John Carroll University Exhibit “The Children Left Behind: AIDS Orphans Around the World” October 1-October 30, 2007 Dolan Center for Science and Technology The Gallery Room E135 These events are free to attend and open to the public. “The Children Left Behind” is a 1,200 square foot interactive exhibit that captures life through the eyes of orphans and other children left vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. Visitors “travel” to each country, immersing themselves in the stories of the children and the issues that affect them. The exhibit illuminates how life can be changed for the better when communities and organizations work together. Some features of the exhibit include: Photographs and artifacts Original drawings and crafts created by the orphans Interactive stations, focusing on the global impact of AIDS -SPECIAL EVENT- Wednesday, October 10, 7:30 p.m.: “Human Rights, HIV/AIDS and the Future of Health In Africa” Len Rubenstein, President, Physicians for Human Rights Donahue Auditorium (Dolan Center for Science and Technology) www.jcu.edu/poverty/events.htm BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Catholic Relief Services (CRS), an international relief and development organization, oversees 80 HIV/AIDS projects in 30 countries. CRS and its partners work daily with orphans and vulnerable children to provide them with food, shelter, education and healthcare. Through this unique exhibit, CRS hopes to introduce the concept of global solidarity, inspiring people around the world to empathize with children affected by AIDS. EXHIBIT HOURS: The Gallery (Room E135) (*Note: The Gallery is located in the Dolan Center for Science and Technology.) October 1 - October 30, 2007 Sunday - Friday 12-3 p.m. Monday - Thursday 5-7:30 pm. This exhibit and lecture are sponsored by the following organizations at John Carroll University: The Poverty and Solidarity Program, Peace Building/Human Rights Initiative and Center for Service and Social Action. For details, please contact Dr. Margaret Finucane, Interim Director, Center for Service and Social Action, at 216.397.4698.