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6th Annual Walk Against Genocide
April 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
We will commemorate the life of Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) Wiesel was an American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. He was the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. We will also hear from Haroun Rashid about life as a Rohingya Muslim in Burma (Myanmar) and his experiences as a refugee in the US.
Come hear speakers, listen to music, participate in activities and walk in support of those suffering.
2:15pm speakers: Maxine Cohen and Haroun Rashid
3:00pm walk begins
3:30pm: advocacy training session
Music with Dana Clark & Center for Refugee Services students throughout the event
The Holocaust Museum will open at 11:00am. Please come early and tour the museum.
The peaceCENTER will be one of the organizations that have a table at the event.