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Peace Picnic: From Fear to Friendship
Thursday September 11
James P. McEntee Plaza
70 West Hedding Street
San Jose, CA 95110
|Contact Name||Samina Sundas|
Let us unite to honor the victims of 9/11, their families, and the first responders and strive to transform this tragic day into one of peace and community building.
We will also honor one of our own peacemakers, James P. McEntee, Sr., former Santa Clara County Director of the Office of Human Relations. He was a model of kindness and compassion, and left our community a wonderful legacy of advocacy for peace and social justice for all.
Let us walk on the path Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. paved for us. Together we can build a beloved, inclusive, and peaceful world.
FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
You will enjoy a Multi-faith Service, children's performances, light dinner, peace dove release, and a candlelight vigil.
For more information, please visit:
American Muslim Voice Foundation
Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese
Friends of Human Relations of Santa Clara County
South Bay Islamic Association (SBIA)
Center for Employment Training (CET)
Islamic Networks Group
Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)
Asian Law Alliance
Multi-faith Voices for Peace and Justice
La Raza Roundtable
NAACP Silicon Valley Chapter
Native Voice TV
Services, Immigrant Rights, and Education Network (SIREN)
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Office of Human Relations, Santa Clara County
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
Silicon Valley Inter-Religious Council
Carry the Vision
Center for Training and Careers
Zen Center of Sunnyvale
Law Office of Richard Hobbs
Steve and Karen Wing
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