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6th Annual Walk Against Genocide

April 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

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.

Program:
2:00pm registration
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.

Details

Date:
April 2, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
walkagainstgenocidesa.org/

Organizer

San Antonio Coalition Against Genocide

Venue

Campus of the San Antonio Jewish Community
12500 NW Military Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78231 United States
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Phone:
(210) 302-6820
Website:
http://jccsanantonio.org