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4:00 pm

Presentation on Human Rights Work in Honduras, Seattle

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seattle University, Engineering, 312, Seattle

Nov 7, 4-5 pm, at Seattle University, Engineering, 312, Seattle Witness for Peace:  Public Presentation by Heidy Alachán, attorney, writer and activist with Movimiento Amplio por la Dignidad y la Justicia (MADJ)- Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice. Based in Honduras, MADJ is a social and political movement committed to working against impunity and corruption while building alternatives rooted in transparency, dignity and respect to human rights and the environment. MADJ communities are on the frontlines protecting their natural resources from unlawful exploitation through resistance camps, legal battles and incredible grassroots organizing. MADJ has been active in resistance movements in Honduras in the context of the 2009 coup, the 2017-2018 post-electoral crisis and, most recently, in the national strike by teachers and healthcare workers. Heidy Alachán forms part of the MADJ legal team representing the family of internationally renowned indigenous and environmental rights activist, Berta Cáceres, in their struggle for justice for her assassination. Co-sponsored by: Latin American Studies; Central America Initiative; International Studies; and, Indigenous Peoples Institute info https://www.solidaritycollective.org/northwest-usa

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5:00 pm

Women In Black Peace Vigil, Seattle

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
near the Westlake Park arch at 4th and Pine, downtown Seattle

Thurs Nov 7, and subsequent 1st Thursdays, 5 - 6 pm, near the Westlake Park arch at 4th and Pine, downtown Seattle; A Peace Vigil and leafleting by Women In Black, a group in the tradition of the women who vigil weekly in Israel and Palestine, standing in silent vigil for peace, justice and non-violent solutions to conflict. info http://seattlewomeninblack.pbworks.com/ or seattlewomeninblack@yahoo.com

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6:30 pm

Abe Keller Peace Education Fund meeting & fundraiser

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mt. Baker Presbyterian Church, 3201 Hunter Blvd. South
Seattle, WA United States
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Thurs Nov 7, 6:30-9 pm, at the Mt. Baker Presbyterian Church, 3201 Hunter Blvd. South, Seattle; ABE KELLER PEACE EDUCATION FUND’s annual Wine & Cheese event, with reception, annual meeting, program, and information about the good work that our grants support. The program includes The Seattle Peace Chorus and Monserrat Padilla, Coordinator for the Washington Immigration Solidarity Network. This will mark AKPEF’s 21st year as a funding source for peace and social justice. Supported programs and organizations include The Freedom Project, Nuestra Casa, From Hiroshima to Hope, Community to Community, WA Immigrant Solidarity Network, Somali Family Task Force, Yakima Immigrant Response Network, and more.   Donations may also be made to http://abekellerpeacefund.org/donate/ Access to the event requires stairs, please contact Kate Turpin kate.turpin.kt@gmail.com or 206-632-0129 for further info or to request assistance; info http://www.abekellerpeacefund.org or https://www.facebook.com/Abe-Keller-Peace-Education-Fund-204425039587193/

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