top
San Francisco
San Francisco
Indybay
Indybay
Indybay
Regions
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
Topics
Newswire
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature

4th Annual Agape Foundation Peace Prize

Date:
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Fundraiser
Organizer/Author:
Nicole Hsiang
Email:
Phone:
415-701-8707
Address:
1095 Market Street, Suite 304, SF, CA 94103
Location Details:
The Green Room
War Memorial Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Avenue
SF, CA 94103

Please join us on Thursday, September 18, 2008 for the Fourth Annual Agape Foundation Peace Prize in celebration of the U.N. declared International Day of Peace. Come join us for a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception as we award prizes to established and emerging Northern California Peacemakers. The Enduring Visionary Prize will honor a peacemaker who has made a sustained effort to create peace in their community, nationally, or internationally. The Rising Peacemaker Prize will honor a new peacemaker who has made a critical difference toward progressive change within the last five years. The winner of the prize will be announced at the event.

The 2008 Enduring Visionary Prize Winner is Madeline Taylor Duckles, who has given 60 years of her life to world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, and an end to all forms of violence.

The 2008 Rising Peacemaker Prize Winner Finalists are:
Rachel Abileah, national organizer with Code Pink.
Roni Krouzman, a grassroots activist and educator who directs Next Generation, inspiring young people and communities to work for peace.
Elizabeth Sy, the founder of Banteay Srei, a non-judgmental youth development organization of young Southeast Asian women who are at risk of or engaged in sex work.

Tickets are $50, with all proceeds benefitting the Agape Foundation. Sponsorship opportunities for $250 and up are still available! Buy a ticket online: https://www.applyweb.com/public/contribute?agape (please write in the additional comments section, “tickets”)
Added to the calendar on Fri, Aug 29, 2008 11:25AM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

$140.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network