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Evening of Healing

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Date:
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/Author:
Lorrain Taylor
Email:
Phone:
510-581-0100
Address:
P O BOX 781, Hayward, CA 94543
Location Details:
Re:Generation
219 E. 15th Street
Oakland, CA
Sanctuary/Cafe

"1,000 Mothers to Prevent Violence" will sponsor an "Evening of Healing", a free public event to commemorate the lives of loved ones lost to violence; featuring an "Angelight Vigil", keynote speakers: Honorable Elihu Harris & Dr. Sheila Wells-Harris, music by gospel singer Lorrain Taylor, a mother who lost both twins sons to gun violence & Deborah Thompson, a mother who lost her teenage daughter to violence; more entertainment, raffles & a wonderful holiday party. All welcome to attend!

Please RSVP to receive a "Special Angel" in memory of your loved one lost to violence.

"1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence" (1k MPV) mission is to alleviate the detrimental impact of violence through direct, practical and compassionate outreach services to victim-survivor families in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our services include COPE, a grief support group for families and friends of homicide victims, advocacy, legal and mental health referrals, victim-services and ongoing compassionate peer support. Please visit http://www.1000mothers.org for more information.
Added to the calendar on Fri, Nov 6, 2009 2:26PM
§Dr. Sheila Wells-Harris & Hon. Elihu Harris
by Lorrain Taylor
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Hon. Elihu Harris, former mayor of Oakland & wife, Dr. Shelia Wells-Harris, "Evening of Healing" keynote speakers
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