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Memorial Day 2016

May 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A Memorial Day Commemoration for Victims of War

Hearing the Voiceless: Refugees at Home and Abroad

When: Monday, May 30, 2016. 2 PM – 3:30 PM
Where: Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Featuring Manzoor Cheema: Human Rights Activist, co-Founder of Muslims for Social Justice and Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia

This event will also feature:

Songs for Peace and Justice by the Raging Grannies
Memorial Day Proclamations from the offices of Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle
Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger
Readings and Poetry emphasizing the costs of human displacement and casualties
Playing of TAPS by East Chapel Hill High School student Randy Burnette

Orange County Peace Coaition, an alliance of local groups who support the promotion of peace through education and outreach:
Charles M. Jones Peace and Justice Committee of the Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist
Coalition for Peace with Justice
Elders for Peace
Ethical Humanist Society of the Triangle
North Carolina Peace Action
Peace 1st
Peace and Social Concerns of Chapel Hill Friends Meeting
Veterans for Peace
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – Triangle Branch

For more information, contact Wes Hare at 919-929-3316, jhhare@earthlink.net or Jan Broughton at 919-419-1261, jbroughton@nc.rr.com



May 30, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Extraordinary Ventures
200 S. Elliott Rd
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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