Genocide No More – Save Darfur

Upcoming Events

Thursday, 4/18                     Letter Writing Template sent

Friday, 4/26        5:00 PM     Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Darfur and the Nuba Mountains, Sundial Bridge

Tuesday, 5/7      5:30 PM     Planning Meeting, Fratelli’s Pizza, 1774 California St.

Thursday, 5/16                     Letter Writing Template sent

Wednesday, 5/22  7:30 PM  Riverfront Playhouse Buyout:  “Complete Works of Shakespeare: A Comedy”

Friday, 5/31–Saturday 6/1   “Faces of Genocide”   Events and Venues to be announced

Notes from 4/2 Planning Meeting

Reports:

  • About 300 participated at the Rally for Sudan in San Francisco on Saturday, March 30 and more joined the march from City Hall down Market St. to Union Square.  Marv’s speech was read by Esther Sprague.

  • Weekly demonstrations and protests against the government continue in Khartoum and other areas of Sudan.  Up to 50 have been killed and many more wounded and/or arrested.

  • Financial:  Balance on 3/31 was $427.40 and $224.50 was available for distribution.  Decided to hold available money as $650 will be needed for the Riverfront Playhouse buyout payment in April.

  • Marv reported that he had previewed “Faces of Genocide,” a new movie and that he would like it shown in Redding.

  • Ramona Burks shared that there was a new Cultural Diversity Club at Enterprise High School.

Actions:

  • Discussed final plans for the Redding Songwriters for Darfur event on Saturday, April 6

  • Discussed land approved final plans for the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival on Saturday, April 20

  • Approved plans for the Riverfront Playhouse buyout:  The Complete Works of Shakespeare, a Comedy” to be held on Wednesday, May 22.  Ticket sales will be held after all three services beginning April 28 and schedule was approved.

  • Decided to meet on May 7 but not to meet in June or July.

You can watch a recent reunion of Gabriel with Adam below.  You can hear Gabriel telling Adam that the people of Redding care about him and Adam’s reply that he was so happy to hear that.  Thanks to all of you who donated funds and have supported our activities during the past year.  Genocide No More–Save Darfur has made a small difference in what is a tragic situation.

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