Monday, January 12, 2009

Rally for the Congo!

A coalition of Congo-focused groups is sponsoring a rally for the Congo on Saturday Jan 17th, 2009 in front of the White House for an afternoon of events to remind President Elect Barack Obama that peace in Congo should be a priority.

From 1 - 4 PM Eastern Time:
Rally in support of Peace in DRC
Place: Lafayette Park (In Front of the White House)
Between 16th & H Street, NW
Honor Speaker: Eve Ensler of V-Day

That same evening, there will be a commemoration of Patrice Lumumba on the 48th anniversary of his assassination:

From 6-9 PM Eastern Time:
Congo Forum: What is the Future of Congo in honor of Patrice Emery Lumumba
Place: Trinity University
125 Michigan Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20017

Honor Speaker: Guy Patrice Lumumba (the Youngest Son of Lumumba)

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