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Rio Grande Valley: Fifth Annual Peace and Justice Gathering

The Rio Grande Valley Chapter would like to invite you to join us at the FIFTH ANNUAL PEACE & JUSTICE GATHERING that will feature a workshop on the Death Penalty this Saturday. We will discuss how you can get involved to help fight the death penalty in the Rio Grande Valley.

Saturday, JANUARY 30, 2010, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
South Texas College, Weslaco, Student Services F-Building
Keynote Speaker: Sarwat Husain
President, San Antonio Council of American-Islamic Relations
“The War, Islamophobia, and the Aftermath of the Fort Hood Shootings”
Also Featuring:

*Workshop on Immigration Rights and Upcoming Legislation
*Workshop on American Imperialism and What Comes Next
*Workshop led by a delegate to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
*Workshop on the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Texas

All Day: A Children’s Play-Day Promoting Peace through Early Awareness, Bring the children!

This event is sponsored by People for Peace and Justice of the Rio Grande Valley, a coalition of persons and organizations opposed to violence, lies and greed that subvert democratic government and society. We try to model peace and tolerance within our association and in dealings with others. We come from diverse backgrounds—ages, races, ethnic groups, educational levels, religions and philosophies, political and sexual orientations. And we welcome opportunities to work with others who share our commitment to peace and justice. (Info 956 246-8193)
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