ganondagan State Historic Site in Victor, will host a screening of the documentary "The Good Mind." The film's focus is the Onondaga Nation's struggle to protect the culture and environment of its ancestral lands. Filmmaker Gwendolen Cates and Onondaga Clan Mother Freida Jacques will discuss the film and its topics after the screening. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 8, Seneca Art & Culture Center, Ganondagan, 7000 County Road 41, Victor. $10.

Screening 'Spotlight' for a cause

The Bivona Child Advocacy Center (a child-abuse prevention and victim support organization) and the George Eastman Museum will show the Academy Award winner "Spotlight." 6 p.m. Monday, April 10, Dryden Theatre, George Eastman Museum, with a reception and light refreshments at 5 and panel discussion following the film. $10.


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