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|Oakland: Evening of Remembrance|
|Date||Tuesday December 12|
|Time||5:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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|Jack London Inn: 444 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square|
An Evening of Remembrance is almost here. Tomorrow night, people from all over Oakland will gather to commemorate the lives of loved ones lost to violence at our annual Evening of Remembrance. We would be honored if you would join us in this effort to start Oakland on the path to peace.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 — 5pm-8pm
Jack London Inn: 444 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square
Please join us as we honor those we have lost in 2006 and in years past. We invite you to bring a photograph or memorial if there are loved ones that you would like to honor.
There will be food, refreshments, entertainment, holiday gifts, and information about compensation for victims and survivors of violence. Speakers and entertainers include: gospel singer Lorrain Taylor; Arnold Perkins (Alameda County Public Health); Van Jones (Ella Baker Center). There will be limited free parking.
Please RSVP to Xiomara Castro at 510.428.3939 x298 or xiomara [at] ellabakercenter.org by Thursday, December 7. We hope you can join us.
Nicole Lee, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights on behalf of
The Organizing Committee for An Evening of Remembrance
(The Million Mom March/Brady Campaign, in partnership with Silence The Violence/Ella Baker Center, Youth Alive, EBAYC, Dream Catcher, and 24/7 Gumbo Productions)