Monday, April 07, 2008

Refugee Awareness Week

Join the Mock Refugee Camp sponsored by Amnesty International for events focused on the refugee situation in Darfur, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

5-6pm: Welcome and speech about the DRC by a former Peace Corps Volunteer in the region.

6:15-7:45: Screening of "The Devil Came on Horseback" in Trimble Forum

8:30: Lost Boy of Sudan, David Akuien, will speak about his experiences traveling thousands of miles as a child, to escape the civil war in Sudan. He now lives in Tacoma and attends PLU.

9 pm: Begin a 24 hour fast.

Stop by to learn more, take action, donate money, and camp out. Hope to see you all there!

-UPS Amnesty International

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