Hear Our Voice
How To Engage In Our Civic Duty & Fight For Peace
August 6th 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mas Islamic Center Of Dallas
1515 Blake Drive, Richardson, Texas 75081
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
Please Register online here:
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
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.