OC for Darfur planning meeting on Tuesday, June 9th

Hi everyone,

Some of us attended a screening of The Greatest Silence at the Sisters of St. Joseph last Friday.  It is a moving documentary about ongoing brutal war in the Democratic Republic of Congo and how rape of women has consistently been used as a weapon of war.  If you haven’t seen the documentary, I would highly recommend watching it.

Our next planning meeting is this Tuesday, June 9th. We’re meeting at Patty’s office in Newport Beach.  Here is the address.

Patty’s office @ 6:30p
2424 SE Bristol Street, Suite 300
Newport Beach, CA  92660


We’ll be discussing:
–  Planning for Mark Hanis’s (President of GI-Net) visit to OC in June [link].
–  Planning for our upcoming talks about Darfur in Orange County.
–  Update on our political advocacy efforts with local OC Congressional Reps.

If you’d like to get involved and help with the planning of any of these activities, we would love to have you come and attend :)

See you then.

Anshul Mittal
Orange County for Darfur
ocfordarfur.org

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Genocide Today: A Discussion with Mark Hanis | Wed, June 17th

Mark Hanis, co-founder and President of GI-Net

Mark Hanis, co-founder and President of GI-Net

Hi everyone,

Mark Hanis, co-founder and President of Genocide Intervention Network is visiting Southern California this June.  We are honored to have him speak at University Synagogue on Wednesday, June 17th.

Genocide Intervention Network’s mission is to empower individuals and communities with the tools to prevent and stop genocide. As a grandchild of four Holocaust survivors, Mark has a deep understanding of individual persecution, and of hope and opportunity. Outraged by the international community’s inaction when the Darfur conflict began, Mark began on a journey that still continues today.

All details are on the website.  If you’re planning to come, please RSVP.  Hope you can make it.

Anshul Mittal
Orange County for Darfur
ocfordarfur.org

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