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Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Keith Ellison (D - MN 5)
Date Saturday October 18
Time 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek 94596
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMary Alice O'Connor
Emailmaryalice [at] mtdpc.org
Phone925) 933-7850
Address55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Saturday, October 18, 11:00 AM
Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Keith Ellison (D - MN 5)
Introduction by Congressman George Miller (D-CA 7)
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek
Congressman Ellison will talk about the current situations of war and peace around the world and social and economic injustice in our country, including the economy, credit card interest rates and health care. Congressman Ellison, a co-sponsor of the Dept. of Peace Bill (HR 808) is a lively speaker who has visited the Peace Institute in Norway in his search to understand peace in our world. The Congressman will answer your questions as part of the program.

Congressman Ellison represents the Fifth Congressional District of Minnesota in the United States House of Representatives since taking office on January 4, 2007. Ellison's election to the Congress made both Minnesota and U.S. history. Keith is the first African American elected to the Congress from Minnesota, as well as the first Muslim American to be elected to the U.S. Congress.

Co-Sponsors: Northern California Peace Alliance, Social Action Committee of Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church,
Lamorinda Peace and Justice Group and Rossmoor Grandparents for Peace

Suggested donation: $10 - $15 Students $5 Benefits Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center.
No one turned away for lack of funds. Wheelchair accessible.
For more information call, 925-933-7850; http://www.mtdpc.org


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