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Living the Legacy of Nonviolence 2018 Anniversary Gala

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Join the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center this January as we celebrate 36 years of people-powered change, with a keynote address from organizer, journalist, scholar, and former Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Rosa Clemente.

2018 will mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s tragic murder in our city, and our founders felt that we have a special responsibility as Memphians to continue the work of Dr. King, Cesar Chavez, Dorothy Day, and many others. Today, with a presidential agenda that strips our most vulnerable communities of dignity and safety, the stakes have gotten higher. We need to build power for the people most affected by the issues. And the Center continues to pursue that goal in our work around public transit, criminal justice reform, homelessness, neighborhood organizing, and renter’s rights.

Our keynote speaker, Rosa Clemente, has been a prominent figure in Black and Latinx struggles throughout her long career. From her central role in the world of hip-hop activism, to her research on Black and Brown liberation movements, to her Vice Presidential run in 2008, Clemente understands that we should be fighting for social change on all fronts. According to legendary rap artist and activist Chuck D, “Rosa speaks from the heart with truth, fire, and passion. She is one of this generation’s most important political voices and community organizers.”

On March 10, 2018, help us kick off the new year at First Congregational Church as we continue to do what we’ve always done: engage, organize, and mobilize for a better Memphis. Tickets are on sale now--get yours TODAY!

Build the Movement for Peace and Justice

Help us continue the work with an additional donation in honor of thirty-five years of working for peace with justice. 

Optional Suggested Donation:

  • $36 - A dollar for every year of organizing for justice. Provides funding for the permits for one demonstration.
  • $100 - Funds the facilitation of one organizing meeting.
  • $150 - Provides printing for one month of flyers and educational materials.
  • $250 - Funds one-day of organizing by an MSPJC staffer.

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When
March 10th, 2018 5:30 PM   through   9:00 PM
Location
Memphis, 38104
United States

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Phone: 901-725-4990
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Single Ticket (Early Registration) $ 40.00
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$36 - A dollar for every year of organizing for justice. Provides funding for the permits for one demonstration.
$100 - Funds the facilitation of one organizing meeting.
$150 - Provides printing for one month of flyers and educational materials.
$250 - Funds one-day of organizing by an MSPJC staffer.
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Details

Date:
March 10
Time:
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

First Congo
1000 South Cooper St
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
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Organizer

Brad Watkins
Phone:
9017254990