Camp Darfur in Portland, OR

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SGN joined with Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC), American Jewish Committee, Amnesty International Group 48, and the Portland Coalition for Genocide Awareness for a rally and the first symbolic Olympic Torch lighting in Portland, OR. The event hosted Camp Darfur, African drummers from a local high school, and a banner where community members could make a handprint pledge to end the genocide as part of an Africa Action campaign. Speakers included Marty Fromer and I from the Portland Coalition for Genocide Awareness, Gabriel from SGN, Al Weiner, a local Holocaust Survivor, and Charlie Clements, the President of UUSC.

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