And the village’s matriarch will be speaking at NYU in a few weeks. I’m going to try and make it — anyone else interested? The details:
Umoja: How an African Village is Banning Violence Against Women
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, 2006. 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Kimmel Center, Shorin Auditorium, Rm. 802
M.O.S.A.I.C. (along with NYU School of Social Work, Voices for Choices, Office of LGBT Student Services, Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, Law Students for Human Rights, Pride in Practice, International Students’ Club, International Public Service Association, College of New Rochelle) brings you Rebecca Lolosoli, Kenyan activist and matriarch of the Umoja village. Rebecca believes that violence against women can be ended, and she’s coming to NYU to share her life and work experiences that inform this belief. Read more about Rebecca’s work here.
Rebecca is being brought to New York with the help of MADRE, an international women’s human rights organization based in New York City. To learn more about MADRE, please see: www.madre.org.
The other speaker will be Vivian Stromberg, Executive Director of Madre.
Professor Holly Maguigan (Professor of Clinical Law at NYU) will be introducing the speakers.
The event is a lecture/slideshow/question-answer combination.
Refreshments will be served and Umojan beadwork will be available for purchase.
Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.