NYC: August 13th Rally at United Nations

What: Darfur Rally

*Support the International Criminal Court (ICC)

*Express the Dire Need for Humanitarian Assistance

*Protect the Women and Children of Darfur

*A panel discussion/dialogue/activist networking event will follow the rally.

When: Thursday, August 13, 2009, 12:30-4:00 pm

Where: Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, New York City
47th Street and First Avenue
near United Nations visitors’ entrance

Please come to stand with Darfuris, Sudanese, Americans, Africans, Europeans, Canadians, Asians and Middle-Easterners, and human rights activists to support the survivors and those still in grave danger in Darfur. Ask to bring Justice by supporting the ICC to arrest Al-bashir and all suspects in Sudan. Support re-entry of humanitarian organizations, and protect the women and children of Darfur. Send peace keepers to save the lives of innocent now!!

Who: Organized and supported by: Darfur Rehabilitation Project, Inc. (DRP) in cooperation with Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy, Darfur Human Rights, Inc., Darfur Peoples Association, Friends of Darfur, Fur Cultural Revival, National Religious Leaders of African Ancestry,
Sudan Social Development Organization (SUDO), Women in the Diaspora

Katie-Jay keeps i-ACT running on several levels. Much of her work entails coordinating partnerships with other grassroots organizations and implementing the campaigns developed by Gabriel and seeing through the details. She graduated from Portland State University with a BA in Sociology and a focus on Community Development. She has previously worked as a community organizer in Thailand, Guatemala, and with grassroots organizations across the United States.

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