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Hear Our Voice: How To Engage In Our Civic Duty & Fight For Peace

Hear Our Voice
How To Engage In Our Civic Duty & Fight For Peace


August 6th 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lunch Included

Mas Islamic Center Of Dallas
1515 Blake Drive, Richardson, Texas 75081
$10 Admission

Advocacy Training:
Friends Committee on National Legislation

Lon Burnam | Former Texas State Representative
Susybelle Gosslee | League of Women Voters
Hadi Jawad | Executive Director of DPJC

John Bryant | Former US Congressman & Ambassador
Rev. Peter Johnson | Associate of Dr. King

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Ages: 13+


11:00 - 11:30 AM: "No Justice, No Peace"
A brief history of national movements in the United States, the role of the Dallas Peace and Justice Center in N. Texas, and an
interactive primer on non-violent struggle for justice as exemplified in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. Presented by Hadi Jawad,
Executive Director of the Dallas Peace & Justice Center.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: "Texas is becoming a Nuclear Waste Dump and Why We Should Worry."
Presented by Susybelle Gosslee, League of Women Voters, and Lon Burnam, Former Texas State Representative.

12:00 pm - 12:30 PM: "The Moral Arc of the Universe: The Long Road to Justice."
Discussion with two Texas living legends, Rev. Peter Johnson, an associate of Dr King, and John Bryant, former U.S Congressman
and Ambassador.

12:30 - 1:00 PM: Q & A

2:00 - 4:00 PM: "Speaking Truth To Power: Making Policy Proposals From City Hall To Halls of Congress."
Advocacy Training by Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), one of the nation's oldest advocacy groups in Washington, D.C.
Accompanied by DPJC's Youth Advocacy Committee members' experiences, insights and knowledge.


MAS Islamic Center of Dallas
1515 Blake Drive
Richardson, Texas 75081