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One Peace at a Time: AFH Dallas/Fort Worth
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CST)
Architecture for Humanity Dallas/Fort Worth & The Nobelity Project present
A special screening of Turk Pipkin's documentary
ONE PEACE AT A TIME
Wednesday, February 17th
Doors @ 6:30pm / Show @ 7:30 pm
Introduction and Q&A with filmmaker Turk Pipkin
100% of Proceeds going to Architecture for Humanity's Rebuilding Efforts in Haiti
latest documentary feature from Turk Pipkin and The Nobelity Project
looks at the possibility of providing basic rights to every child.
Filmed in 20 countries on 5 continents, One Peace at a Time features
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus, US Secretary of Energy Steven
Chu, Helene Gayle, Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair, and
American legend and activist for peace Willie Nelson.
Watch the film's trailer and learn more about The Nobelity Project at: www.nobelity.org
Architecture for Humanity works primarily in the reconstruction phase of post disaster situations and will be focused on both transitional and permanent housing and community structures. AfH has partnered with Yele Haiti, AIDG and other local groups by supplying them with pro bono construction and design professionals, setting up community housing resource centers and support in the design and building of earthquake resistant structures. These include the Youth Sports and Disaster Recovery Center in Port-au-Prince, which was planned in 2009 and is ready to begin construction.
To make a direct donation to Architecture for Humanity's Rebuild Haiti Fund, click the Donation option above, or go to: www.architectureforhumanity.org
AfH is a principal partner with The Nobelity Project in the building of Mahiga Hope High School in Kenya. Engineering and designs for the award-winning RainWater Court at Mahiga Hope High are one of the fundamental building blocks of upcoming community structures in Haiti.
To learn more about Mahiga Hope High School, or to support the 1000 Voices for Hope campaign, go to: http://nobelity.org/1000-voices-for-hope/
When & Where
Architecture for Humanity Dallas/Fort Worth
Architecture for Humanity is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 to promote architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crises. It creates opportunities for architects and designers from around the world to help communities in need. We believe innovative, sustainable and collaborative design can make a difference.
Around the world, designers are coming together to volunteer their time and their talents and solve issues in their own communities. Local chapters of Architecture for Humanity take many forms depending on the size of the chapter and its location. Each chapter operates autonomously and is engaged in its own projects and activities.
Architecture for Humanity Dallas/Fort Worth is the North Texas chapter of Architecture for Humanity. We are an all-volunteer group of design professionals promoting socially responsible volunteerism through design advocacy, public education, and community action. Currently, we are partnering with Haitian Street Kids, International, to design an orphanage for the abused Restavek population of children.